This final Orange County high school boys basketball rankings for the 2022-23 season.

Notable this week: Mater Dei won the CIF Southern Section Division 1 championship and finishes at No. 1 in the season’s final Orange County rankings. … Tesoro moves up to No. 4 after winning the CIF-SS Division 2AA championship with a victory over Orange Lutheran. … A deep review of teams’ wins and losses creates changes in the lower portion of the Top 25.


(Records through Sunday, Feb.26)

1. Mater Dei 27-6: Zack Davidson scored 27 points with 11 rebounds in the Monarchs’ 66-53 win over Etiwanda in the CIF-SS Division 1 final. The Monarchs are home Tuesday against La Costa Canyon in the CIF SoCal Regional first round.

Previous ranking: 1

2. Canyon 25-6: The CIF-SS playoffs ended for Canyon with a Division 1 semifinals loss to Etiwanda, but the season continues with a home game Tuesday against King/Drew of Los Angeles in the regional playoffs.

Previous ranking: 2

3. JSerra 22-9: The Lions, who tied for third place in the Trinity League, lost to Canyon on a last-second basket in the Division 1 quarterfinals. They had victories over SoCal Regional teams Pacifica Christian, Orange Lutheran, St. John Bosco and Tesoro.

Previous ranking: 3

4. Tesoro 29-4: The Titans held Orange Lutheran to eight points in the third quarter and two in the fourth in their 54-35 win in the CIF-SS 2AA final. Carson Brown scored 26 points. Tesoro plays at home Tuesday against Centennial of Bakersfield in the SoCal Regional.

Previous ranking: 8

Tesoro teammates and coaches celebrate their win over Orange Lutheran in the CIF-SS Division 2AA boys basketball championship game. The Titans are No. 4 in the final Orange County rankings for the 2022-23 season. (Photo by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG)

5. Orange Lutheran 21-11: The Lancers lost to Tesoro 54-35 in the 2AA championship game. They play at home against Stockdale fo Bakersfield in a SoCal Regional Division II first-round game Tuesday.

Previous ranking: 4

6. Los Alamitos 23-7: The Griffins were Surf League co-champions with Edison and beat Santa Margarita in the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs before losing to St. Paul in the second round.

Previous ranking: 6

7. Pacifica Christian 23-9: The Tritons lost to La Mirada in the Division 2A semifinals. They will play at Birmingham of Van Nuys in a CIF SoCal Regional Division II game Tuesday.

Previous ranking: 5

8. Santa Margarita 21-9: The Eagles tied for third place in the Trinity League, lost to Los Alamitos in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs.

Previous ranking: 7

9. Foothill 24-6: The Knights lost to Heritage Christian in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs.

Previous ranking: 9

10. Orangewood Academy 23-7: The Spartans tied for second place in the San Joaquin League, lost to Camarillo in the CIF-SS Division 3AA quarterfinals.

Previous ranking: 10

11. Fairmont Prep 19-9

Previous ranking: 11

12. Crean Lutheran 22-8

Previous ranking: 12

13. Sonora 26-5

Previous ranking: 13

14. Capistrano Valley 20-8

Previous ranking: 14

15. Edison 20-10

Previous ranking: 15

16. Dana Hills 19-9

Previous ranking: 16

17. Aliso Niguel 16-12

Previous ranking: 17

18. Villa Park 18-11

Previous ranking: 18

19. Fountain Valley 18-11

Previous ranking: 20

20. Trabuco Hills 16-12

Previous rankings: 19

21. Newport Harbor 22-9

Previous ranking: 21

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22. Sage Hill 25-12

Previous ranking: 24

23. El Toro 15-13

Previous ranking: Not ranked

24. Mission Viejo 16-14

Previous ranking: Not ranked

25. La Habra 20-8

Previous ranking: 25