Last week’s CIF Southern Section polls for the sports of boys’ water polo were released last week and here is a look at the local area teams that have cracked the rankings. The polls are managed by the CIF-SS Advisory Committees that oversee each individual sport and are up-to-date as of Monday, Oct. 18.

The newly formed Open Division will be the top eight teams and may come from teams in any division. The top eight teams selected to the Open Division will be finalized during the playoffs seeding meeting Oct. 29.

Divisions 1-3

No local teams

Division 4

No. 8 – Chaparral

Division 5

No local teams

Division 6

No. 4 – Heritage

No. 5 – Paloma Valley

Top 20 – Lakeside

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