Prep Talk | Conway, St. James earn spots in preseason baseball rankings

January 23, 2013 

Three area teams were included in the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association's preseason top-10 rankings, released Wednesday morning.

Conway led the way, as the Tigers are the No. 5 team in Class AAAA entering the 2013 season. The Tigers were expected to be included after senior Jordan Gore signed with South Carolina and catcher G.K. Young signed with Coastal Carolina in November.

St. James grabbed the No. 6 spot in Class AAA, and Andrews rounded out the Class AA rankings at No. 10.

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Lexington (Class AAAA), Wren (Class AAA), Bishop England (Class AA) and St. Josephs (Class A) earned the top spots in their respective divisions.

Preseason Baseball Polls:

Class AAAA

1. Lexington

2. Blythewood

3. Sumter

4. Mauldin

5. Conway

6. Wando

7. Boiling Springs

8. South Aiken

9. Northwestern

10. Laurens

Class AAA

1. Wren

2. Greenville

3. A.C. Flora

4. Belton-Honea Path

5. Gilbert

6. St. James

7. Chapin

8. James Island

9. Blue Ridge

10. Walhalla

Class AA

1. Bishop England

2. Dillon

3. Andrew Jackson

4. Mid-Carolina

5. Chesterfield

6. Marion

7. Ninety-Six

8. Chesnee

9. Pendleton

10. Andrews

Class A

1. St. Josephs

2. Lamar

3. Lake View

4. Johnsonville

5. Lewisville

6. Christ Church

7. Latta

8. Dixie

9. McBee

10. Fox Creek

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