The top-seeded Monarchs ended the night with another new touch.
They raised five fingers for a team photo after sprinting past second-seeded Long Beach Wilson in the second half for a 13-6 victory in front of an overflow crowd at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center.
Five stood for the number of consecutive section titles won by Mater Dei (31-0). The Monarchs have claimed the past three Division 1 crowns and won two Division 2 championship plaques before that.
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