High School Buzz 

Baseball: Park Vista drops in national poll after state semifinal loss

  • 2:55 pm Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista leads the season series with Boca Raton 2-1. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

Park Vista hovered around the top of the MaxPreps Xcellent 50 National Baseball Rankings throughout the season, but that changed this week.

After falling to Miami Columbus in a Class 8A state semifinal this past Wednesday, the Cobras dropped from No. 2 to No. 26 in the latest version of the national poll released Monday. Park Vista finished with a 28-3 record and lost in the same semifinals for the second consecutive season. [More]

Baseball: Palm Beach County players among those set to play in FACA All-Star Classic

  • 10:28 am Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

Seven Palm Beach County baseball players are scheduled to participate in this weekend’s 37th Annual FACA All-Star Classic in Sebring. [More]

Baseball: Park Vista moves to No. 2 in national poll

  • 3:05 pm Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista senior pitcher Austin Smith is 8-1 with a 0.64 ERA. (Photo by Damon Higgins)

Park Vista is heading toward the No. 1 spot.

The Cobras moved up to No. 2 in the latest version of the MaxPreps Xcellent 50 National Baseball Rankings released Monday. Park Vista is on a three-game winning streak, as it enters a matchup with Miami-Columbus in a Class 8A state semifinal on Wednesday in Fort Myers. [More]

Baseball: Inside the 2015 state semifinals

  • 11:40 am Monday, May 18th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Triston McKenzie is expected to start for Royal Palm Beach in Wednesday's state semifinal game. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

As the summer nears, two Palm Beach County high school baseball teams are still playing.

Park Vista and Royal Palm Beach will represent the county in this year’s state baseball tournament. The state tournament will be played at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers. [More]

Baseball: Inside the 2015 regional finals

  • 4:09 pm Thursday, May 7th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Royal Palm Beach pitcher Triston McKenzie has led the postseason charge for the Wildcats. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

And then there were four.

Only four Palm Beach County baseball teams are still alive. Teams across the state are just one win away from earning a trip to the state tournament in Fort Myers. [More]

Baseball: Boca Raton rises, Park Vista falls in national rankings

  • 1:36 pm Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton beat Park Vista to win the District 10-8A title last week. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

Boca Raton beat Park Vista to win the District 10-8A title last week, but it wasn’t enough for the Bobcats to leap over the Cobras in the latest MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings released on Monday.

Park Vista fell three spots to No. 5 and Boca Raton jumped up one spot to No. 14. Even after the loss, the Cobras still lead the season series with the Bobcats 2-1. [More]

Baseball: Park Vista, Boca Raton keep spots in national rankings

  • 1:47 pm Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista ended the season as the second-ranked team in the Class 8A state rankings. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

As the postseason begins, two Palm Beach County teams playing in the same district tournament are nationally ranked.

Park Vista (No. 2) and Boca Raton (No. 15) held steady in the latest MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings released on Monday. Both teams are currently playing in the District 10-8A tournament with a possible matchup in the final Thursday. [More]

Baseball: Park Vista, Boca Raton represent Palm Beach County in national poll

  • 1:45 pm Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton is No. 15 in the (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

How good is Palm Beach County’s high school baseball?

Two teams from the county are part of the latest MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings released on Tuesday.

Park Vista stayed at No. 2 in the rankings for the second consecutive week. The Cobras have won 22 straight and will enter next week’s District 10-8A tournament as the top seed. [More]

Park Vista baseball team moves up in national rankings

  • 12:20 pm Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista is No. 2 in the latest MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings released Tuesday. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

Park Vista continues to creep up toward the top spot.

The Cobras jumped from No. 3 to No. 2 in the latest MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings released on Tuesday. Since falling to Coral Springs-Taravella in the season opener, Park Vista has won 20 straight, including a win over a strong American Heritage team on Monday. [More]

Boca Raton baseball team joins Park Vista in national poll

  • 1:36 pm Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton made its first appearance in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings this week. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Not all losses are bad losses.

Boca Raton has learned that, as the Bobcats made their first appearance in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Baseball Rankings on Tuesday. Despite falling to nationally ranked Park Vista for the second time this season last week, Boca cracked the list at No. 13.

The Bobcats join Park Vista in the rankings with the Cobras staying at No. 3. Both teams are part of District 10-8A, which should make for an interesting district tournament. [More]