Torrid win streak has Saint Louis high atop Baseball Top 10

Saint Louis ace Spencer Rego delivers his final strikeout to end the game as the Crusaders blanked Kamehameha, 2-0, on Thursday, Mar. 31, at Patsy Mink Central Oahu Regional Park. Paul Honda/Star-Advertiser.

No doubt for the red-hot Saint Louis Crusaders.

The hottest team in prep baseball closed the regular season with a 14-1 rout of Mid-Pacific to finish 12-1-1 in the ILH. Saint Louis retained its No. 1 ranking in Monday’s Star-Advertiser Baseball Top 10, riding a 10-game win streak.

No. 2 Baldwin and No. 5 Waiakea also collected first-place votes. Baldwin is 9-0 in Maui Interscholastic League play (11-2 overall). Waiakea is 5-0 in Big Island Interscholastic Federation action.


Kalani returned to the rankings at No. 10 after wins over Farrington and Kailua. The Falcons replaced Pearl City, which dropped out after a close loss to Mililani.

Star-Advertiser Baseball Top 10
Apr. 11, 2022

Rank School (1st place) Pts LW
1. Saint Louis (9) (20-1-1, 12-1-1 ILH) 118 1
> def. Damien 5-2, Tuesday
> def. Pac-Five 7-4, Thursday
> def. No. 4 Mid-Pacific 14-1, 5 inn, Saturday

2. Baldwin (1) (11-2, 9-0 MIL) 105 2
> def. Lahainaluna 15-0, 4 inn, Thursday
> def. Lahainaluna, Friday
> def. Lahainaluna, Saturday

3. Mid-Pacific (15-6, 9-5 ILH) 88 4
> def. No. 7 Maryknoll 12-6, Tuesday
> def. Damien 10-0, Thursday
> lost to No. 1 Saint Louis 14-1, 5 inn, Saturday

4. Kamehameha (12-5-2, 8-5-1 ILH) 80 3
> tie, No. 5 Punahou 6-6, 9 inn, Tuesday
> lost to No. 7 Maryknoll 5-2, Thursday
> def. Pac-Five 10-5, Saturday


5. Waiakea (1) (5-0 BIIF) 70 5-T
> won at Keaau 15-0, 4 inn, Thursday

6. Punahou (11-6-2, 8-5-1 ILH) 66 5-T
> tie, No. 3 Kamehameha 6-6, Tuesday
> lost to ‘Iolani 3-2, Thursday
> def. No. 7 Maryknoll 10-4, Saturday

7. Maryknoll (10-6-1, 8-5-1 ILH) 53 7
> lost to No. 4 Mid-Pacific 12-6, Tuesday
> def. No. 3 Kamehameha 5-2, Thursday
> lost to No. 5 Punahou 10-4, Saturday

8. Maui (7-6-1, 7-2 MIL) 17 9
> def. KS-Maui 11-1, Thursday
> def. KS-Maui 4-2, Friday
> lost to KS-Maui 10-8, Saturday

9. (tie) Hilo (2-1 BIIF) 16 10
> vs. Kealakehe, Saturday

9. (tie) Kalani (8-2 OIA East) 16 NR
> def. Farrington 16-6, 5 inn, Tuesday
> def. Kailua 7-5, Saturday


No longer in Top 10: Pearl City (No. 8).

Also receiving votes: Pearl City 15, Mililani 14, Kailua 2.

COMMENTS

  1. Falcon Future April 13, 2022 2:35 pm

    What happened to Iolani baseball? How did they get so bad the past couple years when they still have lots of talent on the roster? It has been asked on other pages and social media but nobody really has a straight answer.


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