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The third West Coast Bay Area Baseball Rankings are out. Only teams located in cities on the Bay Area Census are eligible for the rankings.
The Padres are a perfect 8-0 and averaging 9.6 runs per contest. Its latest week of plays were wins over Burlingame and Carlmont, along with a pair of victories against St. Ignatius.
Last week: No. 2
Valley Christian is riding high, winning four straight since the loss to No. 9 Los Gatos. A couple of those victories came against No. 6 Palo Alto and No. 7 Mitty.
Last week: No. 7
The hot streak keeps on rolling for the Grizzlies, who are now at seven consecutive victories following a sweep of Livermore. Pranav Sundar had a home run and three RBIs in the last game, while Long Beach State commit Raoul Fabian Jr. registered three hits.
Last week: No. 3
De La Salle’s five-game winning streak came to an end with a 7-6 loss to St. Mary’s (Stockton). The previous game was a 5-2 win versus Dublin, as Blake Burke and Caleb Chance both got multiple hits.
Last week: No. 1
The Patriots are dominating this year, sitting with an 11-1 record and with four straight victories. Ryan Wheeler had a triple and two RBIs in Heritage’s last game.
Last week: No. 11
Palo Alto is outscoring opponents 37-16 through five games, with its only loss coming by two runs to No. 2 Valley Christian.
Last week: No. 10
Mitty suffered its first loss of the season to No. 2 Valley Christian, 7-1, on Monday. Before that, Mitty scored 10-plus runs in four of its first five games.
Last week: No. 4
Since a 4-2 loss to Capuchino on Friday, the Lancers racked up wins over Willow Glen and Bellarmine. Their other loss is to Menlo-Atherton.
Last week: No. 5
It was a 1-1 week for Los Gatos, who defeated Los Altos in 11-7 fashion before falling to Leigh, 4-1. It does boast a big 10-run win over No. 2 Valley Christian.
Last week: No. 6
An undefeated record remains for Tamalpais, who is 9-0 and outscoring opponents by a whopping 78-21. Matteo Bellisimo leads the way with 15 RBIs, and Jake Ferguson has 11 RBIs.
Last week: No. 12
Now with a 10-0 record, Redwood is a perfect 10-0 and outscoring opponents 91-12. It has scored 10 or more runs six times.
Last week: No. 13
Sequoia is off to seven consecutive wins to begin the season. Its most recent win was 8-4 against Half Moon Bay, with Max McClellan leading the way with three hits and a double.
Last week: No. 15
A perfect season continues for Live Oak, who is unbeaten following wins over Leigh, Menlo-Atherton and Leland. Landon Stump struck out eight and allowed just two hits in a shutout of Leland.
Last week: No. 16
SHC is winners of six straight, topping it off with a 12-2 win over Riordan. Jaime Gomez had nine strikeouts.
Last week: No. 17
Cardinal Newman keeps on rolling, holding five straight wins to begin the season. Aidan Lombardi boasts a .462 average with nine RBIs, one double and one home run.
Last week: No. 19
Since a 1-2 start to the year, the Ugly Eagles are amidst a four-game winning streak – including two straight wins over Campolindo.
Last week: No. 21
The Wolves are one of the region’s hottest teams, winning five straight in a stretch that includes Acalanes, Dublin, No. 23 College Park and No. 20 Foothill. Nico Castrillo had three RBIs and a double in the win over College Park.
Last week: Unranked
Alameda has won three of its last four, including a 9-2 rout of in-city rival Encinal. Two of the other wins in that stretch came to Castro Valley.
Last week: No. 18
Capuchino enters the rankings with a 7-2 record, with its most recent win coming against No. 8 St. Francis. Its pitching staff has allowed 22 runs in nine games.
Foothill suffered two losses to San Ramon Valley but bounced back versus Livermore, 8-0. Matt Ager was 3-of-4 with a double and three RBIs in the win over Livermore.
Last Week: No. 9
Dougherty Valley has won three straight since being swept by No. 20 Foothill. It swept No. 24 Granada and is coming off a win over Monte Vista.
Pittsburg rebounded from loss to No. 5 Heritage and Antioch by outscoring Antioch and Liberty 16-2. James Murray struck out six batters against Liberty.
Last week: No. 22
College Park is 2-2 over its last four games, boasting wins over Acalanes and Benicia. Its two losses came to San Ramon Valley and Vacaville.
Last week: No. 14
The Matadors have lost three straight, including two losses to East Bay Athletic League foe Dougherty Valley. They will look to bounce back against Dublin.
Last week: No. 8
Los Altos beat Gunn 11-4, with Nick Teng getting three hits, two doubles and four RBIs. Its two losses: No. 9 Los Gatos and No. 1 Serra.
Last week: No. 24
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