San Francisco continues to roll at the top of our Norcal rankings

Week 13 Signal The Light Basketball Northern California Rankings


1. San Francisco (22-1): It was another solid week for the Rams as San Francisco remains at the top of our Northern California rankings after picking up two wins. San Francisco rolled past Ohlone 76-59 and followed that win up with a 96-50 clubbing of Skyline. San Francisco has won eight straight games and control their own destiny in the Coast North Conference race. The Rams are 9-1 against teams that are ranked inside of our week 13 rankings and this week, San Francisco will face 10th ranked Canada at home on Wednesday with their lone game of the week.

2. Fresno (19-3): Fresno continues to stay the hottest team in the state with two wins last week and remain at number two in the rankings. Fresno cruised past West Hills-Lemoore 151-56 and followed that up with a huge road win over Sequoias 61-59 to remain unbeaten in Central Valley Conference action and win their 17th straight game. Fresno has not lost a game since November 17th and the Rams have posted a 8-3 record against teams ranked within our STLB rankings for week 13. This week, the Rams can inch closer to another conference title as Fresno will face West Hills-Coalinga later tonight, and travel to Ridgecrest and face Cerro Coso on Wednesday in their two games this week.

3. Gavilan (21-2): The Rams stay put at number three in the rankings following another two wins in Coast South Conference action. Gavilan picked up a 92-58 home win against San Jose and followed that up with a 63-48 road win against Hartnell. The Rams have won seven straight games and have posted a 4-2 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings this season. This week, the Rams will look to inch closer to the conference title as Gavilan will host 5th ranked Cabrillo in a huge conference game on Friday night for their lone game of the week.

4. Yuba (19-4): The 49ers stay put at number four in the rankings following another solid week. Yuba picked up two wins as the 49ers cruised past Solano 80-60 in their first game and followed that up with a huge 79-53 victory over Merritt to move their conference lead up to two games with five games left in Bay Valley Conference action. The 49ers have won eight games straight and have posted a 2-2 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings. This week, Yuba will be in action twice as the 49ers will host Marin on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game on Friday against Alameda.

5. Cabrillo (17-5): The Seahawks stay put at number five in the rankings following another two wins in Coast South Conference action. Cabrillo picked up wins against West Valley and San Jose last week and the Seahawks have won four straight games since losing to Gavilan. The Seahawks have a 4-5 record against teams within our rankings and this week, Cabrillo will have two games facing Hartnell on Wednesday at home and follow that up with a road game against 3rd ranked Gavilan on Friday.

6. Las Positas (18-4): The Hawks stay put at number six in the rankings following two wins in Coast North Conference action. Las Positas picked up a 97-83 win over Canada and followed that up with a 73-71 win over Foothill to stay within a game of conference leader San Francisco. Las Positas has posted a 3-2 record against teams ranked within our Signal The Light Basketball rankings this season. This week, the Hawks will be in action twice as Las Positas will face off against Ohlone on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game against Chabot on Friday.

7. San Joaquin Delta (18-5): The Mustangs stay put at number seven and continue to play solid basketball. Delta slipped past Modesto 74-68 and followed that up with ahome win against Cosumnes River to win their tenth straight game. Delta has a two game lead in the Big 8 Conference race with five games left and have posted a 5-5 record against teams that are ranked in our week 13 rankings. This week, the Mustangs will be in action twice as Delta will host Sierra on Tuesday and follow that up with another home game against Folsom Lake on Friday for their two conference games this week.

8. Columbia (17-5): The Claimjumpers move up three spots in the rankings after picking up two wins last week. Columbia picked up a 63-62 win against Cerro Coso and followed that up with a 91-63 win over West Hills-Lemoore in their games last week. Columbia finds themselves two games back and have posted a 2-4 record against teams ranked in our week 13 rankings. This week the Claimjumpers will be in action twice as Columbia will face West Hills-Coalinga on Wednesday on the road and follow that up with a road game against Merced on Saturday.

9. Santa Rosa (16-6): The Bearcubs move up three spots in the rankings after picking up a win last week in Big 8 Conference action. Santa Rosa picked up a 59-55 home win against Sacramento in their lone game last week to stay within 2 1/2 games of first place. The Bearcubs have posted a 4-3 record against teams within our week 13 STLB rankings this season. This week, the Bearcubs will be in action twice as Santa Rosa will host Modesto tomorrow night, and follow that up with a key game against Cosumnes River on Friday at home.

10. Canada (16-6):The Colts drop two spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week in Coast North Conference action. Canada lost to Las Positas 97-83 but followed that up with a 78-59 win against Chabot on the road. The Colts have a 3-3 record in conference action and Canada has posted a 3-4 record against teams within the rankings this season. Canada will look to pick up some conference wins this week as the Colts will be in action twice this week as Canada will face top ranked San Francisco on Wednesday on the road and follow that up with a home game against Foothill on Friday.

11. Sequoias (14-8): The Giants drop two spots in the rankings following a 1-1 week in Central Valley Conference action. Sequoias picked up a 66-60 road win against Merced on the road but the Giants fell to Fresno 61-59 at home on Saturday and fell to third place in the standings. Sequoias has won seven of their last eight games and the Giants have a 4-6 record against teams that are ranked within our week 13 rankings. This week, the Giants will be in action three times as Sequoias will face Reedley on the road tonight, face 14th ranked Porterville at home on Wednesday and follow that up with another home game against West Hills-Lemoore on Saturday.

12. Butte (12-11): The Roadrunners enter the rankings after picking up two wins last week in Golden Valley Conference action. Last week, the Roadrunners picked up wins against Redwoods and Siskiyous as Butte is now 5-1 and lead the conference. This season, Butte has struggled to find consistency as the Roadrunners have a 0-6 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings in week 13. This upcoming week, the Roadrunners will be in action twice as Butte will host 13th ranked Feather River on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Shasta on Saturday.

13. Feather River (12-7): The Golden Eagles drop three spots in the rankings following a 1-1 week. Feather River picked up a 57-47 win over Shasta on the road but suffered a 106-83 home loss against Lassen as the Golden Eagles fell out of first place with the loss. Feather River has a 1-1 record against teams that are ranked this season within our rankings. This week, the Golden Eagles will be in action twice as Feather River will face 12th ranked Butte on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Redwoods on Saturday.

14. Porterville (11-9): The Pirates enter the rankings for the first time this season after picking up a win last week. Porterville picked up a 81-70 win over Reedley as the Pirates have played well in Central Valley Conference action. This season the Pirates are 0-3 against teams that are ranked inside of our week 13 Signal The Light Basketball rankings. This week the Pirates have a big week as Porterville will host West Hills-Lemoore tonight, follow that up with a road game against 11th ranked Sequoias on Wednesday in Visalia and follow that up with a home game against West Hills-Coalinga.

15. Merritt (14-9): The Thunderbirds  drop two spots in the rankings after last week as Merritt went 1-1 last week. Merritt picked up a 104-96 double overtime win against Contra Costa but suffered a 79-53 home loss against a solid Yuba team ranked inside of our top 5 in Northern California. Merritt dropped two games behind with the loss with five to go and the Thunderbirds have a 1-4 record against ranked teams within our rankings. This upcoming week, Merritt will be in action twice this week as the Thunderbirds will face off against Los Medanos on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game on Friday against Solano.

Signaling a Light: Marin (11-11), Cosumnes River (12-11)