Posted: 2:31 pm Monday, May 13th, 2013

Softball: Final Miracle Sports statewide rankings released 

By Jeff Greer

The final 2013 Miracle Sports softball rankings are out, and American Heritage is one of the top five teams in the statewide poll.

American Heritage, fresh off its third consecutive state championship, is third in the statewide top 10. No other area teams made the statewide poll. Gulliver Prep is the No. 1 team; St. Thomas Aquinas is second.

Grandview Prep, King’s Academy, Palm Beach Central, Palm Beach Gardens and West Boca each made their respective class’s final top 10.

Here are the rankings:

All Classes
1. Gulliver Prep
2. St. Thomas Aquinas
3. American Heritage
4. Coral Reef
5. Lake City Columbia
6. Creekside
7. Lake Wales
8. Cypress Bay
9. Bishop Snyder
10. Freedom

1A
1. Liberty 25-3
2. Lafayette 20-6
3. Chipley 7-11
4. Taylor 21-8
5. Baldwin 22-6
6. Sneads 24-6
7. Jay 14-7
8. Bell 16-12
9. The Villages 20-6
10. Port St Joe 12-6

2A
1. Canterbury 20-11
2. Pine Castle Christian 23-7
3. Academy at the Lakes 12-5
4. Princeton Christian 13-1
5. Munroe 8-4
6. Sheridan Hills Christian
7. All Saints 9-4
8. Grandview Prep 10-8
9. Foundation Academy
10. Southwest Florida Christian

3A
1. American Heritage 22-6
2. Bishop Snyder 27-4
3. Montverde 20-7
4. King’s Academy 16-11
5. P. K. Yonge 27-3
6. McKeel Acad 17-3
7. Shorecrest 17-5
8. Westminster Chr 23-5
9. Trinity Prep
10. Lakeland Chr

4A
1. Gulliver Prep 23-5
2. Madison Co 19-10
2. Bishop Verot 27-4
4. Bradford 28-3
5. Astronaut 24-4
6. Episcopal
7. Coral Springs Charter 21-6
8. Mulberry
9. Cocoa Beach
10. Yulee

5A
1. Lake Wales 21-10
2. Creekside 27-3
3. American Heritage 23-5
4. Suwannee 18-10
5. Lemon Bay 22-3
6. Hernando 23-8
7. Ponte Vedra 23-6
8. Bayshore 17-7
9. North Marion 21-5
10. Belleview 18-8

6A
1. Lake City Columbia 27-4
2. Pembroke Pines 21-4
3. Lakewood Ranch 20-8
4. Gainesville 20-8
5. Mosley 21-8
6. River Ridge 29-2
7. Naples 22-6
8. Eau Gallie 19-11
9. Niceville 27-2
10. Barron Collier

7A
1. St Thomas Aquinas 22-5
2. Freedom 21-4
3. Harmony 26-4
4. Chiles 21-8
5. West Boca 22-7
6. Lake Howell 23-6
7. Lake Region 20-9
8. Sarasota
9. Osceola
10. Winter Springs 19-9

8A
1. Coral Reef 26-2
2. Cypress Bay 21-6
3. West Orange 25-6
4. Timber Creek 24-6
5. Mandarin 14-12
6. Palm Harbor University 25-5
7. Palm Beach Central 21-10
8. Goleman
9. Hagerty 27-2
10. Palm Beach Gardens 21-9