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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

May 15 High School Rankings

Todd Gold         Ben Collman        

Wednesday’s Florida 5A semifinal contest between Tampa Jesuit and American Heritage will mean a trip to Friday’s championship game but also a #1 ranking as the teams sit in the top two spots of this week’s Regional Rankings. American Heritage makes the two spot jump after Olympia (FL) and Harvard-Westlake (CA) each dropped games the past week.

Tonight’s Arizona Division I championship game will also feature a matchup of two ranked teams as No. 41 Chaparral takes on No. 45 Brophy Prep. Also, No. 14 Tomball will take on No. 50 Klein in a Texas 5A regional quarterfinal quarterfinal series this weekend.

Bishop Gorman (NV) moves up a couple of spots this week in spite of a scare in the regional tournament. The Gaels dropped their first game in the state of Nevada since 2011 against Arbor View in the Sunset Regional tournament, before coming back to win the tournament by avenging the loss with a pair of victories over Arbor View. MLB Draft prospect 3B Joey Gallo reportedly sat 97-100 mph on the mound in relief during the championship game on Saturday.

Inclement weather wreaked havoc on the UIL playoffs in Texas, as several key series games were washed out over the weekend. As a result, several contenders who lost their series opener saw their season end with a tarp on the field. Unfortunately this led to No. 23 Seven Lakes and No. 41 Spring Branch Memorial being bounced in the Area (second) Round of the 5A playoffs to fall out of the National top 50. Several other series’ were cut short as well, as No. 6 Calallen and No. 10 Corpus Christi Carroll each won their abbreviated series with a 1-0 victory to survive and advance.

Archbishop McCarthy (FL) comes in at No. 8 and are looking for their 3rd straight Florida state championship as well as their 2nd straight PG National Championship. Columbus (FL) is No. 8 this week and three Georgia teams (Parkview, Columbus, and Gainesville) are also in the top 15.

Barbe (LA) has completed their season with a 5A state championship and St. Piux (TX) won the TAPPS title over rival St. Thomas.

New additions this week: No. 26 Ashley Ridge (SC), No. 28 Bishop Verot (FL), No. 41 Chaparral (AZ), No. 46 Cherry Creek (CO), No. 47 Providence Catholic (IL), No. 48 Spruce Creek (FL), No. 49 Lee’s Summit (MO), and No. 50 Klein (TX).

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Ranking Previous Team City State
1 1 Tampa Jesuit Tampa Florida
2 4 American Heritage Plantation Florida
3 2 Harvard-Westlake North Hollywood California
4 5 Bishop Gorman Las Vegas Nevada
5 6 Calallen Corpus Christi Texas
6 7 Orange Lutheran Orange California
7 8 Mater Dei Santa Ana California
8 10 Archbishop McCarthy Southwest Ranches Florida
9 11 Christopher Columbus Miami Florida
10 12 Corpus Christi Carroll Corpus Christi Texas
11 14 Parkview Lilburn Georgia
12 16 Columbus Columbus Georgia
13 18 Gainesville Gainesville Georgia
14 20 Tomball Tomball Texas
15 34 Barbe Lake Charles Louisiana
16 22 St. Pius X Houston Texas
17 3 Olympia HS Orlando Florida
18 26 Lakewood Lakewood California
19 27 Roberson Asheville North Carolina
20 32 El Toro Lake Forrest California
21 17 Cypress Cypress California
22 29 Cathedral Catholic San Diego California
23 36 Fairhope Fairhope Alabama
24 33 El Capitan Lakeside California
25 38 Clovis West Fresno California
26   Ashley Ridge Summerville South Carolina
27 35 Long Beach Wilson Long Beach California
28   Bishop Verot Fort Myers Florida
29 40 Campolindo Moraga California
30 30 Salisbury School Salisbury Connecticut
31 31 Spanish Fork Spanish Fork Utah
32 42 Farragut Farragut Tennessee
33 9 Providence Charlotte North Carolina
34 37 Norwin North Huntingdon Pennsylvania
35 13 Winter Springs Winter Springs Florida
36 15 Nova Davie Florida
37 44 Arlington Martin Arlington Texas
38 46 Oak Grove Hattiesburg Mississippi
39 47 Lake Central St. John Indiana
40 48 Defiance Defiance Ohio
41   Chaparral Scottsdale Arizona
42 19 Mountain View St. Francis Mountain View California
43 43 Pelham Pelham Alabama
44 24 Broken Arrow Broken Arrow Oklahoma
45 45 Brophy Prep Phoenix Arizona
46   Cherry Creek Cherry Creek Colorado
47   Providence Catholic New Lenox Illinois
48   Spruce Creek Port Orange Florida
49   Lee's Summit West Lee's Summit Missouri
50   Klein Klein Texas
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