The top six teams appear to be locked in those positions heading into the final week of the season since results from this week’s first-ever CIF Southern California regional playoffs won’t have that much of an impact. Those six teams all opted out of those playoffs. Three of those teams — No. 1 Esperanza, No. 3 Upland and No. 6 Mater Dei Catholic — all won major division section titles in their final games. CIF Southern Section D2 semifinalists Camarillo and Westlake (Westlake Village) are the highest ranked teams playing this week.
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