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Final: O.C. baseball top 10 and Fryer's 11-25 (6-6-16)
The Register's final baseball rankings for the 2016 season.
FINAL O.C. MEDIA POLL
1. JSerra (27-7 overall record, 50 poll points)
Trinity League champions lost to Harvard-Westlake in the CIF-SS Division 1 semifinals.
2. El Toro (25-6, 45)
South Coast League champions advanced to the Division 1 quarterfinals.
3. Orange Lutheran (21-9, 40)
Lancers, who finished second in the Trinity League, lost to eventual-champion Murrieta Mesa in the Division 1 quarterfinals.
4. Cypress (25-7, 35)
Centurions, undefeated in the Empire League, lost to finalist Harvard-Westlake in the quarterfinals.
5. Mission Viejo (20-10, 24)
Sea View League champions were Division 2 quarterfinalists.
6. Aliso Niguel (21-10, 22)
Wolverines finished second in the South Coast League, lost in Division 1 first round to eventual finalist Harvard-Westlake.
7. Woodbridge (23-8, 15)
Great season for the Warriors – Pacific Coast League championship, Division 3 championship game.
8. Marina (20-11, 12)
Underdog Vikings won the Sunset League championship; lost in Division 1 first round.
9. Huntington Beach (20-11, 11)
Roller coaster season for the Oilers ended with loss to Orange Lutheran in Division 1 second round.
10. Foothill (24-8)
Knights won North Hills League title, lost to eventual champion South Hills in Division 2 quarterfinals.
Also receiving votes: Beckman (24-6, 7); Santa Margarita (20-10, 3); Sage Hill (28-1, 1).
Steve Fryer’s 11-25:
11. Santa Margarita (20-10)
Eagles finished fourth in Trinity League, were good enough to win championships of most other O.C. leagues.
12. Mater Dei (15-13)
Monarchs finished third in always tough Trinity League.
13. Esperanza (19-9)
Aztecs gave retiring Coach Mike Curran one more great memory and one more league title (Crestview).
14. Beckman (24-6)
Patriots finished second to Woodbridge in the Pacific Coast League, advanced to Division 3 semifinals.
15. Dana Hills (14-17)
Dolphins finished third in South Coast League, lost to JSerra in Division 1 first round.
16. Trabuco Hills (16-14)
Second-place Mustangs finished one game behind Mission Viejo in Sea View League.
17. Edison (13-16-1)
Chargers finished third in Sunset, one of O.C. baseball’s better leagues.
18. Villa Park (15-15)
Spartans posted one of the bigger upsets in CIF-SS playoffs by beating third-seeded Bonita in Division 2 first round.
19. Tesoro (15-14)
Titans just missed qualifying for playoffs.
20. San Juan Hills (16-12)
After third-place finish in Sea View League, Stallions lost to Foothill in 11 innings in Division 2 first round.
21. El Dorado (15-15)
Young team finished second in Crestview League, lost to Cypress in Division 1 first round.
22. Laguna Beach (21-11)
Breakers won Division 4 championship and won Orange Coast League title; not bad for a team that started the season 0-6.
23. Corona del Mar (21-6)
Sea Kings tied for second with Beckman, one game behind Woodbridge, in Pacific Coast League.
24. Newport Harbor (13-14)
Sailors missed playoffs but finished strong, winning six of last eight games including final-week, two-game sweep of Edison.
25. Sage Hill (28-1)
Division 6 champion Lightning will take O.C.-record 27-game winning streak into 2017 season.