High School Buzz 

Baseball: Boca Raton joins Park Vista in All-Classifications state poll

  • 2:36 pm Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton is 14-1 this season. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Boca Raton continues its rise.

In the fifth edition of Theprepzone.com state baseball poll released Tuesday, the Bobcats jumped up one spot to No. 3 in the Class 8A poll and made their debut in the state poll that considers teams from all classifications at No. 8. Boca (14-1) has been dominant this season, as its only loss came against nationally ranked Park Vista. [More]

Baseball: Boca Raton C Michael Amditis named one of country’s top juniors

  • 1:31 pm Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

Michael Amditis stellar junior season isn’t just capturing Palm Beach County’s attention. Apparenty, MaxPreps has its eyes on him, too.

The Boca Raton catcher is listed as the 43rd best player on MaxPreps’ list of the nation’s Top 50 junior baseball players. Amditis, who is committed to Miami, is batting .590 with six home runs and 25 RBIs this season. [More]

Park Vista baseball team stays at No. 3 in national poll

  • 3:36 pm Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

Park Vista kept its spot near the top of the national rankings.

The Cobras (15-1) stayed at No. 3 in this week’s MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings released Tuesday. Park Vista jumped from No. 5 to No. 3 in last week’s poll. [More]

PBgametime Baseball: Inside the Top 10, plus the top games of Week 7

  • 12:44 pm Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton pitcher Mitchell Senger (23) throws against Jupiter in Pompano Beach, Florida on March 17, 2015. Boca Raton won 18-1. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

Spring break is behind us and the playoff push is on.

Park Vista is still at the top of the rankings, as the Cobras are rolling as expected. But American Heritage and Boca Raton will have a chance to change that, as they will each face Park Vista before the end of the regular season.

Here’s the new Post Top 10 entering Week 7 of the season: [More]

Baseball: Trinity Christian, Glades Day earn spots in state poll

  • 11:21 am Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton is No. 4 in the Class 8A state poll. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

A pair of small schools from Palm Beach County cracked the fourth edition of Theprepzone.com state baseball poll released Tuesday.

Trinity Christian made the Class 3A poll, coming in at No. 10 after winning two games last week to improve to 9-3. In Class 2A, Glades Day made its first appearance in the poll at No. 8. [More]

Park Vista baseball team moves up to No. 3 in national rankings

  • 8:26 am Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista's baseball team is 12-1 this season. (Photo by Bill Ingram)

Will Park Vista get to No. 1?

The Cobras are getting close to the top spot, as they moved up two spots to No. 3 in this week’s MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings released Tuesday. [More]

Palm Beach Gardens grad Tommy Williams hits for cycle with UCF

  • 11:52 pm Friday, March 13th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Gardens grad Tommy Williams hit for the cycle for UCF on Friday. (Courtesy of UCF Athletics)

A Palm Beach Gardens High grad made history on the baseball diamond Friday.

UCF senior third baseman Tommy Williams, who graduated from Gardens in 2011, hit for the cycle in the Knights’ 11-1 victory over Fairfield. It marked the first cycle by a UCF player since Matt Horwath accomplished the feat against Tulane in 2011. [More]

Baseball: Area teams to take part in spring break tournaments

  • 2:25 pm Friday, March 13th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Central will take part in next week's Florida League High School Invitational. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Spring break gives high school baseball teams a chance to take part in tournaments around the state and country.

Many Palm Beach County teams are taking advantage of the opportunity.

Five teams from Palm Beach County will travel to Sanford and Altamonte Springs to take part in the Florida League High School Invitational next week. And 10 of the area’s teams will stay close to home to play in the annual GGI Classic hosted by Lake Worth High, which will be played at John I. Leonard High and Dave Manzo Field.

Here is the schedule of games involving local teams from each tournament: [More]

Baseball: Five Palm Beach County players among country’s best seniors

  • 9:47 am Friday, March 13th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Austin Smith, a senior at Park Vista Community High School, throws a pitch during the Park Vista vs. Dwyer game at the West Boynton Recreation Center in Lake Worth on March 11, 2015. (Brianna Soukup / Palm Beach Post)

Palm Beach County is full of high school baseball talent.

It’s no surprise the area’s 2015 class features five players in the MaxPreps Top 100 Baseball Seniors. [More]