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2018 Preseason High School Baseball Top 50



The top 25 teams are selected through a poll of representatives from the Baseball Coaches Association (BCA) and Baseball America. This is the first in-season top 25 ranking of the 2018 season, though many states haven’t started playing and weather has caused delays in other states as well. The BCA and BA will update the top 25 rankings every other week through May.

Shawnee opens the 2018 season ranked No. 1 in the Baseball America Preseason High School Top 50, powered by .

Rank School 2017 Record 2017 Final Rank
1 Shawnee (Okla.) HS 40-0 1
2 Harvard-Westlake HS, Los Angeles 22-4-3 NR
3 Basic HS, Henderson, Nev. 29-7 14
4 Orange (Calif.) Lutheran HS 18-12 NR
5 Monsignor Pace HS, Miami Gardens 24-6 NR
6 Regan HS, San Antonio 31-9 NR
7 Jackson HS, Massillon, Ohio 29-1 7
8 Parkview HS, Lilburn, Ga. 31-6 NR
9 Curtis Christian HS, River Ridge, La 31-6 NR
10 Mater Dei HS, Santa Ana, Calif. 21-12 38
11 Walton HS, Marietta, Ga. 27-8 NR
12 Deer Park (Texas) HS 36-8 16
13 Riverdale Baptist HS, Marlboro, Md. 30-1 12
14 Eastlake HS, Chula Vista, Calif. 32-4 13
15 Notre Dame HS, Sherman Oaks, Calif. 22-9 NR
16 Hamilton HS, Chandler, Ariz. 23-10 NR
17 Palmetto HS, Miami 22-7 NR
18 Sheridan (Ark.) HS 33-5 41
19 North Gwinnett HS, Suwanee, Ga. 35-4 NR
20 Port Neches-Groves HS, Port Neches, Texas 22-7 24
21 Vianney HS, Kirkwood, Mo. 32-7 NR
22 Douglas HS, Parkland, Ga. 22-5 NR
23 Saline (Miss.) HS 40-3 44
24 Cathedral Catholic HS, San Diego 25-9 NR
25 Mesquite HS, Gilbert, Ariz. 23-11 NR
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26 West Monroe (La.) HS 38-3 34
27 El Toro (Calif.) HS 27-7 8
28 Cullman (Ala.) HS 38-9 NR
29 Delbarton HS, Morristown, N.J. 21-7 30
30 Clovis (Calif.) HS 25-7-1 NR
31 Monroe Campus HS, Bronx, N.Y. 20-2 33
32 Staley HS, Kansas City, Mo. 24-7 NR
33 River Ridge HS, Woodstock, Ga. 29-10 NR
34 Carroll HS, Southlake, Texas 32-11 NR
35 Mountain Vista HS, Highlands Ranch, Colo. 18-7 NR
36 De La Salle Collegiate HS, Warren, Mich. 27-12 NR
37 De La Salle HS, Concord, Calif. 21-8 NR
38 Tottenville HS, Staten Island, N.Y. 22-2 NR
39 Buchanan HS, Clovis, Calif. 28-4 29
40 Gulfport (Miss.) HS 33-6 NR
41 Mosley HS, Lynn Haven, Fla. 27-3 NR
42 Eden Prairie (Minn.) HS 28-3 NR
43 Elk Grove (Calif.) HS 23-10 NR
44 American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla. 20-7 NR
45 Malvern (Pa.) Prep HS 25-6 36
46 Huntington Beach (Calif.) HS 28-5 NR
47 Amarillo (Texas) HS 31-9 NR
48 Jordan HS, Sandy, Utah 18-10 NR
49 Mason (Ohio) HS 20-9 NR
50 Puyallup (Wash.) HS 25-2 NR

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