Tuesday, May 22, 2012
N.C. Week 11 POWERADE baseball rankings
By By Brandon Parker
After games on Saturday, May 19
The upsets continued in the playoffs, as every team ranked in the top 10 entering the postseason has now been eliminated. TC Roberson was the latest No. 1 victim, as the Rams fell to Mallard Creek in the third round.
Here are this week's rankings (last week's rankings in parentheses):
1. Ashley (Wilmington) 19-6 (NR) Downed Scotland 5-3; will face No. 3 Richmond on Tuesday for spot in Class 4A East Regional final.
2. Mallard Creek (Charlotte) 19-8 (NR) Upset previous No. 1 TC Roberson 4-2. Up next: Hough in Class 4A West sectionals on Tuesday.
3. Richmond (Rockingham) 24-5 (NR) Downed New Bern to set up matchup with No. 1 Ashley in the fourth round of Class 4A playoffs.