Here are Scorebook Live’s preseason Top 20 San Diego Section high school boys basketball rankings. The rankings are compiled by Scorebook Live San Diego reporter Bodie DeSilva. The 2019 regular season starts the week of Nov. 18.
1. St. Augustine
Luke Haupt and Texas Tech commit Chibuzo Agbo lead the most experienced team in the county.
2. Cathedral Catholic
The Dons talented core adds Beon Riley to the mix.
3. Foothills Christian
Yale commit Yassine Gharram will look to improve on last season’s average of 19 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists, and 4 steals.
4. Torrey Pines
The reloaded Falcons will rely heavily on Stanford commit Brandon Angel and Chris Howell.
5. Mater Dei Catholic
The Crusaders will have a size advantage over every team in the county.
The Titans return nearly everyone and welcome back Miles Wingfield from injury.
Jailen Nelson and Caleb Nelson will lead last year’s Division 2 Champions, who make the jump up to D1 this year.
8. Santa Fe Christian
The Eagles return four starters from a 21-win team and have shooters at every position.
9. San Ysidro
Freshman sensation Mikey Williams will fill the gym for the favorites in Division 3.
10. San Marcos
Devon Arlington leads the Knights and will look to build on an impressive freshman season.
11. El Camino
Juniors Keavie Love and Tyson Robinson look to be top breakout candidates in San Diego.
12. San Diego
Junior guard AJ Burgin leads the Cavers who are looking for a third straight section title.
13. Rancho Buena Vista
Noah Fields and Jack Bailey return for last seaons’s D2 finalists.
Alexis Marmolejos averaged 17 ppg as a freshman and the Warriors return everyone else.
Zach White leads a group that really impressed in the summer.
16. La Costa Canyon
Brendan Perry and a solid supporting crew should see improvements from the last two seasons.
17. La Jolla Country Day
Sophomore James Hapgood is one of few returners after last season’s state championship.
18. Francis Parker
Kimo and Vinny Ferrari get a key addition as Miles Williams returns to the Lancers.
Cal Poly commit Kobe Sanders will carry a heavy load for the Patriots.
20. Mission Bay
The Bucs lost a ton but have shown promise.