Clovis News: Sports

Clovis West No. 1 in baseball poll

The Clovis West High baseball team is the top-ranked program in the country, according to Baseball America.

The Golden Eagles were No. 3 last week but took over the top spot in the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25 poll after previous No. 1, Menchville High-Newport News, Va. lost its first game of the season.

Also The Bee's top-ranked Central Section team, Clovis West (21-2) defeated Buchanan (19-5 and The Bee's No. 3-ranked team) twice last week. The Golden Eagles play at No. 6 Clovis East today, weather permitting. Clovis West, at 8-1, leads No. 6 Clovis East (13-10, 6-3) by two games in the Tri-River Athletic Conference standings with six games to play.

For complete national rankings, visit the Click for siteBaseball America Web site. Also, check Click for siteThe Bee's Baseball Rankings.