East Bay basketball polls

Boys

         Rec.          Pts. LW

1. Salesian (5)          18-3          75          1

2. B. O'Dowd          16-3          70          2

3. Deer Valley          16-4          65          3

4. De La Salle          16-3          56          5

5. El Cerrito          16-7          55          t5

6. Newark Mem.          12-7          49          t5

7. Dublin          15-4          46          t7

8. Monte Vista          16-4          44          t7

9. San Leandro          16-4          35          9

10. McClymonds          12-7          29          10

11. Campolindo          14-5          26          11

12. Freedom          14-6          20          15

13. Heritage          15-5          13          14

14. College Park          17-4          7          NR

15. St. Joseph N.D.          13-9           6          12

Also receiving votes: Mt. Eden (16-4, 4 points). 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)          16-3          75          1

2. Miramonte          19-1          69          2

3. Carondelet          16-3           66          3

4. Salesian          19-4           58          4

5. St. Mary's          17-4          56          5

6. Heritage          16-4           50          6

7. Monte Vista          17-3          46          7

8. Deer Valley          11-7           40          8

9. Berkeley          11-9          33          9

10. Campolindo          16-3           30          11

11. Clayton Val.          14-6          27          10

t12. Dublin          14-5          15          12

t12. Piedmont          14-5          15          13

14. Oak. Tech          15-3          14          t14

15. Alameda          15-5          6          t14

Also receiving votes: None. 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

James Logan at Washington, girls soccer, Thursday, 5:45 p.m. -- The top two teams in the Mission Valley Athletic League meet at Tak Fudenna Stadium. Both the Colts and Huskies entered the week with 8-1-1 records in the MVAL with four games left to play. Washington beat James Logan 4-1 in the teams' first meeting on Jan. 8.

De La Salle at Monte Vista, boys basketball, Friday, 7 p.m. -- The Spartans will look to avenge their only East Bay Athletic League loss of the season when they travel to Danville to face the Mustangs. Monte Vista beat De La Salle 49-40 on Jan. 8, and both teams entered the week with 7-1 records in the EBAL.

Mission San Jose Invitational, boys wrestling, Friday and Saturday, all day -- Most of the top wrestlers in the East Bay will be in Fremont this weekend for the 38th Mission San Jose Invitational, often called the unofficial start to high school wrestling's postseason. The event begins Friday at 8:30 a.m. with outbracket matches and concludes that day at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, quarterfinals are at 9:30 a.m., semifinals are at 12:30 p.m. and the finals begin at approximately 5:30 p.m.

St. Mary's vs. Salesian, girls basketball, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. -- If this game at Contra Costa College is anything like the Jan. 18 matchup between these two rivals, it will be a must-see event. The Pride edged the Panthers 62-59 in overtime at Saint Mary's College on Jan. 18. Both teams are currently ranked in the top five in the East Bay Girls Basketball Poll

Results, NEWS, SCHEDULES, ROSTERS

High school and community college varsity results, news items, schedules and rosters can be reported for the following editions (with email address and phone number):

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  • Oakland Tribune: prepscores@bayareanewsgroup.com; 1-800-488-2070, ext. 2; 510-208-6407

  • Tri-Valley Times: prepscores@bayareanewsgroup.com; 925-847-2166