Baseball America

High School Top 50

DURHAM, N.C.–The Woodlands (Texas) High snapped a trend, becoming the first team this season to retain the No. 1 ranking in the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association poll. The suburban-Houston powerhouse had won 17 in a row.

No. 2 Monsignor Pace High (Opa Locka, Fla.), No. 3 Agoura (Calif.) High and No. 4 Fallbrook (Calif.) High combined for nine losses in a two-week span, opening the top 10 for five new teams.

Nova High (Davie, Fla.) continued its climb, rising five spots to No. 2. No. 3 Jackson High (Mill Creek, Wash.) and No. 4 Cypress (Calif.) High climbed two spots each while Archbishop Rummel High (Metairie, La.) moved from No. 10 to No. 5.

The staff of Baseball America and the National High School Baseball Coaches Association compiles the Top 50 rankings. The next in-season poll will be conducted May 7, with the final poll released June 12. Records indicated as of April 17 and do not include ties.

Rank School Record Previous
1. The Woodlands (Texas) HS 24-1 1
2. Nova HS, Davie, Fla. 23-0 7
3. Jackson HS, Mill Creek, Wash. 12-0 5
4. Cypress (Calif.) HS 14-1 6
5. Archbishop Rummel HS, Metairie, La. 26-2 10
6. Brenham (Texas) HS 26-1 15
7. Flanagan HS, Pembroke Pines, Fla. 19-2 16
8. Chatsworth (Calif.) HS 19-1 13
9. Silverado HS, Las Vegas 18-1 14
10. Starr’s Mill HS, Fayetteville, Ga. 18-0 20
11. Bellarmine Prep, San Jose, Calif. 19-2 8
12. Jesuit HS, New Orleans 25-2 11
13. Palm Beach Central HS, Wellington, Fla. 21-0 24
14. Elder HS, Cincinnati 12-0 23
15. Owasso (Okla.) HS 24-1 17
16. Monsignor Pace HS, Opa Locka, Fla. 20-3 2
17. El Camino Real HS, Woodland Hills, Calif. 15-3 12
18. Chaparral HS, Scottsdale, Ariz. 20-3 25
19. Goleman HS, Hialeah, Fla. 18-1 21
20. Fallbrook (Calif.) HS 12-3 4
21. Christian Brothers HS, Memphis 20-1 37
22. Bishop Hendricken HS, Warwick, R.I. 5-0 36
23. Poly HS, Riverside, Calif. 10-3 9
24. Jesuit HS, Tampa 19-3 19
25. Osbourn HS, Manassas, Va. 11-0 NR
26. La Cueva HS, Albuquerque 16-2 31
27. Lassiter HS, Marietta, Ga. 14-3 40
28. Cherry Creek HS, Englewood, Colo. 10-0 42
29. Mosley HS, Lynn Haven, Fla. 20-3 43
30. Saint Rita HS, Chicago 13-1 47
31. Agoura (Calif.) HS 12-5 3
32. Riverside HS, Greer, S.C. 23-2 18
33. Saint Ignatius HS, Cleveland 8-0 NR
34. Shawnee Mission (Kan.) Northwest HS 9-0 NR
35. Bishop Kelley HS, Tulsa 25-1 29
36. Greenbrier Christian Academy, Chesapeake, Va. 16-1 35
37. Capistrano Valley HS, Mission Viejo, Calif. 18-2 33
38. Wando HS, Mount Pleasant, S.C. 24-1 NR
39. Calvert Hall HS, Baltimore 14-2 22
40. North Forsyth HS, Winston-Salem, N.C. 17-0 NR
41. Blue Springs (Mo.) HS 12-0 NR
42. Northwest Rankin HS, Brandon, Miss. 25-4 44
43. James Monroe HS, Bronx, N.Y. 22-0 NR
44. Tucson (Ariz.) HS 19-2 NR
45. Shades Valley HS, Birmingham, Ala. 23-3 NR
46. Florida Christian HS, Miami 17-6 27
47. Brophy Prep, Phoenix 21-4 30
48. Centennial HS, Boise 3-0 NR
49. Seton Hall Prep, West Orange, N.J. 2-1 48
50. Mehlville HS, St. Louis 12-2 49

DROPPED OUT: No. 26 Ooltewah (Tenn.) HS (19-4); No. 28 Free State HS, Lawrence, Kan. (7-2); No. 32 Grand Street HS, Brooklyn (5-1); No. 34 Brownsburg (Ind.) HS (6-2); No. 38 Mills Godwin HS, Richmond (9-3); No. 39 Lexington (Ky.) Catholic HS (16-4); No. 41 Watson Chapel HS, Pine Bluff, Ark. (20-4); No. 45 Princes Anne HS, Virginia Beach (7-4); No. 46 D.H. Conley HS, Greenville, N.C. (9-3); No. 50 Hudson’s Bay HS, Vancouver, Wash. (9-5)

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