Posted: 11:29 am Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Baseball: Park Vista drops in national rankings 

By Anthony Chiang

Park Vista had a chance to move up in the rankings with a contest against No. 3 Pembroke Pines-Flanagan last week, but the Cobras did not take advantage of the opportunity.

Instead, Park Vista dropped to No. 47 in the MaxPreps national baseball rankings. The Cobras stood at No. 38 last week. Park Vista opens up the postseason with a game against Santaluces on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the District 10-8A tournament.

Here are the full rankings:

1. Barbe (Lake Charles, La.), 31-2
2. Lambert (Suwanee, Ga.), 23-0
3. Flanagan (Pembroke Pines, Fla.), 20-1
4. Archbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), 23-2
5. Moody (Corpus Christi, Texas), 25-2
6. O’Connor (Helotes, Texas), 26-1
7. Pearland (Texas), 27-2
8. The First Academy (Orlando, Fla.), 21-3
9. Clovis (Calif.), 25-4
10. Mosley (Lynn Haven, Fla.), 23-2
11. Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio), 9-0
12. Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati), 10-1
13. Calallen (Corpus Christi, Texas), 28-3
14. Stillwater (Okla.), 24-2
15. Olympia (Orlando, Fla.), 22-3
16. Jenks (Okla.), 25-2
17. Puyallup (Wash.), 15-0
18. Western Branch (Chesapeake, Va.), 14-0
19. The Woodlands (Texas), 23-4
20. Ardrey Kell (Charlotte, N.C.), 19-1
21. Rancho Bernardo (San Diego), 16-3
22. St. Rita (Chicago), 19-0
23. Clearwater Central Catholic (Fla.), 23-0
24. Arlington (Tenn.), 24-2
25. Cypress Ranch (Houston), 18-4-1
26. Elk Grove (Calif.), 12-4
27. Langham Creek (Houston), 22-3
28. St. Francis (Mountain View, Calif.), 16-3
29. Horizon (Scottsdale, Ariz.), 20-5
30. Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.), 22-3
31. Lake Travis (Austin, Texas), 27-2
32. Alexander (Laredo, Texas), 21-2
33. Sarasota (Fla.), 22-3
34. Huntington Beach (Calif.), 17-2
35. Carroll (Corpus Christi, Texas), 25-3
36. Chaparral (Scottsdale, Ariz.), 20-3
37. Allatoona (Acworth, Ga.), 21-2
38. Rose (Greenville, N.C.), 17-1
39. Fayetteville (Ark.), 18-4
40. Harvard-Westlake (Studio City, Calif.), 14-4-1
41. Loyola (Los Angeles), 15-2-1
42. Cosby (Midlothian, Va.), 8-0
43. Christian Brothers (Memphis, Tenn.), 19-4
44. Buchanan (Clovis, Calif.), 18-4
45. Carroll (Southlake, Texas), 23-4
46. Providence (Charlotte, N.C.), 18-2
47. Park Vista (Lake Worth, Fla.), 19-3
48. Spanish Fort (Ala.), 29-6
49. Marist (Atlanta), 19-2
50. Chatfield (Littleton, Colo.), 13-0