N-G Baseball Top 10: May 21, 2018

N-G Baseball Top 10: May 21, 2018

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1. Tuscola 34-3 1 If the Warriors want to extend their 11-game win streak and keep their season alive, they must tackle BHRA on Wednesday.

2. Champaign Central 21-14 4 A loss to Normal U-High in Charlie Due Tournament title game has Maroons itching for a bounceback in their own regional.

3. Mahomet-Seymour 17-8 3 The Bulldogs have captured eight of their last nine events but must topple Champaign Central in regional action Wednesday.

4. Monticello 25-5 2 A stellar campaign for the Sages came to a halt when they fell short against rival St. Joseph-Ogden in a regional final.

5. Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 22-8-1 — Thomas Savage and the Blue Devils have stunned with an 8 seed and must do so again against No. 1 Tuscola.

6. St. Joseph-Ogden 21-14 — The Spartans have turned things around in the postseason after entering with a three-game skid. Olympia is the next foe.

7. LeRoy 22-9 9 After plowing through a pair of Peoria programs, the Panthers will test their mettle against Putnam County on Wednesday.

8. Salt Fork 19-9 10 The Storm had little trouble in its 1A regional but now must ready for a sectional semifinal matchup with St. Teresa.

9. Paxton-Buckley-Loda 20-10 5 A high-scoring defeat to Olympia concluded the Panthers' solid season, in which they won the Sangamon Valley Conference.

10. Hoopeston Area 17-7 7 The Cornjerkers could not slow BHRA in regional action, ending a year that included a Vermilion Valley Conference title.