Last Updated: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The top high school baseball teams in Central Florida, as selected by the Spectrum Sports staff:
1. West Orange (19-3) – Warriors, winners of 13 straight, have only allowed three total runs in their last six games.
2. Lake Brantley (15-4) – Patriots, who close out their Seminole Athletic Conference schedule this week, are 26-2 against the SAC since 2015.
3. First Academy (17-2) – Royals need one win against Trinity Catholic in this week’s district series to lock up the top seed in the 4A, District 3 tourney.
4. Orange City University (18-5) – Streaking Titans have won 10 of their last 11 games.
5. Viera (14-4) – Final two weeks of the regular season includes three matchups with ranked teams.
6. Eau Gallie (17-3) – Commodores have already won more games this season than they did in 2014, ’15 or ‘16.
7. Hagerty (15-6) – 11 seniors will play their final regular season home game Wednesday night against Lake Brantley on Spectrum Sports.
8. Rockledge (15-5) – Raider, winners of five straight games, will host Merritt Island in their regular season district finale Friday night.
9. Merritt Island (15-5) – Mustangs, nationally ranked in the preseason, have won seven straight and appear to be peaking in time for the platoffs.
10. Apopka (12-8) – A pair of wins against Wekiva elevated the Blue Darters to the three seed for the 9A, District 3 tournament.
Best of the Rest:
11. Melbourne Central Catholic (16-3-1)
12. Olympia (13-7)
13. Ocoee (15-5)
14. Winter Park (14-8)
15. Bishop Moore (15-9)
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