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Preseason Statewide Baseball Coaches Polls

OSAAtoday presents its weekly statewide Boys Baseball Coaches Polls in all classifications. Thanks to all the coaches who took the time and had the expertise to contribute their opinions to this endeavor.

Please email jo[email protected] if you are a boys varsity head baseball coach who did not vote this time but would like to going forward.

Look for the polls every week during the spring season.

Please note: these polls are for generating interest and discussion only and have no impact on the OSAA’s RPI and Colley ratings that form the basis of the OSAA’s rankings for playoff purposes.

Baseball

6A

1. Clackamas (11) [1] 2-0 155

2. Jesuit (4) [2] 1-1 133

3. Westview (2) [3] 1-0 125

4. West Linn [4] 1-0 104

5. Lake Oswego [6] 0-1 70

6. Century [10] 1-0 44

7. Lincoln [nr] 3-0 42

8. Central Catholic [7] 0-1-1 36

8. South Salem [5] 1-1 36

10. Grant [8] 0-2 30

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Sunday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: Tualatin (29); West Salem (26); Beaverton (22); Sherwood (19)

Notes: Clackamas beat Lake Oswego 1-0. The Cavaliers play at Westview on Thursday. ... Jesuit junior pitcher Mick Abel, who has committed to Oregon State, was dominant in his season debut, an 8-0 win over South Salem. Abel carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and had 12 strikeouts. ...

5A

1. Crescent Valley (8) [1] 3-0 97

2. Churchill (2) [2] 2-0 83

3. Wilsonville (1) [3] 1-1 76

4. Hood River Valley [6] 1-0 56

5. West Albany [7] 2-0 45

6. Thurston [5] 2-0 43

7. Crater [4] 2-1 38

8. Silverton [10] 2-0 33

9. Pendleton [8] 1-1 32

10. North Bend [9] 0-2 15

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Sunday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: Lebanon (14); Redmond (11); Eagle Point (10)

Notes: Reigning champion Crater lost its opener at South Medford 8-4, but took two from visiting North Bend on Saturday, 2-1 and 7-6. ... Churchill outscored Springfield 38-3 in a doubleheader. ... West Albany visits Wilsonville on Tuesday.

4A

1. North Marion (8) [1] 4-0 107

2. Banks [4] 2-0 66

3. La Grande (1) [5] 2-1 60

3. Newport (1) [8] 2-1 60

3. Junction City (1) [10] 2-0 60

6. Estacada (1) [nr] 3-0 54

7. Gladstone [2] 1-1 52

8. Henley [3] 2-1 51

9.  Hidden Valley [8] 2-0 44

10. Phoenix [nr] 2-0 28

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Sunday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: Valley Catholic (20); Mazama (18); Seaside (16)

Notes: North Marion defeated Henley 9-4. ... Reigning champion Gladstone plays host to last year's 5A runner-up, Crescent Valley, on Tuesday, and visits Banks on Wednesday. ... Banks plays at North Marion on Thursday.

3A

1. Horizon Christian, Tualatin (5) [1] 64

1. Taft (2) [4] 1-0 64

3. Pleasant Hill [8] 2-0 45

4. Brookings-Harbor [nr] 2-0 35

5. Santiam Christian [2] 1-1 34

6. Yamhill-Carlton (1) [nr] 2-0-1 28

7. Creswell (1) [nr] 3-0 27

8. Warrenton [7] 1-1 26

9. Rainier [5] 0-1 25

10. Joseph / Enterprise / Wallowa / Elgin [nr] 0-0 23

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Sunday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: La Pine (22); Dayton (21); Salem Acad. (18)

Notes: Horizon Christian won its opener at Clatskanie 29-7 on Friday. ... Taft opened with a 4-3 win over Toledo. ... Pleasant Hill defeated 5A Springfield 10-4 and 4A Marist Catholic 4-1.

2A/1A

1. Knappa (9) [1] 2-0 126

2. Monroe [6] 3-0 70

3. Umpqua Valley Christian / Melrose Christian (3) [2] 2-0 69

4. St. Paul [8] 3-0 67

5. Reedsport (2) [3] 1-1 64

6. Kennedy [5] 2-0 60

7. Bandon (1) [4] 1-2 55

8. Glendale [nr] 2-0 32

9. Nestucca [nr] 1-1 22

9. Western Christian [nr] 1-0 22

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org as of Sunday evening.

Others receiving significant votes: Neah-Kah-Nie (19); Illinois Valley (18); Glide (16); North Douglas (15)

Notes: Knappa extended its winning streak to 40 by beating Warrenton 7-1 and Naselle (Wash.) 10-0. ... Umpqua Valley Christian rolled past Bandon 7-2. Kennedy topped Bandon 8-1 in Roseburg on Saturday. ... Reedsport fell to 3A Brookings-Harbor 6-4. ... Monroe plays at Umpqua Valley Christian on Tuesday.