HS Basketball: CIF Southern Section Pre-Season Polls Released and Rancho Christian Tops Division 2A

The Eagles are Ranked Number One in Division 2A while Great Oak & Vista Murrieta are in the Top 10

The CIF Southern Section Pre-Season Boys Basketball Polls are out, and several local teams are ranked in the top fifteen teams in their respective Divisions.

Rancho Christian is the Number One ranked team in Division 2A. The Eagles are currently 6-0 and recently whipped Etiwanda 78-54 on December 2. Rancho Christian won the prestigious Battle Zone Tournament, Open Division which took place at Centennial High School earlier this year.

Division 2A has two other local teams ranked in the top 10.The Southwestern league’s Great Oak (7-3) is ranked 9th and arch rival Vista Murrieta (7-1) comes in at the 10th spot. The Wolfpack were the Invitational Division Champions at the Battle Zone.

In Division 3A two local teams shine. Temescal Canyon (6-4) is ranked 12th in the Division. The Defending Sunbelt league Champions are looking to repeat this season. Murrieta Mesa (6-3) of the Southwestern league is ranked 14th. The Rams will be facing Heritage on December 23ed.

In Division 4AA Heritage (8-2) is ranked 11th and in Division 5A, Nuview Bridge (6-2) are tied at 10th.