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El Toro, With 17-Game Streak, Holds Top Spot

September 29, 1987

El Toro High School, with the second-longest current winning streak in the Southern Section, remained the top-ranked team in the Orange County Sportswriters' Assn. prep football poll.

The Chargers have won 17 games in a row. Muir, of Pasadena, has a 27-game winning streak. Sixth-ranked Bolsa Grande has the third-longest streak in the section (12).

El Dorado makes its debut in the poll at No. 8 following a 10-6 upset of Valencia, which knocked the Tigers out of the top 10.

In the featured game this week, fourth-ranked Mission Viejo hosts 10th-ranked Santa Ana at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a rematch of the 1985 Southern Conference title game.

The writers' poll:

Pos. School (League), Record 1. El Toro (South Coast), 3-0

2. Capistrano Valley (South Coast), 3-0

3. Sunny Hills (Freeway), 3-0

4. Mission Viejo (South Coast), 3-0

5. Servite (Angelus), 2-0-1

6. Bolsa Grande (Garden Grove), 3-0

7. Esperanza (Empire), 2-1

8. El Dorado (Empire), 3-0

9. Newport Harbor (Sea View), 3-0

10. Santa Ana (Century), 2-1

Others Receiving Votes: Valencia (2-1), Saddleback (2-1), Mater Dei (2-1).

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