After a successful summer and fall season that included winning the WWBA Freshman World Championship Banditos Elite finishes 2016 as the No. 1 team at the 14u age division.
Which travel organizations had the most success in 2016? Perfect Game examines well-represented organizations in the final edition of the 2016 Travel Team Rankings, including Team Elite, the 2016 18u BCS Finals champs.
Closing out the travel team rankings for 2016 is the 12u age division, with the Coppell, Texas-based Dallas Tigers Polk closing out the year No. 1 after winning the 12u PG Super25 National Championship.
Banditos Black finish 2016 as the No. 1 travel team at the 15u age division after a dominant summer and fall season that included championships at the 15u WWBA National Championship and 15u PG World Series.
The final rankings for 2016 at the 16u age level are now available with the Central Florida Gators retaining the top spot after a dominant tournament season that included a quarterfinal finish in Jupiter.
Click here to view the champions from PGBA events held over the weekend of December 3rd-4th.
The travel team rankings for the 17u age division have been updated one last time for the 2016 season with AZ T-Rex Rawlings taking the top spot after three championships and a third-place finish in Jupiter.
After the Perfect Game ranking updates for the fall of 2016 we examine some of the players who made the biggest jumps in the rankings and why those jumps occurred, which includes the jump made by Samuel Carlson.
No. 19-ranked 2018 RHP Carter Stewart, the MVPitcher at the 2016 16u PG World Series, is one of a dozen top '18 and '19 prospects expected to return to the Central Florida Gators in 2017.
Nationally No. 3-ranked 2019 Texas RHP Matthew Thompson helped the Banditos Black to the 15u WWBA National Championship title and ultimately to the top of the 15u travel team rankings.