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Santa Margarita junior Chad Magyar runs for a touchdown against Servite on Friday. The Eagles have moved up into a tie for No. 3 in the Register's Orange County football poll. (Photo by Nick Agro, Orange County Register/SCNG)

O.C. football top 25 (11-7-16)

STAFF WRITER

(The Register media poll is voted on by 10 members of the media.)

1. Mater Dei 10-0 overall record (250 points)

Monarchs end regular season where they began, at No. 1 in the O.C. top 25, after 50-7 win over JSerra.

2. Mission Viejo 10-0 (240)

Diablos’ average margin of victory in South Coast League was 34 points.

3T. Orange Lutheran 5-5 (222)

Three of Lancers’ losses to top three teams in state rankings – Mater Dei, Centennial and St. John Bosco.

3T. Santa Margarita 6-4 (222)

Eagles were strong on offense, defense and special teams in 49-24 win over Servite.

5. Edison 9-1 (211)

Chargers went 5-0 in Sunset League for second year in a row to take another league championship.

6. Servite 4-6 (201)

Friars have huge challenge in Division 1 first round – road game vs. Mission Viejo.

7. JSerra 5-5 (194)

All five JSerra losses were to teams that have been in state top 25.

8. San Clemente 7-3 (171)

Combined record of teams that beat Tritons is 26-4.

9. Villa Park 9-1 (165)

Spartans have a challenging first-round matchup vs. Los Alamitos.

10. Corona del Mar 9-1 (153)

Sea Kings’ average margin of victory in Pacific Coast League was 31 points.

11. Buena Park 9-1 (152)

Coyotes won Freeway League outright by beating Sunny Hills, 42-7

12. Los Alamitos 7-3 (151)

Griffins went 4-1 in Sunset League to take second place.

13. San Juan Hills 7-3 (138)

Stallions did not play last week, play at Buena Park in Division 3 first round.

14. Capistrano Valley 9-1 (119)

Cougars beat Dana Hills, 64-13, and play host to Foothill in Division 5 first round Friday.

15. Tesoro 5-5 (105)

Good new: Titans in playoffs; bad news: they play Mater Dei.

16. El Modena 9-1 (99)

North Hills League champion Vanguards are seeded No. 1 in Division 8.

17. La Habra 6-4 (91)

All of Highlanders’ losses were to teams that are in the playoffs.

18. Yorba Linda 8-2 (75)

Mustangs finished second in Crestview League after 19-14 win over Canyon.

19. Newport Harbor 5-5 (60)

Finishing third in Sunset League was not good enough to get Sailors into playoffs.

20. Troy 7-3 (55)

Warriors, who finished third in Freeway League, take long trip to Santa Maria to play St Joseph in Division 5 first round.

21. El Toro 4-6 (46)

After 0-4 start, Chargers won four of six games, finished second in Sea View League.

22. Tustin 8-2 (37)

Tillers bounced back from loss to Valencia with 55-6 win over Western.

23. Valencia 4-6 (20)

Tigers were 0-5 in nonleague, 4-1 in Empire League to share league title with Tustin.

24. Canyon 4-6 (19)

Every team that beat Comanches are in the playoffs and are a combined 49-11.

25. Foothill 5-5 (12)

Knights, losers of past four games, have zero momentum going into playoffs.

Also receiving votes: Brethren Christian 9-1 (9); Katella 10-0 (8); Pacifica 6-4 (7); Cypress 6-4 (5); St. Margaret’s 8-2 (5); Santa Ana 10-0 (2).

Contact the writer: sfryer@scng.com


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