PASADENA - Moorpark College is the team to beat in this week's beginning of the CCCAA Regional Playoffs after claiming by unanimous vote the final regular season No. 1 spot in the California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA) Women's Basketball State Top 20 Rankings.
The Raiders (28-1) again picked up all 15 first-place votes and capped a perfect Western State Conference North season at 10-0 in ending #13 Ventura's historic 28-year conference title winning streak. Moorpark holds the state's current longest win streak at 12 straight. Diablo Valley proved to be the class of the North with a 27-1 record and the state's No. 2 ranking.
The powerful South Coast Conference North Division placed three in the top 10 in #3 Los Angeles Trade Tech, #6 East Los Angeles, and #8 Mt. San Antonio, a team that climbed four spots into the upper half of the rankings. Central Valley co-champions Merced (#4) and College of the Sequoias (#5) even sported identical overall records at 26-3 each.
The Big 8 Conference placed four teams overall in the top 20 as San Joaquin Delta took #8, Sierra #11 and Sacramento City #18. City College of San Francisco (#9) and defending CCCAA state champion Mt. San Jacinto (#10) continued to occupy spots in the elite top 10.
Pasadena City climbed three spots back to No. 14 in another sign of respect for the SCC North as the Lancers placed fourth in the conference. Cabrillo re-entered the top 20 at #20.
Moorpark and Diablo Valley were their region's respective No. 1 seeds for the postseason.
Diablo Valley has the state's highest-scoring offense at 90 points per game followed by Moorpark at 86.2. Glendale at 49.6 points allowed average leads the state in defense, just ahead of Sequoias at 49.8.
A final overall season Top 20 rankings will be released after the CCCAA State Championships.
Bay Valley: unranked Solano wins title at 9-1
Big 8: #2 Diablo Valley wins title at 15-1
Central Valley: #4 Merced and #5 Sequoias co-champions at 11-1
Coast North: #9 San Francisco wins title at 11-1
Coast South: #20 Cabrillo and unranked Mission co-champions at 9-1
Golden Valley: unranked Siskiyous wins title at 8-2
Orange Empire: #19 Irvine Valley wins title at 12-2
Pacific Coast Athletic North: #10 Mt. San Jacinto wins title at 7-0
Pacific Coast Athletic South: unranked Southwestern wins title at 6-2
South Coast North: #3 LA Trade Tech wins title at 9-1
South Coast South: #12 El Camino and unranked Cerritos co-champions at 9-1
Western State East: #16 Glendale wins title at 9-1
Western State North: #1 Moorpark wins title at 10-0
Western State South: #17 West Los Angeles wins title at 6-0
|CCCSIA Women's Basketball Poll-Feb. 26-Final Regular Season|
|3.||LA Trade Tech||26-4||268||3|
|5.||College of the Sequoias||26-3||238||4|
|6.||East Los Angeles||25-6||228||6|
|7.||San Joaquin Delta||23-5||215||7|
|8.||Mt. San Antonio||21-8||184||12|
|9.||City College of San Francisco||22-3||183||8|
|10.||Mt. San Jacinto||23-6||159||9|
|17.||West Los Angeles||21-8||60||18|
|Others receiving votes: Siskiyous 10, Chabot 8, Cypress (#20 last week) 5, Rio Hondo 2, Solano 2, Cerritos 1, Reedley 1,
Southwestern 1, Skyline 1