MHSBCA releases first regular season baseball rankings

The Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association have released their first regular season rankings. Hartville is the highest rank SW Missouri team at No. 2 in Class 2. Billings (No. 5), Dora (No. 6) and Cabool (No. 9) are also ranked in Class 2. Clever, Forsythm Catholic and Conway sit in order at Nos. 3 through 6 in Class 3. Rogersville is No. 3 in Class 4 with Mt. Vernon and Monett at Nos. 9 and 10 in that class. Carthage is the only ranked SW Missouri team in Class 5 at No. 9.

The complete rankings are as follows:
Class 1
1. Santa Fe
2. Oran
3. Sturgeon
4. Leopold
5. Cairo
6. Lakeland
7. Bunker
8. Pilot Grove
9. Cooter
10. Southland

Class 2
1. Valle Catholic
2. Hartville
3. Tipton
4. Neelyville
5. Billings
6. Dora
7. Canton
8. Barat Academy
9. Cabool
10. Concordia
Others receiving votes:
Crane, Linn, Schuyler County, Louisianna, Chaffee

Class 3
1. Holden
2. Christian O’Fallon
3. Clever
4. Forsyth
5. Springfield Catholic
6. Conway
T-7. Fatima
T-7. Lutheran North
9. Malden
10. Jefferson - Festus
Others receiving votes:Twin Rivers, Bishop LeBlonde, Scott City

Class 4
1. Westminster Christian
2. Cape Notre Dame
3. Logan-Rogersville
4. Oak Grove
5. Festus
6. Lutheran South
7. St. Dominic
8. Borgia
9. Mt. Vernon
10. Monett
Others receiving votes: Nevada, Sullivan

Class 5
1. Rockwood Summit
2. Francis Howell
3. Rockhurst
4. Liberty
5. Christian Brothers College (CBC)
6. Lee’s Summit West
7. Parkway North
8. Vianney
9. Carthage
10. Hazelwood West
Others receiving votes: Helias, SLUH, Ozark, Farmington, Jackson

Photo Galleries

Pictures: Ava 9, Mt. Grove 8

Ava won the battle of SCA unbeatens with a walk-off sac fly.

Pictures: Southwest 10, Purdy 8

Southwest claims the Ozark 7 championship.

Pictures: Central vs. Glendale tennis

The Falcons and Bulldogs met at Cooper on Wednesday.
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