Fullerton takes back top spot in Week 14 Southern California rankings

Signal The Light Basketball Week 14 Southern California Rankings


1. Fullerton (23-2): The Hornets take over the top spot in Southern California after posting two victories last week. Fullerton cruised past Irvine Valley 71-32 and followed that up with a 103-73 win over Santa Ana in Orange Empire Conference action. The Hornets have won four straight games and hold a 1/2 game lead over 2nd place Saddleback with three games to go. Fullerton has posted a 5-1 record against teams that are ranked in our week 14 Signal The Light Basketball rankings this season. This week the Hornets will be in action one time as Fullerton will face Cypress on the road on Thursday.

2. Southwestern (20-4): The Jaguars move up one spot in the rankings after picking up a win last week in Pacific Coast South Conference action. Southwestern cruised past Cuyamaca 80-41 as the Jaguars won their eleventh straight game and stayed undefeated in conference action. The Jaguars have posted a 4-1 record against teams that are ranked inside of our rankings this season. This week, Southwestern will be in action twice as the Jaguars will face Imperial Valley on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with another road game against 14th ranked San Diego in a game that could determine the champion of the Pacific Coast South Conference.

3. San Bernardino (19-5): The Wolverines move up one spot in the rankings after picking up a win last week. San Bernardino is one of the hottest teams in the state as the Wolverines cruised past San Diego Miramar 89-59 in their lone game of the week. San Bernardino has won 12 straight games and have posted a 3-2 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings this season. This week the Wolverines will be in action twice as San Bernardino will face Palomar on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game against Desert on Friday in Pacific Coast North Conference action.

4. East Los Angeles (20-4): The Huskies drop three spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week in conference action. East Los Angeles picked up a 74-70 win over Los Angeles Trade Tech but went on the road and had a setback against Chaffey as the Huskies lost 69-65. East Los Angeles holds a one game lead over Chaffey and the Huskies have posted a 4-2 record against teams that are ranked within our Signal The Light Basketball rankings. This week, the Huskies are in action twice as East Los Angeles will face Pasadena at home on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Mt. San Antonio on Friday.

5. Mt. San Jacinto (19-4): The Eagles move up one spot in the rankings following a win last week. Mt. San Jacinto picked up a 103-82 win against MiraCosta and remained two games behind first place San Bernardino in Pacific Coast North Conference action. Mt. San Jacinto has posted a 5-3 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings this season but have lost two of their last three games. This week, the Eagles will be in action twice as Mt. San Jacinto will face San Diego Miramar on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with another road game against Palomar.

6. Long Beach (20-4): The Vikings move up one spot in the rankings after picking up two wins last week in South Coast South Conference action. Long Beach beat Los Angeles Southwest 88-80 and followed that up with their biggest win of the season picking up a 90-85 win over Cerritos on the road. The Vikings are now tied at the top of the conference with Cerritos with four games left and Long Beach has posted a 5-3 record against teams ranked inside of our week 14 rankings. This week, the Vikings will be in action twice as Long Beach will take on Compton on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Los Angeles Harbor on Friday.

7. Cerritos (18-6): The Falcons drop two spots in the rankings following a 1-1 week in conference action. Cerritos slipped past Los Angeles Harbor 64-61 and then had their five game losing streak snapped with a 90-85 home loss against Long Beach as the Falcons slipped into a first place tie in South Coast South Conference action. The Falcons have played solid all season and have posted a 6-4 record against teams ranked inside of our week 14 rankings. This week, the Falcons will be in action twice as Cerritos will face El Camino on Wednesday on the road and follow that up with another road game against Compton on Friday.

8. Citrus (18-6): The Owls remain put at number eight in the rankings following two wins last week. Citrus moved their winning streak to seven games and remained unbeaten in Western State East Conference action picking up a 95-65 win over the Vanguard University JV and followed that up with a 82-66 win over Los Angeles Valley. Citrus is 6-0 in conference and the Owls have a 2-5 record against teams ranked inside of our week 14 rankings. This week, the Owls will face Glendale on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game against Barstow on Saturday.

9. Saddleback (16-8): The Gauchos move up one spot in the rankings after posting a win last week in Orange Empire Conference action. Saddleback won their fifth straight game with a 69-51 win over Irvine Valley and stayed within a 1/2 game of first place in conference play. Saddleback has a 4-2 record against teams in our week 14 rankings and the Gauchos have four regular season games to close out the season. This week, the Gauchos will face Santiago Canyon on Tuesday on the road and follow that up with a home game against Orange Coast on Thursday in Orange Empire Conference action.

10. Allan Hancock (19-5): The Bulldogs move up one spot in the rankings following a win last week in conference action. Allan Hancock picked up a 82-74 win over Oxnard but the Bulldogs still remain two games out of first place in the Western State North Conference. This season, Allan Hancock has posted a 2-4 record against teams that are ranked within our week 14 Signal The Light Basketball rankings. This week will be a big week for Allan Hancock as the Bulldogs will face 12th ranked Ventura on the road and follow that up with a home game against Moorpark as the regular season winds down.

11. West Los Angeles (18-7): The Wildcats move up one spot in the rankings after picking up a win in Western State South Conference action. West Los Angeles won their third straight game as the Wildcats picked up a 83-77 win over Los Angeles Pierce on the road. West Los Angeles leads their conference by one game with three games to go and the Wildcats have a 2-4 record against teams within our week 14 rankings. This week, the Wildcats will be in action twice as West Los Angeles will face Santa Monica at home and follow that up with a road game against Bakersfield on Saturday in conference action.

12. Ventura (15-9): The Pirates move up one spot in the rankings after picking up a win last week. Ventura used a big second half and picked up a 92-75 win over Santa Barbara in conference action as the Pirates picked up their seventh straight win. Ventura has a 3-6 record against teams that are ranked within our week 14 rankings and the Pirates hold a two game lead in Western State North Conference action. This week, Ventura will be in action twice as the Pirates will take on 10th ranked Allan Hancock at home on Wednesday and follow that up with another home game against Oxnard on Saturday.

13. Los Angeles Trade Tech (17-6): The Beavers drop four spots in the rankings following two losses last week in conference action. Los Angeles Trade Tech lost 74-70 against East Los Angeles and followed that up with another loss against Mt. San Antonio 84-75 on the road in South Coast South Conference action. The Beavers have lost three of their last four games and have posted a 2-2 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings. This week, Los Angeles Trade Tech will face Rio Hondo on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game against Pasadena on Friday.

14. San Diego (14-10): The Knights stay put in the rankings following a win last week in Pacific Coast South Conference action. San Diego picked up a 75-49 win over Grossmont and stayed within a game of first place as the Knights have won five of their last six games. San Diego has a 1-6 record against teams that are within our week 14 rankings and this week the Knights will face another team inside of our Signal The Light Basketball rankings. San Diego will face Cuyamaca on Wednesday on the road and follow that up with a home game against 2nd ranked Southwestern in a game that could decide the conference championship.

15. Cuesta (17-7): The Cougars remain in the rankings following a win last week in Western State North Conference action. Cuesta picked up a 74-63 win over Moorpark and remained two games out of first place with four games to go. The Cougars have a 1-4 record against teams ranked inside of our week 14 Signal The Light Basketball rankings. This week, Cuesta will be in action twice as the Cougars will face Oxnard on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Santa Barbara on Saturday night.

Signaling a Light: Bakersfield (15-9), Chaffey (17-7), Pasadena (15-9), Cypress (16-9), Santiago Canyon (17-7), Riverside (16-9).