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2006 High School Top 25

March 6, 2006

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DURHAM, N.C.-Monsignor Pace High (Opa Locka, Fla.) took over the top spot in the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25 poll. The Spartans won each of their first seven games and moved ahead of previous No. 1 Russell County High (Seale, Ala.), which fell to No. 17 after losing two of its first five games.

No. 2 El Camino Real High (Woodland Hills, Calif.) and No. 3 Agoura (Calif.) High each moved up one spot from the preseason poll. No. 4 Florida Christian High (Miami), No. 5 The Woodlands (Texas) High and No. 6 Flanagan High (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) were also off to undefeated starts and each jumped two spots in the poll.

No. 7 Chaparral High (Scottsdale, Ariz.) fell two spots following a 3-2 loss to No. 25 Chandler (Ariz.) High. No. 8 Jesuit High (New Orleans) climbed six spots, while No. 9 Cypress (Calif) High and 10th-ranked Jackson High (Mill Creek, Wash.) were stagnant.

The staff of Baseball America and the National High School Baseball Coaches Association determine the Top 25 rankings. In-season polls are conducted every other week, with the final poll released June 12. Records indicated as of March 4 and do not include ties.

Rank Team (2005 Record) Preseason
1. Monsignor Pace HS, Opa Locka, Fla. (7-0) 2
2. El Camino Real HS, Woodland Hills, Calif. (1-0) 3
3. Agoura (Calif.) HS (1-0) 4
4. Florida Christian HS, Miami (6-0) 6
5. The Woodlands (Texas) HS (8-1) 7
6. Flanagan HS, Pembroke Pines, Fla. (7-0) 8
7. Chaparral HS, Scottsdale, Ariz. (4-1) 5
8. Jesuit HS, New Orleans (7-0) 14
9. Cypress (Calif.) HS (1-0) 9
10. Jackson HS, Mill Creek, Wash. (0-0) 10
11. Poly HS, Riverside, Calif. (0-0) 12
12. Chatsworth (Calif.) HS (1-0) 13
13. Bellarmine Prep, San Jose, Calif. (7-0) 16
14. Northwest Rankin HS, Brandon, Miss. (7-0) 18
15. Jesuit HS, Tampa (8-0) 19
16. Mosley HS, Lynn Haven, Fla. (6-1) 28
17. Russell County HS, Seale, Ala. (5-2) 1
18. Owasso (Okla.) HS (3-0) 23
19. Lassiter HS, Marietta, Ga. (1-1) 15
20. Hudson's Bay HS, Vancouver, Wash. (0-0) 22
21. Holt HS, Wentzville, Mo. (0-0) 24
22. Mills Godwin HS, Richmond (0-0) 26
23. Grand Street HS, Brooklyn (0-0) 25
24. Fallbrook (Calif.) HS (0-0) 30
25. Chandler (Ariz.) HS (6-0) NR
DROPPED OUT: No. 11 Sarasota (Fla.) HS (4-2); No. 17 Kingwood (Texas) HS (9-2); No. 20 De La Salle HS, Concord, Calif. (1-1); No. 21 Mansfield (Texas) HS (3-2).

 
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