USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2016 – 17 Week 7

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 37 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 1. Results: Kade Self drove in four runs in a 13-3 defeat of Altus in the 5A Region 1 final to advance to the state tournament. Talon Phillips went 2-for-5 with two runs and two RBI in a 6-4 10-inning defeat of Altus in the regional. Carsen Payne and Austin Wood combined on a five-inning no-hitter in a 17-0 defeat of Western Heights (Oklahoma City) in the regional.

2
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 13
  • DEF: 8

West Monroe

West Monroe, LA 37 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 2. Results: Swept Sulphur 9-1 and 5-2 in a 5A semifinal. Austin Booth allowed five hits and had eight strikeouts in the first game and Carson Jones homered in the second.

3
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 7

North Gwinnett

Suwanee, GA 32 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 3. Results: Swept Lassiter (Marietta) 8-7 and 4-2 in the second round of the AAAAAAA playoffs as L.J. Fisher homered twice, including a grand slam, in the first game and Jake Brace scattered five hits in the second win.

4
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 9

Archbishop McCarthy

Fort Lauderdale, FL 25 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 4. Results: Luis Tero went 4-for-4 with four RBI in a 15-0 win Tuesday vs. Miami Springs in a regional quarterfinal. Adan Fernandez hit a walk-off single for a 4-3 defeat of American Heritage (Plantation) for the 6A-15 district title.

5
  • SOS: 10
  • POW: 10
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 8

Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, CA 25 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 5. Results: Hagen Danner threw a three-hitter in a 4-1 defeat of Bellarmine College Prep (San Jose) in the championship of the Boras Classic. Josh Hahn and Justin Brodt homered in a 6-1 defeat of Fountain Valley. Nick Pratto drove in both runs in a 2-0 win at Marina (Huntington Beach).

6
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 7

Owasso

Owasso, OK 31 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 6. Results: Nate Wohlgemuth had nine strikeouts in a 6-0 defeat of Stillwater in the championship of the regional tournament. Brayden Lloyd improved to 8-0 in a 4-2 defeat of Bixby in region semifinal. Zach Jaccarino homered in a 13-6 defeat of Booker T. Washington (Tulsa) in the first game of the regional. Connor Beichler was 6-for-11 in the regional with three runs, four RBI and three stolen bases.

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

George Ranch

Richmond, TX 26 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 10. Result: Joseph Menefee and Cole McMillan combined on a no-hitter in a 3-0 defeat of Clear Brook (Friendswood) in a 6A-3 bi-district playoff.

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

Parkview

Lilburn, GA 30 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 11. Results: Caleb Mitchell and Braden Hayes allowed only one earned run in a 6-1, 4-0 sweep of Colquitt County (Moultrie) in the second round of the AAAAAAA state playoffs.

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

Rancho Bernardo

San Diego, CA 25 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 13. Results: Calvin Mitchell homered and drove in three runs in a 17-1 win Tuesday vs. Mount Carmel (San Diego). Mitchell hit two homers and drove in three runs in a 10-7 defeat of Westview (San Diego). Lost 2-1 to Westview.

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

Woodlawn

Rison, AR 30 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 14. Results: Matthew Aiken homered twice and had five RBI in a 13-1 defeat of Taylor. Dalton Rissinger, Reece Michels and Will Richardson combined on a no-hitter in a 5-0 defeat of Ouachita (Donaldson). Nick Willis and Sam West combined on a five-inning no-hitter in a 10-0 defeat of Bradley.

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

University School (Fort Lauderdale)

Fort Lauderdale, FL 25 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 7. Results: Lost 3-2 to Calvary Christian Academy (Fort Lauderdale) in 4A-7 district final. Buddy Hayward allowed two hits over six innings and drove in two runs in a 10-0 defeat of Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood) in 4A-7 semifinal.

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

Lamar (Houston)

Houston, TX 28 - 2 - 1

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Swept Cypress Falls (Houston) 4-0 and 1-0 in a 6A bi-district playoff. Jacob Millender threw a 10-strikeout two-hitter in the first game and Michael Streitman threw a six-strikeout two-hitter in the 1-0 win.

13
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 6

West Orange

Winter Garden, FL 25 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 15. Result: Cole Beavin had 10 strikeouts in six innings in a 6-2 win Tuesday vs. Dr. Phillips (Orlando) in the region 1-9A quarterfinals. Doug Nikhazy threw six shutout innings in a 2-1 defeat of Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs) for the district 3A-9 title.

14
  • SOS: 9
  • POW: 9
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 8

Buchanan

Clovis, CA 25 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 9. Results: Lost 3-2 Tuesday vs. Clovis North (Fresno). Carson Olsen threw a one-hitter and Quentin Selma homered in an 8-1 defeat of Clovis.

15
  • SOS: 5
  • POW: 5
  • OFF: 13
  • DEF: 6

Riverdale Baptist

Upper Marlboro, MD 25 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 16. Results: Ben Blackwell stole four bases in a 12-7 defeat of Eastern Tech (Baltimore). Harold Cortijo had 10 strikeouts in a 7-3 win at Avalon (Gaithersburg).

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

Boiling Springs

Spartanburg, SC 25 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 17. Results: Aaron Thomas homered and had three RBI in a 7-3 win Tuesday vs. Westside (Anderson) in 5A Upper State elimination game. Michael Bollinger went 4-for-4 with two RBI and three runs in a 10-2 defeat of Fort Mill in 5A state playoffs. Lost 4-0 to Northwestern (Rock Hill) in 5A state playoffs.

17
  • SOS: 5
  • POW: 5
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 5

Spring Hill

Columbia, TN 33 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 18. Results: Camryn Kennedy threw a five-inning two-hitter in a 15-0 win Tuesday vs. Cascade (Wartrace) in District 12AA semifinal. Gage Gillian and Matthew Joslin combined on a one-hitter in a 7-0 defeat of Giles County (Pulaski) in the District 12AA second-round.

18
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 7

La Cueva

Albuquerque, NM 25 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 19. Results: Ben Schoneman allowed one hit over six innings in a 10-0 defeat of Onate (Las Cruces) in deciding game of 6A first-round playoff. Jonathan Stroman threw a three-hitter in a 2-0 defeat of Onate.

19
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 7

Saline

Saline, MI 21 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 20. Results: Cole Daniels hit a two-run walk-off homer in the 11th inning of a 4-2 defeat of Bedford (Temperance). Defeated St. Francis de Sales (Toledo) 8-4 as Ted Eppinga tripled and drove in three runs.

20
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 10
  • DEF: 7

Jackson (Massillon)

Massillon, OH 22 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 21. Results: Mike Vellucci was 3-for-4 with four RBI in a 10-1 win Tuesday vs. Perry. Brent Solinger allowed one hit over 5.1 innings in a 6-0 defeat of Perry. Davis Graham hit a three-run homer in a 12-0 defeat of Green to wrap up the Federal League title.

21
  • SOS: 6
  • POW: 6
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 8

North Branch Wesleyan

High Point, NC 23 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 25. Result: Patrick Bailey went 4-for-4 with two RBI in a 4-0 defeat of High Point Christian Academy (High Point).

22
  • SOS: 8
  • POW: 8
  • OFF: 12
  • DEF: 8

Mosley

Lynn Haven, FL 24 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Brett Robertson homered and had three RBI in a 9-0 defeat of West Florida (Pensacola) in a 6A regional quarterfinal on Tuesday.

23
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 6

Calvert Hall

Baltimore, MD 23 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Three pitchers combined on a four-hitter in a 6-2 win Tuesday at Archbishop Spalding (Severn). Andrew Rosso and Daniel O’Connor combined on a four-hitter in a 7-2 defeat of St. Mary’s (Annapolis). James Elmore went 4-for-4 with seven RBI in a 14-1 defeat of McDonogh (Owings Mills).

24
  • SOS: 5
  • POW: 5
  • OFF: 10
  • DEF: 6

Puyallup

Puyallup, WA 19 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Michael Spellacy had an eight-strikeout three-hitter and drove in four runs in a 12-1 win Tuesday vs. Auburn Riverside (Auburn) in the first round of the West Central Tournament.

25
  • SOS: 7
  • POW: 7
  • OFF: 11
  • DEF: 7

O'Fallon

O'Fallon, IL 24 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 23. Results: Lost 9-4 Tuesday to Edwardsville. Joe Guithues had four RBI in a 12-1 defeat of Valmeyer in the O’Fallon-Triad Classic championship. Logan Boente threw six innings, allowing two hits in a 5-4 defeat of Normal University (Normal) in the tournament. Chase Hackstadt went 3-for-3 with two RBI in an 8-3 defeat of Mascoutah in the tournament.

Dropped out: No. 8 Columbus, Miami; No. 12 Basha, Chandler, Ariz.; No. 22 Governor Livingston, Berkeley Heights, N.J.; No. 24 McGill-Toolen, Mobile, Ala.