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Edison Is No. 1 in Football Poll

September 12, 1985

Edison High School, which lost three games by a total of three points last year, is the top-ranked team in the opening Orange County Sportswriters' Assn. prep football poll.

The Chargers gained six first-place votes to edge Servite for the top spot. Servite gathered four, first-place votes in the balloting.

In the featured game of the week, Edison plays host to third-ranked El Modena on Friday night at LeBard Stadium in Costa Mesa. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30.

The writers' poll:


Pos. School (League) Record 1. Edison (Sunset) 8-3

2. Servite (Angelus) 10-2

3. El Modena (Century) 13-1

4. Valencia (Orange) 12-1

5. Fountain Valley (Sunset) 9-3

6. Foothill (Century) 10-2

7. La Quinta (Garden Grove) 8-3

8. Pacifica (Empire) 8-3

9. Mission Viejo (South Coast) 8-3-2

10. Marina (Sunset) 8-5EB

Others Receiving Votes: Esperanza, La Habra, Newport Harbor, El Dorado, Tustin, El Toro, Los Amigos, Mater Dei, Saddleback, Western, Fullerton, Troy and Whittier Christian.

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