Photo: Perfect Game

National HS Top 50: March 24

High School : : Rankings
Todd Gold        
Published: Monday, March 24, 2014

Contributing: Jheremy Brown

For the second consecutive week there is a new No. 1 team in the nation. Defending Florida state champion Venice fell out of the top spot after suffering their first loss of the season on Friday night. They didn't fall far, landing at No. 5, as their loss came to undefeated Sarasota, who climbs eight spots this week, coming in at No. 4.

Archbishop McCarthy, who was named the 2011 PG High School National Champion, seiezed the opportunity of Venice's loss in front of them, and moved up from No. 2 to the top spot in the nation. The Mavericks cruised to two easy victories this week, winning by a combined score of 22-2.

Hamilton (Ariz.) is the biggest climber of the week, entering the rankings at No. 23 after winning a 1-0 battle over previously No. 20 Greenway (Ariz.) as part of a highly impressive week which began with a late comeback win in a game where the opposing starting pitcher was the state's top ranked right hander, Ryan Castellani. Greenway lands at No. 25 this week, while O'Connor gives Arizona a third representative as they re-enter the rankings at No. 46 after a 3-0 week that started with a walk-off win over previously ranked Bishop Gorman (Nev.).

Other new additions this week include: No. 34 Poway (Calif.),  No. 45 Tampa Jesuit (Fla.) and No. 49 Fayetteville (Ark.).

Ranking Previous Team City State
1 2 Archbishop McCarthy Southwest Ranches Florida
2 3 Harvard-Westlake North Hollywood California
3 6 Barbe Lake Charles Louisiana
4 12 Sarasota Sarasota Florida
5 1 Venice Venice Florida
6 7 Cypress Ranch Houston Texas
7 4 Mountain View St. Francis Mountain View California
8 5 Gainesville Gainesville Georgia
9 11 Pearland Pearland Texas
10 10 American Heritage Plantation Florida
11 8 Rancho Bernardo San Diego California
12 15 Coral Springs Christian Academy Coral Springs Florida
13 14 Cathedral Catholic San Diego California
14 9 Owasso Owasso Oklahoma
15 17 Loyola Los Angeles California
16 18 Flora Columbia South Carolina
17 13 Roberson Asheville North Carolina
18 22 Junipero Serra San Mateo California
19 23 Hagerty Oviedo Florida
20 16 Olympia HS Orlando Florida
21 21 Chino Hills Chino Hills California
22 26 Arlington Martin Arlington Texas
23   Hamilton Chandler Arizona
24 29 Huntington Beach Huntington Beach California
25 20 Greenway Phoenix Arizona
26 30 Lake Travis Austin Texas
27 31 Conway Conway South Carolina
28 28 CC Moody Corpus Christi Texas
29 37 West Orange Winter Garden Florida
30 35 Milton Milton Georgia
31 27 Buchanan Clovis California
32 34 Orangewood Christian Maitland Florida
33 33 Salisbury School Salisbury Connecticut
34   Poway Poway California
35 41 Marist Atlanta Georgia
36 25 Carl Albert Midwest City Oklahoma
37 32 Clovis Fresno California
38 39 Flanagan Pembroke Pines Florida
39 40 Southlake Carroll Southlake Texas
40 42 ThunderRidge Highlands Ranch Colorado
41 44 Parkview Lilburn Georgia
42 46 Klein Collins Spring Texas
43 43 Blue Valley West Stillwell Kansas
44 47 Puyallup Puyallup Washington
45   Tampa Jesuit Tampa Florida
46   O'Connor Phoenix Arizona
47 49 Hardin Valley Knoxville Tennessee
48 48 Moeller Cincinnati Ohio
49   Fayetteville Fayetteville Arkansas
50 36 DeSoto Central Southaven Mississippi

Recent Related Articles
National HS Top 50: May 24
Alejandro Toral helped Archbishop McCarthy capture their fifth 8A title in Florida in the last six years as we update the Nat... READ 
National HS Top 50: May 17
Charles King tossed a no hitter for Coppell High School (Texas) as teams across the country are starting to wrap up their sea... READ 
National HS Top 50: May 10
Fast-rising MLB Draft prospect Kyle Muller and his Dallas Jesuit teammates move up into the top 10 of the updated National Hi... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
National HS Top 50: March 15
There are plenty of changes to the updated Top 50 High School Team Rankings presented by Rawlings, including a new No. 1 and ... READ 
National HS Top 50: April 19
Colton Welker and his Marjory Stoneman Douglas teammates rise to the No. 1 spot in Perfect Game's update of the Top 50 High S... READ 
Regional HS Preview: Great Plains
Perfect Game All-American Cole Stobbe enjoyed a huge summer on the national circuit and stands out in several categories for ... READ 

Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page
About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2016 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.