Top-ranked Leander (Texas) opened postseason play by scoring 34 runs over two games while Lauren Tetreault and SJ Geurin each pitched complete-game shutouts. The Lions are back in action on Saturday against Southwest in Area play.
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2. Barbers Hill (Mt. Belvieu, Texas)
Record: 33-2 | Last week: 2
The Eagles play 23-5 Angleton (Texas) in area play on Saturday.
3. Lakewood Ranch (Bradenton, Fla.)
Record: 25-2 | Last week: 3
Sophomore Olivia Laney threw a complete game in 2-0 win over Newsome.
4. Park Vista (Lake Worth, Fla.)
Record: 25-0 | Last week: 4
The 7A state state title might be one of the toughest brackets in all of the country to win. The Cobras play Jupiter on Thursday.
5. Marist (Chicago)
Record: 16-0 | Last week: 5
The Redhawks have held 13 of their first 16 opponents scoreless.
6. Norco (Calif.)
Record: 12-1 | Last week: 6
The Cougars have won 11 straight after a three-game sweep of Santiago.
7. Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville, Ala.)
Record: 40-2-1 | Last week: 7
The Huskies open 7A postseason play on Wednesday against Vestavia Hills.
8. Warren (San Antonio)
Record: 24-0 | Last week: 8
After two playoff shutout wins, the Warriors play Los Fresnos starting Friday.
10. University (Orange City, Fla.)
Record: 22-0 | Last week: 11
The Titans are another powerhouse team in Florida’s 7A bracket.
11. Neshoba Central (Philadelphia, Miss.)
Record: 27-0 | Last week: 13
The Rockets play Friday for a chance to berth in the Mississippi 5A state championship.
12. Newsome (Lithia, Fla.)
Record: 24-1 | Last week: 9
The Wolves host a 21-6 Palm Harbor University (Palm Harbor) squad Thursday in 7A playoff action.
13. Spring-Ford (Royersford, Pa.)
Record: 10-0 | Last week: 14
The Rams early season dominance continues, outscoring opponents 87-6.
14. Doral Academy (Doral, Fla.)
Record: 24-2 | Last week: 16
The Firebirds scored 15 runs in three innings to open Florida 6A postseason play.
16. Judson (Converse, Texas)
Record: 28-1 | Last week: 18
The Rockets carry a 23-game win streak heading deep into 6A Texas state playoffs.
18. Williamsburg (Ohio)
Record: 15-0 | Last week: 21
The Wildcats have allowed seven runs in 15 games.
21. Bob Jones (Madison, Ala.)
Record: 29-3 | Last week: 12
The Patriots open 7A postseason play Tuesday.
Record: 13-1 | Last week: 15
The Spartans fell for the first time, losing 8-1 to a Los Alamitos playing really good ball.