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Bay Area Baseball Rankings

Clayton Valley Charter is 9-2 and continues climbing up the rankings. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo
Clayton Valley Charter is 9-2 and continues climbing up the rankings. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo

The fourth West Coast Bay Area Baseball Rankings are out. Only teams located in cities on the Bay Area Census are eligible for the rankings.

  1. Valley Christian (11-2)

Valley Christian has won six of its last seven, with its lone loss coming to No. 3 Mitty in a series split. Its latest game was a 5-2 win at Bellarmine, led by Griffin Allen’s two-run home run.

Last week: No. 2 

  1. Serra (10-1)

The Padres picked up their first loss to No. 4 Palo Alto on Monday, but they rebounded with a 14-1 rout of Riordan the following day. Joey Lee had two doubles and four RBIs against Riordan.

Last week: No. 1

  1. Mitty (7-2)

After two consecutive losses to No. 1 Valley Christian, the Monarchs responded with a win over VC in the series finale and then a victory against No. 5 St. Francis in extra innings on Tuesday. 

Last week: No. 7 

  1. Palo Alto (6-2)

Palo Alto recently picked up its biggest win of the season against then-No. 1 Serra, led by Xavier Esquer’s two home runs and four RBIs. Its two losses: No. 1 Valley Christian and No. 14 Los Gatos. 

Last week: No. 6 

  1. St. Francis (7-3)

A four-game winning streak for St. Francis came to an end following a 5-4 loss against No. 3 Mitty. It outscored opponents 23-6 during that streak.

Last week: No. 8

  1. California (11-3)

Cal’s nine-game winning streak finally came to an end in a 3-2 loss to No. 16 Dougherty Valley. But the Grizzlies already boast an impressive resume, defeating three ranked teams thus far.

Last week: No. 3

  1. Heritage (12-2)

The Patriots have won five out of the last six, as the only defeat was against Freedom during a series split. They did shut out Antioch, 6-0, on Tuesday, backed Cristian Machado surrendering just one hit while striking out nine.

Last week: No. 5

  1. San Ramon Valley (8-4)

San Ramon Valley has won eight of its last nine, including a stretch of taking two of three against No. 9 De La Salle. 

Last week: No. 17

  1. De La Salle (9-4)

De La Salle bounced back from a three-game losing streak – two losses to No. 8 San Ramon Valley and one to St. Mary’s (Stockton) – with a 9-0 shutout of College Park. De La Salle’s pitching staff allowed a combined one hit versus College Park. 

Last week: No. 4

  1. Tamalpais (11-0)

Make that 11 straight wins for Tamalpais after outscoring Branson and Terra Linda 22-3 in the last two games. Tamalpais has outscored all opponents 100-24. 

Last week: No. 10 

  1. Sequoia (9-0)

Dominance continues unfolding for Sequoia, who is 9-0 following a 26-2 win over Woodside and an 8-4 victory over Half Moon Bay. Three different players drove in at least three runs against Woodside.

Last week: No. 12 

  1. Live Oak (7-0)

Live Oak’s record now stands at a perfect 7-0, topped off with a 22-9 demolition of Branham. Justin Kester-Johnson hit three doubles.

Last week: No. 13 

  1. Cardinal Newman (7-0)

Cardinal Newman’s hot streak keeps on going, winning seven straight and outscoring opponents 57-11. 

Last week: No. 15 

  1. Los Gatos (5-3)

Los Gatos suffered its third loss of the year versus Pioneer, but it came right back with an 11-3 trouncing of Santa Cruz. Tommy Splaine had a double, triple and four RBIs.

Last week: No. 9 

  1. Clayton Valley Charter (9-2)

Since a 1-2 start to the year, the Ugly Eagles are amidst a eight-game winning streak – including two straight wins over College Park. 

Last week: No. 16

  1. Dougherty Valley (9-6)

Dougherty Valley has won five out of its last six, most recently with a 3-2 win over No. 6 California. Tyler Durant had a home run and two RBIs.

Last week: No. 21

  1. Redwood (10-2)

The 10-game winning streak for Redwood is no more after dropping two games to Sir Francis Drake. 

Last week: No. 11

  1. Sacred Heart Cathedral (9-2)

SHC won nine straight before a 3-2 loss to St. Ignatius. 

Last week: No. 14

  1. Los Altos (4-2)

Los Altos is winners of four straight and scored 11-plus runs in three of those games, highlighted by a 31-run effort against Saratoga. 

Last week: No. 24

  1. Capuchino (9-2)

Since a 5-3 loss to Bellarmine, Capuchino is riding a three-game winning streak, which it concluded with a 7-2 win over King’s Academy. Connor Meehan had 10 strikeouts. 

Last week: No. 19

  1. Berkeley (11-5)

Berkeley finished the season as a league champion, just one game ahead of Alameda. 

Last week: Unranked

  1. Alameda (10-3)

Alameda concluded its season by winning three of its last four.

Last week: No. 18

  1. Pittsburg (9-3) 

Pittsburg has scored nine-plus runs in two of its last three games, featuring a 9-6 win over Deer Valley this week. Halen Guerrero hit a double and drove in three runs. 

Last week: No. 22 

  1. Granada (7-5)

Following a split with Dublin, the Matadors picked up a big 10-3 win over No. 25 Foothill. Logan Mock had four hits, two doubles and two RBIs.

Last week: No. 23 

  1. Foothill (8-5)

After a three-game sweep of Livermore, a span when it outscored the Cowboys 20-1, the Falcons suffered a 10-3 loss against No. 24 Granada. 

Last Week: No. 20 

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