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While most of the teams in the Xcellent 50 National Baseball Rankings have completed their season, there were still a few teams on the move last week.
St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.) made the biggest jump as it went from No. 14 to No. 5 in the rankings thanks to beating Highlands (Fort Thomas, Ky.) in the Kentucky state championships. The state of Kentucky is one of the few states to run a single-division state tournament. The state crown is the eighth in school history for the Tigers.
The only other team making a move was Canon-McMillan (Canonsburg, Pa.), which entered the Xcellent 50 at No. 50 after beating Bensalem for the Pennsylvania Class 6A state championship. Bensalem defeated La Salle College (Wyndmoor, Pa.), which was ranked No. 50 last week, in the 6A semifinals.
The final Xcellent 50 rankings will not appear next week, but will run on July 2. All-American teams are scheduled for July 3-12.
MaxPreps Top 50 National High School Baseball Rankings
1. (Last week 1) Argyle (Texas), 37-0
Texas Class 4A state champions. Season over.2. (2) Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.), 26-0
Season over.3. (3) Riverdale Baptist (Upper Marlboro, Md.), 32-1
Season over.4. (4) Carroll (Southlake, Texas), 35-6
Texas Class 6A state champions. Season over.5. (14) St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.), 37-2
The Tigers captured the Kentucky state championship by defeating Highlands (Fort Thomas), 10-6 in the finals. St. Xavier also knocked off Hazard 3-0 in the semifinals. The state title is the eighth in school history for the Tigers.
6. (5) John Curtis Christian (River Ridge, La.), 30-4
Louisiana Division I state champion. Season over.7. (6) Vianney (Kirkwood, Mo.), 37-2
Missouri Class 5 state champion. Season over.8. (7) Mountain Vista (Highlands Ranch, Colo.), 26-1
Colorado Class 5A state champion. Season over.9. (8) Har-Ber (Springdale, Ark.), 31-4
Arkansas Class 7A state champion. Season over.10. (9) Valley Christian (San Jose, Calif.), 29-3-1
CIF Central Section Open Division champion. Season over.11. (10) La Cueva (Albuquerque), 27-3
New Mexico Class 6A state champion. Season over.12. (11) Calvary Christian Academy (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), 17-15
Florida Class 4A state champion. Season over.13. (12) Calvary Christian (Clearwater, Fla.), 30-1
Season over.14. (13) Wesleyan Christian Academy (High Point, N.C.), 23-1
North Carolina NCISAA Class 3A state champion. Season over.15. (15) Faith Academy (Mobile, Ala.), 34-3
Alabama Class 5A state champion. Season over.16. (16) Parkview (Lilburn, Ga.), 36-6
Georgia Region AAAAAAA state champion. Season over.17. (17) St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), 27-3
Florida Class 7A state champion. Season over.18. (18) Greenwood (Ark.), 32-3
Arkansas Class 6A state champions. Season over.19. (19) Reagan (San Antonio), 36-7
Season over.20. (20) Lake Travis (Austin, Texas), 31-4
21. (21) Auburn (Ala.), 35-7
Alabama Class 7A state champions. Season over.22. (22) Pope (Marietta, Ga.), 33-7
Georgia Region AAAAAA state champion. Season over.23. (23) Bishop England (Charleston, S.C.), 31-2
South Carolina Class 3A state champions. Season over.24. (24) Capistrano Valley (Mission Viejo, Calif.), 25-10
CIF Southern Section Division I champion. Season over.25. (25) Orange Lutheran (Orange, Calif.), 25-8
Season over.Next 25
26. (26) Central (Baton Rouge, La.), 28-12-1
Louisiana Class 5A state champion. Season over.
27. (27) Zachary (La.), 35-4
Season over.28. (28) New Hanover (Wilmington, N.C.), 28-1
North Carolina Class 3A state champion. Season over.
29. (29) O'Connor (Phoenix), 22-10
Arizona Class 6A state champion. Season over.
30. (30) Loganville (Ga.), 35-6
Georgia Region AAAAA state champion. Season over.
31. (31) DeSoto Central (Southaven, Miss.), 29-9
Mississippi Class 6A state champion. Season over.32. (32) Aurora (Mo.), 29-1
Missouri Class 4 state champion. Season over.
33. (33) Saint Francis (Mountain View, Calif.), 24-8
CIF Central Coast Section Division II champion. Season over.34. (34) De La Salle (Concord, Calif.), 26-4
CIF North Coast Section Division I champion. Season over.35. (35) Torrey Pines (San Diego), 29-6
CIF San Diego Section Open Division champion. Season over.36. (36) Foothill (Santa Ana, Calif.), 25-8
Season over.37. (37) Bishop Kelley (Tulsa, Okla.), 29-5
Oklahoma Class 5A state champion. Season over.38. (38) Baldwin (Wailuku, Hawaii), 17-1
Hawaii Division I state champion. Season over.
39. (39) Jefferson (Ga.), 28-12
Georgia Region AAAA state champion. Season over.40. (40) Blessed Trinity (Roswell, Ga.), 34-6
Season over.41. (41) Olentangy Liberty (Powell, Ohio), 30-4
Ohio Division I state champion. Season over.42. (42) Malvern Prep (Malvern, Pa.), 30-7
PAISA state champion. Season over.43. (43) St. Augustine Prep (Richland, N.J.), 26-4
New Jersey Non-Public A state champion. Season over.
44 (44) Harvard-Westlake (Studio City, Calif.), 26-4
Season over.45. (45) George Jenkins (Lakeland, Fla.), 26-4
Season over.46. (46) Jefferson (Tampa, Fla.), 22-8
Florida Class 6A state champion. Season over.47. (47) Plainfield North (Plainfield, Ill.), 29-7-1
Illinois Class 4A state champion. Season over.48. (48) Merritt Island (Fla.), 24-7
Season over.49. (49) American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.), 24-4
Season over.50. (50) Canon-McMillan (Canonsburg, Pa.), 21-5
The Big Macs defeated Bensalem 10-3 to capture the Pennsylvania Class 6A state championship. Season over.Dropped out:
No. 50 La Salle College (Wyndmoor, Pa.)