Texas Top 20: Baseball, softball rankings

ESPN RISE has posted its latest Texas Top 20 poll for both baseball and softball, through games played April 17.

In the baseball poll, Class 5A power Colleyville Heritage and 4A unbeaten Rockwall-Heath maintain their hold on the 1-2 spots. Heritage improved to 25-1-1 last week with victories of 10-2 and 3-2 against Justin Northwest and Euless Trinity, respectively.

At 29-0, Rockwall-Heath not only has the best record of any team in Texas, but also boasts the best record of any team in the national RISE FAB 50 rankings. Jake Thompson had a one-hitter for the Hawks last week, striking out 18 in a 7-0 victory against Royse City.

For the complete Texas Top 20 baseball rankings, go here.

In the softball poll, the top three spots are occupied by Keller (27-1), Frisco Wakeland (27-0-1) and Coppell (27-2).

Keller, ranked No. 2 nationally in the RISE FAB 50, had three wins last week by a combined score of 32-4. Wakeland is ranked No. 1 in Class 4A.

For the complete Texas Top 20 softball rankings, go here.