Two weeks into the Can-Am College league, and a week into the Pacific Rim College League and the Nor-Am High School League, we have some emerging teams topping the power rankings to break down for you.
Week #1 Top Teams (Feb 27): Assiniboine U Rivermen, Georgetown Sports College Gargoyles, Brownsville College Border Runners
Week #1 Top Player: David Vermillion 1B (Hispaniola College) – .444 / 4 HR / 10 RBI
Week #2 Top Teams (Mar 6): Freeport U Rum Runners, Assiniboine U Rivermen, Utah State U Preachers
Week #2 Top Player: Jason Moultrop C (Chester A Arthur School) – .400 / 8 R / 6 HR / 14 RBI
PACIFIC RIM COLLEGE
Week #1 Top Teams (Mar 6): Fiji College Red Wolves, Wellington College Beefeaters, Pyongyang Stellar U Continentals
Week #1 Top Players: Eizan Nishida 3B (Pyongyang Stellar U) – .545 / 7 R / 2 HR / 9 RBI; Yoshi Isono RF (Melbourne U Abos) – .579 / 3 HR / 6 RBI
NOR-AM HIGH SCHOOL
Week #1 Top Teams (Mar 6): Anguilla Prep School Oceans, Great Lakes HS Warlords, Naucalpan HS Hooligans
Week #1 Top Players: Alejandro Martinez 2B (Port Royal College) – .611 / 8 R / 2 HR / 10 RBI; Ben Price RF (Dallas Sports Academy) – .632 / 3 HR / 11 RBI
At the HS level, several young arms have been taken out for the rest of the relatively brief season, possibly dashing the hopes and dreams of these up-and-coming players.