Wildcats baseball team catches national media attention

March 7, 2012

By Michele Mihalovich

Mount Si High School baseball team, 3A state champion in 2011, is getting some national attention on preseason rankings.

USA Today released its 2012 Super 25 baseball regional prep rankings March 7, and listed Mount Si as number seven in the West division, the only Washington team that made the list.

Here is a link to USA Today’s regional rankings: http://www.highschoolsports.net/sports/preps/baseball/poll/story/2011-09-06/2012-regional-rankings/53401084/1

ESPN, which ranked the Wildcats as the number one team in Washington, had this to say, “There may not be another team in Washington that can trot out a trio of aces like Mount Si can this spring.

“ESPNHS All-State hurlers Reece Karalus, Trevor Taylor and Trevor Lane are back to try and capture back-to-back Class 3A titles for the Wildcats.

“Mount Si went 22-3 last season and defeated a loaded Sherwood squad in the finals.”

Follow this link to see those preseason rankings: http://espn.go.com/high-school/baseball/team-rankings/washington

In ESPN’s West regional rankings, Mount Si just made the list, hitting number 20 on the top 20 preseason rankings. Again it was the only Washington team to make the list.

Check it out at: http://espn.go.com/high-school/baseball/team-rankings/west

And we’ve already reported on the Wildcats being named the 27th best high school baseball team in the nation by Baseball America. But here’s the link in case you missed it: http://www.baseballamerica.com/today/high-school/team-rankings/2012/2613018.html

Michele Mihalovich: 392-6434, ext. 246, or editor@snovalleystar.com. Comment at www.snovalleystar.com.



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