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LA South: Boys' basketball top 10

1. Long Beach Poly, (4-0) - The top-ranked Jackrabbits won the Pacific Shores tournament with ease, ousting Moore League rival Compton in the final, 63-47. Boston College-bound Ryan Anderson (23 points, 17 rebounds) was named the tournament most valuable player. Next up: National Prep Classic vs. San Diego Hoover (6-0), Saturday.

2. Los Angeles Price, (4-1) - ESPNU 100 member Norvel Pelle, a St. John's signee, and guard Askia Booker are expected to carry the load after the graduation of Allen Crabbe, last year's Mr. Basketball State Player of the Year. Next up: Campolindo (6-2), Friday.

3. La Verne Lutheran, (1-0) - Defending Division V state champion Lutheran has Arizona commit Grant Jerrett and a bevvy of talent back. Next up: Beach Ball Classic (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) vs. Chicago St. Rita (9-0), Dec. 28.

4. Compton, (6-3) - With three losses to top-notch competitors (Poly, Corona Centennial, Price), the Tarababes have gained the experience to challenge for the Moore League title. Next up: at Peabody (9-0), Monday.

5. Westchester, (4-1) - Two-time state champion Westchester fell in its own tournament final to City Section favorite Woodland Hills Taft. Westchester hopes to make noise in Santa Maria this weekend. Next up: National Prep Classic vs. St. Joseph (3-2), Saturday.

6. Pasadena, (3-1) - The Bulldogs fell to highly ranked Etiwanda in the semifinals of the Rose City tournament, but have a chance at redemption in two upcoming showcases. Next up: Christmas Classic vs. Campbell Hall (7-0), Friday.

7. Fairfax, (2-2) - Fairfax got a boost when the City Section granted guard Landon Drew, the brother of former Taft standout Larry Drew Jr., a waiver to play this season. Next up: Hosea Hall Christmas Invitational vs. Bishop's (0-4), Saturday.

8. Inglewood, (5-1) - The Sentinels overcame a slow start against Price before losing 65-63 at home in overtime. Inglewood will be fine if it plays the way it did after the break. Next up: at Manual Arts (1-2), Thursday.

9. Damien, (7-0) - Forward Chris Reyes has been Damien's go-to guy so far. He led the Spartans to a tournament win at the Bronco-Ram Tip-off at Vista Murrieta. Next up: West Covina Tournament vs. West Covina (1-4), Friday.

10. St. John Bosco, (8-1) - Cezar Guerrero, the No. 27-ranked point guard according to ESPNU, is still available after not signing with Western Kentucky, a school he had been committed to. Next up: vs. Long Beach Jordan (3-4), Tuesday.