Sonora Keeps Top Spot in Baseball Poll
Sonora High School, which beat Fullerton twice last week to open a four-game lead over the Indians in the Freeway League, remained Orange County’s top-ranked team in the Sportswriters Assn. baseball poll. Esperanza, which holds a three-game lead in the Empire League, and Western, which has a three-game advantage in the Orange League, are ranked second and third, respectively.
The writers’ poll:
Pos. School (League) Record 1. Sonora (Freeway) 18-1
2. Esperanza (Empire) 16-1-1
3. Western (Orange) 16-4
4. Mission Viejo (South Coast) 14-3
5. Irvine (South Coast) 14-6-1
6. El Dorado (Empire) 13-5
7. Ocean View (Sunset) 12-5-1
8. Tustin (Century) 13-3
9. Loara (Empire) 13-7-1
10. (tie) Katella (Empire) 13-7
Servite (Angelus) 11-5
Others Receiving Votes: Huntington Beach (10-8), Westminster (12-5), Fullerton (12-5) and Santa Ana (12-6).