The Times' Rankings

RkTeam (Rec., Div.)Comment
1TROY (33-2, SS-Div. II-AA)Three state finals in a row, two titles; will be better next year.
2BISHOP AMAT (35-0, SS-Div. III-A)Lose only one starter after posting best record in Southland history.
3CANYON SPRINGS (31-4, SS-Div. I-A)A 25-game win streak ended in state finals by one point.
4VENTURA (29-5, SS-Div. I-A)Figure only to get stronger as 6-5 sophomore Kali Bennett matures.
5L.B. POLY (28-4, SS-Div. I-AA)Only Southland loss on 35-foot buzzer-beater.
6LYNWOOD (27-6, SS-Div. I-AA)Youth wasn't served in 65-64 Regional loss to Canyon Springs.
7TEMECULA VALLEY (26-5, SS-Div. I-AA)Jessie Thompson led school to first semifinal appearance.
8NORCO (28-1, SS-Div. I-AA)Erika Arriaran-led squad fell short of perfection in quarterfinals.
9ETIWANDA (27-5, SS-Div. I-AA)Finally overcame injuries and stigma of underachiever.
10BUENA (23-7, SS-Div. I-A)Coach Joe Vaughan (718-101) reached two milestones.
11SAN CLEMENTE (25-5, SS-Div. I-A)Tritons did more than anyone expected without Lindsey Pluimer.
12REDONDO (28-4, SS-Div. II-A)Team of the future; everyone returns for the next two seasons.
13NARBONNE (21-9, City)Morghan Medlock helped Gauchos win fifth title in six years.
14ROSARY (20-4, SS-Div. III-A)Great wins, a strong team, another year of playoff misfortune.
15BREA OLINDA (25-8, SS-Div. II-A)Behind Jeanette Pohlen, no team improved more.
16PERRIS (24-9, SS-Div. II-AA)Next season, Tay Hester's team becomes Brandie McCann's.
17RIV. NORTH (22-8, SS-Div. II-A)Huskies lose only one player next season.
18MILLER (25-3, SS-Div. I-AA)Toni Thomas graduates, but the cupboard's full.
19MILLIKAN (22-9, SS-Div. I-AA)Peaked in playoffs behind Mary Has, Cassady Moore.
20HART (22-6, SS-Div. I-AA)Ashlee Trebilcock's career ends far below playoff expectations.
21BRENTWOOD (24-7, SS-Div. IV-A)Section champion stepped up schedule, proved it belonged.
22B. MONTGOMERY (22-13, SS-Div. III-A)Playoff giant-killer had no win streak longer than four games.
23CHATSWORTH (24-6, City)Top-seeded Chancellors failed to meet own playoff expectations.
24VALENCIA (22-8, SS-Div. I-AA)Kelley Tarver led senior-laden team to section quarterfinals.
25STA. MARGARITA (23-7, SS-Div. III-AA)Section champion has four starters returning next season.