East Bay basketball polls

Boys

         Rec. Pts. LW

1. Salesian (5)          21-3          75          1

2. B. O'Dowd          18-3          70          2

3. Deer Valley          18-4          65          3

4. De La Salle          19-3          60          4

5. El Cerrito          17-8          55          5

6. Newark Mem.          14-7          50          6

7. Dublin          18-4          45          7

8. Monte Vista          17-5          40          8

9. San Leandro          18-4          35          9

10. McClymonds          14-7          29          10


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11. Campolindo          16-5          26          11

12. Freedom          15-7          20          12

13. Heritage          17-5          14          13

14. College Park          19-4          11          14

15. Oakland Tech          15-6           4          NR

Also receiving votes: St. Joseph Notre Dame (14-10, 1 point). Records are through Saturday. The East Bay Boys Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group East Bay.

Girls

Rec. Pts. LW

1. B. O'Dowd (5)          18-3          75          1

2. Miramonte          21-1          69          2

3. Carondelet          18-3          66          3

4. Salesian          21-4          58          4

5. St. Mary's          20-4          56          5

6. Heritage          18-4          51          6

7. Monte Vista          18-4          45          7

8. Deer Valley          14-7          40          8

9. Berkeley          13-9          33          9

10. Campolindo          18-3          31          10

11. Clayton Val.          17-6          26          11

12. Alameda          17-5          18          15

t13. McClymonds          18-3          13          NR

t13. Piedmont          15-6          13          t12

15. Oakland Tech          16-4          5          14

Also receiving votes: Dublin (16-6, 1 point). Records are through Saturday. The East Bay Girls Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay.

Games of the week

San Ramon Valley at Monte Vista, boys soccer, Thursday, 4 p.m. -- In a game that could go a long way in determining seeds for the North Coast Section Division I playoffs, the Mustangs host the rival Wolves in the final regular season game for both teams. Entering this week, Monte Vista was in second place in the East Bay Athletic League standings with 26 points, one point back of De La Salle. San Ramon Valley was in third with 23 points.

Bishop O'Dowd at Berkeley, boys basketball, Friday, 7 p.m. -- The Dragons can take another step toward clinching the West Alameda County Conference Foothill Division title with a victory over the host Yellowjackets. Entering this week, Bishop O'Dowd had a 7-0 record in league play, 11/2 games ahead of San Leandro. Berkeley, which entered the having won four of its last five, lost to Bishop O'Dowd 76-73 in the first meeting between the two teams Jan. 11.

St. Mary's-Stockton at Bishop O'Dowd, girls basketball, Saturday, 4 p.m. -- The top two teams in Northern California are set to face each other in one of the more anticipated girls basketball games of the season. Starting the week, Bishop O'Dowd was ranked third in the state by Cal-Hi Sports and St. Mary's was fourth. The winner of this game should wind up with the No. 1 seed for the Open Division playoffs.

NCS Dual Team Championships, wrestling, Saturday, 10 a.m. -- De La Salle will be looking for a fifth straight Division I title at the dual team championships. Host James Logan is also a strong contender for the Division I crown. Albany is the defending champion in Division II.

Results, NEWS, SCHEDULES, ROSTERS

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