High School Top 50: June 19

Parkview finishes at No. 1





The Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings are are final as Lake Central (Ind.) High won the 4-A title this past weekend and held fast at No. 50. This also officially makes Parkview High (Lilburn, Ga.) the No. 1 team for the 2012 season. The Panthers battled through an extremely difficult schedule to finish with a 31-6 record and a second consecutive Georgia 5-A state title. The Panthers are the first team in Georgia to finish at No. 1 since Marietta's Lassiter High in 1999. It's also the fourth team from the Southeast to be named Baseball America's Team of the Year in the last five years.

The staffs of Baseball America and the NHSBCA compile the Top 25 rankings. Records indicated are as of June 17 and do not include ties.

Rank School Record Previous
1 Parkview HS, Lilburn, Ga. 31-6 1
2 Columbus (Ga.) HS 33-4 2
3 Bishop Gorman HS, Las Vegas 40-3 3
4 American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla. 28-4 4
5 Archbishop McCarthy HS, Southwest Ranches, Fla. 27-4 5
6 Campolindo HS, Moraga, Calif. 23-4 6
7 Chaparral HS, Scottsdale, Ariz. 28-7 7
8 Spruce Creek HS, Port Orange, Fla. 28-4 8
9 Columbus HS, Miami 27-5 9
10 Vista (Calif.) HS 31-4 10
11 Jesuit HS, Tampa 28-2 11
12 Olympia HS, Orlando 32-2 12
13 Oak Grove HS, Hattiesburg, Miss. 34-3 13
14 Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La. 35-6 14
15 Newbury Park HS, Thousand Oaks, Calif. 21-7 15
16 Orange (Calif.) Lutheran HS 23-5 16
17 Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, Calif. 24-6 17
18 Cy-Ranch HS, Houston 32-8 18
19 Rockwall-Heath HS, Heath, Texas 36-9 19
20 Carroll HS, Corpus Christi, Texas 33-5 20
21 Martin HS, Arlington 36-6 21
22 Calallen HS, Corpus Christi, Texas 33-2 22
23 Loganville (Ga.) HS 31-5 23
24 Pacifica HS, Garden Grove, Calif. 28-5 24
25 Venice (Fla.) HS 24-8 25
26 Harvard-Westlake HS, Studio City, Calif. 24-5 26
27 Cherry Creek HS, Greenwood Village, Colo. 24-3 27
28 Bonita HS, La Verne, Calif.* 32-2 28
29 Oxford (Ala.) HS 39-13 29
30 Pensacola (Fla.) Catholic HS 27-3 30
31 Lake Braddock HS, Burke, Va. 26-3 31
32 A&M Consolidated HS, College Station, Texas 29-12 32
33 Providence School, Jacksonville 28-4 33
34 Appling County HS, Baxley, Ga. 35-4 34
35 Edmond (Okla.) North HS 21-14 35
36 Arlington (Tenn.) HS 34-11 36
37 Glocester Catholic HS, Gloucester City, N.J. 23-4 37
38 Kentwood HS, Convington, Wash. 25-2 38
39 Creighton Prep, Omaha 34-4 39
40 Middle Creek HS, Apex, N.C. 25-6 40
41 North HS, Riverside, Calif. 25-6 41
42 Broken Arrow (Okla.) HS 35-5 42
43 Woodford County HS, Versailles, Ky. 34-6 43
44 Archbishop Moeller HS, Cincinnati 26-5 44
45 Malvern (Pa.) Prep 31-5 45
46 Pace (Fla.) HS 25-7 46
47 Grand Street Campus HS, New York 20-1 47
48 Owasso (Okla.) HS 30-5 48
49 Gainesville (Ga.) HS 32-2 49
50 Lake Central HS, Saint John, Ind. 32-1 50