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High School  | Rankings  | 1/31/2020

Preseason High School Top 50

Vincent Cervino     
Photo: Cole Russo (Tampa Jesuit Athletics)

2020 High School Preview Index

Team Breakdowns: 1-1011-2021-3031-4041-50

The final 10 teams have been unveiled, and, as such, there is a Preseason High School Top 50. In total, there are 50 teams from 19 different states with Florida and California leading the way with 10 teams and nine teams, respectively. Florida and California also represent the first two teams in the rankings in Tampa Jesuit (Fla.) at No. 1 and Notre Dame (Calif.) at No. 2. This goes to show that the talent-rich states are especially deep this year, including the top team in the land. 

Between the Top 50 teams there are 18 defending state champions, led by Tampa Jesuit. The top five includes DeSoto Central (Miss.) at No. 3, North Gwinnett (Ga.) at No. 4, and JSerra (Calif.) at No. 5. There is a ton of talent with the teams in the Top 50 which includes 15 total PG All-Americans represented throughout these teams. Blaze Jordan is on the highest-ranked team that includes PG All-Americans while Harvard-Westlake at No. 9 includes the only duo of PG All-Americans in Pete Crow-Armstrong and Drew Bowser. 

As always with the high school season, there are a number of high profile events to keep an eye on that will feature a ton of ranked teams. The PG High School Showdown features nine preseason ranked teams and will take place March 5-7 in Hoover, Ala. The National High School Invitational (NHSI) features 12 preseason ranked teams and will take place April 1-4 in Cary, N.C. The Boras Classic South will feature five preseason ranked teams, all from Southern California, on April 14-17. 

Region-wise the top-ranked team in each region are as follows:

• Florida: No. 1 Tampa Jesuit
• Pacific: No. 2 Notre Dame (Calif.)
• Southeast: No. 3 DeSoto Central (Miss.)
• Texahoma: No. 7 Southlake Carroll (Texas)
• Southwest: No. 14 Palo Verde (Nev.)
• Midwest: No. 19 Orchard Lake St. Mary's (Mich.)
• Northeast: No. 23 St. Augustine Prep (N.J.)
• Great Plains: No. 40 Regis Jesuit (Colo.)
• Northwest: No. 41 Jesuit (Ore.)
• Mid-Atlantic: No. 43 Chapin (S.C.)

The season is already beginning with spring practices and scrimmages in full swing throughout most of the country. Perfect Game covers the entire country and will be on hand for all of the action. As always, as the action unfolds be sure to send over highlights, home runs, great plays, or anything of that nature over to us on Twitter @vcervinoPG, @PG_Scouting, or @PerfectGameUSA. Best of luck to everyone this high school season!

 RankPrevHSCitySt
new 1 Tampa JesuitTampaFL
new 2 Notre DameSherman OaksCA
new 3 DeSoto CentralSouthavenMS
new 4 North GwinnettSuwaneeGA
new 5 J SerraSan Juan CapistranoCA
new 6 American HeritagePlantationFL
new 7 Southlake CarrollSouthlakeTX
new 8 Bob JonesMadisonAL
new 9 Harvard-WestlakeLos AngelesCA
new 10 ParkviewLilburnGA
new 11 Alfred M. BarbeLake CharlesLA
new 12 De La SalleConcordCA
new 13 KingwoodKingwoodTX
new 14 Palo VerdeLas VegasNV
new 15 Orange LutheranOrangeCA
new 16 Mountain PointePhoenixAZ
new 17 FarragutKnoxvilleTN
new 18 La MiradaLa MiradaCA
new 19 Orchard Lake St. Marys PrepOrchard LakeMI
new 20 Westminster ChristianMiamiFL
new 21 HamiltonChandlerAZ
new 22 American Heritage Delray BeachDelray BeachFL
new 23 St. Augustine PreparatoryRichlandNJ
new 24 Bishop GormanLas VegasNV
new 25 Russell CoSealeAL
new 26 ReaganSan AntonioTX
new 27 Calvary ChristianClearwaterFL
new 28 Valley Christian SchoolsSan JoseCA
new 29 BaylorChattanoogaTN
new 30 EdwardsvilleEdwardsvilleIL
new 31 BufordBufordGA
new 32 HooverHooverAL
new 33 Lake MaryLake MaryFL
new 34 Red LandLewisberryPA
new 35 The WoodlandsThe WoodlandsTX
new 36 Marjory Stoneman DouglasParklandFL
new 37 Houston CountyWarner RobinsGA
new 38 Bergen CatholicOradellNJ
new 39 TurlockTurlockCA
new 40 Regis JesuitAuroraCO
new 41 JesuitPortlandOR
new 42 Spruce CreekPort OrangeFL
new 43 ChapinChapinSC
new 44 Smiths StationSmiths StationAL
new 45 Miami ChristianMiamiFL
new 46 Flower MoundFlower MoundTX
new 47 CypressCypressCA
new 48 St. John VianneyKirkwoodMO
new 49 JW MitchellTrinityFL
new 50 Poly Prep Country DayBrooklynNY