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The Times' Rankings

April 04, 2002

A look at the top 10 boys' tennis teams in the Southland:

1. Irvine University (10-2-1, SS-Div. II)

Two victories last week, including one over Corona del Mar, put Trojans back on top. (No. 2 last week)

2. Corona del Mar (13-1, SS-Div. V)

Cameron Ball has lost only to Peninsula's Rylan Rizza, Troy's Jeffrey Das, Los Alamitos' Kevin McQuaid and Brentwood's Eric McKean. (1)

3. Troy (14-1, SS-Div. II)

Warriors take care of business and get past Sunny Hills to get the upper hand in the Freeway League. (3)

4. Harvard-Westlake (11-1, SS-Div. V)

The Wolverines were off last week for spring break, but their opponents caught the biggest break. (4)

5. Woodbridge (10-4, SS-Div. III)

Erik Oijala is 30-9 at No. 2 singles for the Warriors, who are off this week. Steven Hsueh and David Ormant are 32-7 in doubles. (6)

6. Hoover (12-0, SS-Div. I)

Tornadoes stake early claim to Pacific League title with convincing victory over Arcadia. They also crush Pasadena Poly and Glendale. (8)

7. Westlake (10-0, SS-Div. III)

Senior Alex Lee and sophomore brother Arthur are 17-1 in sets at No. 2 doubles for Warriors, who are off this week. (7)

8. Los Alamitos (6-4, SS-Div. II)

Sophomore Alex Nafarrete and freshman Leland Buttle are 11-4 since being paired at No. 2 doubles. (5)

9. Servite (11-1, SS-Div. IV)

No. 1 singles player Patrick Buchanan (26-0) is dominating. (9)

10. Brentwood (7-2, SS-Div. V)

Victories over Los Alamitos, Peninsula, Santa Barbara and Loyola, and losses to Corona del Mar and San Marino. (NR)

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