USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25 softball rankings: Week 14


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Losses in the state playoffs shoved Texas teams who had been rock solid in the top 10 in this week’s USA TODAY Sports / NFCA High School Super 25.

Eight-time undefeated Mississippi State Class 5A champion Neshoba Central (32-0) continues to top the list, but Lake Creek, Clear Springs and Leander all lost in the Texas to fall in the rankings.

The Lions (38-2) slipped three spots to fifth after a season-ending playoff loss to No.20 Barbers Hill, while the other two fell more noticeably after suffering two unranked losses each .

Florida State Champion 7A Lakewood Ranch (30-2) – who spent time at No.1 earlier this season – returned to second place this week, while Hewitt-Trussville, titlist of the Alabama 7A, returns to third place. . The other teams in the poll continued to win or ended the season. The 25 teams in the standings remained the same as last week.

State rankings submitted by NFCA Member Coaches are used to compile the USA TODAY Sports / NFCA High School Super 25. Teams are chosen based on performance, roster quality and schedule strength. In 2021, schools that are not competing will not be eligible for the survey.

USA TODAY Sports / NFCA High School Super 25 Poll – June 3, 2021

Rank | Team | Record 2021 | Previous ranking

1. Neshoba Central (Miss): 32-0 – RP: 1

2. Lakewood Ranch (Florida): 30-2 – RP: 3

3. Hewitt-Trussville, Alabama: 49-3-1 – RP: 4

4. Park Vista (Florida): 29-1 – RP: 5

5. Lake Creek (Texas): 38-2 – RP: 2

6. Beard (La.): 31-2 – RP: 8

7. Norco (California): 24-1 – RP: 9

8. New Palestine (Ind.): 28-1 – RP: 10

9. Marist (ill.): 27-1 – RP: 11

ten. Keystone (Ohio): 31-1 – RP: 12

11. Byrnes (SC): 31-1 – RP: 13

12. West Lakota (Ohio): 30-1 – RP: 14

13. Mahopac (NY): 15-1 – RP: 15

14. Roncalli (Ind.): 28-2 – RP: 16

15. Catholic Donovan (NJ): 21-1 – RP: 17

16. Clear Springs (Texas): 31-2 – RP: 6

17. Saint-Amant (Louisiana): 25-3 – RP: 18

18. Leander (Texas): 37-3 – RP: 7

19. South Warren (Ky.): 32-1 – RP: 19

20. Barbers Hill (Texas): 40-2 – RP: 20

21. Masuk (Connecticut): 21-0 – PR: 21

22. West of Stanly (NC): 20-0 – RP: 22

23. Stillwater area (Minn.): 20-1 – RP: 23

24. San Antonio Warren (Texas): 25-2 – RP: 24

25. Winnacunnet (NH): 17-2 – RP: 25

Abandoned: Nothing

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