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Wylie (Abilene, Texas) won its final 21 games of the season, including all 11 playoff games, to finish as the No. 1 team in the MaxPreps medium school national baseball rankings.
Wylie edged out Archbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) for the top spot. Wylie was ranked No. 2 in the MaxPreps National Computer Rankings, while the Mavericks were ranked No. 4.
The Bulldogs won their second straight Class 4A state title in Texas and finished the year 35-1 overall.
The medium school rankings are based on the MaxPreps computer rankings. The teams are listed with their overall record and their computer rating. Medium schools are considered those that compete in enrollment divisions that contain schools that generally have between 1,000 and 2,000 students.
Final MaxPreps Medium Schools National Baseball Rankings
1. (last time 10) Wylie (Abilene, Texas), 35-1, 33.0
Texas Class 4A state champion2. (2) Archbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), 29-2, 32.1
Florida Class 6A state champion3. (NR) Evangelical Christian (Cordova, Tenn.), 31-4, 31.1
Tennessee Division II Class A state champion4. (3) Blessed Trinity (Roswell, Ga.), 36-6, 30.2
Georgia Class 4A state runner-up5. (11) West Lauderdale (Collinsville, Miss.), 33-3, 29.5
Mississippi Region 4 state champion6. (11) Calvary Christian (Clearwater, Fla.), 30-0, 29.4
Florida Class 4A state champion7. (1) Mosley (Lynn Haven, Fla.), 26-3, 29.2
Florida Class 6A state runner-up8. (NR) Central (Martinsburg, Pa.), 24-3, 28.9
Pennsylvania Class AAA state champion9. (24) Pleasant Grove (Texarkana, Texas), 35-4, 28.2
Texas Class 4A semifinalist10. (5) Shawnee (Okla.), 40-0, 28.1
Oklahoma Class 5A state champion11. (NR) Maize (Kan.), 22-3, 27.8
Kansas Class 5A state champion12. (NR) Russellville (Ala.), 38-10, 27.7
Alabama Class 5A state champion12. (8) San Marcos (Calif.), 30-4, 27.7
California San Diego Section Division II champion12. (NR) Kauai (Lihue, Hawaii), 13-3, 27.7
Hawaii Division II state champion15. (7) Oxford (Miss.), 32-7, 27.5
Mississippi Region 5A state runner-up16. (NR) Waconia (Minn.), 26-0, 27.0
Minnesota Class AAA state champion17. (NR) Westminster Christian (St. Louis), 35-2, 26.6
Missouri Class 4 runner-up18. (5) Providence School (Jacksonville, Fla.), 25-6, 26.5
Florida Class 5A quarterfinalist19. (NR) Northern Guilford (Greensboro, N.C.), 31-5, 26.4
North Carolina Class 3A state champion19. (14) Faith Academy (Mobile, Ala.), 31-8, 26.4
Alabama Class 5A state runner-up19. (18) Robinson (Texas), 31-3, 26.4
Texas Class 4A state runner-up22. (NR) Nogales (Ariz.), 28-4, 26.3
Arizona Class 4A state champion23. (4) Blanchard (Okla.), 34-5, 25.8
Oklahoma Class 4A quarterfinalist24. (NR) Bolles (Jacksonville, Fla.), 21-10, 25.8
Florida Class 5A state champion25. (NR) Liberty Christian (Lynchburg, Va.), 24-2, 25.7
Virginia Class 4A state champion