2023 Minnesota High School Baseball Rankings - Week 4
May 8, 2023
Prep Baseball Report Minnesota has released their highly anticipated 2023 High School rankings, which are compiled by a committee of experienced high school coaches from all regions of the state of Minnesota. These rankings provide an invaluable resource for baseball fans and college recruiters alike, as they offer a comprehensive and up-to-date snapshot of the top high school baseball programs and players in the state.
Updated on a weekly basis, the rankings reflect the performance and accomplishments of each team and player throughout the season, taking into account factors such as overall record, strength of schedule, individual statistics, and team success. With the expertise and insights of some of the most respected coaches in Minnesota, these rankings provide a reliable and accurate guide to the state's high school baseball landscape.
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ON THE BUBBLE
ST. THOMAS ACADEMY CADETS
The 3A Cadets are now 10-2 after sweeping the week, 5-0.
ELK RIVER ELKS
The Elks are now 9-3 after wins against Champlin Park, St. Cloud, and Little Falls.
The Tigers are 6-4 with wins over Lakeville South and Burnsville this past week.
Tough week for the Royals who went 2-2 with wins over Mounds View and Irondale but fell to Forest Lake and Roseville.
The Hornets went 2-1 on the week to bring their record to 7-3. They are firming in the conversation.
ROCHESTER MAYO SPARTANS
Mayo is 9-3.
MOUNDS VIEW MUSTANGS
The Mustangs are now 6-5 after losses to Cretin-Derham Hall, Woodbury, and Stillwater last week.
RK // TEAM // (LAST)
10 // SARTELL SABRES (NR) 🆕
The Sabres jump into the top 10 list thanks to an 8-1 start – the lone loss being to no. 9 Rogers.
9 // ROGERS ROYALS (NR) 🆕
The Royals dispatched Sartell, Chaska, and Maple Grove this week while losing to a tough Wayzata team. At 7-3, Rogers seems to have enough firepower to be a force.
8 // CENTENNIAL COUGARS (NR) 🆕
The Cougars are another squad making their first appearance in the top 10 with a strong 8-3 start to the year. Their one loss this week came at the hands of no. 7 ranked Chanhassen.
7 // CHANHASSEN STORM (NR) 🆙
The Storm might be heating up at the right time. Chanhassen went 5-0 last week with wins over Andover and no. 8 ranked Centennial.
6 // EAST RIDGE RAPTORS (2) 📉
After spending the first four weeks in the top three, the Raptors have tumbled down the rankings. They split the week with wins over Roseville and Forest Lake but lost to no. 1 ranked Cretin and newly ranked Centennial. East Ridge will see Mounds View on Monday.
5 // WAYZATA TROJANS (9) 🆙
The Trojans went 3-1 on the week with wins over conference foes Rogers, Buffalo, and Edina. They lost to Eden Prairie on Saturday and will face Edina, Minnetonka, and St. Louis Park in the week ahead.
4 // MINNETONKA SKIPPERS (5) 🆙
The Skippers split the week 2-2 with wins over Moorhead and Totino-Grace but dropped games to St. Michael-Albertville and Grand Rapids. Minnetonka’s 8-3 record is still impressive. They get to face Wayzata at Target Field on Thursday.
3 // EASTVIEW LIGHTNING (6) 🆙
Eastview finished another week 3-1 with wins over Lakeville South, Farmington, and Eagan. The Lightning will play the newly ranked no. 2 Rosemount to start the week 5.
2 // ROSEMOUNT IRISH (4) 🆙
Rosemount’s rapid rise included a 3-0 sweep week when they knocked off Apple Valley, Prior Lake, and Lakeville South. This coming week’s matchup against Eastview will be another tough South Suburban game.
1 // CRETIN-DERHAM HALL RAIDERS (1) 😐At 10-1, the Raiders remain the team to beat in Minnesota. Cretin also moved up to no. 19 on Prep Baseball Report’s Midwest rankings after defeating East Ridge and Stillwater.