Empire baseball rankings

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:

LARGE SCHOOLS
1. Maria Carrillo (8-4): Pumas averaged 11 runs in three games last week.
2. Petaluma (10-4): Trojans outscored opponents 17-5 en route to winning Rabinovitz title.
3. Analy (7-4): Two-sport stars Alcantar, Aronis making big contributions.
4. Casa Grande (6-9): Gauchos are 5-1 vs. Empire schools.
5. Cardinal Newman (8-6): Stout has all six of Cardinals’ homers.

SMALL SCHOOLS
1. St. Vincent (8-3): Mustangs outscored opponents 27-3 en route to Fort Bragg tournament crown.
2. Clear Lake (9-3): Cardinals lost, 3-2, to Healdsburg (10-5) last week.
3. Kelseyville (6-5): Knights have rebounded from 2-5 start.
4. Cloverdale (5-3): Eagles averaging 12.4 runs a game in wins; 0.7 runs in losses.
5. Upper Lake: (5-3): Cougars are on upswing after 7-36 record the past two years.