(2-10-17) The Preseason SSN National Public High Schools Baseball Rankings :

Clovis Buchanan 4 Clovis North 0  in the Central Section Division I baseball championship game at Rawhide Stadium in Visalia, Tuesday, May 31, 2016

February 10, 2017

  1. Buchanan (Clovis, Calif.)
  2. Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.)
  3. Barbe (Lake Charles, La.)
  4. South Hills (West Covina, Calif.)
  5. Cullman (Ala.)
  6. Huntington Beach (Calif.)
  7. Steinbrenner (Lutz, Fla.)
  8. Johnson (San Antonio)
  9. Stoneman Douglas (Parkland, Fla.)
  10. Lake Central (St. John, IN)
  11. Plainfield South (Plainfield, IL)
  12. Shawnee (Okla.)
  13. Rancho Bernardo (San Diego)
  14. Ballard (Louisville, KY)
  15. Houston (Houston, MS)


The Poll is dominated by four California schools (1, 4, 6 and 13), while Florida (7 and 9) has two schools ranked.  Most of the top ranked teams come from the West and the South.  Two neighboring Midwest states, Indiana (10) and Illinois (11), both have a teams ranked.

Buchanan is no stranger to national attention, this year is no different, but than again the Top 5 schools are not strangers to playing great baseball.