Texas JUCO Ranking:Week 9

Noah Sharp
PBR Texas JUCO Insider

This week the top two stayed the same with both McLennan and Grayson sweeping their weeks, McLennan going 4-0 and Grayson going 2-0.  Panola jumps into the Top 5, while one team makes their way back into the Top 25 and another makes their first appearance in the Top 25.

Panola #6→ #3

Panola makes the jump into the Top 5 this week after having a 3-1 week and taking 2 of three from Navarro. The big key’s to their week was SO INF Cameron Sibley (uncommitted) who hit .444 with a double, 5 runs batted in, and 2 runs; and SO LF Kade Clemens (uncommitted) who hit .278 with 1 triple, 2 home runs, 4 runs batted in, and 2 runs.

Wharton #19→ #16

Wharton moves up a few spots after their huge week against Laredo where they outscored them 29-11. They were led in those three games by SO UT Josiah Ortiz (uncommitted)who hit .533 with 2 doubles, triple, home run, 5 runs batted in and 4 runs; and FR SS Alec Carr who hit .571 with 3 doubles, home run, 6 runs batted in and 6 runs scored.

Paris UR→ #23

Paris finds their way back into the Top 25 this week after going 3-1 and taking 2 of three from conference opponent Bossier Parish. Their offense was led by Week 9 Hitter of the Week SO C/OF Ian Groves (uncommitted).

They had a huge help in their doubleheader Saturday by their pitching staff. FR RHP Zach Norris (6.0 IP, 8 K, 2 Walks) and SO RHP Jack Engelmann (UTSA)(1.0 IP, 1K, 1 Walk, Save) helped on the mound in game 1. While, FR RHP Daxton Tinker (7 K), SO RHP Cannon Davis(2 K)(uncommitted), FR LHP Jace Mapston (WP, 3 K), and SO RHP Brandon Morse (1 K) combined for 13 Strikeouts and only 3 walks in game 2.

Noticeable Moves

San Jac #3→ #6

Navarro #7→ #10

Hill #18→ #15

North Central #17→ #22

Cedar Valley UR→ #24

Full Texas JUCO Top 25