MIAA Top 25 Baseball Rankings – Week Four (4/26/17)…


Let’s take a look at our most recent high school baseball poll as we approach the beginning of May.

  1. Braintree High School – (6-0) – The Wamps continue to win striking BC High for seven runs in the seventh inning to keep their undefeated season alive.
  2. Saint John’s Preparatory High School – (8-1) – The Eagles have looked good early led by Jake Sanderson and Casey Bussone playing a string of tough games.
  3. Saint John’s Shrewsbury – (6-1) – David Turco and Christian Jordan spurred the Pioneers to victory over rival Shrewsbury.
  4. Belmont High School – (5-0) – Led by Cal Christofori the Marauders are off to a hot start and look to prove to be one of the best teams in the state.
  5. Central Catholic High School – (5-2) – Steve Hajjar and Dom Keegan have the Raiders off to a good start as the season rolls along.
  6. Barnstable High School – (6-1) – Jack Kennedy and Chris Holcomb lead a team that has been playing some very good baseball.
  7. North Andover High School – (6-0) – Anthony Sapienza has pitched well and Drew Finn has hit well as North Andover is off to another great start.
  8. Boston College High School – (5-5) – The Eagles are led by Bobby DeMeo and Mike Vasil and are much better than their record indicates.
  9. Xaverian Brothers High School – (5-4) – Dan Chapski and Sean Birch have set the tone for the Hawks on the mound and at bat.
  10. Silver Lake – (7-1) – Despite a recent loss to Hannover Dan Collins has pitched very well for the Lakers and has them off to a very strong start.
  11. Reading High School – (4-0) – Behind Corey Diloreto the Rockets are off to an unblemished start to the season.
  12. Lowell High School – (6-1) – Dalton Quinn and Henry Funaro have led the way offensively for the Red Raiders this season.
  13. North Reading High School – (3-1) – Jeff Mejia has led the Hornets to a solid start despite their recent extra innings loss to Lynnfield.
  14. Peabody High School – (5-2) – Jake Gustin leads the Tanners as the schedule nears the midpoint in the season.
  15. Lynnfield High School – (7-0) – Mike Federico and Matt Fiore have been producing at the plate and the Pioneers are off to a perfect start this season.
  16. Brookline High School – (5-2) – Josh Richardson is one of the state’s best unknown pitchers capable of stealing any game for the Warriors.
  17. Newton North High School – (4-3) – The Tigers slipped over the break but will not have any down time as Bay State play begins.
  18. Walpole High School – (3-3) – Behind Brian Gaughan and Cam Martin lead the Rebels up against a difficult schedule.
  19. Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School – (2-2) – Ryan Cusick looks to guide LS and gain some steam heading into mid-season.
  20. Andover High School – (4-0) – Michael Reilly and Tim Kalantzakos have led the way offensively for the Warriors this season.
  21. Mashpee High School – (5-1) – Seniors Nick Carpenter and Ari Purdy have been very productive offensively for the Falcons this year.
  22. Lynn Classical High School – (7-0) –  David Barnard and Herbie Newton have Lynn Classical off to a perfect start this season.
  23. Malden Catholic – (5-4) – Nick Iannuzzi and Kellen Field have been two of the top performers for MC so far this season.
  24. Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School – (4-2) – Jacob Rogers and Josh Vertentes have played well for the Falcons so far this season.
  25. Catholic Memorial – (3-5) – The Knights exploded offensively against Newton North and captured an early signature win.

7 thoughts on “MIAA Top 25 Baseball Rankings – Week Four (4/26/17)…”

    1. Your not really missing anything ,Classical is a good solid team with strong leadership skills, they play a really good defense,solid infield and outfield ,As Far as pitching wise their rotation is basically sophmores who have the ability to go deep into games. David Barnard a sophomore surprised Peabody by getting ahead of almost every single hitter in the line up,He is a 6″1 RHP whose fastball appeared to be hitting the mid 80s.This is not the last you will hear from this young man.This team is well coached and the senior Captains appear to be helping the younger players.This team also has 4 of the Babe ruth world series members from last years great 15 year old Lynn team that played for the championship in North Dakota.

  1. Barnstable is a paper tiger. Out played by Nauset. Serious holes in there line up and pitching after Holcomb looks like it may be a big question mark. Not a top 20 team

  2. Is this an eastern mass poll? Except for St. John’s shrewsbury there is no one west of 495. We actually have electricity, indoor plumbing and a few teams that can play baseball out this way. If you have a vote do a bit extra work and evaluate all regions.

    1. Including the team that BEAT St Johns shrewsbury who is 6-0 !!!! But doesn’t make the top 25!?? Time to do some research guys!!!

  3. Take a look at Jimmy Dolan from whitman hanson highschool. The junior captain has a .29 era and is hitting over 400. He is one to watch.

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