East County Sports

Week 6 Prep Football Poll

By Chris Davis
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SAN DIEGO (9-29-15) — For the second consecutive week, HELIX is the second best team in San Diego according to the San Diego Union-Tribune Sportswriters / Sportscasters Prep Football Poll that was released on Monday (Sept. 28).

Also for the second straight week, the East County has four total team receiving votes.  As mentioned above, Helix is number two.  Joining them is CHRISTIAN at the ninth spot, GROSSMONT just outside of the top 10 and taking home one vote is VALHALLA.

Mission Hills takes home the top spot for the fifth straight week.  As we are approaching the midway point in the season, the game between Mission Hills and Oceanside a week from Friday will be a major game as it will have Mission Hills hosting fourth ranked Oceanside.  Both teams have a bye week this Friday.

Games this week featuring East County teams that are ranked include: 2 Helix travels to Southwestern College to take on RV Bonita Vista, Saturday night 9 Christian will take on La Jolla, RV Grossmont will travel to RV Poway and finally West Hills will travel to RV Valhalla.  All games begin at 7 o’clock at night.

San Diego Union-Tribune Sportswriters / Sportscasters Prep Football Poll

First-place votes in parenthesis 

Rank/Team/Record/Points/Last Week

  1. Mission Hills (20) / 5-0 / 235 / 1
  2. Helix (4) / 2-1 / 208 / 2
  3. St. Augustine / 4-1 / 201 / 3
  4. Oceanside / 4-1 / 170 / 4
  5. El Camino / 4-0 / 113 / 5
  6. La Costa Canyon / 4- 1 / 105 / 6
  7. Rancho Bernardo / 4-1 / 67 / 7
  8. Westview / 5-0 / 57 / NR
  9. Christian / 3-1 / 52 / 9 
  10. Cathedral Catholic / 2-3 / 30 / NR

Others receiving votes: Grossmont (23 points, 4-0), Madison (20 points, 2-2), Bonita Vista (11 points, 3-1),  Mater Dei Catholic (6 points, 4-0),  Mission Bay (6 points, 5-0), Eastlake (5 points, 2-3), San Marcos (5 points, 3-2), Poway (2 points, 3-2), Mt. Carmel (2 points, 4-1), Olympian (2 points, 4-1), Valhalla (1 point, 3-1).

24 sportswriters, sportscasters and CIF representatives from throughout the county vote in the weekly poll. This year’s panel includes: John Maffei (San Diego Union-Tribune), Steve Brand, Terry Monahan, Don Norcross, Jim Lindgren, Tom Saxe and Rick Hoff San Diego Union-Tribune stringers), Bill Dickens and Chris Davis (EastCountySports.com), Steve Dolan and Rick Hill (Mountain Country 107.9-FM), John Kentera, Ted Mendenhall and Bob Petinak (The Mighty 1090), Rick Willis and Brandon Stone (KUSI-TV),  Rick Smith (Partletonsports.com), Jerry Schniepp and John Labeta  (CIF San Diego Section office), Bodie DeSilva (sandiegopreps.com), Drew Smith (sdcoastalsports.com), Lisa Lane (San Diego Prep Insider), Raymond Brown (sdfootball.net), R. Pena, C. Smith and M. Allen (MBASports-SDFNL Magazine).

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