STATE RANKINGS BY DIVISION & REGION

It's pretty much all over but the shouting for the top spot in three of our divisional rankings. Kaiser of Fontana and Carpinteria will try to hold on in their divisions.

(After games of Dec. 7; last week's rank in parentheses)

DIVISION I

1. (1) De La Salle (Concord) 13-0

2. (3) Los Alamitos 12-0-1

3. (4) Hart (Newhall) 12-0-1

4. (5) Mission Viejo 13-0

5. (2) Poly (Long Beach) 11-2

6. (7) Taft (Woodland Hills) 13-0

7. (9) Jesuit (Carmichael) 12-0

8. (10) Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 10-3

9. (6) San Leandro 12-1

10. (8) Nevada Union (Gr. Valley) 12-1

DIVISION II

1. (1) Monte Vista (Danville) 13-0

2. (2) Mira Costa (Manhattan Bch) 13-0

3. (3) Helix (La Mesa) 11-1

4. (4) Skyline (Oakland) 11-0-1

5. (nr) Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks) 13-0

6. (5) Oak Ridge (El Dor. Hills) 12-1

7. (6) Oceanside 10-2

8. (8) St. Bonaventure (Ventura) 12-1

9. (nr) Edison (Fresno) 11-2*

10. (10) Rancho Cotate (Rohnert Park) 13-0

DIVISION III

1. (1) Kaiser (Fontana) 12-0-1

2. (2) Garces (Bakersfield) 12-0

3. (4) Marian Catholic (S.D.) 12-0

4. (6) Lassen (Susanville) 12-0

5. (5) San Lorenzo V. (Felton) 13-0

6. (8) La Habra 12-1

7. (8) Serrano (Phelan) 13-0

8. (7) Serra (Gardena) 13-0

9. (9) Colfax 13-0

10. (10) Miramonte (Orinda) 11-1

DIVISION IV

1. (1) Carpinteria 13-0

2. (2) Escalon 12-0-1

3. (3) Valley Chr. (Cerritos) 12-1

4. (4) Oaks Christian (Westl. Vill.) 11-2

5. (6) Desert (Edwards AFB) 13-0

6. (5) Calaveras (San Andreas) 11-2

7. (10) Corning 9-4

8. (nr) John Swett (Crockett) 11-1

9. (7) Paraclete (Lancaster) 9-4

10. (8) Amador (Sutter Creek) 9-3

DIVISION V

1. (1) Central Catholic (Modesto) 13-0

2. (3) Ferndale 11-1

3. (4) Ontario Christian 12-1

4. (2) Gustine 12-1

5. (5) Santa Fe Chr. (Solana Bch) 10-2

6. (6) Live Oak 11-1

7. (7) Immanuel (Reedley) 11-2

8. (8) Bishop Quinn (Palo Cedro) 10-0

9. (9) Fresno Christian 11-1

10. (nr) Poly (Pasadena) 10-2

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

OVERALL TOP 10

1. (1) De La Salle (Concord) 13-0

2. (4) Monte Vista (Danville) 13-0

3. (6) Jesuit (Carmichael) 12-0

4. (5) Skyline (Oakland) 11-0-1

5. (2) San Leandro 12-1

6. (3) Nevada Union (Gr. Valley) 12-1

7. (7) Oak Ridge (El Dor. Hills) 12-1

8. (nr) Lincoln (Stockton) 12-1

9. (10) Valley Christian (San Jose) 12-1

10. (9) Grant (Sacramento) 9-2

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

OVERALL TOP 10

1. (2) Los Alamitos 12-0-1

2. (3) Hart (Newhall) 12-0-1

3. (4) Mission Viejo 13-0

4. (1) Poly (Long Beach) 11-2

5. (5) Taft (Woodland Hills) 13-0

6. (6) Mira Costa (Manhattan Bch) 13-0

7. (7) Helix (La Mesa) 11-1

8. (8) Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 10-3

9. (10) Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks) 13-0

10. (nr) Oceanside 10-2

TEAMS ON THE

RANKINGS BUBBLE

NorCal Division I -- Clovis 11-2, Foothill (Pleasanton) 9-2-1.

SoCal Division I -- Birmingham (Lake Balboa) 10-3, Carlsbad 9-4, Esperanza (Anaheim) 10-2, J.W. North (Riverside) 10-3, St. John Bosco (Bellflower) 9-3, Vista 10-2.

Division II -- Foothill (Tustin) 11-2, Granite Bay 11-2, Los Altos (Hacienda Heights) 12-1, Los Gatos 12-0-1, South Hills (West Covina) 10-3, Walnut 12-1, Westlake (Westlake Village) 11-2.

Division III -- Enterprise (Redding) 11-1, Las Lomas (Walnut Creek) 11-2, Lompoc 10-3, Novato 13-0, Pacifica (Garden Grove) 11-2, St. Augustine (San Diego) 9-2-1, San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno) 11-2.

Division IV -- Christian (El Cajon) 9-4*, Dos Palos 6-5, Mojave 9-3, Montclair Prep (Van Nuys) 7-4.

Division V -- Biggs 10-3, Grace Brethren (Simi Valley) 10-3, Mammoth (Mammoth Lakes) 10-1, South Fork (Miranda) 5-4.

EIGHT-MAN TOP FIVE (2002 FINAL)

1. La Jolla Country Day 9-1 (plus one win by default); 2. Julian 10-1; 3. Riverside Christian 11-2; 4. Joshua Springs Christian (Yucca Valley) 12-1; 5. Avalon (Catalina Island) 10-2. Also: Hesperia Christian 9-2, Kings Christian 10-2*, Cal Lutheran 8-3, Shandon 7-2, Tri-City Christian 7-3.

RATINGS DROPS

Overall Top 20 -- Previous No. 15 Loyola of Los Angeles (lost to Los Alamitos, 31-7); No. 19 Los Gatos (tied St. Francis of Mountain View, 21-21).

Division I -- None.

Division II -- Previous No. 7 Los Gatos; No. 9 San Ramon Valley of Danville (lost to Monte Vista of Danville, 35-14).

Division III -- None.

Division IV -- Previous No. 9 Mojave (lost to Desert of Edwards AFB, 25-22).

Division V -- Previous No. 10 Linfield Christian of Temecula (lost to Pasadena Poly, 36-20).

Eight-Man -- None.

NorCal -- Previous No. 8 Los Gatos.

SoCal -- Previous No. 9 Loyola.


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