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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

National HS Top 50: March 20

Vincent Cervino        
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National High School Top 50: March 13

For the first time this season, there is a new No. 1 team in the land. Calvary Christian Academy (Fla.) upset former No. 1 American Heritage (Fla.) over the weekend by a score of 5-1 and starter Christian Scott spun a masterful performance. The Florida signee has run his fastball into the mid-90s attracting significant draft buzz while also hitting .400 for the team. The Calvary-Heritage rivalry is an extremely entertaining one, and Head coach Alan Kunkel has a very talented team from top to bottom. 

Another Calvary Christian-named high school in Florida holds strong at the No. 2 spot after beginning the season 12-0 and extending their very impressive winning streak to 42 games, dating back to last year's state champion team. Bishop Gorman (Nev.) also holds steady at No. 3 after a 6-0 start to the season and an absurd run differential of 74-5. Blessed Trinity (Ga.) jumps to the No. 4 spot as they came off their victory at the PG HS Showdown by winning a big game over No. 18 River Ridge (Ga.) in extra innings. 

Four Texas teams represent the top 20 teams as Cypress Ranch and San Antonio Reagan hold strong at Nos. 6 and 7 respectively. Lake Travis' run up the rankings continue as their 14-0 start has them looking like favorites for a state title and Magnolia also jumps to No. 17. 

Some of the bigger jumps in the rankings come from Providence (Fla.) who is up nine spots to No. 21, Agryle (Texas) is up 12 spots to No. 25, Elk Grove (Calif.) is up 16 spots to No. 27, and Notre Dame (Calif.) makes the biggest climb as they jump 18 spots to No. 32. Seven new teams enter the rankings which include Sam Houston (La.) at No. 30, Puyallup (Wash.) at No. 36, Niceville (Fla.) at No. 37, John Curtis Christian (La.) at No. 38, Valley Christian Schools (Calif.) at No. 45, Faith Academy (Ala.) at No. 49 and Saline (Mich.) at No. 50. Most regions have gotten underway with the Southwest and Northwest starting up this past week and the Midwest and Northeast regions should be getting underway over the next two weeks.


 RankPrevHSCitySt
17Calvary Christian AcademyFort LauderdaleFL
22Calvary ChristianClearwaterFL
33Bishop GormanLas VegasNV
48Blessed Trinity CathRoswellGA
54Cypress RanchCypressTX
65ReaganSan AntonioTX
71American HeritagePlantationFL
814Orange LutheranOrangeCA
99ParkviewLilburnGA
1015OwassoOwassoOK
1117Lake TravisAustinTX
1211Alfred M. BarbeLake CharlesLA
136HattiesburgHattiesburgMS
1416NorthwesternRock HillSC
1519The BollesJacksonvilleFL
1624ServiteAnaheimCA
1728MagnoliaMagnoliaTX
1813River RidgeWoodstockGA
1918Riverdale BaptistUpper MarlboroMD
2012Cathedral CatholicSan DiegoCA
2130ProvidenceJacksonvilleFL
2220New HanoverWilmingtonNC
2323North GwinnettSuwaneeGA
2410Mater DeiSanta AnaCA
2537ArgyleArgyleTX
2621T C RobersonAshevilleNC
2743Elk GroveElk GroveCA
2838RockwallRockwallTX
2929Pleasure Ridge ParkLouisvilleKY
new 30 Sam HoustonLake CharlesLA
3131KokomoKokomoIN
3250Notre DameSherman OaksCA
3339Tampa JesuitTampaFL
3444HooverHooverAL
3540BasicHendersonNV
new 36 PuyallupPuyallupWA
new 37 Niceville SeniorNicevilleFL
new 38 John Curtis ChristianRiver RidgeLA
3947GulfportGulfportMS
4022PinnaclePhoenixAZ
4141William Penn CharterPhiladelphiaPA
4233Harvard-WestlakeLos AngelesCA
4332WaltonMariettaGA
4425Trinity Christian AcademyJacksonvilleFL
new 45 Valley Christian SchoolsSan JoseCA
4646DelbartonMorristownNJ
4735HorizonScottsdaleAZ
4848Central CatholicLawrenceMA
new 49 Faith AcademyMobileAL
new 50 SalineSalineMI
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