Mounds View Favored in Baseball Preseason Poll

Updated: 04/10/2014 2:10 PM

Mounds View High School won its first state title last season.
Mounds View High School won its first state title last season.
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The Associated Press preseason poll for Minnesota baseball, provided by Let's Play Baseball newspaper. Mounds View, the defending Class 3A champion, is ranked No. 1 in the first poll of the season. Lakeville North, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, and Burnsville round out the top five spots.

Also receiving votes: St. Cloud Apollo, Edina, Roseville Area, Bemidji, Shakopee, St. Cloud Tech, Mahtomedi, Rogers, Brainerd, Bloomington Jefferson, Eagan, Hopkins, New Prague, Rochester Mayo, St. Michael-Albertville, Benilde-St. Margaret's, Big Lake, Prior Lake, Owatonna, North St. Paul, Bloomington Kennedy, Mankato West, Blaine, Northfield, Buffalo, Simley, St. Thomas Academy, Alexandria, Tartan, Anoka, Osseo, Winona, Andover, Moorhead, Stillwater Area, Hutchinson.

Class AA
2. St. Cloud Cathedral
3. Delano
4. Hermantown
5. Luverne
6. Rochester Lourdes
7. Minnehaha Academy
8. St. Anthony Village
9. Holy Family Catholic
10. Rocori
11. Fairmont
12. Little Falls
13. Perham
14. New Ulm
15. Cloquet
16. Cannon Falls
17. Marshall
18. La Crescent
19. Watertown-Mayer
20. Glencoe2Silver Lake

Also receiving votes: Foley, Pine Island, Albany, Lake City, Winona Cotter, St. Peter, Pipestone Area, Morris Area, Fergus Falls, Paynesville Area, Dover-Eyota, Litchfield, Roseau, Byron, Minnewaska, Aitkin, Caledonia/Spring Grove, Providence Academy, Plainveiw-Elgin-Milville, Zumbrota-Mazeppa, Warroad, Crookston, Sauk Centre, Jordan, Holy Angels, Mora, Proctor, Belle Plaine, Detroit Lakes, New London-Spicer, St. James Area, DeLaSalle, Dassel-Cokato, Maple Lake.

Class A
2. Sleepy Eye St. Mary's
3. St. Agnes
4. New York Mills
5. Wabasha Kellogg
6. Southland
7. Blackduck
8. New Ulm Cathedral
9. Floodwood
10. Springfield
11. Osakis
12. Windom Area
13. Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial
14. Ely
15. Upsala1Swanville Area
16. West Lutheran
17. Adrian
18. Kenyon-Wanamingo
19. Waterville-Elysian-Morristown
20. Frazee

Also receiving votes: Lac qui Parle Valley, Wabasso, Browerville, Heritage Christian, Martin County West, Deer River, Mankato Loyola, MACCRAY, Murray County Central, United South Central, Mayer Lutheran, Norman County, Lewiston-Altura, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Chatfield, Ortonville, Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton, Braham, Carlton, Canby, West Central, Menahga, New Life Academy, Sleepy Eye, Maranatha Christian Academy, Chisholm, Hinckley-Finlayson, Randolph, Cass Lake/Bena, Clinton-Graveille-Beardsley, Mt. Lake Area, Lester Prairie, St. John's Prep.

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