Since LaGrange lost their opening game of the season 4-3 in eight-innings to Mansfield (Texas), the Leopards have won 33 straight. After 5-2 and 8-1 wins over Splendora, LaGrange will now face Hargrave (Huffman, Texas) in the next round of the playoffs. The date and time for that game have yet to be confirmed.
No. 2 Eagle (Idaho) completed regular season play and will face Boise (Idaho) for the district championship this evening.
No. 3 Deer Park (Texas) defeated Fort Bend Travis (Richmond, Texas) 11-3 and will now face pre-season USA Today Sports/NFCA High School Super 25 No. 1 Pearland (Texas) for the state championship. Deer Park defeated Pearland 8-0 when the two teams met on Feb. 27.
The USA Today Sports/NFCA High School Super 25 will be released every Thursday through June 9.
State rankings submitted by NFCA member coaches are used to help compile the USA Today Sports/NFCA High School Super 25. Records for this week’s poll include all games played through May 9.
|Rank||Team||Record||Last Week Rank|
|3||Deer Park (Texas)||34-2||3|
|4||Bald Knob (Ark.)||32-0||4|
|5||Bishop Carroll (Wichita, Kan.)||17-0||6|
|6||West Orange (Winter Garden, Fla.)||30-1||7|
|7||Cape Fear (Fayetteville, N.C.)||23-0||9|
|8||Union County (Union, S.C.)||24-0||10|
|9||McCracken County (Paducah, Ky.)||25-1||11|
|10||Sherwood (Sandy Spring, Md.)||16-0||12|
|11||Los Alamitos (Calif.)||20-2||13|
|12||Grand Terrace (Calif.)||22-1||17|
|13||American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.)||25-2||15|
|15||Orange Lutheran (Calif.)||25-3||21|
|16||Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.)||25-0-1||22|
|17||Plano West (Plano, Texas)||28-3||NR|
|18||Crown Point (Ind.)||17-1||5|
|20||Curry (Jasper, Ala.)||40-2||NR|
|21||Tahoma (Kent, Wash.)||20-0||23|
|22||Coral Springs Charter (Fla.)||26-3||NR|
|23||North Davidson (Lexington, NC)||22-2||NR|
|24||Incarnate Word (San Antonio, Texas)||30-8||NR|
|25||Atlee (Mechanicsville, Va.)||15-1||25|
Dropped Out: Cibola (Yuma, Ariz.), Eastlake (El Paso, Texas), Forbush (East Bend, N.C.), Reed (Sparks, Nev.), Mission Viejo (Calif.)