Updated West Region Top 20 Rankings

We go 20 deep from five separate regions of the nation. During the season, we rank 100 teams and nobody across the country ranks as many teams as StudentSportsBasketball.com. No. 1 teams are Oak Hill Academy (East), Montverde Academy (Southeast), Chicago Whitney Young (Midwest), Galena North Shore (Southwest) and Rainier Beach (West).

Student Sports FAB 50
Region-By-Region Rankings

(Previous rankings in parentheses; Through games played on Monday, March 24)

By Mark Tennis & Ronnie Flores
Contributing: Doug Huff, Paul Muyskens

RELATED: East Top 20 | Midwest Top 20 | Southwest Top 20 | Southeast Top 20 | Student Sports FAB 50

WEST Region Top 20
(Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

1. (1) Rainier Beach (Seattle, Wash.) 29-0*
2. (2) Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) 34-0***
3. (3) Bishop O’Dowd (Oakland, Calif.) 28-4***
4. (4) Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) 28-4**
5. (5) Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) 30-4*
6. (6) Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.) 33-1
7. (7) Jefferson (Portland, Ore.) 26-1
8. (12) Etiwanda (Etiwanda, Calif.) 27-5
9. (10) Lone Peak (Highland, Utah) 23-3
10. (11) West Linn (West Linn, Ore.) 24-4
11. (13) Garfield (Seattle, Wash.) 27-1
12. (15) Centennial (Corona, Calif.) 29-3***
13. (14) East (Denver, Colo.) 24-4
14. (8) Chino Hills (Chino Hills, Calif.) 29-6
15. (17) Monte Vista (Danville, Calif.) 29-1***
16. (16) Capital Christian (Sacramento, Calif.) 28-4
17. (NR) Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) 30-7
18. (9) Redondo Union (Redondo Beach, Calif.) 25-6
19. (20) Capital (Boise, Idaho) 27-0
20. (NR) J.W. North (Riverside, Calif.) 26-2**

*Competing in Dick’s Sporting Goods National High School Tournament from April 3-5 in New York.
**Indicates forfeit wins/losses not included.
***Indicates season not complete; still competing in California state championships.

Dropped Out: Previous No. 18 Loyola (Los Angeles, Calif.), No. 19 Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.).

West Bubble Teams: Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.) 27-5; Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.) 27-6***; Bountiful (Bountiful, Utah) 26-1; Cantwell-Sacred Heart (Montebello, Calif.) 23-9; Chaminade (West Hills, Calif.) 26-6; Clark (Las Vegas, Nev.) 25-5; Churchill (Eugene, Ore.) 25-3; El Camino Real (Woodland Hills, Calif.) 25-7; Folsom (Folsom, Calif.) 32-2***; Fossil Ridge (Fort Collins, Colo.) 27-1; Issaquah (Issaquah, Wash.) 20-7; Jackson (Mill Creek, Wash.) 25-2; Loyola (Los Angeles, Calif.) 27-4; Modesto Christian (Modesto, Calif.) 24-9; Richland (Richland, Wash.) 26-1; Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.) 29-4; St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.) 22-11***.

Note: The STUDENT SPORTS FAB 50 is a continuation of the National Sports News Service ratings that began in 1952. These were the first national high school rankings and they were compiled by the late Art Johlfs of Minnesota. They were compiled for many years by the late Barry Sollenberger of Phoenix, who merged them into the FAB 50 14 years ago.

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