These medium-school players are the best in the nation as the 2016 season draws near.
Nine Hudson Valley baseball teams are ranked in MaxPreps' Top 25 in New York, showing the balance of power resting there.
The Empire State has produced 48 NFL draftees since 2006. See where they were taken, who took them and where they went to high school.
Team: Football ( MaxPreps - 8/9/2015)
Team: Baseball ( NYSPHSAA - 4/23/2015)
Team: Lacrosse ( LaxDigestwny - 4/13/2015)
Team: Baseball ( NYSPHSAA - 4/2/2015)