Video: Archbishop Riordan highlights
Watch the Crusaders versus No. 9 Mitty on Jan. 21.
San Francisco powerhouse Archbishop Riordan jumped over two West Catholic Athletic League rivals to the No. 6 position in the new California State rankings released on Tuesday.
The Crusaders, led by the dynamic backcourt of Bryce Monroe
and Je'Lani Clark
, jumped from No. 15 all the way to No. 6 in this week's rankings. They passed up WCAL rivals Mitty and Bellarmine, who remained at No. 9 and No. 10.
Riordan has taken over the outright lead in the rugged league with a 6-1 record, winning six straight games after opening with a loss to St. Francis.
Top-ranked Sierra Canyon holds a firm spot at No. 1 after two lopsided wins, as does No. 2 Centennial. Etiwanda made a nice leap from No. 7 to No. 3 with two blowout wins.