(through Thursday’s games)
1. Hillsborough (11-1) – The Raiders suffered their first loss of the season, Tuesday in eight innings to Watchung Hills. The teams have split the season series.
2. South Plainfield (11-0) – Four more victories over conference opponents has the Tigers in the driver’s seat in the White Division, GMC and state section.
3. Bridgewater-Raritan (12-3) – A one-run loss to Union County’s top team Wednesday – A.L. Johnson — has done nothing to damper the Panthers’ great season.
4. Watchung Hills (10-4) – The Warriors avenged an opening-day loss with an eight-inning thriller Tuesday in a win over then-undefeated Hillsborough.
5. North Hunterdon (11-4) –The Lions dropped a tough one at Watchung Hills on Thursday but are still in control of the Raritan Division.
6. Hunterdon Central (11-3) – The Red Devils losses have been to Bridgewater-Raritan (twice) and North Hunterdon.
7. Bernards (11-2) – The Mountaineers are looking for their first trip to the Somerset County semifinals in over a decade when they visit Montgomery on Saturday.
8. Governor Livingston (11-3) – The Highlanders brought their act to Somerset County on Wednesday and left with a solid victory over Immaculata.
9.Bound Brook (13-0) – The Skyland Conference’s lone remaining undefeated squad puts it on the line Saturday in the SCT quarterfinals at Watchung Hills.
10. Voorhees (9-5) – The Vikings enter the Top 10 for the first time this year, with all their losses coming either against teams ranked above them in this ranking, or out-of-area powers.