Inland Area Prep Soccer Top 10

BOYS PREP SOCCER
For Tuesday, March 8 (After Week 14)

1. Redlands East Valley (28-2-1) — Wildcats’ Jarod Nelson had some serious luck on his side in title game.
THIS SEASON: 28-2-1 overall, 13-1-0 Citrus Belt League.
LAST SEASON: 20-3-2 overall, 12-1-1 Citrus Belt. 2013-’14: 20-4-1, 10-0-0. ’12-’13: 22-2-3, 10-0-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 1 (6).
LAST RESULT: def. Los Angeles Cathedral, 5-4 in PKs, in the CIF-SS Division 3 Championship Game Friday, March 4.
NEXT FIXTURE: Season complete.

2. MoVal Rancho Verde (23-6-2) — Mustangs fell out in semifinals but get second shot in CIF’s SoCal Regionals.
THIS SEASON: 23-6-2 overall, 8-1-1 Inland Valley League.
LAST SEASON: 19-7-2 overall, 5-3-2 Inland Valley. 2013-’14: 10-9-7, 2-7-3. 2012-’13: 8-9-5, 5-4-3.
LAST RANKED: No. 2 (26).
LAST RESULT: lost, 2-1, to Long Beach Jordan in a CIF-SS Division 2 Semifinal Round playoff game on Friday, Feb. 26.
NEXT FIXTURE: at Granada Hills in a CIF SoCal Regional Division 2 Round 1 playoff game at 4 p.m. TODAY.

3. Ontario Chaffey (20-2-2) — Tigers get a rare second life as a quarterfinalist in Regionals, even hosting a game!
THIS SEASON: 20-2-2 overall, 9-0-1 Mt. Baldy League.
LAST SEASON: 22-2-5 overall, 7-1-2 Mt. Baldy. 2013-’14: 13-9-3, 5-5-2. ’12-’13: 5-12-6, 3-7-2.
LAST RANKED: No. 3 (22).
LAST RESULT: lost, 2-1, to Santa Maria in a CIF-Southern Section Division 3 Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Feb. 26.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. San Marcos Mission Hills in a CIF SoCal Regional Division 3 Round 1 playoff game at 5 p.m. TONIGHT.

4. Ontario (18-3-2) — Jaguars’ two-game playoff shutout streak was snapped in season-ending 2-1 loss at home.
THIS SEASON: 18-3-2 overall, 7-1-2 Mt. Baldy League
LAST SEASON: 22-5-6 overall, 5-3-2 Mt. Baldy. 2013-’14: 16-6-1, 10-2-0. ’12-’13: 23-8-0, 9-3-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 5 (40).
LAST RESULT: lost, 2-1, to Agoura in a CIF-SS Division 3 2nd Round playoff game on Wednesday, Feb. 24.
NEXT FIXTURE: Season complete.

5. Thermal Desert Mirage (23-0-0) — Rams ran roughshod through regular season and CIF-SS Division 6 playoffs.
THIS SEASON: 23-0-0 overall, 12-0-0 De Anza League.
LAST SEASON: 13-9-2 overall, 8-1-1 De Anza. 2013-’14: 12-7-3, 6-1-1. ’12-’13: 13-8-3, 7-0-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 6 (10).
LAST RESULT: def. Indio Shadow Hills, 2-0, in the CIF-SS Division 6 Championship Game on Friday, March 4.
NEXT FIXTURE: vs. El Cajon Christian in a CIF SoCal Regional Division 4 Round 1 playoff game at 4 p.m. TODAY.

6. Claremont (17-5-2) — Wolfpack scored just once in two playoff games, dropping two spots upon second review.
THIS SEASON: 17-5-2 overall, 9-1-0 Palomares League
LAST SEASON: 18-2-4 overall, 9-0-1 Palomares. 2013-’14: 14-3-7, 6-0-4 Sierra League. ’12-’13: 14-8-1, 7-3-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 4 (71).
LAST RESULT: lost, 1-0, to Quartz Hill in a CIF-SS Division 3 2nd Round playoff game on Wednesday, Feb. 24.
NEXT FIXTURE: Season complete.

7. Lake Elsinore Temescal Canyon (18-3-4) — Titans’ defensive tactics fell short sooner than expected.
THIS SEASON: 18-3-4 overall, 8-1-1 Sunbelt League.
LAST SEASON: 14-6-4 overall, 7-2-1 Sunbelt. 2013-’14: 17-3-7, 8-1-1.’12-’13: 18-8-1, 7-2-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 7 (60).
LAST RESULT: lost, 2-1, to Saugus, in a CIF-SS Division 4 2nd Round playoff game on Wednesday, Feb. 24.
NEXT FIXTURE: Season complete.

8. Corona Centennial (13-2-2) — Huskies rose up to claim one of the Inland Area’s toughest leagues.
THIS SEASON: 13-2-2 overall, 8-0-2 Big VIII League.
LAST SEASON: 4-7-4, overall, 3-2-3 Big VIII. 2013-’14: 15-4-4, 7-2-1. ’12-’13: 5-10-2, 4-5-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 8 (56).
LAST RESULT: lost, 1-0 in OT, to Santa Margarita in a CIF-SS Division 1 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Feb. 19.
NEXT FIXTURE: Season complete.

9. Riverside Arlington (15-8-5) — Lions senior mid Leo Rodriguez had second-round hat trick.
THIS SEASON: 15-8-5 overall, 5-1-4 Inland Valley League
LAST SEASON: 7-9-3 overall, 3-5-2 IVL. 2013-’14: 7-11-6, 2-7-3. ’12-’13: 14-4-6, 6-2-4.
LAST RANKED: No. 9 (117).
LAST RESULT: lost, 1-0, to Fullerton Sunny Hills in a CIF-SS Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Feb. 26.
NEXT FIXTURE: Season complete.

10. Riverside King (14-8-6) — Wolves held up the Big VIII League flag longer than any other team this season.
THIS SEASON: 14-8-6 overall, 5-3-2 Big VIII League.
LAST SEASON: 13-8-6 overall, 9-0-1 Big VIII. 2013-’14: 21-8-2, 7-2-1. ’12-’13: 13-4-3, 6-1-3.
LAST RANKED: No. 10 (189).
LAST RESULT: lost, 1-0, to Los Alamitos in a CIF-SS Division 1 2nd Round playoff game on Wednesday, Feb. 24.
NEXT FIXTURE: Season complete.

DROPPED OUT: None.

ALSO CONSIDERED: Fontana Jurupa Hills (16-6-2), Temecula Chaparral (16-6-2), San Bernardino Indian Springs (14-5-5).

PHOTO by JERRY SOIFER

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