New Regional Rankings

High School : : Rankings
Todd Gold         Ben Collman        
Published: Friday, March 16, 2012

Florida

Another week, another No.1 ranking for Tampa Jesuit. They have sat atop the Florida Top 25 and the National Top 50 since their 2012 inception and have rolled to an undefeated record. They will receive their toughest test yet in a March 17 matchup against Gulliver Prep who sits No. 6 in the Florida Rankings. The four teams between them are (in order): Olympia, Columbus, Columbus, Archbishop McCarthy and American Heritage.

Remaining undefeated in Florida are Jesuit, Olympia, Winter Springs, and Nova.

IMG had a strong week and jump back into the top ten and Eustis makes it up to No.12 as one of the hottest teams in the state.

New additions are No. 17 Jupiter, No. 20 Pensacola Catholic, No. 22 Palmetto, and No. 25 Chiles.

Click here to see the entire Florida Regional Rankings.


Great Plains

The initial Great Plains Regional Rankings were released on Wednesday, March 14. The first update will be on Friday, March 23.


Mid-Atlantic

The states of North and South Carolina are off and running into their spring season, while fellow Mid-Atlantic states Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and West Virginia are just getting started this week. There is little movement in the early going, but it does look like a favorite has emerged in both the Carolinas with Providence (NC) and Byrnes (SC) living up to their preseason hype so far. They sit in the top two spots of the rankings.

There were three new additions to the Top 25: West Forsyth (NC) comes in at No. 16, and two South Carolina teams Ashley Ridge and Sumter make their debut and 19 and 20, respectively.

Click here to see the entire Mid-Atlantic Regional Rankings.


Midwest

The initial Midwest Regional Rankings were release Wednesday, March 7. The first update of the Midwest Regional Rankings will be Friday, March 23.


Northeast

The initial Northeast Regional Rankings were released Friday, March 9. The first update of the Northeast Regional Rankings will be Friday, March 23.


Northwest

The initial Northwest Regional Rankings were released on Wednesday, March 14. The first update will be on March 23.


Pacific

Mater Dei maintains the top spot in spite of a 1-1 week in which they ran into Beckman ace RHP James Kaperilian in the Newport Elks Tournament. The Monarchs bounced back from the loss with a solid win over Santa Margarita, as arguably the most talented team in California, the 4-2 Monarchs remain on top for now but have several teams charging hard. 

The top six spots remain steady, while Mountain View St. Francis (9-0), Cathedral Catholic (4-1) and Long Beach Wilson (9-1) all move into the top 10 this week at Nos. 8-10 respectively. 10-1 Clovis West climbs up to No. 11, followed by Sacramento area powerhouse Elk Grove at No. 12. Bishop Amat  continued to slide, at 1-5 the Lancers remain at No. 18 because of a brutal schedule and several close losses to strong competition, a track record of rebounding from slow starts and a talented nucleus. Though their lack of depth and experience has  been highly evident in close games in the early going and is a concern for the Lancers moving forward.

New additions this week include: No. 20 Beckman, No. 22 Palo Alto, No. 23 San Jose Valley Christian, No. 24 El Capitan and No. 25 Orange Lutheran.

Click here to see the entire Pacific Regional Rankings.


Southeast

A pair of Georgia teams remain at the top of the Southeast Regional Rankings. Columbus is undefeated at sits at No. 4 in the most recent National Rankings and Parkview sits at No. 16. Barbe (LA), Farragut (TN) and new addition Pelham (AL) with a 14-0 record, round out the top five.

The big matchup of the region will be Brookwood (GA) heading to Columbus (GA) tonight for a matchup of two of the state’s top teams. Brookwood sits at No. 6 this week.

New additions along with Pelham are: No. 14 Greenbrier (GA), No. 23 Bartlett (TN), No. 24 Gainesville (GA), and No. 25 Rogers Heritage (AR).

Click here to see the entire Southeast Regional Rankings.


Southwest

6-0 Sandia (NM) makes a big jump all the way up to No. 7 after handing previously undefeated La Cueva their first loss. La Cueva falls to 8-1, dropping one spot to No. 11 and are now the second ranked team in New Mexico. Carlsbad moves up a spot as the Cavemen continue to play well, improving to 7-1 on the season, while 6-2 Piedra Vista has also played well of late to move up to No. 19.

Defending state champ Saguaro (AZ) moves up to No. 10 with a strong showing in the Cleats Sports Invitational and are now 11-2 on the season and picked up an quality win over No. 17 Chaparral on Monday.

New additions this week include: No. 13 Mesquite (AZ), No. 15 Basha (AZ), No. 21 Arbor View (NV), No. 23. Sierra Vista ( NV) and No. 24 Douglas (NV).

Click here to see the entire Southwest Regional Rankings.


Texahoma

The top two teams continue to remain unchanged as Corpus Christi Carroll and Calallen are now a combined 23-0 on the year. Their dominance keeps No. 3 Klein Collins at bay, in spite of an impressive 11-game winning streak. These top three teams are representing the Lone Star state extremely well.

Tomball continues to climb after an impressive 9-0 win over then No. 16 Spring, moving the Tornadoes up to No. 4. No. 7 Rockwall-Heath has bounced back nicely from a recent skid and used a 3-0 week to improve to 13-4 and are once again living up to their lofty expectations. Seven Lakes makes a big jump into the top 10, coming in at No. 8 with a 15-1-1 record on the season.

Owasso remains the top ranked Oklahoma team in spite of taking their first loss of the season, but went 3-1 on their spring break trip to take on tough competition in Florida and are now 8-1 on the season. Edmond Santa Fe remains the No. 2 team in the state, fending off hard charging 10-0 Broken Arrow (No. 12) with a 4-0 week of their own.

No. 13 San Antonio Churchill handed then No. 11 Austin Westlake their first loss of the season, causing the Chaparrals to slip to No. 15.

New additions this week include: No. 21 Plano West and No. 23 Brazosport.

Click here to see the entire Texahoma Regional Rankings.

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