*--* Rank Team (2002 rec.) Comment 1 LA QUINTA (29-3, SS-Div. IV) Coach Demarest scours campus for more kids named Ian 2 CHATSWORTH (25-6, City) No. 2 in rankings but No. 1 in sleek media guide production 3 LAKEWOOD (28-6, SS-Div. I) Wanamakeabet? Lancers will be solid with ace Jason Wanamaker 4 VILLA PARK (24-7, SS-Div. II) Pitcher Mark Trumbo ready to rumble 5 CAPISTRANO VALLEY (20-8, SS-Div. I) How good are Cougars? They play Marina in two days 6 SANTA MARGARITA (17-11, SS-Div. I) Just guessing the Eagles won't wait until playoffs to soar 7 MARINA (20-11, SS-Div. I) Paul Renfrow seeks first league title in 19 seasons. Is this the year? 8 RIVERSIDE POLY (18-10, SS-Div. I) Pitcher Jo Jo Reyes transferred from Arlington 9 MATER DEI (23-7, SS-Div. I) Monarchs' schedule-maker a risk-taker. Will it be season-breaker? 10 VALENCIA (22-6, SS-Div. II) Aiding and abetting: Matt Aidem key to another solid season 11 GLENDORA (22-4, SS-Div. I) Trying to box out school's reputation as basketball factory 12 CAMARILLO (30-4, SS-Div. I) Like star OF-P Delmon Young, Scorpions will be limping early 13 ESPERANZA (19-10, SS-Div. I) Aztecs still confused by rapid extinction in last season's playoffs 14 CRESCENTA VALLEY (23-4, SS-Div. I) Standout Aaron McGuinness returns for ninth season, it seems 15 PENINSULA (20-9, SS-Div. II) If offense doesn't produce, Peninsula pitchers will be stranded 16 ANAHEIM CANYON (17-11, SS-Div. II) OC version replaces Canyon Country Canyon, last year's No. 7 17 CHARTER OAK (19-4, SS-Div. III) Left-handed pitcher Chuck Tiffany as priceless as last name 18 MISSION VIEJO (20-9, SS-Div. I) Mission Nuevo: Improving on last year's Division II semifinal loss 19 SONORA (18-9, SS-Div. III) Doing his part to conserve gas, Eric Hale signs with CS Fullerton 20 BISHOP AMAT (28-2, SS-Div. I) Last year's No. 1 has to rebuild before rankman takes notice 21 QUARTZ HILL (19-6, SS-Div. II) Look who swept in with swirling wind: Highland transfer Kent Wulf 22 EL DORADO (17-9, SS-Div. II) Has problem of playing in talent-packed Century League 23 ALEMANY (21-8, SS-Div. III) CS Northridge farm team? Two players signed with Matadors 24 YUCAIPA (20-9, SS-Div. I) Yucaipa: You like 'em, you rank 'em 25 ARLINGTON (25-6, SS-Div. I) Division III champs move to DI: Can they move up in rankings?


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