USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2015 – 16 Week 5

Boys Baseball Rankings

1

Archbishop McCarthy

Fort Lauderdale, FL 20 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 2. Result: Defeated Marion Catholic (Chicago Heights, Ill.) 8-1 to win Catholic Challenge in Orlando. Yordani Carmona and Roger Garcia combined on a three-hitter in a 3-0 defeat of Belen Jesuit (Miami). Earlier forfeit loss was reversed by state high school association.

2

Coppell

Coppell, TX 19 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 1. Result: Marco Navarro had a two-run homer in a 4-3 victory at Richland.

3

Buchanan

Clovis, CA 18 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 3. Results: Grant Gambrell threw a one-hitter in a 1-0 win at then-No. 6 Clovis. Zach Presno went 4-for-4 with an RBI in a 12-3 defeat of Clovis West (Fresno). Gambrell scattered two hits and had 10 strikeouts in a 3-2 defeat of Clovis East (Clovis).

4

South Dade

Homestead, FL 19 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 7. Results: Chris Allende drove in two runs in a 12-1 win Tuesday at Homestead. Alek Manoah went 5-for-5 with a homer and four RBI in an 11-2 defeat of Palmetto. Willy Escala went 2-for-3 with an RBI in a 4-2 win at Killian (Miami).

5

Katy

Katy, TX 19 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 4. Result: Lost 4-2 Tuesday to Cinco Ranch (Katy). Won 2-1 at Tompkins (Katy) as Klint Franz went 1-for-2 with two RBI.

6

Deer Park

Deer Park, TX 21 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 4. Result: Lost 4-2 Tuesday to Cinco Ranch (Katy). Won 2-1 at Tompkins (Katy) as Klint Franz went 1-for-2 with two RBI.

7

Clovis

Clovis, CA 17 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 6. Results: Lost 1-0 Tuesday to then-No. 3 Buchanan (Clovis). Dominic Liberta threw five hitless innings in a 6-0 defeat of Central (Fresno). Lost 3-2 to Clovis North (Fresno).

8

Saint Rita

Chicago, IL 8 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 8. Results: Steven Washilewski had 11 strikeouts and allowed only three hits in a 1-0 defeat of Ashley Ridge (Summerville, S.C.). Danny Gleaves went 3-for-5 with a homer and four RBI in an 11-3 defeat of Riverside (Greer, S.C.). Lost 8-7 to Independence (Charlotte).

9

Lutheran-Orange

Orange, CA 11 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 10. Results: Luke Mattson, Brendan Avventino and Nathan Flores combined on a no-hitter in a 4-0 defeat of Great Oak (Temecula). Jasiah Dixon homered and drove in three RBI in a 10-1 defeat of then-No. 17 La Costa Canyon (Carlsbad). Lost 6-2 to J.W. North (Riverside).

10

Providence

Charlotte, NC 13 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 11. Result: Mason Ingle drove in three runs in a 12-1 defeat of Charlotte Catholic (Charlotte) on Tuesday.

11

Rockledge

Rockledge, FL 18 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 15. Result: Drew Parrish is hitting .525 for the Raiders, who defeated Eau Gallie (Melbourne) 10-2.

12

Canterbury (Fort Myers)

Fort Myers, FL 20 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 23. Result: Bryan Eberle allowed one hit over six innings in a 5-2 defeat of Evangel Christian (Fort Myers) on Tuesday.

13

West Orange

Winter Garden, FL 18 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 19. Result: Doug Nikhazy had 11 strikeouts in a 5-0 defeat of Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs).

14

Douglas

Parkland, FL 16 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 13. Result: Josh Miaskowski hit a three-run double in a 6-3 defeat of Taravella (Coral Springs). Colton Welker and Jonathon Pino each went 2-for-3 in a 3-1 defeat of Western Branch (Chesapeake, Va.).

15

Bishop Gorman

Las Vegas, NV 15 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 12. Results: Went 4-1 last week, including a 6-4 defeat of West Jordan, Utah as Nick Israel drove in two runs.

16

Basic

Henderson, NV 17 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 16. Result: Ryne Nelson went 2-for-4 with a double, homer and three RBI in an 8-0 defeat of Canyon Springs (Las Vegas) on Monday.

17

Christian Brothers Academy

Lincroft, NJ 3 - 1 - 0

Result: Previous: 5. Results: Sal Rinaldi went 2-for-3 with a two-run single in an 11-5 defeat of Freehold on Tuesday. Lost 8-7 to Malvern Prep (Malvern, Pa.).

18

JSerra Catholic

San Juan Capistrano, CA 11 - 3 - 0

Result: Previous: 9. Results: Split a double-header Tuesday vs. Valencia. Collin Quinn scattered four hits in a 6-3 win in the first game but the Lions fell 8-6 in the second.

19

Shawnee Mission-East

Shawnee Mission, KS 4 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 18. Results: Zeb Vermillion had eight strikeouts in a 5-0 defeat of Shawnee Mission West (Overland Park) on Monday. Joey Wentz had 13 strikeouts in a 5-3 defeat of Olathe North (Olathe).

20

Hamilton

Chandler, AZ 17 - 3 - 0

Result: Previous: 20. Result: Brayden Merritt drove in two runs in a 7-6 defeat of Campo Verde (Gilbert).

21

Archbishop Moeller

Cincinnati, OH 6 - 2 - 0

Result: Previous: 14. Results: Kyle Butz is hitting .385 with nine RBI. The Crusaders went 4-1 last week, defeating teams from California, Kentucky, Missouri and North Carolina.

22

Sparkman

Harvest, AL 25 - 5 - 0

Result: Previous: Not ranked. Results: Went 2-0 on Tuesday, defeating Madison Academy (Madison) 5-3 and John Paul II (Huntsville) 22-1. Breonn Pooler went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Madison Academy. Drake Sanchez had a two-run homer against John Paul II.

23

Millard West

Omaha, NE 10 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: Not ranked. Result: Kyle Stevens threw a one-hitter through six innings in a 7-3 defeat of Bellevue West (Bellevue) on Tuesday.

24

Walton

Marietta, GA 17 - 3 - 0

Result: Previous: Not ranked. Results: Parker McCoy drove in three runs in an 11-3 defeat of Roswell. Carter Kieboom homered and drove in three runs in a 5-3 defeat of Roswell.

25

Owasso

Owasso, OK 13 - 5 - 0

Result: Previous: 22. Result: Dodger Turner is 3-0 with an 0.41 ERA for the Rams.