Prep2Prep NCS Rankings
THROUGH WEEK 14
This Tuesday's semifinal games in the top three divisions carry added importance, as only the top two teams in each division are guaranteed berths to the CIF NorCal brackets. Meanwhile, all semifinalists in the bottom three divisions have already punched their tickets to the state rounds. The Open Division also resumes play with its semifinals this Wednesday.Note: Last week's rankings in parentheses
The Dragons rolled to the 86-80 victory over Dougherty Valley in the first round of the Open Division, bolting to a 13-point lead by the end of one quarter. O'Dowd heads to Salesian in the semifinals on Wednesday.
The Gaels had a first-round bye as the top seed in the Open Division and will host Campolindo in the semifinals on Wednesday.
The Pride had a first-round bye as the two seed in the Open Division and will host Bishop O'Dowd in Wednesday's semifinal.
The Cougars got a combined 41 points from Carter and Aidan Mahaney as they held off San Leandro in the first round of the Open Division. Campolindo heads to Dublin on Wednesday night.
The Pirates dug themselves an 11-point hole after one quarter and trailed by 17 points after three quarters before closing the gap during the fourth quarter of their loss to Campolindo. San Leandro now awaits its seeding in the upcoming CIF NorCal brackets.
The Bulls rolled to wins over Pinole Valley and Kennedy in the first two rounds of the Division III playoffs last week. Branson hosts Miramonte in Tuesday's semifinal.
The top-seeded Spartans crushed College Park in the Division I quarterfinals on Friday night. De La Salle hosts EBAL rival Monte Vista in Tuesday's semifinal.
Playing without star senior Robby Beasley, the Wildcats were unable to keep pace with Bishop O'Dowd last Thursday. Dougherty Valley now waits for its seeding in the CIF NorCal playoffs.
The top-seeded Highlanders made easy work of Eureka in the Division IV quarterfinals on Saturday night to clinch their CIF berth. Piedmont hosts University in Wednesday's semifinal.
After going on the road to oust 16-seed Vallejo in the first round, the Wolves dismantled Tamalpais at home in the Division II quarterfinals. San Ramon Valley hosts Alameda in Tuesday's semifinal.
The Bruins have been completely dominant in the first two rounds of the playoffs, blasting Maria Carrillo and Hercules by a combined 76 points. St. Pat's hosts St. Joe's in Tuesday's Division III semifinal.
After dispatching Gateway in the first round, the second-seeded Wildcats received a scare from Arcata before surviving and punching their ticket to the CIF NorCal playoffs. Marin Catholic hosts Saint Mary's in Wednesday's Division IV semifinal.
The Matadors slowed things down on Mt. Eden in the Division I quarterfinals to post their second straight playoff win by double digits. Granada hosts 11-seed Deer Valley in Tuesday's semifinal.
The Panthers guaranteed their CIF berth with a three-point win over NBL-Redwood champion Healdsburg in the Division IV quarterfinals. Saint Mary's heads to Marin Catholic on Wednesday.
After routing Pittsburg, the Mustangs edged Moreau Catholic on the road to reach the Division I semifinals. Monte Vista heads to De La Salle on Tuesday night.
The Red Devils routed Justin-Siena and then handed Del Norte its first loss of the season to a team from California, ending a fantastic year for the Warriors in the process. University heads to Piedmont on Wednesday in the Division IV semifinals.
The Dons have looked strong in the first two rounds of the playoffs, cruising past Petaluma and Montgomery by a combined 41 points. De Anza hosts Newark Memorial in Tuesday's Division II semifinal.
Since going unbeaten in WACC-Shoreline play, the Hornets have remained hot, beating Redwood and Las Lomas to reach the Division II semifinals. Alameda heads to San Ramon Valley on Tuesday night.
The Pilots easily took care of a pair of MCAL opponents in the first two rounds of the Division III playoffs, beating Novato and Drake to reach the semifinals. St. Joe's heads to St. Pat's on Tuesday night.
The top-seeded Knights rolled to wins over Oakland Military and The Bay School in the first two rounds of the Division V playoffs and clinch their CIF berth. Stuart Hall hosts Urban in Wednesday's semifinals.
The NBL-Oak champion Prospectors dispatched Sonoma Valley in the first round, but could not get past a battle-tested Miramonte team in the Division III quarterfinals.
The Greyhounds raced past Ygnacio Valley in the first round, but saw a special season come to an end in the Division IV quarterfinals with their loss to Saint Mary's.
The Mariners handled business against Liberty in the opening round of the Division I playoffs, but fell just short at home to Monte Vista in the semifinals.
The Warriors stayed perfect against teams from California with their 13-point win over Middletown, but couldn't keep up with a skilled University team in the Division IV quarterfinals.
The BVAL champion Wolverines controlled the pace in wins over Amador Valley and Heritage to reach the Division I semifinals. Deer Valley heads to Granada on Tuesday night.
The Knights rolled past Santa Rosa in the first round of the Division II playoffs before falling to a hot Alameda team in the semifinals.