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Baseball: This week's top 25 rankings by The Times

Eric Sondheimer
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Here's this week's first top 25 prep baseball rankings by The Times after the opening week of games.

Ranking, team, record, comment and last week's ranking.

1. CHATSWORTH (4-0); Face Harvard-Westlake on Tuesday in Easton final at 7 p.m. at Birmingahm; 1


2. SOUTH HILLS (4-0); Play in Bonita tournament semifinals; 2


3. HUNTINGTON BEACH (4-0); Hagen Danner hit two home runs in win over Orange Lutheran; 3


4. HARVARD-WESTLAKE (4-0); Ace Jesse Bergin debuts on Tuesday; 4


5. MATER DEI (2-0); Jonathan Schiffer is living up to hype; 5


6. EL TORO (2-1); Pitching depth is very good; 6


7. ORANGE LUTHERAN (2-1); Garrett Mitchell is five for 10; 7


8. JSERRA (0-0); Doubleheader vs. Huntington Beach on Saturday; 9


9. VALENCIA (3-1); Vikings’ pitching is outstanding; 10


10. CHAMINADE (4-0); Freshman Carter Graham is 8 for 17; 17


11. HART (3-1); Hitting attack is solid; 7


12. CARTER (3-0); Anthony Villegas has 10 strikeouts in nine innings; NR


13. MISSION VIEJO (3-1); Tanner Bibee is pitching like the ace he is; 15


14. OAKS CHRISTIAN (3-1); Rylan Thomas is a hitting star; 22


15. ALISO NIGUEL (3-2); Brett Helmkamp is five for 10; 13


16. YUCAIPA (3-0); Outstanding pitching early in season; NR


17. GAHR (2-2); Young players make Gladiators very dangerous; 20


18. SIMI VALLEY (2-2); Justin Campbell debuts on Friday; 12


19. BONITA (2-1); Tommy Delgado is hitting well; 16


20. LA MIRADA (3-0); Pitching is coming through; NR


21. GLENDORA (5-0); Freshman Jacob Gonzalez has eight hits; NR


22. KING (3-1); Rory Smith is big bat early on; 19


23. AYALA (4-0); Sophomore Joe Naranjo is 8 for 16; NR


24. SERVITE (4-1); Face Chatsworth on March 14; NR


25. ALEMANY (3-1); Warriors hitting attack comes alive; 11

 

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