Football: OC Top 10 and Patch's Vote After Week 9

Mission Viejo and El Toro are ranked 1-2, and they play this Friday in the regular season finale.

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 Week 9—which is actually the 10th weekend of the prep football season—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 Weekend 10

1. (1) Mission Viejo (9-0)

2. (2) Mater Dei (7-2)

3. (3) Edison (8-1)

4. (4) El Toro (9-0)

5. (5) Santa Margarita (8-1)

6. (9) Tustin (9-0)

7. (7) Orange Lutheran (6-3)

8. (6) Tesoro (6-3)

9. (8) Servite (3-6)

10. (10) Villa Park (8-1)

The Orange County Top 10

A poll of 10 Orange County media members (comments by Steve Fryer)

1. Mission Viejo (9-0, 100 points)

Diablos trailed in the second quarter, but dominated the remainder of 35-12 victory over Trabuco Hills. Next: vs. El Toro at Mission Viejo High, Friday

2. El Toro (9-0, 84)

Credit Coach Robert Frith with nifty scheduling—bye week before this week's game against Mission Viejo. Next: at Mission Viejo, Friday

3. Mater Dei (7-2, 81)

Monarchs clinched return to playoffs with 32-21 victory over Orange Lutheran. Next: vs. Servite at Angel Stadium, Friday

4. Edison (8-1, 69)

Chargers retained The Bell with 21-3 triumph over Fountain Valley. Next: vs. Huntington Beach at Huntington Beach High, Friday

5. Santa Margarita (8-1, 63)

Eagles shut out JSerra, 42-0, prepare for huge Trinity League game against St. John Bosco. Next: at St. John Bosco of Bellflower, Friday

6. Tustin (9-0, 49)

Tillers ran wild in 82-7 victory over Western, have scored at least 40 points in eight games. Next: vs. Kennedy at Tustin High, Thursday

7. Orange Lutheran (6-3, 40)

Lancers lost to Mater Dei, 32-21, can only qualify for playoffs as an at-large team. Next: vs. JSerra at Saddleback College, Friday

8. Villa Park (8-1, 27)

Spartans clinched share of Century League championship with 46-9 victory over Canyon. Next: vs. Esperanza at Yorba Linda, Friday

9. Tesoro (6-3, 19)

Titans almost certainly won't make the playoffs after losing to San Clemente, 29-21, last week: Next: at Chula Vista, Friday

10. San Clemente (5-4, 7)

Tritons return to the top 10 and revive playoffs hopes with 29-21 victory over Tesoro. Next: vs. Trabuco Hills at San Clemente, Friday. 

Steve Fryer's 11-25 rankings:

11. Servite (3-6)

This week: vs. Mater Dei, Friday

12. Foohill (7-2)

This week: vs. Canyon, Friday

13. Newport Harbor (5-4)

This week: vs. Los Alamitos, Thursday

14. Trabuco Hills (4-5)

This week: vs. San Clemente, Friday

15. Huntington Beach (5-4)

This week: vs. Edison, Friday

16. Los Alamitos (6-3)

This week: vs. Newport Harbor, Thursday

17. JSerra (5-4)

This week: vs. Orange Lutheran, Friday

18. La Habra (6-3)

This week: vs. Sonora, Friday 

19. Fountain Valley (3-6)

This week: vs. Marina, Friday

20. Troy (6-3)

This week: vs. Sunny Hills, Friday

21. Dana Hills (3-6)

This week: vs. San Juan Hills, Friday

22. Laguna Hills (6-3)

This week: no game

23. Capistrano Valley (7-2)

This week: vs. Aliso Niguel, Friday

24. Yorba Linda (7-2)

This week: vs. Pacifica, Thursday

25. Corona del Mar (7-2)

This week: vs. Beckman, Friday 


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