High-SchoolCalifornia: Temple City

New State Division Baseball Rankings

May, 24, 2012
It could be a record number of changes in Division I as seven new teams have forced their way into the Cal-Hi Sports rankings with playoff wins. There is a new No. 1 in Division II as well with Campolindo taking over for upset-bitten Harvard-Westlake.

On Tuesday, Harvard-Westlake of North Hollywood joined the club of top-ranked teams done for the season when the Wolverines (who have been as high as No. 2 in the nation this season) were sent packing in the CIF Southern Section Division II playoffs by Valencia of Placentia.

On Wednesday, another team that has been in the top 10 in the nation, St. Francis of Mountain View, was knocked out of the CIF Central Coast Section Division I playoffs by San Benito of Hollister.

Last Friday, the upset bug began biting when it struck Clovis West of Fresno. Defending CIFSS Division I champ J.W. North of Riverside also has been knocked out of the playoffs as well.

Here are the third divisional state rankings for the 2012 season (thanks to Paul Muyskens for contributions; previous rank in parentheses; through games of Wednesday, May 23 which is why they don't match the top 20 state rankings from earlier in the week):

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