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Football: OC Top 10 and Patch's Vote After Week 6

There's a new member of the Orange County football elite.

Martin Henderson of Patch.com votes in the weekly Orange County Top 10 Football Poll in cooperation with the Orange County Register.

Below is Henderson's vote following the third weekend of prep football, and below that is this week's OC Top 10 based on the votes of 10 media members; each first-place vote among the 10 voters is worth 10 points, each second-place vote is worth 9 points, etc

Henderson's top 10 (last week's ranking in parenthesis):

After Week 6

1. (1) Santa Margarita (6-0)

2. (2) Mission Viejo (6-0)

3. (3) Tesoro (6-0)

4. (4) Mater Dei (5-1)

5. (5) Edison (5-1)

6. (6) El Toro (7-0)

7. (7) Orange Lutheran (5-1)

8. (8) Servite (2-4)

9. (9) Tustin (7-0)

10. (NR) Villa Park (5-1)

The Orange County Top 10

A poll of Orange County media members (comments by Steve Fryer)

1. Santa Margarita (6-0, 100 points)

New quarterback, same results as Eagles stay undefeated with 21-0 victory over Servite. Next: vs. Mater Dei at Saddleback College, Friday.

2. Mission Viejo (6-0, 87 points)

Diablos, who had their bye last week, have county-leading average margin of victory of 36 points. Next: At San Clemente, Friday.

3. Mater Dei (5-1, 76)

Monarchs averaged 9 yards a carry in 42-10, Trinity League victory over JSerra. Next: vs. Santa Margarita at Saddleback College, Friday.

4. Tesoro (6-0, 75)

Titans rallied to beat Trabuco Hills, 35-28, in South Coast League opener. Next: vs. El Toro at Trabuco Hills High, Friday.

5. Edison (5-1, 60)

Chargers held Newport Harbor to 54 rushing yards on 22 carries in 35-0 victory. Next: vs. Los Alamitos at Veterans Stadium, Friday.

6. El Toro (7-0, 49)

Jacob Furnari rushed for four touchdowns, Conner Manning threw for three in 49-37 victory over San Clemente. Next: vs. Tesoro at Trabuco Hills High, Friday.

7. Tustin (7-0, 38)

Tillers beat Pacifica, 56-0, to go to 3-0 in Empire League, push their average margin of victory to 31 points. Next: vs. Cypress at Western High, Friday.

8. Orange Lutheran (5-1, 32)

Lancers lost Trinity League opener to St. John Bosco, No. 12 team in the state, 21-6. Next: vs. Servite at Orange Coast College, Friday.

9. Servite (2-4, 14)

Friars blanked by Santa Margarita, 21-0, for third shutout loss in four weeks. Next: vs. Orange Lutheran at Orange Coast College, Friday.

10. Villa Park (5-1, 10)

Spartans make top 10 debut after beating last week's No.10 team, Foothill, 25-21 in big Century League game. Next: vs. El Dorado at Valencia High, Thursday.

Also receiving votes: Los Alamitos (Sunset) 5-1, 7; Foothill (Century) 5-2, 1.

Steve Fryer's rankings for the 11-25 teams

11. Los Alamitos (5-1)

12. Foothill (5-2)

13. JSerra (5-1)

14. Trabuco Hills (4-3)

15. Newport Harbor (2-4)

16. San Clemente (4-3)

17. Huntington Beach (3-3)

18. Fountain Valley (3-3)

19. Yorba Linda (5-1)

20. La Habra (3-3)

21. Troy (3-3)

22. Dana Hills (2-5)

23. Aliso Niguel (5-2)

24. Laguna Hills (4-2)

25. El Dorado (4-3)

Mike Hunter October 09, 2012 at 06:22 PM
where are the Laguna Beach Breakers ranked at ?
Martin Henderson (Editor) October 10, 2012 at 12:12 AM
They are not ranked, but I saw where they had 14 return touchdowns (interceptions, punt and kick returns, etc.) this season. That's outstanding. Where would you rank the Breakers?

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