Capistrano Valley High School remained the top-ranked team in the Orange County Sportswriters' Assn. prep basketball poll despite a narrow, one-point victory over Irvine last week.
The Cougars (20-4) have 15 straight victories since losing to Bishop Carroll, 90-75, in Washington Dec. 22.
In the featured game of the week, third-ranked Mater Dei travels to La Puente at 7:30 Wednesday night to meet Bishop Amat for the Angelus League title.
The writers' poll:
Pos. School (League) Record 1. Capistrano Valley (South Coast) 20-4 2. Santa Ana (Century) 21-3 3. Mater Dei (Angelus) 16-6 4. Saddleback (Sea View) 19-4 5. Tustin (Sea View) 20-4 6. El Toro (South Coast) 17-5 7. Savanna (Orange) 20-3 8. Ocean View (Sunset) 13-7 9. Sunny Hills (Freeway) 18-3 10. Los Alamitos (Empire) 17-6
Others Receiving Votes: Woodbridge (16-5) and Marina (16-6).