San Francisco still on top in week 11 Norcal Rankings

Signal The Light Basketball week 11 Northern California Rankings


1. San Francicso (18-1): The Rams remain at the top of the Northern California rankings after winning their fourth straight game last week. San Francisco picked up a 93-54 win over Foothill to remain undefeated in Coast North Conference action. The Rams have won four straight games since losing to Cabrillo and San Francicso has a 9-1 record against teams within our rankings and have beaten Gavilan and Fresno twice as the Rams are eyeing the top seed in Northern California as the playoffs approach. This week, the Rams will be in action twice as San Francicso will face 4th ranked Las Positas on the road on Wednesday in Livermore and follow that up with another road game against Chabot on Friday.

2. Fresno (15-3): The Rams remain one of the hotttest teams in the state as Fresno picked up two wins last week to move their winning streak up to 13 games. Fresno picked up a 72-61 win over Columbia and followed that up a 81-80 win over Porterville at home as the Rams move to 6-0 in Central Valley Conference action. Fresno is 7-3 against teams that are ranked and this week the Rams will face Merced on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Reedley on Saturday.

3. Gavilan (17-2): The Rams remain at number three in the rankings after picking up two wins last week. Gavilan picked up a 74-64 win over Cabrillo on the road and follow that up with a 70-60 win over De Anza to move to 3-0 in Coast South Conference play. Gavilan is 4-2 when facing teams that are ranked this season and this week the Rams will take on Monterey on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with another tough conference road game against 14th ranked West Valley on Friday night.

4. Las Positas (15-3): The Hawks remain at number four in the rankings after picking up two wins last week in Coast North Conference action. Las Positas picked up a road. Win against Chabot 86-75 and followed that up with a 91-67 win over San Jose in non conference action for their 7th straight win on the season. Las Positas has a 2-1 record against teams that are ranked this season and the Hawks will be tested on Wednesday as Las Positas will host top ranked San Francisco on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game against Skyline on Friday in Coast North Conference action.

5. Yuba (16-4): The 49ers jump back into the top 5 and move up two spots in the rankings after winning two games last week in Bay Valley Conference. Yuba cruised past Napa Valley 75-54 and followed that up with a 79-76 win over Contra Costa as the 49ers sit atop the Bay Valley Conference. Yuba has a 2-2 record against teams that are ranked within our weekly rankings and this week the 49ers will be in action one time as Yuba will face Los Medanos on the road on Friday.

6. Cabrillo (14-5): The Seahawks drop one spot in the rankings after going 1-1 last week in Coast South Conference play. Cabrillo suffered a home loss against Gavilan but bounced back with a 69-58 home win against Monterey. The Seahawks have had a solid season and Cabrillo has a 3-5 record against teams that are ranked within our Signal The Light Basketball rankings and this week Cabrillo will face De Anza on the road on Wednesday for their lone game of the week.

7. San Joaqin Delta (14-5): The Mustangs move up two spots in the rankings after picking up a winin Big 8 Conference action. Delta picked up a 84-71 win over Diablo Valley in conference action as the Mustangs have won six straight games and are atop the Big 8 Conference standings. Delta is 4-5 against teams that are ranked within our rankings and this week the Mustangs will face Sacramento at home on Tuesday and follow that up with a home game against 10th ranked Santa Rosa.

8. Canada (14-5): The Colts move up two spots in the rankings after picking up a win in Coast North Conference action last week. Canada picked up a 102-86 win over Ohlone and had their game against Foothill postponed to a rescheduled date. Canada has a 3-3 record against teams that are ranked this season and this weeek, the Colts will be in action one time as they will face Skyline at home on Wednesday.

9. Columbia (14-4): The Claimjumpers drop one spot in the rankings after going 2-1 in Central Valley Conference action last week. Columbia beat Merced 76-68, and Reedley 88-63 but had a setback as the Sonora based school lost to conference leader Fresno on the road 72-61 and fell a game behind the Rams. Columbia is 1-3 against teams that are ranked inside of our rankings and this week the Claimjumpers will face Porterville on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a key game against 11th ranked Sequoias in Visalia on Saturday night.

10. Santa Rosa (14-5): The Bearcubs drop four spots in our rankings after going 1-1 last week in Big 8 Conference action. Santa Rosa picked up a big win against American River 83-74 but followed that up with a 69-67 road loss against unranked Diablo Valley. Santa Rosa is 2-2 in their last four games and the Bearcubs have a 4-2 record against teams within our week 11 rankings. This week, Santa Rosa will host Folsom Lake on Tuesday and follow that up with a huge game against 7th ranked San Joaquin Delta in Stockton on Friday evening.

11. Sequoias (11-7): The Giants remain at number eleven after picking up two more Central Valley Conference wins last week. Sequoias cruised past West Hills-Lemoore 107-45 and slipped past West Hills-Coalinga 75-72 on the road in conference action. Since losing thier first two conference gams, the Giants have won four straight and have a 1-5 record against teams ranked within our Signal The Light Basketball rankings. This week, Sequoias will face Cerro Coso at home on Wednesday and follow that up with another home game against 9th ranked Columbia in a huge game in Central Valley Confernece action.

12. Mendocino (13-6): The Eagles move up two spots in the rankings after picking up two wins in Bay Valley Conference action. Mendocino picked up wins against Los Medanos and Solano and the Eagles are in a 4th place tie in BVC action. Mendocino is 0-2 against teams that ranked within our rankings this season. This week, the Eagles will be in action against 15th ranked Merritt on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a Friday home game against Marin.

13. Feather River (11-6): The Golden Eagles jump into the rankings after picking up two wins in Golden Valley Conference action. Feather River cruised past Redwoods 86-63 and then edged Butte at home 63-60 to forge a three way tie atop the conference. Since losing their conference opener, the Golden Eagles have won three straight and this season Feather River has a 1-1 record this season against teams that are ranked and this week, the Golden Eagles will face Shasta on the road for their lone game of the week.

14. West Valley (9-10): The Vikings come into the rankings after picking up two wins last week in Coast South Conference action. West Valley picked up a 56-49 win over Monterey and followed that up a 85-77 win over Hartnell. The Vikings are 6-2 in their last eight games and West Valley sits in a first place tie in conference action. West Valley is 0-7 against teams that are ranked within our rankings as the Vikings have had a difficult schedule this season. This week, West Valley will face San Jose on the road on Wednesday and follow that up with a home game against 3rd ranked Gavilan on Friday.

15. Merritt (11-8): The Thunderbirds come into the rankings for the first time this season after picking up picking up wins over Marin and Alameda last week. Merritt has won three straight games and the Thunderbirds are 5-1 in their last six games. Merritt is 1-3 against teams that are ranked this season and this week the Thunderbirds will face 12th ranked Mendocino at home on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Napa Valley on Friday.

Signaling a Light:  Butte (10-11), Cosumnes River (10-10), Contra Costa (9-10), Los Medanos (11-8), American River (11-6), Sacramento (11-8), Porterville (9-8),