This final Orange County high school baseball rankings for the 2023 season.

Notable this week: JSerra is No. 1 in the final county rankings after winning the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 championship with a 1-0 victory over Santa Margarita. … Four Trinity League teams finish in the top six. … Division 3 champion Aliso Niguel climbs in the rankings and Division 4 champion Canyon returns to the Top 25.


(Records through May 21)

1. JSerra 20-9: The Lions won the CIF Southern Section Division 1 championship with a dramatic 1-0 win over Santa Margarita in the finals. JSerra declined its invitation to play in next week’s CIF SoCal Regional playoffs.

Previous ranking: 2

2. Santa Margarita 26-7: Collin Clarke pitched magnificently for the Eagles in their 1-0 loss to JSerra in eight innings in the CIF-SS Division 1 championship game. The Eagles won the Trinity League championship with a 14-1 league record.

Previous ranking: 1

3. Orange Lutheran 22-11-1: The Lancers tied with JSerra for third place in the Trinity League. They lost to Santa Margarita in the Division 1 semifinals.

Previous ranking: 3

4. Villa Park 21-11: The Spartans won the Crestview League championship, lost to Orange Luthern in the Division 1 quarterfinals.

Previous ranking: 4

5. Huntington Beach 22-9: The Oilers won the Surf League championship and the National High School Invitational championship. They also reached the Boras Classic South final and lost to Villa Park in the Division 1 second round.

Previous ranking: 5

6. Mater Dei 18-12-1: The Monarchs finished second in the Trinity League, swept JSerra in a three-game league series, and lost to Santiago of Corona by one run in the Division 2 second round.

Previous ranking: 6

7. Cypress 23-8: The Centurions won the National Classic championship and tied Pacifica for the Empire League championship. They also lost to Sierra Canyon by one run in the Division 1 playoffs second round.

Previous ranking: 7

8. Pacifica 20-3: The Mariners tied for the Empire League championship, had a 15-game winning streak that included a win over Villa Park, and lost to Torrance in the Division 1 playoffs first round.

Previous ranking: 8

9. El Dorado 16-13: The Golden Hawks finished second in the Crestview League, lost to San Dimas in the Division 1 first round.

Previous ranking: 9

10. Tesoro 22-9: The Titans won the South Coast League championship, lost to West Ranch in the second round of the Division 2 playoffs.

Previous ranking: 10

11. Foothill 14-15

Previous ranking: 12

12. Servite 14-14

Previous ranking: 11

13. Aliso Niguel 20-13

Previous ranking: 17

14. Canyon 21-17

Previous ranking: Not ranked

15. Yorba Linda 17-12-1

Previous ranking: 24

16. Fullerton 20-8

Previous ranking: 14

17. Edison 18-9

Previous ranking: 13

18. Crean Lutheran 22-8

Previous ranking: 25

19. Fountain Valley 15-11

Previous ranking: 15

20. Capistrano Valley 13-15

Previous ranking: 16

21. Ocean View 20-11

Previous ranking: 21

22. Capistrano Valley Christian 21-11

Previous ranking: 18

23. San Clemente 19-11

Previous ranking: 22

24. Corona del Mar 13-14-1

Previous ranking: 19

25. Los Alamitos 15-12

Previous ranking: 23

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