N-G prep baseball Top 10: April 23, 2019

N-G prep baseball Top 10: April 23, 2019

Poor weather meant there was little change to preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS' rankings, which could be shaken up by big-time events this week:

RANK, TEAM REC. PREV. COMMENT

1. Tuscola 18-2 1

Warriors still haven't been defeated in Central Illinois Conference play after dumping Central A&M on Monday night.

2. Champaign Central 14-7 2

Maroons enter critical home-and-home series this week with Centennial, having won just twice in last six performances.

3. Centennial 13-7 3

Chargers have cooled a bit with three losses in last four tilts, but would get huge momentum by stopping Central today.

4. Mahomet-Seymour 11-5-1 4

Bulldogs get a little time off after taking five of previous six events, return to play Friday with non-league foe Rochester.

5. St. Joseph-Ogden 15-6-2 5

Spartans continue four-stop road trip on Tuesday against tough Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, day after at St. Thomas More.

6. Salt Fork 12-2 6

Storm stayed hot Monday afternoon, running win streak to six by trumping Milford, and play host to Oakwood next.

7. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 12-2 7

Falcons also have captured six consecutive bouts, outlasting Heyworth on Monday, open four-game homestand today.

8. LeRoy 14-3 10

Panthers clipped Deer Creek-Mackinaw on Monday, remain in Heart of Illinois Conference on Wednesday at Lexington.

9. Paxton-Buckley-Loda 14-6 8

Panthers were surprised late in Monday's bout with Rantoul, aim to get back on track Thursday at St. Thomas More.

10. Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 14-5 9

Blue Devils stopped Schlarman on Monday for third straight triumph, keep Vermilion Valley string going at Milford.

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