USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2015 – 16 Week 3

Boys Baseball Rankings

SOS
Strength of Schedule
OFF
Offense
DEF
Defense
POW
Power
1
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 13
  • DEF: 7

Archbishop McCarthy

Fort Lauderdale, FL 15 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 1. Result: Advanced to the gold bracket championship of the HSBN March Madness Shootout Tuesday with a 7-5 defeat of St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale) as Adan Fernandez had two homers.

2
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 8

Coppell

Coppell, TX 17 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 2. Results: John Kodros and Ray Gaither combined on a two-hitter in a 1-0 defeat of Carroll (Southlake) on Tuesday. Chris Burdine and Gaither combined on a two-hitter in a 4-0 defeat of L.D. Bell (Hurst).

3
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 5
  • DEF: 2

Katy

Katy, TX 17 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 6. Results: Klint Franz drove in two runs in a 3-2 defeat of Seven Lakes (Katy) on Tuesday. An 11-0 defeat of Mayde Creek (Houston) was the Tigers’ eighth shutout.

4
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 13
  • DEF: 8

Buchanan

Clovis, CA 13 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 21. Result: Senior RHP Ronnie Red got the win in a 12-6 defeat of Sheldon (Sacramento) on Tuesday.

5
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 9
  • DEF: 5

Christian Brothers Academy

Lincroft, NJ 0 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 5. Result: The Colts open the season April 4 with Freehold.

6
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 10
  • DEF: 7

Clovis

Clovis, CA 14 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: Not ranked. Result: Connor Jorgensen went 3-for-5 with the winning single in a 6-5 defeat of Oakmont (Roseville) on Tuesday. Zac Whittaker threw a no-hitter in a 1-0 defeat of Clovis East (Clovis).

7
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 7

West Orange

Winter Garden, FL 15 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 13. Results: DeAndre Shelton had four stolen bases in a 10-0 defeat of Rogers Heritage (Rogers, Ark.) on Tuesday, his team’s seventh shutout win. Jerry Brown had a pinch-hit homer in a 5-4 defeat of The First Academy (Orlando). Kole Enright went 2-for-3 with two doubles in a 14-4 defeat of Celebration.

8
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 10
  • DEF: 7

South Dade

Homestead, FL 12 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 10. Results: Gabriel Cruz went 2-for-3 with an RBI in a 3-1 defeat of Southridge (Miami). Gio Fernandez allowed one hit with seven strikeouts over seven innings in a 6-0 defeat of Coral Springs.

9
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 5

Archbishop Moeller

Cincinnati, OH 0 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 9. Result: The Crusaders open Saturday vs. Highlands (Fort Thomas, Ky.).

10
  • SOS: 12
  • POW: 12
  • OFF: 13
  • DEF: 8

JSerra Catholic

San Juan Capistrano, CA 7 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 4. Result: Collin Quinn scattered five hits in a 7-0 defeat of St. John Bosco (Bellflower).

11
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 7

Providence

Charlotte, NC 9 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: Not ranked. Results: Defeated Harding (Charlotte) 19-4 on Tuesday.

12
  • SOS: 12
  • POW: 12
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 9

Lutheran-Orange

Orange, CA 8 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 12. Result: Three pitchers combined on a four-hitter in a 6-2 defeat of Puyallup, Wash. The Lancers defeated Puyallup 11-2 as Nathan Flores had two doubles and drove in three runs.

13
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 6

La Costa Canyon

Carlsbad, CA 6 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 14. Results: Mickey Moniak drove in two runs in a 4-2 win Tuesday vs. Torrey Pines (San Diego). Kooper Christ drove in two runs in a 4-3 win vs. Silverado (Victorville). Nick Scheidler scattered four hits over six innings in a 5-0 defeat of Rancho Buena Vista (Vista).

14
  • SOS: 10
  • POW: 10
  • OFF: 13
  • DEF: 7

Hamilton

Chandler, AZ 14 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 3. Results: Nick Brueser went 3-for-4 with three RBI in a 9-4 defeat of Sunnyslope (Phoenix). After losing 11-1 to Brophy Prep (Phoenix) and 9-1 to Corona del Sol (Tempe) in Horizon Tournament, bounced back with a 4-1 defeat of Brophy Prep.

15
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 10
  • DEF: 8

Douglas

Parkland, FL 13 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 7. Results: Chad McDaniel went 2-for-3 with an RBI in a 3-1 defeat of Port St. Lucie. Colton Welker went 2-for-3 in a 2-0 defeat of Coral Springs.

16
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 7

Walton

Marietta, GA 11 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 11. Results: Lost 16-1 to Pope (Marietta) on Monday. Parker McCoy hit two doubles and had three RBI in an 8-2 defeat of Lassiter (Marietta). Chandler Miller drove in two runs in a 7-2 defeat of Lassiter (Marietta).

17
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 9
  • DEF: 6

Lee County

Leesburg, GA 14 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 25. Result: Tyler Goff and Andrew Wingate combined on a two-hitter in a 7-1 defeat of Lowndes (Valdosta) on Tuesday.

18
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 7

Shawnee Mission-East

Shawnee Mission, KS 1 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 18. Result: Joey Wentz and Zeb Vermillion combined on a no-hitter in a 2-0 season-opening defeat of Blue Valley (Randolph) on Tuesday.

19
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 6

Owasso

Owasso, OK 9 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 15. Result: Went 3-1 in a trip against teams in Florida, concluding with a 10-2 defeat of Tenoroc (Lakeland, Fla.) on Tuesday as Tyler Brown hit a grand slam and drove in five runs.

20
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 7

Bishop Gorman

Las Vegas, NV 4 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 8. Results: Senior RHP Chris Fredericksen scattered five hits over 5.2 innings with eight strikeouts in a 3-2 defeat of St. Laurence (Burbank, Ill.) Tuesday in the Chris Moon Invitational. Split a double-header with Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.), winning the first 3-2 but losing the second, 6-1. Fredericksen allowed one hit over four innings in a 2-0 defeat of Legacy.

21
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 4

Westminster Christian

Miami, FL 15 - 2 - 1

Result: Previous: 16. Results: Anthony Vilar hit a go-ahead single in the ninth inning of a 7-3 win at American Heritage (Plantation). Louis Aviles drove in two runs Tuesday in a 5-4 defeat of Cardinal Mooney (Sarasota).

22
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 8

Basic

Henderson, NV 12 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: Not ranked. Results: In wins Tuesday, Gehrig Timmons hit the go-ahead single in a 3-2 defeat of San Pedro, Calif., and Ethen Ryan scattered six hits in a 3-1 defeat of Independence (Bakersfield, Calif.).

23
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 10
  • DEF: 4

Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove, UT 3 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 17. Result: Has outscored opponents 17-5.

24
  • SOS: 10
  • POW: 10
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 5

Chaparral

Scottsdale, AZ 12 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 19. Result: The Firebirds’ Ian McMillan went 2-for-3 with an RBI in a 6-4 defeat of Southmoore (Moore, Okla.).

25
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 6

JL Mann

Greenville, SC 7 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 20. Result: Handed Dorman (Roebuck) its first loss on Tuesday as Chris Thompson hit a walk-off two-out, two-run single for a 4-3 win.