Inland Area Prep Soccer Top 10

1. Moreno Valley Valley View (15-1-3) — Four games remain for the Eagles, who protected their nest in a 1-1 draw with Riverside Arlington last week. Coach John Kush’s team is 7-0-1 at home this season.
LAST RANKED: (No. 1).
LAST GAME: def. MoVal Vista del Lago, 3-0, in an Inland Valley League game on 1/26.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. Riverside Ramona TODAY.

2. Fontana (16-1-0) — The Steelers haven’t scored fewer than four goals in a game in 2012, and they outscored opponents 13-0 in two games last week. Senior striker Johnathan Madrid (5-foot-10, 165 pounds) totaled three goals and two assists.
LAST RANKED: (No. 2).
LAST GAME: def. Redlands 8-0 in a Citrus Belt League game on 1/27.
NEXT FIXTURE: at Yucaipa on WEDNESDAY.

3. Claremont (17-2-1) — In just their last eight games, the Wolfpack have five of their nine shutouts this season. Senior forward Denes Kantor (6-foot-1, 185 pounds) scored goals in two shutouts last week.
LAST RANKED: (No. 3).
LAST GAME: def. La Verne Damien, 2-0, in a Sierra League game on 1/27.
NEXT FIXTURE: at Chino Hills on WEDNESDAY.

4. Hesperia Oak Hills (17-0-5) — The Bulldogs have won six straight, are still unbeaten and league, and now take a week off with just two games remaining in their regular season?
LAST RANKED: (No. 4).
LAST GAME: def. Hesperia Sultana, 3-0, in a Desert Sky League game on 1/27.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. Hesperia on 2/7.

5. Redlands East Valley (12-2-5) — The Wildcats have been on a scoring tear, outscoring opponents 28-5 in just their last five games. Junior MF/F Taylor Davis (5-foot-9, 160 pounds) leads the team with 15 goals.
LAST RANKED: (No. 5).
LAST GAME: def. Fontana Miller, 8-0, in a Citrus Belt League game on 1/27.
NEXT FIXTURE: at Redlands on WEDNESDAY.

6. Riverside Norte Vista (15-2-3) — The Braves are looking like the No. 1 seed out of the Sunbelt League, and are even hovering around the Top 50 nationally.
LAST RANKED: (No. 6).
LAST GAME: played to a 1-1 draw vs. Fontana Kaiser in a Sunkist League game on 1/27.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. Riverside Patriot on WEDNESDAY.

7. Perris Citrus Hill (15-3-2) — The Hawks had their four-game Mountain Pass League shutout streak snapped out as senior goalkeeper Sergio Paz (5-foot-6, 165 pounds) allowed his first goals since a 2-0 loss to No. 6 Norte Vista on Jan. 5.
LAST RANKED: (No. 7).
LAST GAME: def. Beaumont, 4-2, in a Mountain Pass League game on 1/26.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. Hemet TODAY.

8. Riverside Poly (15-3-3) — The Bears are unbeaten in their last four games heading into a showdown with No. 9 King this week. Junior MF/F Robert Morales scored twice in Monday’s win over North.
LAST RANKED: (No. 8).
LAST GAME: def. Riverside North, 2-1, in a Big VIII League game on 1/30.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. No. 9 Riverside King on WEDNESDAY.

9. Riverside King (16-5-1) — The Wolves have a six-game unbeaten streak that started immediately following a 4-1 loss to No. 8 Poly back on Jan. 9. Senior F Ricardo Mendez (5-foot-10, 175 pounds) also scored a brace in Monday’s win over Norco.
LAST RANKED: (No. 9).
LAST GAME: def. Norco, 3-1, in a Big VIII League game on 1/30.
NEXT FIXTURE: at No. 8 Riverside Poly on WEDNESDAY.

10. San Bernardino Cajon (17-4-3) — The Cowboys stick around for another week on the strength of their 12th and 13th shutouts of the season. Seniors Enrique Salazar (14 goals on 33 shots) and Carlos Trinidad (32 shots) have combined for 27 goals this season.
LAST RANKED: (No. 10).
LAST GAME: def. San Bernardino Pacific, 5-0, in a San Andreas League game on 1/26.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. Rialto TODAY.

JUST MISSED: Bloomington (10-3-3), Fontana Jurupa Hills (9-5-1), Riverside Arlington (7-6-5).

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