Granite Bay is No. 2 in Sac-Joaquin Section power ratings

Oakmont girls are No. 13 in Division III; Woodcreek girls on the bubble in Division I
By: Staff Report
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Granite Bay High School’s boys basketball team is No. 2 in Division I in the first Sac-Joaquin Section power ratings of the season, which were released Tuesday morning.

The Grizzlies (16-6 overall, 5-0 Sierra Foothill League) are sandwiched between top-seeded Sheldon of the Delta River League and No. 3 Bella Vista of the Capital Valley Conference in the 34-team division. Woodcreek (11-11, 2-3 SFL), which plays at Nevada Union on Wednesday night, is No. 18. Stockton-Chavez is on the bubble at No. 16, and Stockton-Bear Creek is No. 17.

Antelope (16-6, 5-0 Capital Athletic League) is rated No. 2 in the 36-team Division II behind Stockton-St. Mary’s. Roseville is No. 19, but the Tigers (17-5, 2-3 SFL) have a spot secured in the playoffs because of their win total.

Also, Valley Christian Academy (6-11, 4-1 Sacramento Metro Athletic League) is rated 12th in Division V, and Oakmont (7-13, 1-4 Capital Valley Conference) is 24th in Division III.

In the girls power ratings, Valley Christian (8-9, 6-0 SMAL) is No. 3 in Division VI. Oakmont (16-6, 2-3 CVC) is No. 13 in Division III, Antelope (14-7, 2-3 CAL) is No. 15 in Division II, and Woodcreek (11-11, 3-2 SFL) and Granite Bay (10-12, 1-4 SFL) are Nos. 16 and 27 in Division I.

The playoffs begin Feb. 15 with outbracket games. The first round is scheduled for Feb. 20 and the second round Feb. 22.

The power ratings can be found at