East Bay football poll — 11/15

Here’s the final East Bay football poll until the end of the postseason. Enjoy.

Team Record Points Last week Comment
1. De La Salle (7) 10-0 105 1 Spartans complete first unbeaten regular season since 2007
2. California 9-1 98 2 Grizzlies give DLS its strongest challenge of the season
3. Concord 9-1 91 3 Ricky Lloyd leads Concord to outright DVAL title
4. Monte Vista 7-3 83 4 Bryce McGovern’s four TDs pace win over rival SRV
t5. Encinal 9-1 73 5 Jets remain unbeaten in three seasons in the BSAL
t5. McClymonds 10-0 73 6 OAL champions cap perfect regular season with shutout win
7. Foothill 6-4 63 7 Falcons beat rival Amador Valley in defensive showdown
8. Pinole Valley 9-0-1 57 9 Undefeated Spartans enter NCS as No. 2 seed in Div. II
9. San Ramon Valley 5-5 48 8 A tie for sixth in EBAL is good for No. 6 seed in NCS Div. I
10. James Logan 8-2 40 10 Colts handle Washington to win second straight MVAL title
11. Granada 6-4 34 11 Matadors stop late two-point conversion to hold off Livermore
12. Bishop O’Dowd 9-1 27 12 One-loss season nets only No. 7 seed in NCS Div. III
t13. Heritage 8-2 15 13 Patriots edge Deer Valley to take second place in BVAL
t13. Miramonte 9-1 15 15 Matadors throttle Alhambra to win DFAL championship
15. Pittsburg 5-5 13 NR BVAL champs are .500 overall for first time this season

Also receiving votes: Berkeley (7-3, 6 points). Records are through Saturday. The East Bay poll is voted upon by the prep sports staff of the Bay Area News Group-East Bay.


Final East Bay water polo rankings

The 2010 high school water polo season ended on Saturday with some great matches at the Soda Aquatic Center. Congratulations to the Monte Vista and Campolindo girls, and the Acalanes and Las Lomas boys for winning North Coast Section titles. It was the first title ever for the Las Lomas and Acalanes boys while the Campolindo girls hadn’t won in 10 years. Monte Vista’s crown was its fifth straight.
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Live chat from Sunday’s NCS football seeding meeting

Our Ben Enos will bring you the latest news from Sunday’s North Coast Section prep football seeding meeting during his live chat at 3 p.m. Find out which teams get in and which ones don’t, plus get all of the first-round matchups right here.


Another honor for Purvis

St. Elizabeth High graduate Ashton Purvis has been named the Track and Field News Girls Athlete of the Year. Purvis, who won California Interscholastic Federation state championship titles in the 100 and 200 meters in June, was ranked second nationally in the 100 (11.17 seconds wind-legal) and had the top wind-legal time nationally in the 200 (22.90).
Purvis is the second East Bay girl to win this honor in four years. Holy Names High graduate Ke’Nyia Richardson (long jump/triple jump) was named in 2007.
Other East Bay girls who earned Track and Field News All-America honors this year for top-five national rankings were Deer Valley graduate Chizoba Okodogbe (400), St. Mary’s Trinity Wilson (100 hurdles), James Logan graduate Thandi Stewart (300 hurdles) and James Logan’s Ciarra Brewer (triple jump).