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Mater Dei players celebrate with Amon-Ra St. Brown after he scored a touchdown against Bishop Amat on Friday.

O.C. Top 25 for Week 1 (8-29-16)

STAFF WRITER

O.C. FOOTBALL TOP 25

(The Register has 10 members of the media vote in the weekly poll.)

1. Mater Dei 1-0 (250 poll points)

Monarchs got No. 1 votes from all 10 voters after 63-14 over Bishop Amat of La Puente.

2. Mission Viejo 1-0 (240)

Diablos looked sharp, played like it’s November in big win over Santa Margarita.

3. Orange Lutheran 0-1 (227)

Lancers lost to No. 1-ranked team in Division 3, La Mirada.

4. Servite 1-0 (216)

That 44-0 win over Fountain Valley was perhaps more one-sided than expected.

5. Santa Margarita 0-1 (201)

The Eagles got trampled by Mission Viejo, but still gave full effort throughout.

6. San Clemente 0-1 (198)

Tritons lost to Oceanside; they lost 2015 opener, too, but advanced to CIF-SS final.

7. La Habra 1-0 (186)

Highlanders off to strong start with win over El Toro.

8. Edison 2-0 (185)

Chargers handled Tesoro easily, 31-14.

9. Villa Park 0-0 (169)

Spartans open season with road game in the desert at La Quinta.

10. JSerra 1-0 (163)

Matthew Robinson’s running, passing lead Lions to win over Sacramento Charter.

11. Buena Park 1-0 (158)

Coyotes averaged 63 points a game over past five season openers.

12. Los Alamitos 0-1 (140)

Griffins hung in there, lost by seven points to state-ranked Long Beach Poly.

13. Corona del Mar 0-1 (121)

Quarterback Chase Garbers faced big pressure in loss to Palos Verdes.

14T. El Toro 0-1 (111)

Chargers lost at La Habra, a tough team at a tough place for visitors.

14T. Tesoro 0-1 (111)

Titans couldn’t slow down Edison’s offense in 31-14 loss.

16. Tustin 1-0 (86)

Tillers rely heavily on ground game – surprise! – in win over Dominguez of Compton.

17. Capistrano Valley 1-0 (81)

Kevin Brown passed for 249 yards in 34-0 win over Valencia.

18. Newport Harbor 0-0 (79)

Sailors open season Thursday against Pacifica at Orange Coast College.

19. Trabuco Hills 1-0 (59)

Mustangs persevered in overtime win over Pacifica.

20. Fountain Valley 0-1 (46)

Barons fell behind early, and by a lot, in 44-0 loss to Servite.

21. Troy 1-0 (43)

Five players scored for Warriors in 41-26 victory over Canyon.

22. San Juan Hills 1-0 (36)

Stallions opened with 36-29 win over Dos Pueblos of Goleta, but schedule about to get tougher.

23. Brea Olinda 0-0 (28)

Wildcats start season this week against Sonora.

24. Laguna Hills 0-0 (21)

Hawks play four Irvine schools over next four weeks, starting with University this week.

25. Pacifica 0-1 (18)

Mariners lost a tough one in overtime to Trabuco Hills

Also receiving votes: Cypress (1-0, 15); Garden Grove (1-0, 14); St. Margaret’s (1-0, 7); Huntington Beach (1-0, 6); El Modena (0-0, 4); Woodbridge (0-1, 2); Yorba Linda (0-0, 2); Canyon (0-1, 1); Crean Lutheran (1-0, 1).

Contact the writer: sfryer@scng.com


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