Prep Baseball Report

Power 25 Rankings Release: No.'s 21 - 25

Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

The 2018 Louisiana high school season officially kicks off on Monday, as teams around the state are make their final preparations in the days ahead, before games begin to count for real. Baseball season in Louisiana is virtually in full swing, as the college schedule begins this weekend as well, so the time is here for the Prep Baseball Report Louisiana staff to release its high school Preseason Power 25 team rankings.

In the coming days, our scouting staff will release five teams at a time, starting with Nos. 21 – 25. Subsequently, the Power 25 team rankings will be updated on a weekly basis, and available for PBR+, ProspectPLUS, and ScoutPLUS subscribers.

2017 State Champions

Class 5A: Central(BR)
Class 4A:
Class 3A:
South Beauregard
Class 2A:
Class 1A:
Class B:
Class C: Elizabeth
Division I:
John Curtis
Division II:
Teurlings Catholic
Division III:
Riverside Academy
Division IV:
Ascension Episcopal
Division V:
Grace Christian  

No. 21 Benton HS

Head Coach: J.D. Stephens
2017 Record: 32-9
Returning Starters: 5
Returning Pitchers: 6

Top Players

Cole Horton, C, 2019
Cody Norris, SS, 2018
Garrett Hable, 2B, 2018
Sam Simmons, OF, 2019
Cameron Ross, RHP, 2020
Kade Scott, C, 2020
Tanner Timms, LF, 2020
Brennon Blaylock, CF, 2020
Clint Lasiter, SS, 2021
Brock Van Hoy, RHP, 2021
Grayson Gates, RHP, 2021

No. 22 St. Thomas Aquinas HS

Head Coach: Barrett Morgan
2017 Record: 25-7
Returning Starters: 6
Returning Pitchers: 3

Top Players

Champ Artigues, SS, 2018
Alex Egan, RHP/IF, 2018
Jacob Becerra, RF, 2018
Brandon Tallo, CF, 2018
Kade Bleakley, OF/RHP, 2018
Sam Smith, C, 2019
Luke Sweeney, RHP/DH, 2019
Tyler Domiano,LHP/1B, 2020
Casey Artigues, IfF/RHP, 2021
Ethan Alston, IF/OF, 2021

No. 23 Sterlington HS

Head Coach: Mark Sims
2017 Record: 26-5
Returning Starters: 6
Returning Pitchers: 3

Top Players

Jarrett McDonald, IF, 2018
Carson Clowers, SS, 2018
Davis Johnson, OF, 2019
Seaver Sheets, SS/RHP, 2021
Luke Denman, 2B, 2019
Braden Hough, C, 2020

No. 24 Airline HS

Head Coach: Toby Todd
2017 Record: 23-14
Returning Starters: 3
Returning Pitchers: 3

Top Players

Hayden Travinski, C, 2019  
Hunter Hollis, OF, 2018
Bryson Connell, RHP/INF, 2020
Dalton Burrell, RHP/1B, 2019
Harrison Tauzin, OF, 2018
Steven Lutterman, IF, 2018
Will Tynes, RHP/1B, 2020  
Cole Broadway, OF, 2020  
Brayden Thompson, RHP, 2020  

No. 25 Northshore HS

Head Coach: Glenn Rivero
2017 Record: 24-12
Returning Starters: 6
Returning Pitchers: 5

Top Players

Brayden Jobert, 3B, 2019
Hunter May, C, 2018
Mikey Stutes, OF, 2018
Branyan Bounds, OF, 2019
Christian Garcia, 2B, 2019
Logan Doody, C, 2020
Preston Ratliff, P/OF, 2020
Matthew Bratton, RHP, 2018
Cole Cavallo, IF, 2018
Kraig Segrave, RHP, 2018
Carson Lore, P/IF, 2020
Bryce Miller, C, 2021

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