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Mater Dei players get pumped up before a Trinity League game against Servite on Friday. The Monarchs won, 58-16, and remain ranked No. 1 in Orange County. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)

O.C. football top 25 for Week 10 (10-31-16)

STAFF WRITER

O.C. FOOTBALL TOP 25

(The Register’s poll is voted on my 10 members of the media.)

1. Mater Dei 9-0 overall record (250 poll points)

Monarchs cruised to 58-16 win over Servite, so no “letdown” after St. John Bosco win.

2. Mission Viejo 9-0 (240)

Diablos took bye week last week, should be rested and ready to for playoffs.

3. Orange Lutheran 5-4 (225)

Lancers lost to Santa Margarita, but wins over JSerra and Servite enough to keep them at No. 3.

4. Edison 8-1 (215)

Chargers keep “The Bell” with 56-12 win over Fountain Valley in one of the more one-sided games in the series.

5. Servite 4-5 (211)

Friars in must-win territory this week if they want to be in Division 1 playoff bracket.

6. Santa Margarita 5-4 (199)

Eagles’ 23-7 win over Orange Lutheran was one of the more clutch wins in county football this season.

7. JSerra 5-4 (180)

Lions lost to St. John Bosco, 47-19, now play Mater Dei which JSerra has beaten two years in a row.

8. San Clemente 7-2 (179)

Tritons take 3-0 South Coast League record into matchup against Mission Viejo.

9. Corona del Mar 8-1 (160)

Sea Kings’ average margin of victory in Pacific Coast League is 39 points.

10. Villa Park 8-1 (157)

Spartans clinched at least a share of Crestview League title with 49-21 win over Yorba Linda.

11. Los Alamitos 6-3 (151)

Since close loss to Edison, Griffins have scored 100 points over wins against Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach.

12. Buena Park 8-1 (144)

After big win over La Habra, Coyotes retained focus in 40-14 win over Sunny Hills.

13. San Juan Hills 7-3 (138)

Stallions concluded regular season with 17-14 win over Tesoro, appear to be strong candidate for Division 3 at-large berth.

14. Capistrano Valley 8-1 (121)

Cougars, who did not play last week, can win Sea View title outright with win over Dana Hills.

15. Tesoro 4-5 (100)

Titans have lost four in a row, three of which were South Coast League games.

16T. El Modena 8-1 (98)

Vanguards can win North Hills League title outright with win over Brea Olinda on Friday.

16T. La Habra 5-4 (98)

Highlanders can get share of Freeway League championship with win over Sunny Hills combined with Buena Park loss to Troy.

18. Yorba Linda 7-2 (71)

Mustangs can take Crestview’s second guaranteed playoff berth with win over Canyon.

19. Newport Harbor 5-4 (67)

Sailors clinched Sunset League playoff berth with 62-35 win over Marina.

20. Troy 7-2 (64)

Warriors can get a piece of the Freeway League championship with a win over Buena Park on Friday.

21. El Toro 4-6 (42)

Playoff-bound Chargers defeated Laguna Hills, 42-21, to finish 3-1 in Sea View League.

22. Tustin 7-2 (37)

Tillers were on wrong end of one of week’s bigger upsets, a 28-20 loss to Valencia.

23. Foothill 5-4 (25)

Knights have lost three in a row and must play Villa Park this week.

24. Cypress 6-3 (19)

Centurions beat Kennedy, 30-6, and can win share of Empire League championship with win over Valencia and a Tustin loss this week.

25. Canyon 4-5 (16)

Comanches rescued their season with 31-28 win over Foothill.

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

Contact the writer: sfryer@scng.com


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