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Rk.School (Rec., Div.)Comment and previous rank 1 MISSION VIEJO (10-0, SS-Div. II)Diablos are No. 1 for a reason — they don't make mistakes. (1) 2RIVERSIDE NORTH (10-0, SS-Div. V)Playoffs should be tougher than regular season — maybe. (2) 3WESTLAKE (10-0, SS-Div. IV)Scored early and often against Moorpark. (3) 4LONG BEACH POLY (8-2, SS-Div. I)All is normal: Jackrabbits in Moore League rout. (4) 5ST. BONAVENTURE (10-0, SS-Div. IV)Stevens-to-Sanchez connection delivered 22nd win in a row. (5) 6ORANGE LUTHERAN (9-0, SS-Div. VI)Hmmm ... scored season-low 28 against 1-9 Cypress. (6) 7LOS ALAMITOS (9-1, SS-Div. I)Has dominated two opponents, 56-3, without Randy Estes. (7) 8HART (7-3, SS-Div. II)63rd consecutive league win included 21-point comeback. (8) 9LOS ALTOS (10-0, SS-Div. VI)Randall Brown's 195 yards extended win streak to 16. (9) 10VENICE (10-0, City)Gondoliers back to their dominating selves. (11)11LOYOLA (7-3, SS-Div. I)Rolling into playoffs with four-game win streak. (10) 12DORSEY (10-0, City)The Dons found the key to Locke. (12)13EDISON (7-3, SS-Div. I)Could be the surprise team of Division I playoffs. (14) 14ST. PAUL (8-2, SS-Div. III)Moved up in seedings because Dominguez moved out. (15) 15S.O. NOTRE DAME (8-2, SS-Div. III)Garrett Green good as gold against Harvard-Westlake. (16) 16MIRA COSTA (10-0, SS-Div. III)Repeat of last season after polishing off Beverly Hills. (17) 17COR. CENTENNIAL (7-3, SS-Div. V)Rematch with North may come earlier than expected. (18) 18FOUNTAIN VALLEY (7-3, SS-Div. I)For once, won't open playoffs against Long Beach Poly. (19) 19C.C. CANYON (9-1, SS-Div. II)Cowboys' 447 points are a school record. (21) 20MATER DEI (6-4, SS-Div. I)Monarchs not same team that lost its first three games. (22) 21RIDG. BURROUGHS (9-1, SS-Div. VIII)Only loss is to St. Bonaventure, 27-20. (23)22NORCO (9-1, SS-Div. V)Caught break after break against Corona. (24)23ST. JOHN BOSCO (7-3, SS-Div. I)Victory over Servite put Braves into playoffs. (25)24SANTA MARGARITA (7-3, SS-Div. I)Eagles lose flight, drop third in a row. (20)25SANTA FE (9-1, SS-Div. VII)Chiefs' only loss was 13-6 to Edison. (NR)

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