The Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings are are final as Lake Central (Ind.) High won the 4-A title this past weekend and held fast at No. 50. This also officially makes Parkview High (Lilburn, Ga.) the No. 1 team for the 2012 season. The Panthers battled through an extremely difficult schedule to finish with a 31-6 record and a second consecutive Georgia 5-A state title. The Panthers are the first team in Georgia to finish at No. 1 since Marietta’s Lassiter High in 1999. It’s also the fourth team from the Southeast to be named Baseball America’s Team of the Year in the last five years.
The staffs of Baseball America and the NHSBCA compile the Top 25 rankings. Records indicated are as of June 17 and do not include ties.
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