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Bay Area Baseball Rankings

Serra is the new No. 1 team in the Bay Area. Gregory Moreland-Tuhn / Staff Photo
Serra is the new No. 1 team in the Bay Area. Gregory Moreland-Tuhn / Staff Photo

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.

  1. Serra (8-0)

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

  1. Valley Christian (9-1)

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 

  1. California (9-2)

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

  1. De La Salle (7-2)

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

  1. Heritage (11-1)

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

  1. Palo Alto (4-1)

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 

  1. Mitty (5-1)

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 

  1. St. Francis (5-2)

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

  1. Los Gatos (2-2)

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 

  1. Tamalpais (9-0)

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 

  1. Redwood (10-0)

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

  1. Sequoia (7-0)

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 

  1. Live Oak (2-0)

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 

  1. Sacred Heart Cathedral (6-1)

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

  1. Cardinal Newman (5-0)

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 

  1. Clayton Valley Charter (5-2)

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

  1. San Ramon Valley (5-3)

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

  1. Alameda (10-3)

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

  1. Capuchino (7-2)

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.

Last week: Unranked

  1. Foothill (6-4)

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 

  1. Dougherty Valley (7-5)

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. 

Last week: Unranked

  1. Pittsburg (8-3) 

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 

  1. College Park (4-3)

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

  1. Granada (5-4)

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 

  1. Los Altos (1-2)

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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