Big shakeup in Class 6A for this week’s Trib HSSN state baseball rankings

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Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 12:34 AM


There were big changes in the highest classification after a rough week for ranked teams in the weekly Trib HSSN PIAA baseball rankings.

The five teams were a combined 10-5 last week with each team suffering a loss. Two teams fell down the ladder while the other three were voted off the PIAA Top 5 island.

Besides Bethlehem Liberty falling from the top of 6A, Ligonier Valley in 3A and Wilmington in 2A also fell from the top branch in the ranking tree.

Other significant changes included:

Two teams falling out in 5A and 4A and one each in 3A and 2A. Only Class A had minimal changes from a week ago.

Bethel Park, Penn-Trafford and Ringgold were WPIAL teams that fell out, while Pine-Richland was the only new entry from District 7.

Here are the rankings for the week ending May 3.

Class 6A

Team, record, previous, district

1. Pennsbury, 10-1, NR, 1

2. Bethlehem Liberty, 15-2, 1, 11

3. Garnet Valley, 11-2, 2, 1

4. Pine-Richland, 13-3, NR, 7

5. LaSalle College, 10-4, NR, 12

Out: Bethel Park, 11-3, Parkland, 14-3, Penn-Trafford, 14-2

Class 5A

1. Lampeter-Strasburg, 15-1, 1, 3

2. Blue Mountain, 14-1, 2, 11

3. West Allegheny, 14-2, 5, 7

4. Holy Ghost Prep, 12-1, NR, 1

5. Marple Newtown, 10-2, NR, 1

Out: Archbishop Wood, 11-4, Archbishop Carroll, 11-5

Class 4A

1. North Schuylkill, 16-0, 1, 11

2. East Pennsboro, 15-1, 2, 3

3. Selinsgrove, 10-1, NR, 4

4. Lower Moreland, 11-2, 3, 1

5. Northwestern Lehigh, 16-2, NR, 11

Out: Cardinal O’Hara, 10-4, Ringgold, 10-5

Class 3A

1. Montoursville, 10-1, 2, 4

2. Franklin, 12-1, 4, 10

3. Mount Carmel, 11-2, 5, 4

4. Ligonier Valley, 12-1, 1, 6

5. Tyrone, 15-2, NR, 6

Out: Neumann-Goretti, 7-5

Class 2A

1. Dock Mennonite, 8-3, 5, 1

2. South Williamsport, 11-2, NR, 4

3. Wilmington, 12-2, 1, 10

4. Shenango, 14-2, 3, 7

5. Serra Catholic, 15-2, 4, 7

Out: Lackawanna Trail, 7-2

Class A

1. Vincentian Academy, 9-0, 1, 7

2. West Middlesex, 11-1, 3, 10

3. Faith Christian, 8-1, 4, 1

4. California, 11-1, 5, 7

5. Delco Christian, 7-1, 2, 1

Out: None

Don Rebel hosts the Rebel Yell podcasts for HSSN.

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