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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]

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]