Five locals are among the top 10, with La Habra (3-0), La Serna (3-0) and California (3-0) holding firm in the
Nos. 2-3-4 spots. Santa Fe (2-1) moved up to No. 5 from No. 6 after shutting out Huntington Park, 35-0.
Schurr (2-1) is No. 7, up a notch after an impressive 43-33 win over Hacienda Heights Wilson. Pioneer (4-0) also moved up a spot to No. 8 after defeating Gladstone, 34-0.
La Habra, which defeated Westminster, 21-0, appears headed for another Freeway League showdown with Troy (3-0), still No.1 in the division after blasting Don Lugo, 63-33. La Serna and California, who could be contenders rather than pretenders in the Del Rio League race this season, defeated Monteclair, 63-14, and Bassett, 53-0, respectively.
The other local which climbed in the rankings is St. Paul (2-1), which moved two places to No. 5 in the Western Division after blanking Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary, 34-0.
Cantwell (3-1) slipped from No. 3 to No. 7 in the Mid-Valley Division after its loss to St. Paul.
Whittier Christian (2-1) fell two spots to No. 6 in the Northeast
Division after losing to No. 1-ranked St. Margaret’s, 35-19.
One thing about the DRL members; Come league play, they’ll be beating each other, which hinders their designs for remaining ranked.
With that in mind, how many – and who- among those currently ranked have the staying power to warrant a spot in the final regular season polls?