USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2017 – 18 Week 11

Boys Baseball Rankings

SOS
Strength of Schedule
OFF
Offense
DEF
Defense
POW
Power
1
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Calvary Christian (Clearwater)

Clearwater, FL 29 - 0 - 0

Result: Previously ranked (PR): 1. Result: Nolan Hudi had nine strikeouts and allowed two hits over six innings in a 6-1 defeat of Trinity Catholic (Ocala) in a 4A regional final.

2
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Riverdale Baptist

Upper Marlboro, MD 32 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 2. Result: Won 27 consecutive games to close the season.

3
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Montverde Academy

Montverde, FL 25 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 3. Result: Season complete.

4
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Argyle

Argyle, TX 32 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 5. Results: Swept Melissa 7-5 and 10-0 in a 4A-Region II quarterfinal. Sean Bolin allowed three hits over five innings in the deciding game.

5
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Curtis

River Ridge, LA 30 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 7. Result: State Division I champion.

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

Vianney

Kirkwood, MO 34 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 9. Results: Luke Mann threw nine strikeouts in four innings and went 2-for-4 with two RBI in a 9-3 win Tuesday vs. Lafayette (Wildwood) in a Class 5 sectional. It was coach Scott Brown’s 500th win. Mann threw a five-inning no-hitter in a 12-0 defeat of St. Louis University (St. Louis) in the Class 5-District 4 championship.

7
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Valley Christian-San Jose

San Jose, CA 28 - 3 - 1

Result: PR: 10. Results: Steven Zobac hit a two-run triple in an 8-0 win Tuesday vs. San Benito (Hollister) in a CIF Central Coast Section semifinal. Eddie Park went 2-for-3 with two RBI in an 8-0 defeat of Sacred Heart Prep (Atherton) in a Central Coast Section quarterfinal.

8
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Vero Beach

Vero Beach, FL 26 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Hunter Cooley threw a three-hitter with seven strikeouts in a 4-1 defeat of Palm Harbor University (Palm Harbor) in a region 2-9A semifinal.

9
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

East Lake

Chula Vista, CA 25 - 3 - 1

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Swept Montgomery (San Diego) 7-4 and 10-0 as Keoni Cavaco drove in two runs in the first game and Grant Holman threw a six-inning two-hitter in the second.

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

Baldwin

Wailuku, HI 16 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 16. Result: State Division I champion.

11
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Lutheran-Orange

Orange, CA 24 - 7 - 0

Result: PR: 17. Results: Max Rajcic went 3-for-4 with a homer in a 5-3 win Tuesday vs. Corona in the second round of CIF Southern Section playoffs. Cole Winn threw a two-hitter with eight strikeouts and had two hits and an RBI in a 3-0 defeat of Moorpark in a Southern Section first-round playoff.

12
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Mill Creek

Hoschton, GA 34 - 6 - 0

Result: PR: 12. Result: Idle. Opens vs. No. 21 Parkview (Lilburn) in the first game of the state AAAAAAA championship today.

13
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Saint Xavier

Louisville, KY 30 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 11. Results: Lost 7-5 Tuesday vs. Male (Louisville) in the 26th District Championship. Won 4-3 at Highlands (Fort Thomas) as Alex Adams singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh. Brycen Harkins scattered eight hits in a 4-3 win at North Oldham (Goshen). Adams homered and had four RBI in a 12-2 five-inning win at North Bullitt (Shepherdsville).

14
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

PM Dorman

Roebuck, SC 25 - 9 - 0

Result: Previous: Not ranked. Result: Dylan Rogers had a grand slam in a 14-4 defeat of River Bluff (Lexington) to clinch the 5A state title.

15
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Mountain Vista

Highlands Ranch, CO 22 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 15. Results: Clay Burke had a two-run double in a 5-4 defeat of Pine Creek (Colorado Springs) in the 5A tournament. Three pitchers combined on a three-hitter in a 2-1 defeat of Rocky Mountain (Fort Collins) in the 5A tournament. Lost 8-1 to Arapahoe (Centennial) in the 5A tournament.

16
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Auburn

Auburn, AL 34 - 8 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Drew Jennings threw a three-hitter in a 1-0 defeat of Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville) for the state 7A title.

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

Har-Ber

Springdale, AR 31 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 18. Result: Arkansas commit Blake Adams scattered four hits in a 6-0 defeat of Conway in the 7A state championship.

18
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Liberty Christian

Lynchburg, VA 17 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 19. Result: Idle.

19
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

La Cueva

Albuquerque, NM 27 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 22. Result: State 6A champion. The Bears have won 10 state titles.

20
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

O'Fallon

O'Fallon, IL 31 - 3 - 1

Result: PR: 23. Results: Brayden Arnold had two homers in a 6-2 win Monday at Sacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield). Matthew Albritton went 3-for-4 with three RBI and four runs scored in a 20-3 defeat of Triad (Troy). Hayden Juenger drove in two runs in a 6-2 defeat of Freeburg. Nathan Martin went 3-for-5 with two RBI in a 10-2 defeat of Collinsville.

21
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Parkview

Lilburn, GA 33 - 6 - 0

Result: PR: 24. Result: Idle Opens today vs. then-No. 12 Mill Creek (Hoschton) in the first game of the AAAAAAA state championship.

22
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Palo Verde

Las Vegas, NV 31 - 9 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Nate Bartlett went 2-for-4 with two RBI in a 4-2 defeat of Basic (Henderson) for the 4A state title.

23
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

George Jenkins

Lakeland, FL 26 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Brandon Howlett hit two homers in an 8-1 defeat of Hagerty (Oviedo) in an 8A regional final on Tuesday.

24
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Westview

Portland, OR 24 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Willie Weiss was the winning pitcher and went 3-for-3 with two RBI in a 6-2 defeat of McMinnville in the first round of the 6A state tournament.

25
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Fairfield Prep

Fairfield, CT 19 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Will Lucas homered in a 1-0 defeat of Hamden.

The Super 25 Rankings are compiled by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley, based on results, tradition, quality of players and strength of schedule. Dropped out: No. 4 Lake Travis, Austin; No. 6 American Heritage, Plantation, Fla.; No. 8 Huntington Beach, Calif.; No. 13 McAllen, Texas; No. 14 Puyallup, Wash.; No. 20 Harvard-Westlake, Studio City, Calif.; No. 21 Flanagan, Pembroke Pines, Fla.; No. 25 George County, Lucedale, Miss. For regional rankings, go to usatodayhss.com. The next rankings are May 30.