REGISTER TOP 25
(Voting is done by O.C. media members)
1. Mater Dei 2-0 (250 poll points)
Monarchs beat Bishop Gorman last week; how good will they become when they are injury-free?
This week: vs. La Mirada at Santa Ana Stadium, Friday
2. Mission Viejo 2-0 (237)
Diablos cruised to a 41-7 home win over Vista Murrieta; tougher challenges are coming over next few weeks.
This week: at La Habra, Friday
3. Orange Lutheran 2-0 (228)
Lancers rolled to 37-0 road win over Cathedral Catholic of San Diego, which was ranked No. 22 in California at the time.
This week: at Vista Murrieta, Friday
4. Santa Margarita 2-0 (215)
In first of back-to-back games against Mission League teams, Eagles rolled to 35-0 win at Loyola of Los Angeles.
This week: vs. Alemany of Mission Hills at Laguna Hills High, Friday
5. JSerra 2-0 (213)
Lions on an early roll, with season-opening wins over Corona del Mar and Alemany of Mission Hills.
This week: vs. Bishop Amat of La Puente, Friday
6. San Clemente 2-0 (195)
Brendan Costello threw for 361 yards, five touchdowns in a 62-20 win over Huntington Beach.
This week: at Fullerton, Friday
7. Servite 2-0 (194)
Offense looked good in wins over Norco and American Fork of Utah, but Friars have given up 49 points over those two games.
This week: at Roosevelt of Eastvale, Friday
8. Edison 1-1 (184)
Offense struggled at times in a 24-19 loss to Oaks Christian of Westlake Village.
This week: vs. Canyon at El Modena High, Friday
9. La Habra 1-1 (169)
What a turnaround for Highlanders, from 35-7 loss to Upland two weeks ago to 45-14 win over Tesoro last week.
This week: vs. Mission Viejo, Friday
10. Los Alamitos 1-1 (166)
Griffins, frustrated by loss to Long Beach Poly two weeks ago, rampaged to a 56-0 win over Lakewood.
This week: No game
11. Corona del Mar 1-1 (142)
Offense functioned just fine in a 43-28 win over visiting Los Gatos.
This week: at El Toro, Friday
12. Villa Park 2-0 (139)
Well-rested Spartans beat Redondo, 28-21, after a week off and now it’s …
This week: no game
13. Capistrano Valley 2-0 (138)
La Mirada is not as good as it was last year, but Cougars’ 23-7 win over Matadores still was a good one.
This week: at San Juan Hills, Friday
14. Tesoro 0-2 (126)
Titans were no match for La Habra in 45-15 road loss to the Highlanders.
This week: vs. Huntington Beach, Friday
15. San Juan Hills 2-0 (113)
Stallions shut down Canyon, 21-0, play against one of Orange County’s better offenses this week.
This week: vs. Capistrano Valley, Friday
16. Yorba Linda 1-0…