Santana High School, winner of the the 1986 Lions tournament and San Diego Section 3-A champion in 1984, is the No. 1-ranked team in this week's Times Top 10. The Sultans, led by left-hander Mike Hook, are 9-1 overall and 1-0 in the Grossmont League.
Fallbrook, with the county's best record at 12-1, is No. 2. Serra (10-2) is ranked No. 3.
The Grossmont, Palomar, City Eastern and Metro-Mesa leagues all have two teams ranked.
Neither of last season's section championship schools are ranked. Hilltop, the defending 2-A champ, is 3-5. Mira Mesa, which won the 3-A title last season, is 7-7 and ranked among the best of the rest.
Here's this week's Times Top 10:
Pos. Team (League) W-L
1. Santana (Grossmont) 9-1
2. Fallbrook (Palomar) 12-1
3. Serra (City Eastern) 11-2
4. Mission Bay (Western) 9-3
5. Valhalla (Grossmont) 9-3
6. Bonita Vista (Metro-Mesa) 8-4
7. Mt. Carmel (Palomar) 9-4
8. Pt. Loma (City Eastern) 9-2
9. Escondido (Avocado) 7-6
10. Montgomery (Metro-Mesa) 7-3
Best of the rest: Patrick Henry 7-2, Lincoln 9-5, Mira Mesa 7-7, Vista 6-3.