Mater Dei Moves Atop Baseball Poll


Mater Dei High School, with a seven-game winning streak, is the top-ranked team in the Orange County Sportswriters’ Assn. high school baseball poll.

Mater Dei (12-3) moves into the top spot in the second week of the poll, replacing Laguna Hills. Laguna Hills drops to fourth after losing to Trabuco Hills, 1-0, last week.

In the featured game of the week, ninth-ranked Fountain Valley will play host to third-ranked Ocean View at 3:15 p.m. today in Sunset League play.


The writers’ poll:

Pos. School (League): Record 1. Mater Dei (Angelus): 12-3 2. Mission Viejo (South Coast): 11-3 3. Ocean View (Sunset): 12-4 4. Laguna Hills (Pacific Coast): 12-4 5. El Dorado (Empire): 11-5 6. La Quinta (Garden Grove): 12-3-2 7. Katella (Empire): 10-5 8. Kennedy (Garden Grove): 11-4 9. Fountain Valley (Sunset): 9-4 10. El Toro (South Coast): 11-5 Others Receiving Votes: Trabuco Hills (8-3), Troy (9-4), Capistrano Valley (10-5), Tustin (9-6), Sunny Hills (10-6).