Softball O.C. top 25 (5-16-16)
O.C. TOP 25
(Records through Sunday)
1. Orange Lutheran, 26-3
Only two teams have finished with a perfect 8-0 clip in Trinity League history: the 2011 Lancers, and now the 2016 team.
2. Los Alamitos, 23-2
The Griffins are as healthy as they’ve been all season, and appear to be peaking at the precise moment in time.
3. Mission Viejo, 22-4
The Diablos are rich in experience, having played in back-to-back Division 2 finals the past two seasons.
4. La Habra, 26-1
A 23-game win streak and a dominant showing in league play commands respect and the No. 1 overall seed in Division 2.
5. Pacifica, 19-5
The Mariners are 11-2 since the beginning of April, and are a scary 5-seed in the Division 1 bracket.
6. Huntington Beach, 20-6
The Oilers ended the year on a three-game skid, but there’s plenty of proven talent in place to make a deep run in Division 1.
7. Mater Dei, 22-7
A 10-run win over Rosary to snap a three-game losing streak is just what the doctor ordered headed into the postseason.
8. Santa Margarita, 16-10
The Eagles have a shot at revenge on Thursday, facing a St. Lucy’s team it lost to back in March in the opening round.
9. Capistrano Valley, 17-7
Thursday’s home game against Villa Park is one of the top first round games regardless of division.
10. Rosary, 19-8-1
Wins over Santa Margarita, JSerra and Mater Dei in consecutive days went a long way in the Royals grabbing one of the division’s two wildcard berths.
15. Villa Park
16. Aliso Niguel
17. Dana Hills
18. El Modena
19. Yorba Linda
20. Brea Olinda
21. Laguna Hills
23. Fountain Valley
25. Garden Grove
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