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High School : : Rankings
Gorman new No. 1 in HS Top 50
Published: Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Bishop Gorman (NV) moves into the top spot after a 5-0 start in which their closest game was a 4-0 win over Faith Lutheran. Being on top is nothing new to the Gaels, who have won six consecutive Nevada state championships and are led by two-way star and projected first round MLB Draft pick Joey Gallo, who was named MVP of the 2011 Perfect Game All-American Classic and the 2011 Perfect Game High School Position Player of the Year.

Corpus Christi Carroll (TX) moves up into the No. 2 spot and has a solid case for No. 1 thanks to an 11-0 start. They are joined in the top ten by fellow Texas schools Calallen (No. 6) and Klein Collins, who climbs into the top 10, landing at No. 9 after a 12 game winning streak that puts them at 13-2 on the year.

Tampa Jesuit which has held the top spot in the rankings since the preseason drops three spots to No. 4 after a 3-0 loss to Gulliver Prep Saturday.

Olympia (FL) remains undefeated and is up to No. 7. George Washington (NY) has pounded the ball for four games and remains at No. 10, closely followed by Columbus (FL).

Lakewood (CA) becomes the top ranked team from California after moving up to No. 12, making the second straight week that the Golden State has been shut out of the top ten. 8-1 Lakewood is followed by a pair of Division II Moore League clubs in No. 20 Bishop Alemany and No. 22 Harvard-Westlake who each made short moves up this week. Huntington Beach climbs to No. 28 after improving to 8-0 on the year after opening the season unranked thanks to several highly impressive wins by the Oilers. Preseason No. 5 Mater Dei slides to No. 26 after falling to 5-3 after a tough loss to Orange Lutheran.

Barbe (LA) has continued its roll  and moves up to No. 17 and Farragut (TN) hasn't missed a beat since its 2011 title, winning its first four games.

Edmond Santa Fe reclaims the top spot in the state of Oklahoma thanks to a loss by Owasso and a dominant showing in the Coach Bob National Invitational opener by RHP Ty Hensley (CG no-hitter, 13 K, 1 BB, 2-for-2 with a HR) who has made a big jump from last season. The Wolves move up to No. 38, with Owasso slotting in at No. 39.

Colorado gains a representative in the National Top 50 rankings for the first time this season as 2011 5A runner-up Cherry Creek debuts at No. 48 thanks to an impressive 4-0 start that included a revenge victory over defending champion Regis Jesuit in the season opener.

Other wew additions include: No. 37 Winter Springs (FL), No. 42 IMG Academies (FL), No. 45 Long Beach Wilson (CA), No. 46 SB Memorial (TX), No. 47 Oak Grove (MS) and No. 50 Providence Catholic (IL).

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RankingPreviousTeamCityState
1 2 Bishop Gorman Las Vegas Nevada
2 3 Corpus Christi Carroll Corpus Christi Texas
3 4 Columbus Columbus Georgia
4 1 Tampa Jesuit Tampa Florida
5 5 Spanish Fork Spanish Fork Utah
6 6 Calallen Corpus Christi Texas
7 7 Olympia HS Orlando Florida
8 8 Providence Charlotte North Carolina
9 15 Klein Collins Spring Texas
10 10 George Washington New York New York
11 9 Christopher Columbus Miami Florida
12 17 Lakewood Lakewood California
13 13 Don Bosco Prep Ramsey New Jersey
14 14 American Heritage Plantation Florida
15 12 Gulliver Prep Miami Florida
16 16 Parkview Lilburn Georgia
17 19 Barbe Lake Charles Louisiana
18 20 Tomball Tomball Texas
19 24 Farragut Farragut Tennessee
20 21 Alemany Mission Hills California
21 22 Archbishop McCarthy Southwest Ranches Florida
22 27 Harvard-Westlake North Hollywood California
23 23 Westview Portland Oregon
24 28 Pelham Pelham Alabama
25 29 The Woodlands The Woodlands Texas
26 11 Mater Dei Santa Ana California
27 18 Byrnes Duncan South Carolina
28 34 Huntington Beach Huntington Beach California
29 38 Roberson Asheville North Carolina
30 30 James River Midlothian Virginia
31 31 Vandalia Butler Vandalia Ohio
32 32 Gloucester Catholic Gloucester City New Jersey
33 26 Valencia Valencia California
34 35 Madison Central Madison Mississippi
35 37 Rockwall Heath Rockwall Texas
36 39 JW North Riverside California
37   Winter Springs Winter Springs Florida
38 43 Santa Fe Edmond Oklahoma
39 25 Owasso Owasso Oklahoma
40 40 Poly Prep Country Day Brooklyn New York
41 46 Mountain View St. Francis Mountain View California
42   IMG Academies Bradenton Florida
43 47 Seven Lakes Katy Texas
44 44 Lee's Summit West Lee's Summit Missouri
45   Long Beach Wilson Long Beach California
46   Memorial Houston Texas
47   Oak Grove Hattiesburg Mississippi
48 50 Lexington Catholic Lexington Kentucky
49   Cherry Creek Cherry Creek Colorado
50   Providence Catholic New Lenox Illinois



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