Mater Dei, Despite Ocean View Scare, Remains Atop Poll

Mater Dei High School, coming off its 53-48 victory over Ocean View in double overtime Saturday night, remained the top-ranked team in the Orange County Sportswriters’ Assn. prep basketball poll.

The Monarchs (20-1) will risk their six-season, 48-game winning streak in the Angelus League against St. Paul in Santa Fe Springs, Wednesday night at 7:30.

The writers’ poll:

Pos. School (League) Record 1. Mater Dei (Angelus) 20-1


2. Marina (Sunset) 20-2

3. Katella (Empire) 19-2

4. Los Alamitos (Empire) 16-4

5. Woodbridge (Pacific Coast) 16-5


6. Corona del Mar (Sea View) 17-6

7. Tustin (Sea View) 16-4

8. Santa Ana (Century) 16-6

9. Ocean View (Sunset) 14-6


10. Trabuco Hills (Pacific Coast) 16-3

Others Receiving Votes: Whittier Christian (18-1), Magnolia (15-4), University (15-6) and Bolsa Grande (13-5).