The HOA cannot createfor itself a superior position. If the amounts owed to HOA were incurred before the the Trustee sale, then they are included.
You are correct in your statement that the lien will be paid off by the trusee sale.
You should bring this to the attention of the trustee; you should not make any payments without running them past the trustee because you do not want to be accused of giving any particular creditor a preference,
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