Streaking Capistrano Valley Remains Atop Basketball Poll

Capistrano Valley High School, riding a seven-game winning streak, remained the top-ranked team in the Orange County Sportswriters’ Assn. prep basketball poll.

The Cougars (14-4) became only the second team this season to be ranked No. 1 for consecutive weeks. Third-ranked Mater Dei was a top-ranked team for two weeks.

In the featured game this week, fourth-ranked Saddleback plays host to eighth-ranked Tustin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The poll:


Pos. School (League) Record 1. Capistrano Valley (South Coast) 14-4

2. Santa Ana (Century) 15-3

3. Mater Dei (Angelus) 12-4

4. Saddleback (Sea View) 14-3


5. Fountain Valley (Sunset) 13-2

6. El Toro (South Coast) 12-4

7. Sunny Hills (Freeway) 14-1

8. Tustin (Sea View) 14-3

9. Savanna (Orange) 12-3

10. Marina (Sunset) 12-5

Others Receiving Votes: Kennedy (9-6), Newport Harbor (12-4) and Los Alamitos (12-6).