The Times’ boys’ basketball rankings: Sierra Canyon is No. 1

The Times’ boys’ basketball rankings: Sierra Canyon is No. 1

A look at the top 25 boys’ basketball teams in the Los Angeles Times’ top 25:

Rk. SCHOOL (W-L); Comment; last week’s ranking

1. SIERRA CANYON (9-0); Big game vs. Heritage Christian on Saturday; 1

2. MATER DEI (23-0); Won six games in six days; 3

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3. CORONA CENTENNIAL (16-1); Could be team to beat in Open Division; 5

4. ST. JOHN BOSCO (16-2); Host Mater Dei on Thursday; 4

5. RIBET ADADEMY (7-1); Overtime loss to Centennial; 6

6. ETIWANDA (7-1); Having trouble with offensive production; 2

7. DAMIEN (25-2); Formidable guard duo with Smith, Thomas; 8

8. COLONY (15-1); On the bubble for Open Division; 11

9. HARVARD-WESTLAKE (13-3); Big win over Etiwanda; 9

10. HERITAGE CHRISTIAN (16-5); Open Division spot online vs. Sierra Canyon; 13

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11. WESTCHESTER (4-0); Heavy City Section favorites; 15

12. CHAMINADE (12-3); Win over Harvard-Westlake, loss to SO Notre Dame; 12

13. ST. BERNARD (6-1); Del Rey League champs; NR

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14. EASTVALE ROOSEVELT (12-1); Face Corona Centennial on Tuesday; 14

15. OAK PARK (11-4); Eight straight wins; NR

16. SANTA MARGARITA (10-4); Dropped two games; 7

17. FAIRMONT PREP (10-3); End with Servite, Orangewood; 18

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18. WEST RANCH (7-0); Corey Cofield averaging 18.3 points; 19

19. ORANGE LUTHERAN (9-7); Reaching peak form; NR

20. ROLLING HILLS PREP (6-1); Face Mater Dei on Friday; 16

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21. CAPISTRANO VALLEY (10-2); Played Centennial tough; 23

22. BIRMINGHAM (4-2); Loss to Oak Park; 10

23. LOS ALTOS (11-1); Road games at South Hills, Diamond Bar; 22

24. BRENTWOOD (10-4); at Crossroads on Tuesday; 24

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25. ST. ANTHONY (8-3); Second place behind St. Bernard; 20