Boys' basketball rankings

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:
LARGE SCHOOLS
1. Analy (16-1): Tigers still winning without leading scorer Kevin Aronis.
2. Ukiah (15-1): Wildcats looking like NBL’s team to beat.
3. Montgomery (12-4): Vikings beat Newman in December. The rematch is Thursday.
4. Cardinal Newman (12-4): McCall and Sharp form potent scoring duo.
5. Healdsburg (14-3): ‘Hounds have played relatively soft schedule, but they opened eyes with rout at Casa Grande.

SMALL SCHOOLS
1. Cloverdale (16-2): Eagles may not break a sweat until playoffs.
2. Roseland Prep (9-6): Knights have rebounded after 0-3 start against tough competition.
3. St. Vincent (11-7): Mustangs’ four-game winning streak includes win against Lower Lake.
4. Lower Lake (11-6): Improved Trojans have nearly doubled last year’s win total.
5. Point Arena (9-5): Football star D.J. Egger is pretty good on hardwood, too.