Unbeaten Buchanan (Clovis, Calif.) and Shawnee, Okla., are the top two teams in the new Super 25 baseball rankings.
Buchanan, which was last season’s Super 25 champion, moved up a spot after the previous No. 1, Lutheran (Orange, Calif.), dropped down to No. 10 after losing three games last week.
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Buchanan’s Bears went 3-0 for the week to improve to 18-0 through Monday as Brady Hormel homered and drove in four runs in a 7-3 defeat of Esperanza (Anaheim) and Zach Presno went 3-for-5 with two RBI in a 5-1, 10-2 sweep of Central (Fresno.).
Shawnee climbed four spots to No. 2. The Wolves improved to 25-0 as they went 5-0 last week. Tanner Sparks allowed one hit over five innings in a 10-0 defeat of Piedmont. Jake Taylor went 3-for-4 with a homer and six RBI in a 29-16 defeat of Weatherford in the championship of the Bill Tipton tournament. Talon Phillips was 2-for-4 with two doubles in a 9-4 defeat of Chickasha. The Wolves also defeated MacArthur (Lawton) 14-4 and Sparks went 4-for-4 with three RBI in a 16-9 defeat of Alva.
Two teams dropped out: previous No. 12 Green Valley, Henderson, Nev., and former No. 22 American Heritage, Plantation, Fla.