Mater Dei High School, the only unbeaten team in the Southern Section's 4-A division, remained the top-ranked team in the Orange County Sportswriters' Assn. prep baseball poll. The Monarchs (13-0) take a break from Angelus League action and play host to Bonanza High of Las Vegas at Hart Park on Saturday. In the featured game of the week, ninth-ranked Katella travels to fifth-ranked Los Alamitos on Wednesday in a key Empire League game. The writers' poll:
Pos. Team (League) Record 1. Mater Dei (Angelus) 13-0 2. La Quinta (Garden Grove) 12-1 3. Canyon (Century) 10-2-1 4. Santa Ana (Century) 12-2 5. Los Alamitos (Empire) 12-4 6. Mission Viejo (South Coast) 9-3 7. Edison (Sunset) 13-4 8. Loara (Empire) 7-4 9. Katella (Empire) 10-3 10. Sunny Hills (Freeway) 11-4
Others Receiving Votes: Fountain Valley, Savanna and Western.