High-SchoolCalifornia: Mountain View St. Francis

Clovis West is highest-ranked team to get stunned and eliminated in early-round game of section playoffs. That helps St. Francis of Mountain View to move back up to No. 4.

Other highlights from this week’s baseball rankings include:

No. 1 Orange Lutheran and No. 2 Mater Dei in the CIF Southern Section plus No. 6 El Capitan and No. 7 Cathedral Catholic in the CIF San Diego Section staying on track for title-game showdowns.

Highest-ranked newcomer El Toro returning to the top 20 and looking like a darkhorse in CIFSS Div. I playoffs.

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California shows rest of the nation its strength in the sport with 1-2 finish at National High School Baseball Invitational. Mater Dei’s title jumps the team to No. 2 in the state, but not quite all the way to No. 1 because St. Francis of Mountain View started this week still unbeaten.

Other highlights from this week’s baseball rankings include:

Harvard-Westlake back up to No. 3 and Orange Lutheran up to No. 5 after both knock off nationally ranked teams in North Carolina.

Lakewood beats Long Beach Wilson in pitching duel and gets a rankings bump as well.

Newcomers are Esperanza of Anaheim, Rancho Buena Vista and Palo Alto

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New Clovis school is in the house as Clovis North debuts at No. 13 after beating nationally ranked district rivals. The Broncos’ getting this good shouldn’t be a surprise considering the last name of the coach.

Other highlights from this week’s baseball rankings include:

St. Francis of Mountain View improving to 10-0 and putting the pressure on No. 1 J.W. North and No. 2 Huntington Beach.

Redlands winning big at tournament in Arizona and going into this week’s rankings at No. 14.

Orange Lutheran edging Mater Dei in a Monday thriller that causes the preseason No. 1 Monarchs to almost drop completely out of the rankings.

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