Diamond Pro/THSB 6A Preseason Poll

1. Cy Ranch – Returning 7 starters from the 32-9-2 State Semifinalist Team, including Matt Thompson, Sr, P/OF (.302, 5-1, 2.38 ERA / A&M) and JJ Goss, Sr, P/OF (10-2, 1.36 ERA / A&M)

2. Lake Travis – Returning 5 starters from the 31-4 Regional Quarterfinalist Team, including Brett Baty, Sr, 3B/P (.443, 12 HR, Gatorade POY / Texas) and Jimmy Lewis, Sr, P/1B (.341, 23 RBI / LSU)

3. The Woodlands – Returning 7 starters from the 25-16-1 State Semifinalist Team, including Will Swope, Sr, P/3B (All-State / Texas) and Drew Romo, Jr, C (All-State / LSU)

4. San Antonio Reagan – Returning 4 starters from the 37-8 State Finalist Team, including Travis Sthele, Jr, P/SS (.310, 6-1, 1.33 ERA / Texas) and Cal Martin, Sr, 1B (.339, 25 RBI / SFA)

5. Cy Fair – Returning 5 starters from the 32-11 Regional Finalist Team, including Peyton Chatagnier, Sr, SS (.402, 27 RBI, Dist. MVP / Ole Miss) and Jacob Schoenvogel, Jr, OF/P (.327, 19 RBI / Baylor)

6. Waco Midway – Returning 8 starters from the 29-10 Regional Quarterfinalist Team, including Will Rigney, Sr, P/1B/3B (10-2, 117 K, All-State / Baylor) and Couper Cornblum, Sr, SS/3B (.341, 28 RBI, HM All-State / Wichita State)

7. Keller – Returning 6 starters from the 27-8 Regional Semifinalist Team, including Will Johnston, Sr, P/OF (Dist. Co-MVP / A&M) and Parks Bouck, Sr, OF (New Mexico)

8. Humble Kingwood – Returning 5 starters from the 28-7-2 Regional Quarterfinalist Team, including Masyn Winn, Jr, INF/RHP (Dist. MVP / Arkansas) and Tre Richardson, Jr, INF/RHP (Houston)

9. Round Rock – Returning 4 starters from the 32-10 Regional Finalist Team, including Luke Almendarez, Sr, SS/2B (Houston) and Jared McKenzie, Sr, OF/P (Baylor)

10. Flower Mound Marcus – Returning 5 starters from the 30-13 Regional Finalist Team, including Blake Mayfield, Sr, RHP/3B (.387, 138 K, Dist. MVP, All-State / A&M) and Ty Johnson, So, 2B

11. Coppell – Returning 10 starters from the 30-6 Area Finalist Team, including Nick Vernars, Sr, LHP/1B/OF (5-0, 0.32 ERA, 34 RBI, All-State) and Hudson Polk, Jr, C (.324, 35 RBI, Dist. Offensive POTY / OU)

12. Southlake Carroll – Returning 3 starters from the 35-6-1 State Champion Team, including Jorge Figueroa, Jr, SS (Wichita State) and Yanluis Ortiz, Jr, C (Miami)

13. Humble Atascocita – Returning 6 starters from the 27-13 Regional Semifinalist Team, including Caleb Cannon, Sr, RHP and Clay Bradford, Sr, OF/LHP

14. Katy Tompkins – Returning 5 starters from the 26-10 Regional Quarterfinalist Team, including Elias Koury, Sr, 3B/SS (HABCA Jr. All-Star) and Weston Valasek, Jr, CF/UTIL/P (Dist. NOTY)

15. San Antonio Churchill – Returning 3 starters from the 25-11 Regional Finalist Team, including Hudson Head, Sr, OF/LHP (.384, 31 RBI, 1.55 ERA, All-State / OU) and Greg Morales, Sr, 1B/OF/LHP (.354, 31 RBI, 6 2B)

16. San Antonio O’Connor – Returning 8 starters from the 20-8-2 Area Finalist Team, including Mauro Bustamante, Sr, MIF/RHP (.433, 1.89 ERA, Dist. MVP, All-State / St. Mary’s) and Sammy Castillo, Jr, SS/RHP (.449, Dist. NOTY, All-State)

17. Clear Springs – Returning 4 starters from the 26-12-2 Regional Semifinalist Team, including Michael Cervantes, Sr, SS (ULM) and Mason Schulz, Jr, 2B/P (SHSU)

18. McAllen – Returning 7 starters from the 30-5 Regional Quarterfinalist Team, including Aaron Nixon, Jr, SS/P (.440, 0.82 ERA, Dist. POTY, All-State / Texas) and Hector Garcia, Jr, 1B/P (.397, 2.17 ERA, Dist. NOTY)

19. South Grand Prairie – Returning 6 starters from the 23-9 Area Finalist Team, including Tony Garza, Jr, RHP/3B (6-1, 1.09 ERA, .372, Dist. MVP) and Benny Emmons, Sr, RHP/OF (6-1, 0.99 ERA, .312 / SFA)

20. Dallas Jesuit – Returning 10 starters from the 29-9 Area Finalist Team, including Jaden Woodson, Sr, INF and Jalon Mack, Jr, 2B (Dist. Sophomore OTY)

Next 10 (Alphabetical): Cedar Ridge, Edinburg Vela, Garland Sachse, Klein Collins, Northwest Eaton, Oak Ridge, Prosper, Rockwall-Heath, San Antonio Madison, Westlake

 

 

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