High School Buzz 

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]

Baseball: Park Vista, Seminole Ridge, Boca Raton ranked in 8A state poll

  • 11:10 am Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Benjamin is ranked No. 9 in the Class 3A state poll. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

In Palm Beach County high school baseball, Class 8A is king.

If you needed evidence of that, just take a look at the third edition of Theprepzone.com state baseball poll released Tuesday. Three county teams are ranked in the Class 8A poll — Park Vista (No. 2), Seminole Ridge (No. 4) and Boca Raton (No. 8). Palm Beach Gardens did not make the list, but the Gators did receive an honorable mention.

Along with being ranked in the Class 8A poll, Park Vista is also No. 2 in the state poll that considers teams from all classifications. [More]

Park Vista baseball team jumps up national rankings

  • 11:13 am Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

Park Vista started the season among the nation’s best because of high expectations surrounding the program.

After 10 games, the Cobras (9-1) are still part of that class. Park Vista jumped up three spots to No. 5 in this week’s MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings released Tuesday.

Led by Tyler Constable, Jordan Poore and Austin Smith, the Cobras’ pitching staff has combined to post a 1.03 team ERA this season.

Here are the full rankings: [More]

PBgametime Baseball: Inside the new Top 10, plus the best games of Week 5

  • 3:06 pm Monday, March 9th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Trinity Christian is at No. 8 in this week's PBgametime Top 10. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

The playoff race is starting to heat up as the second half of the season is near.

Park Vista, Seminole Ridge, Benjamin and Palm Beach Gardens keep rolling, as they all kept their spots in the Post’s Top 10. The four have combined to record a 33-5 record this year.

Here’s the new Post Top 10 entering Week 5 of the season: [More]

Park Vista baseball team falls in national rankings

  • 3:55 pm Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista is No. 5 in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings. (Bill Ingram / Palm Beach Post)

Despite an eight-game winning streak, Park Vista fell in the national rankings.

After coming in at No. 4 last week, the Cobras dropped to No. 8 in this week’s MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings. Park Vista’s only loss came against Coral Springs-Taravella in the season opener. [More]

American Heritage baseball team jumps to No. 1 in Class 4A state poll

  • 10:51 am Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Wellington received honorable mention in the Class 8A state poll. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

American Heritage’s baseball team started the season slowly, but the Stallions have since won six straight.

The second edition of Theprepzone.com state baseball poll reflected American Heritage’s recent hot play, as the Stallions jumped to No. 1 in the Class 4A poll released Wednesday. American Heritage was ranked No. 2 last week.

Palm Beach County is well represented in the Class 8A poll. Park Vista is No. 1 and Seminole Ridge is No. 8. Meanwhile, Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington and Boca Raton received honorable mentions. [More]

Baseball: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games of Week 4

  • 12:08 pm Monday, March 2nd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

Will a Palm Beach County team knock Park Vista from the top spot in the Post’s Top 10 this season?

If so, it won’t be this week. The nationally ranked Cobras are still at the top of the rankings, but Benjamin and Boca Raton continue to creep up the list after strong starts.

Here’s the new Post Top 10 entering Week 4 of the season: [More]

Park Vista baseball team at top of Class 8A state rankings

  • 12:38 pm Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista is 9-1 this season. (Photo by Bill Ingram)

Park Vista will have to deal with high expectations this season.

If you needed further evidence of that, the first edition of Theprepzone.com state baseball poll provided it. The Cobras came in at No. 1 in the Class 8A poll released Wednesday. [More]

Baseball: Park Vista earns national ranking

  • 10:42 am Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista's baseball team is 12-1 this season. (Photo by Bill Ingram)

Park Vista isn’t just one of the best baseball teams in Palm Beach County. The Cobras are one of the best teams in the country.

Park Vista (4-1) is No. 4 in the MaxPreps Top 100 National Baseball Rankings, which was released Monday. The Cobras’ only loss of the season came against Coral Springs-Taravella in the season opener. [More]

Baseball: Inside the new Top 10, plus the best games of Week 3

  • 4:00 pm Monday, February 23rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Benjamin comes in at No. in this week's rankings. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

We’ve just begun a new baseball season, but the usual names are at the top of the rankings.

Park Vista is still No. 1, and four teams from the always competitive District 9-8A made the list. Small schools powers Trinity Christian, Benjamin and American Heritage are also in this week’s Top 10. [More]