What goes around, comes around.
La Costa Canyon, ranked No. 1 in the first UT-San Diego basketball poll in December, is first again after vacating the top spot weeks ago.
The Mavericks defeated St. Augustine, 62-60, in the San Diego Section Open Division championship last week and received 10 first-place votes. St. Augustine dropped to second and Mater Dei, which received three first-place votes, is third.
The first eight teams will be in Southern California playoffs beginning Wednesday. Morse, ranked ninth, and San Marcos, ranked 10th, played in the Division I final last week but were dissed by the state playoff committee.
|#||Team(1st place votes)||W-L*||Points**||Last Week|
|1||La Costa Canyon (10)||27-5||127||5|
|3||Mater Dei Catholic (3)||28-2||110||2|
**Points awarded on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis
NR Not ranked.
Others receiving votes: Orange Glen, 8; Eastlake, 6; Foothills Christian, 2.