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Baseball: NY Mills jumps to No. 2 in latest rankings

Senior leadoff hitter Shane Novak and the Eagles have steadily climbed back to the No. 2 ranking where they started the season. Robert WIlliams/FOCUS

The New York Mills Eagles return to the No. 2 position in the latest AP Class A baseball rankings. The Eagles were ranked No. 2 in the preseason poll and have fluctuated between No. 3 and No. 6 all season. Perham falls out of 2A rankings for the first time this season, but remain just out of the top 20 receiving votes. Detroit Lakes enters at No. 20 for their first ranking of the season.


1. Sleepy Eye St. Mary's

2. New York Mills

3. Lac qui Parle Valley

4. Wabasha/Kellogg

5. Osakis

6. Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial

7. Waterville-Elysian-Morristown

8. West Lutheran

9. Mankato Loyola

10. Southland

11. New Ulm Cathedral

12. BOLD

13. Browerville

14. St. Agnes

15. Hinckley-Finlayson

16. Springfield

17. Kenyon-Wanamingo

18. Norman County

19. Floodwood

20. New Life Academy

Also receiving votes: Blackduck, Wabasso, Ely, Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley, Windom Area, Badger-Greenbush-Middle River

CLASS 2A 1. St. Cloud Cathedral 2. Delano 3. Holy Family Catholic 4. Fairmont 5. Little Falls 6. Hermantown 7. Minnehaha Academy 8. Glencoe/Silver Lake 9. Rochester Lourdes 10. Kasson-Mantorville 11. Cannon Falls 12. New Ulm 13. Albany 14. Morris Area 15. St. Anthony Village 16. St. Paul Highland Park 17. Lake City 18. Warroad 19. Jordan 20. Detroit Lakes  Also receiving votes: Perham, Park Rapids, Cloquet, Luverne, St. Paul Academy, Aitkin, St. James Area, Faribault Academies, Foley, Mora, Staples-Motley, Worthington, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, Proctor, Winona Cotter, International Falls, Pine Island, Byron

Associated Press rankings for Minnesota high school baseball, provided by Let's Play Baseball newspaper and distributed by the MSHSL.

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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