Inland Area Prep Soccer Top 10

WEEK ONE
Through Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

1. Corona (0-0-1) — Panthers opened the season down the road in Murrieta and came away with a point, one of many they’ll seek without senior Leo Bahena. The star forward is recovering from a broken foot and will miss 4-6 weeks.
THIS SEASON: 0-0-1 overall.
LAST SEASON: 21-8-1 overall, 7-2-1 Big VIII League. 2012-’13: 13-4-3, 6-1-3.
LAST RANKED: No. 1.
LAST RESULT: tied Murrieta Valley, 2-2, in a nonleague game on Monday, Dec. 1.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. Jurupa Valley Patriot at Norte Vista HS on THURSDAY.

2. Claremont (0-0-0) — Wolfpack ranked No. 2 in CIF-Southern Section Division 3 poll. This crop of players may be right there with some of coach Frank Bruce-Oliver’s best, and he’s harvested some big trophies in his 24 years.
THIS SEASON: 0-0-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 14-3-7 overall, 6-0-4 Sierra League. 2012-’13: 14-8-1, 7-3-0.
LAST RANKED: Not Ranked.
LAST RESULT: Lost, 3-1, to San Clemente in a CIF-SS Division 1 2nd Round game on Feb. 25, 2014.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. Rancho Cucamonga Alta Loma on TUESDAY.

3. Lake Elsinore Lakeside (2-0-0) — Lancers have buried their chances vs. two Southwestern League schools and are off to the King of the Inland Empire Tournament at Heritage’s Menifee High this weekend.
THIS SEASON: 2-0-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 22-5-4 overall, 8-2-0. Sunbelt League. 2012-’13: 18-8-1, 9-1-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 4.
LAST RESULT: def. Murrieta Valley 3-0 in a nonleague game on Tuesday, Dec. 2.
WEEK FIXTURE: vs. Desert Mirage on THURSDAY.

4. Redlands East Valley (1-0-0) — Coach Ted Small has won more than 40 games over the last two seasons, and opened this new campaign with a quality win over Riverside King.
THIS SEASON: 1-0-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 20-4-1 overall, 10-0-0 Citrus Belt. 2012-’13: 22-2-3, 10-0-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 2.
LAST RESULT: def. Riverside King 2-1 in a nonleague game on Monday, Dec. 1.
WEEK FIXTURE: at Norco on THURSDAY.

5. Hesperia Oak Hills (0-0-0) — Bulldogs have averaged 23 wins each of the last five seasons under Darren Goodman, and are the No. 1 ranked team in the CIF-SS Division 4 preseason poll.
THIS SEASON: 0-0-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 29-1-2 overall, 12-0-0 Mojave River 2012-’13: 23-3-2, 12-0-0.
LAST RANKED: Not Ranked.
LAST RESULT: lost, 3-1, to Los Angeles Cathedral in the CIF-SS Division 4 Championship Game on March 8.
WEEK FIXTURE: vs. Victorville University Prep TODAY.

6. Temecula Chaparral (0-2-0) — Pumas opened the season ranked No. 2 in the Division 4 preseason poll but have two one-goal losses as Coach Omar Benjoud has scheduled super tough nonleague games.
THIS SEASON: 0-2-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 17-6-5 overall, 7-1-1 Southwestern League. 2012-’13: 10-11-3, 5-4-0.
LAST RANKED: Not Ranked.
LAST RESULT: lost, 3-2, to Pomona Ganesha in a nonleague game on Tuesday, Dec. 2.
WEEK FIXTURE: at Upland TODAY.

7. Rancho Cucamonga Alta Loma (0-0-0) — Braves have had some ups-and-down with Coach Ryan McConnell but this looks to be another good year. They play No. 2 Claremont early next week.
THIS SEASON: 0-0-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 14-5-6 overall, 8-0-3 Baseline League. 2012-’13: 16-7-3, 6-3-1.
LAST RANKED: Not Ranked.
LAST RESULT: lost, 2-1, to Downey Warren in a CIF-SS Division 2 2nd Round playoff game on Feb. 25.
WEEK FIXTURE: vs. Colton TODAY.

8. Temescal Canyon (0-0-1) — Titans are “one tough nut to crack,” said Lakeside coach Colin Gilliland, giving probably the most succinct description of his league rival,
THIS SEASON: 0-1-1 overall.
LAST SEASON: 17-3-7 overall, 8-1-1 Sunbelt League. 2012: 18-8-1, 7-2-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 3.
LAST RESULT: tied Murrieta Mesa, 1-1, in a nonleague game on Tuesday, Dec. 2.
WEEK FIXTURE: vs. Phelan Serrano on THURSDAY.

9. Riverside North (1-0-0) — Huskies’ No. 10 Mike Chavez is off to a flying start with the only two goals in a season-opening win for the defending Inland Valley League champs.
THIS SEASON: 1-0-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 13-4-2 overall, 11-0-1 Inland Valley League. 2012-’13: 7-10-3, 2-9-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 6.
LAST RESULT: def. La Verne Damien, 2-0 in pool play at the Rancho Cucamonga HS Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 2.
WEEK FIXTURE: vs. Montclair TODAY.

10. Corona Centennial (0-0-0) — Huskies’ first game of the season is in the brand new 2014 Champions Cup, which features only league champions from eight local Inland area league.
THIS SEASON: 0-0-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 15-4-4 overall, 7-2-1 Big VIII League. 2012-’13: 5-10-2, 4-5-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 7.
LAST RESULT: lost in PKs to Downey Warren in a CIF-SS Division 2 Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Feb. 27.
WEEK FIXTURE: vs. San Bernardino San Gorgonio on THURSDAY.

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