Perfect Game High School will be releasing Top 25 Regional Rankings every Friday in addition to the Tuesday National Top 50 Rankings. Here are is schedule for release:
Midwest (WI, IL, IN, MI, OH, KY) - Week of April 18-24
Great Plains (CO, MO, IA, MN, NE, KS, ND)-Week of Week of April 18-24
Northeast (PA, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA, VT, NH, ME)-Week of April 25-May 2
Northwest (WA, OR, ID, AK) April 25-May 2
Please Note: Our National Top 50 rankings are released every Tuesday and are reflective of games through Monday, while our Regional Rankings are released every Friday and are reflective of games through Thursday. Results of Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday games are taken into account in Regional Rankings that are not reflected in National Rankings.
Flanagan had a perfect week and takes over the top spot in this week’s rankings, with Gulliver Prep moving up to #2, and previous #1 Archbishop McCarthy falling to #3 after losing to Park Vista.
Park Vista used that win to jump four spots up to #6. Other movers were West Boca, who moved up three spots to #12, and Jupiter who went from 21 up to 15.
A new addition on the week is Wellington, checking in at #20, while Venice is back in the rankings after a couple of week hiatus, at #22.
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Ardrey Kell (NC) remained in the top spot with only one loss on the year but there was lots of movement below them, with the new top 5 showing Wren (SC) at #2, Providence (NC) at #3, while Pinecrest (NC) and James River (VA) are #4 and 5. Cosby (VA) handed James River their first loss and make the jump from #12 to #15.
Two teams made their first appearance on the Mid-Atlantic list, with Menchville (VA) ranking #22 and Byrnes (SC) rounding out the Top 25.
Edison (Huntington Beach, CA), St. Francis (Mountain View, CA) and Bishop Amat (CA) all continued their dominance, as they have a combined 33 game winning streak, with St. Francis’ lone loss of the season on March 22nd being the last time any of the top three have lost. Bishop Amat has now won 16 straight after an 0-2 start.
JSerra moved up to the #4 spot after an impressive 5-0 run at the Anaheim Lions tournament, capped off by a thrilling come from behind victory over El Toro. Clovis West debuts at #16 after a big win over Buchanan who dropped from 14th to #19, though they will have a chance at revenge on April 15th. #23 Santa Barbara and #24 JW North also enter the Pacific Top 25 this week.
The top three spots in the rankings remain unchanged with Baton Rouge Catholic (LA), Madison Central (MS), and Marist (GA) all continuing to show they are some of the nation’s top teams.
Wayne County (GA) deserves to be in that discussion as they moved to 18-0 on the year and up to #4. Two other Georgia teams, Ringgold and Thomson continues to roll, moving up nine spots apiece to #9 and #10. Memphis University (TN) also made an eight spot jump to #17 after an impressive showing at the USA Baseball Classic.
Loganville (GA) makes their debut at #18, and Spain Park (AL) returns to the rankings, coming in at #22.
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Spanish Fork (UT) is the top ranked team in the first edition of the Southwest Regional Top 25 and are currently ranked 8th in the nation. Undefeated Sierra Vista (NV) comes at #2, one spot ahead of five time defending Nevada State Champion Bishop Gorman. Mesquite narrowly edges out Hamilton and Saguaro as the top ranked team in Arizona, as that trio comes in at 4, 5 and 6 respectively. #7 Volcano Vista is the top ranked team in New Mexico.
Boulder Creek (AZ), Albuquerque Academy (NM) and Mountain Pointe (AZ) round out the top 10. Arizona features the most teams in the region with eight, New Mexico has seven, six from Nevada and four from Utah.
The top eight spots remained unchanged as they combined for a 20-0 week. El Paso Franklin moved up to #9 after extending their winning streak to 18 games. Owasso (OK) remains the top team in the region (#2 in the nation) while Fort Bend Clements (#3) is the top ranked team from Texas.
#22 Katy (TX), #23 Lamar Consolidated (TX) and #24 Plano (TX) entered the rankings this week. Santa Fe (OK) is the third team from Oklahoma, after Owasso and #2 Broken Arrow.
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