USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2016 – 17 Week 4

Boys Baseball Rankings

SOS
Strength of Schedule
OFF
Offense
DEF
Defense
POW
Power
1
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 14
  • DEF: 6

Shawnee

Shawnee, OK 28 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 2. Results: Tanner Sparks hit a walk-off double in a 6-5 win Tuesday vs Tushka (Atoka). Kade Self hit a walk-off double in a 6-5 defeat of Carl Albert (Midwest City). Defeated Piedmont 5-0.

2
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 9

Archbishop McCarthy

Fort Lauderdale, FL 20 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 3. Results: Won 13-1 Tuesday vs. Gulliver Prep (Pinecrest). Andrew Fernandez went 2-for-3 with two RBI in a 6-0 defeat of Hallandale (Hallandale Beach). Joey Thompson homered and drove in three runs in a 9-1 defeat of Royal Palm Beach.

3
  • SOS: 5
  • POW: 5
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 5

Spring Hill

Columbia, TN 26 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 4. Results: The Raiders’ 10-2 defeat of Giles County (Pulaski) on Tuesday was their 44th in a row. Gage Gillian threw a three-hitter in a 4-1 defeat of Giles County. Swept Sycamore (Pleasant View) 8-2 and 14-4 as Taylor Warwick drove in four runs in the series. Brycen Thomas allowed two hits and had seven strikeout sin three innings in a 10-1 defeat of Page (Franklin).

4
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 8

Buchanan

Clovis, CA 20 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 1. Results: Marcelo Saldana scattered five hits over six innings in a 4-2 defeat of El Dorado (Placentia). Matt McGrady went 2-for-4 with three RBI in a 6-1 defeat of Oaks Christian (Westlake Village). Lost 11-7 to Sunrise Mountain (Peoria, Ariz.).

5
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 7

George Ranch

Richmond, TX 23 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 5. Result: Zach Holzhuter homered in a 13-3 defeat of Dawson (Pearland).

6
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 13
  • DEF: 8

West Monroe

West Monroe, LA 29 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 7. Results: Austin Booth allowed five hits over six innings in a 5-0 defeat of Pineville. Robert Scott Foust went 3-for-5 with four RBI in a 13-8 defeat of Pineville.

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

Parkview

Lilburn, GA 25 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 9. Results: Ben Markiewicz went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBI in a 15-0 defeat of Meadowcreek (Norcross). Cody Collett threw a three-inning no-hitter in a 19-0 defeat of Meadowcreek. Three pitchers combined on a five-inning three-hitter in a 13-0 defeat of Norcross.

8
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 7

Owasso

Owasso, OK 24 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 11. Results: Connor Beichler went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI in an 8-3 defeat of Union (Tulsa). Nate Wolgemuth allowed one run on three hits in a 4-3 defeat of Union.

9
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 7

North Gwinnett

Suwanee, GA 26 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 12. Results: Josh Shuler was 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI in a 14-4 defeat of Collins Hill (Suwanee). Parker Coyne went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI in a 11-0 defeat of Mountain View (Lawrenceville). Coyne drove in the winning run in the eighth inning of a 6-5 defeat of Peachtree Ridge (Suwanee).

10
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 10
  • DEF: 8

South Hills

West Covina, CA 16 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 13. Results: Swept Claremont 6-4 and 3-1. Three pitchers combined on a one-hitter in a 3-0 defeat of Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.).

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

Lutheran-Orange

Orange, CA 13 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 10. Result: Zach Busalacchi hit a two-run homer in an 8-2 win Tuesday vs. Gahr (Cerritos).

12
  • SOS: 5
  • POW: 5
  • OFF: 8
  • DEF: 5

University School (Fort Lauderdale)

Fort Lauderdale, FL 21 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 14. Results: Sammy Guillorme went 4-for-5 with four runs in an 11-2 win Tuesday at Sagemont (Weston). Jack Schmidt had six strikeouts in a 2-0 defeat of Hialeah Educational Academy (Hialeah). Jake Pfunstein and Guillorme each went 3-for-4 with two RBI in an 11-0 defeat of South Broward (Hollywood).

13
  • SOS: 10
  • POW: 10
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 7

Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, CA 16 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 15. Results: Nick Pratto threw a five-hitter in a 4-1 win Tuesday vs. Damien (La Verne). Ben McConnell went 3-for-4 with two RBI in a 4-3 defeat of Edison (Huntington Beach). Pratto and Zeke Ziegler combined on a one-hitter in an 11-0 defeat of Edison.

14
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 7

Basha

Chandler, AZ 21 - 3 - 1

Result: PR: 18. Results: Won 14-2 win Tuesday vs. Campo Verde (Gilbert). Kyle Wullenweber threw a no-hitter in a 3-0 defeat of Perry (Gilbert).

15
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 13
  • DEF: 7

Rancho Bernardo

San Diego, CA 18 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 21. Results: Calvin Mitchell went 4-for-4 with four runs, two homers and six RBI in a 20-0 win Tuesday vs. Mission Vista (Oceanside). Mitchell drove in two runs and scored three in a 5-1 defeat of Elk Grove. Alika Williams went 3-for 4 with two RBI and three runs in a 9-0 defeat of Westlake (Westlake Village).

16
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 6

West Orange

Winter Garden, FL 20 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 20. Results: Won 11-0 Tuesday at East Ridge (Clermont). Won twice by 5-1 over Olympia (Orlando) as Doug Nikhazy threw a four-hitter in the second win and Cole Beavin threw a three-hitter in the first.

17
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 10
  • DEF: 6

Woodlawn

Rison, AR 21 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Trey Scallion homered twice and had five RBI and Dalton Rissinger had a five-inning two-hitter in a 14-0 win Monday vs. Junction City.

18
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 6

Boiling Springs

Spartanburg, SC 19 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 17. Results: Lost 3-2 Tuesday to Riverside (Greer). Mason Streater and Thomas Goff combined on a four-hitter in a 4-3 defeat of Spartanburg. Dawson Taylor went 1-for-3 with two RBI in a 5-4 defeat of Spartanburg.

19
  • SOS: 5
  • POW: 5
  • OFF: 13
  • DEF: 6

Riverdale Baptist

Upper Marlboro, MD 17 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 24. Results: Jose Rivera homered, drove in three runs and stole two bases in a 10-2 win Tuesday at McNamara (Forestville). Harold Cortijo scored three runs, drove in a run and pitched five scoreless innings in a 10-1 defeat of Lake Braddock (Burke, Va.).

20
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 9
  • DEF: 5

St Joseph-Montvale

Montvale, NJ 8 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 25. Results: Nick Cantone had an 11-strikeout four-hitter in a 4-3 defeat of Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey). Matthew Alaimo went 3-for-3 with three RBI in a 7-2 defeat of Old Bridge (Matawan). Jose Mercado homered and drove in four runs in a 12-3 win at Passaic Tech (Wayne). Devin Ortiz homered and drove in four runs in a 6-2 defeat of Paramus Catholic (Paramus).

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

O'Fallon

O'Fallon, IL 18 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Brayden Arnold homered and drove in two runs in a 5-3 defeat of Highland. Joe Guithues went 2-for-4 with three RBI in a 9-1 defeat of Edwardsville.

22
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 7

Chatsworth

Chatsworth, CA 20 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Lost 4-2 Tuesday to Vista Murietta (Murietta). Gabriel Achucarro threw a 10-strikeout two-hitter in a 4-0 defeat of Sierra Vista (Las Vegas) in the championship of the Blazer Bash in Las Vegas.

23
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 10
  • DEF: 7

Jackson (Massillon)

Massillon, OH 11 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Kyle Nicholas struck out six batters in five innings in an 8-0 defeat of Lake (Uniontown).

24
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 7

Saline

Saline, MI 8 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Cole Daniels earned a win and homered and Sean O’Keefe hit a grand slam in a 13-0, 12-1 doubleheader sweep of Pioneer (Ann Arbor) on Monday.

25
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 8
  • DEF: 6

North Allegheny

Wexford, PA 8 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Anthony Hattrup threw a five-inning two-hitter in a 3-0 defeat of Butler.

Dropped out: No. 6 Monsignor Pace, Miami Gardens, Fla.; No. 8 Lake Travis, Austin; No. 16 Oxford, Miss.; No. 19 Walton, Marietta, Ga.; No. 22 New Hanover, Wilmington, N.C.; No. 23 Eastlake, Chula Vista, Calif.