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Raven Johnson named 2020-21 HIGHSCORE Georgia High School Girls Basketball Player of the Year - HIGHSCORE
Raven Johnson named 2020-21 MaxPreps Georgia High School Girls Basketball Player of the Year
Each year since 2006, MaxPreps has recognized outstanding performers in high school basketball. America's source for high school sports continues the tradition to close out the 2020-21 season by naming the top player in each state. Selections are based on team success and individual excellence, in addition to local and state accolades.

Raven Johnson of Westlake (Atlanta) is the 2020-21 MaxPreps Georgia High School Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The 5-foot-7 senior guard led the Lions to the AAAAAA state championship and a perfect 20-0 record.

Westlake is ranked No. 2 in this week's MaxPreps Top 25 and will have a chance to improve upon that lofty standing at will GEICO Nationals in Fort Myers, Fla., April 2-3.

Johnson played just 22 minutes a game this season as Westlake dominated many games but still averaged 15.1 points, 5.8 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.7 steals a game. She also had a 3.2 assist/turnover ratio as the point guard for one of the top teams in the country.

Headed to South Carolina next season, Johnson is a McDonald's All-American and is regarded as the No. 2 prospect in the Class of 2021 by ESPN Hoopgurlz.

Each state's MaxPreps Player of the Year will be considered for inclusion in the MaxPreps All-America Team.
High school football: Start dates for all 50 states - HIGHSCORE
High school football: Start dates for all 50 states
High school football across the country concluded its unique 2020-21 season earlier this month with state championship games in North Carolina and Rhode Island.

With COVID-19 numbers improving throughout the country, the 2021 season will not need a hyphen. All states have indicated intent for a traditional fall season, starting with preparation and non-league and conference games starting in the summer, and conclusion by the end of the calendar year.

More than half of the states have already set complete calendars, with start practice, season and playoff points, as as well as championship dates. Some of those are still pending state association and federation approval. Thirteen states have set partial dates, with a dozen currently still ironing out specific plans for all 2021-22 sports.

The following is an ongoing updated list of those dates. Please notify us with further updates or corrections via e-mail at [email protected] or by Twitter @MitchMashMax. Note: States with asterisk pending final approval.

Alabama
First practice: Aug. 2 | First game: Aug. 19-20
Start of playoffs: Nov. 5 | Title games: Dec. 1-3

Alaska

First practice: July 28 | First game: Aug. 13
Playoffs: Oct. 9 | Title games: Oct. 16-22

Arizona
First practice: July 26/2/9 | First game: Aug. 18/25/Sept. 1
Playoffs: Oct. 22 | Title games: TBD

Arkansas
First practice: Aug. 4 | First game: Aug. 27
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

California
First practice: Aug. 2 | First game: Aug. 20
Playoffs: Nov. 5 (sections), Dec. 3-4 (regionals) | Title games: Dec. 10-11

Colorado
First practice: Aug. 9 | First game: Aug. 26
Playoffs: Nov. 6/13 | Title games: Nov. 27/Dec. 4

Connecticut
First practice: Aug. 16 | First game: Sept. 9
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Delaware
First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

District of Columbia
First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Florida
First practice: TBD | First game: Aug. 20
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Georgia
First practice: Aug. 2 | First game: Aug. 20
Playoffs: Nov. 12 | Title games: Dec. 9-11
Lee County hopes to back to another 6A Georgia state title game after playing Buford in last season's finale.
File photo by Cecil Copeland
Lee County hopes to back to another 6A Georgia state title game after playing Buford in last season's finale.
Hawaii
First practice: TBD | First game: Aug. 6
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Idaho
First practice: Aug. 9 | First game: Aug. 27
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: Nov. 19-20

Illinois
First practice: Aug. 9 | First game: Aug. 27
Playoffs: Oct. 29 | Title games: Nov. 26-27

Indiana
First practice: Aug. 5 | First game: Aug. 20
Playoffs: Oct. 22 | Title games: Nov. 26-27

Iowa
First practice: Aug. 9 | First game: Aug. 27
Playoffs: Oct. 29 | Title games: TBD

Kansas
First practice: Aug. 16 | First game: Sept. 3
Playoffs: Nov. 5 | Title games: Nov. 27

Kentucky
First practice: Aug. 1 | First game: Aug. 20
Playoffs: Nov. 5 | Title games: Dec. 3-4

Louisiana
First practice: Aug. 2 | First game: Aug. 27
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Maine
First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Maryland
First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Massachusetts
First practice: Aug. 26 | First game: Sept. 9-10
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Michigan

First practice: Aug. 9 | First game: Aug. 26
Playoffs: Oct. 29 | Title games: Nov. 19-27

Minnesota
First practice: Aug. 16 | First game: Sept. 2
Playoffs: Nov. 11-13 | Title games: Nov. 26-27

Mississippi

First practice: Aug. 9 | First game: Aug. 27
Playoffs: Nov. 5/12 | Title games: Dec. 3-4

Missouri
First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Montana
First practice: Aug. 13 | First game: Aug. 26
Playoffs: Oct. 29-30 | Title games: Nov. 19-20

Nebraska*

First practice: Aug. 9 | First game: Aug. 26
Playoffs: Oct. 29 | Title games: Nov. 19-23

Nevada*

First practice: Aug. 7 | First game: Aug. 19
Playoffs: Oct. 28-30 | Title games: Nov. 19-20

New Hampshire
First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

New Jersey
First practice: Aug. 9 | First game: Aug. 27-28
Playoffs: Nov. 5-6 | Title games: Nov. 26-27, Dec. 3-5

New Mexico
First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

New York

First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: Dec. 3-5

North Carolina

First practice: Aug. 2 | First game: Aug. 19-20
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

North Dakota
First practice: Aug. 5/9 | First game: Aug. 20/23
Playoffs: Oct. 16/23 | Title games: Nov. 12

Ohio

First practice: Aug. 1 | First game: Aug. 20
Playoffs: Oct. 29-30 | Title games: Dec. 2-5

Oklahoma
First practice: Aug. 5 | First game: Aug. 20
Playoffs: Nov. 12 | Title games: TBD

Oregon
First practice: Aug. 16 | First game: Sept. 2
Playoffs: Nov. 5-6 | Title games: Nov. 27/Dec. 4

Pennsylvania

First practice: Aug. 16 | First game: Aug. 27
Playoffs: Nov. 19 | Title games: Dec. 9-11

Rhode Island

First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

South Carolina

First practice: July 30 | First game: Aug. 27
Playoffs: Nov. 12-13 | Title games: Dec. 3-4

South Dakota
First practice: Aug. 5-6 | First game: Aug. 20
Playoffs: Oct. 21 | Title games: Nov. 11-13

Tennessee
First practice: July 26 | First game: Aug. 20
Playoffs: Nov. 5 | Title games: Dec. 2-4

Texas*
First practice: Aug. 7 | First game: Aug. 26-28
Playoffs: Nov. 11-13 | Title games: Dec. 15-18
Southlake Carroll highly-touted quarterback Quinn Ewers hopes to lead his team back to a 6A-1 state title game.
File photo by Freddie Beckwith
Southlake Carroll highly-touted quarterback Quinn Ewers hopes to lead his team back to a 6A-1 state title game.
Utah*
First practice: July 26 | First game: Aug. 13-14
Playoffs: Oct. 22-23 | Title games: Nov. 12-13

Vermont
First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Virginia
First practice: TBD | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Washington
First practice: Aug. 18 | First game: TBD
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: Dec. 3-4

West Virginia

First practice: Aug. 6 | First game: Aug. 27
Playoffs: TBD | Title games: TBD

Wisconsin

First practice: Aug. 3 | First game: Aug. 19-20
Playoffs: Oct. 22-23 | Title games: Nov. 18-19

Wyoming
First practice: Aug. 12 | First game: Oct. 27-28
Playoffs: Oct. 29-30 | Title games: Nov. 12-13
High school baseball rankings: Buford takes over No. 1 spot in HIGHSCORE Top 25 - HIGHSCORE
High school baseball rankings: Buford takes over No. 1 spot in MaxPreps Top 25
For the third straight week, there's a different team atop the MaxPreps Top 25 high school baseball rankings. This time, undefeated Buford (Ga.) replaces Calvary Christian Academy (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), which lost to IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) over the weekend.

Buford continues to get strong pitching as it jumps to a 14-0 start. Along with Dylan Lesko's 12 strikeouts against Lanier, Buford also got a no-hitter from Connor Sampers against Habersham Central.

Calvary Christian Academy, which sat at No. 1 spot for one week after preseason No. 1 Jesuit (Tampa, Fla.) had lost two weeks ago, was only able to get one hit off of IMG Academy's Jackson Ferris, who also struck out 10. IMG Academy handed All-America candidate Andrew Painter his first loss of the season.

Only two new teams entered the rankings this week. St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), with only a loss to Stoneman Douglas marring its record, joined the rankings at No. 15, while Baylor (Chattanooga, Tenn.) joins at No. 22.

Dropped out: Spruce Creek (Fla.), Marcus (Flower Mound, Texas).

Game of the Week: IMG Academy 2, Calvary Christian Academy 0. The Ascenders knocked off the No. 1 team in the country with a one-hitter by Jackson Ferris. Drake Varnado and Tommy White also hit home runs in the win. Andrew Painter of Calvary Christian Academy suffered his first loss of the season.

Player of the Week: Brady House, Winder-Barrow. The All-America candidate had three doubles and two home runs in leading the Bulldogs to four wins last week.

Recruit Watch: Vito Valincius, Baylor. The first baseman got his season off to a good start with two home runs in Baylor's season-opening win over Gordon Lee.

Game to Watch:IMG Academy vs. Calvary Christian Academy. The Eagles get a rematch with the Ascenders on Friday. This time IMG Academy is No. 3 and Calvary Christian Academy is No. 5 in the country.
Dylan Lesko, Buford
File photo by Alyson Boyer Rode
Dylan Lesko, Buford
MaxPreps Top 25 high school baseball rankings

1. Buford (Ga.)
Record:
14-0 | Last week: 2
Results: Def. Lanier 8-0, 8-1, def. Habersham Central, 15-0.
Stats: Jax Brockett struck out 10 in the 8-0 win and Stan Zagrodnik added a double and a triple. Dylan Lesko struck out 12 in six innings for the 8-1 win. He also had a triple while Ayden Digiacomo had a home run. Connor Sampers threw a 4-inning no-hitter with 5 strikeouts against Habersham Central.
Next: Wed./Fri. vs. Habersham Central.

2. Barbe (Lake Charles, La.)
Record:
14-0 | Last week: 3
Results: Def. St. Louis Catholic, 2-1; Catholic-B.R. (Baton Rouge), 9-1, 5-3, 1-0.
Stats: Jack Walker struck out 11 in a 9-1 win over Catholic. Adam Guth struck out eight in a 5-3 win while Landon Victorian struck out 8 in the 1-0 win.
Next: Tue. vs. St. Louis Catholic (Lake Charles), Thur. vs. Zachary.

3. IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Record:
11-1 | Last week: 5
Results: Def. Montverde Academy, 16-0; def. Calvary Christian Academy, 2-0.
Stats: Drake Varnado had two home runs and Elijah Green and Tommy White had one each against Montverde. Varnado and White each hit home runs against Calvary Christian Academy as well. Jackson Ferris threw a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts.
Next: Fri. vs. Calvary Christian Academy

4. Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.)
Record:
0-0 | Last week: 4
Next: Tue. vs. Chaparral

5. Calvary Christian Academy (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Record:
7-1 | Last week: 1
Results: Lost to IMG Academy, 2-0
Stats: Andrew Painter took the loss, giving up two runs on two hits with four strikeouts.
Next: Tues. vs. North Broward Prep; Fri. vs. IMG Academy.

6. Jesuit (Tampa, Fla.)
Record:
10-1 | Last week: 6
Results: Def. Jefferson 3-0, 7-2, def. Sarasota, 3-0, def. Sickles, 14-4; def. Wharton, 6-5.
Stats: Wes Mendes (6) and Kris Sosnowski (7) combined for 13 strikeouts in the 3-0 win over Jefferson. Mendes also had a double and a grand slam in the 7-2 win over Jefferson with Jake Kulikowski adding a home run. Dominic Castellano threw a 7-inning no-hitter with 8 strikeouts against Sarasota. 
Next: Wed. at Saladino Tournament.

7. Grayson (Loganville, Ga.)
Record:
10-0 | Last week: 14
Results: Def. Parkview, 9-2
Stats: DeYon Cannon was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the win.
Next: Wed./Fri. vs. Parkview

8. Sam Houston (Lake Charles, La.)
Record:
16-0 | Last week: 15
Results: Def. Rosepine, 3-2; def. Ouachita, 11-7; def. Alexandria, 10-7; def. Tioga, 4-2; def. Jena, 11-0, def. Pineville, 3-2.
Stats: Dylan Thompson had a double and home run against Alexandria. Dallas Rhodes had two doubles against Ouachita.
Next: Thur. vs. Airline.

9. Madison Central (Madison, Miss.)
Record:
10-0 | Last week: 16
Results: def. Northwest Rankin, 20-2; def. Germantown, 16-0; def. Neshoba Central, 6-0; def. Ridgeland, 8-1.
Stats: Hunter Hines had a home run against Northwest Rankin. Braden Montgomery threw three, no-hit innings with eight strikeouts against Germantown. Beau Bryans and Brendon Minor combined for a no-hitter against Neshoba Central.
Next: Wed. vs. New Hope, Thur. vs. North Pike.

10. Calvary Christian (Clearwater, Fla.)
Record:
11-1 | Last week: 10
Results: def. Dunedin, 8-2; def. Clearwater Central Catholic, 6-0; def. Berkeley Prep, 10-0, def. Seminole, 3-2.
Stats: Tyler Dietz struck out 10 against Central Catholic and Jack Cebert threw a five-inning no-hitter with eight strikeouts against Berkeley Prep.
Next: Thur. vs. Clearwater Central Catholic.

11. Stoneman Douglas (Parkland, Fla.)
Record:
10-1 | Last week: 12
Results: Def. Hialeah, 5-4; def. Boca Raton, 2-0, def. Cardinal Gibbons, 11-10.
Stats: Rolando Lujo had a home run against Hialeah. Chris Arroyo struck out 6 against Boca Raton.
Next: Thur. vs. Monsignor Pace.

12. Carrollton (Ga.)
Record:
14-1 | Last week: 17
Results: Def. Bremen, 6-5. def. South Paulding, 11-5.
Stats: Colton Cosper went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI against Bremen. Cosper also struck out 10 against South Paulding.
Next: Wed. vs. South Paulding; Thur. vs. Douglas County.

13. Lake Travis (Austin, Texas)
Record:
14-2-2 | Last week: 7
Results: Def. Cedar Park, 11-0; def. Vista Ridge, 4-1; Harker Heights, 10-0; tied College Station, 7-7; def. Reagan, 5-4; lost to Cedar Park, 3-1.
Next: Tue. vs. San Marcos.

14. Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.)
Record:
9-1 | Last week: 11
Results: Def. Santaluces, 12-0; def. Martin County, 2-0; def. Spanish River, 12-2, def. Boca Raton, 8-0; lost to Saint John Paul II, 4-1.
Stats: Tobin Moran threw a one-hitter with seven strikeouts against Santaluces. Dom Stagliano threw a seven-inning no-hitter with eight strikeouts against Martin County.
Next: March 22 vs. Cardinal Newman.

15. St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Record:
10-1 | Last week: NR
Results: Def. Northeast, 16-1; def. McArthur, 7-1; def. Cypress Bay, 4-1.
Next: Wed. vs. Pembroke Pines Charter.

16. Gregory-Portland (Portland, Texas)
Record:
17-0-1 | Last week: 19
Results: Def. Veterans Memorial, 8-2; def. Floresville, 8-2; def. John Paul II, 7-2; def. Ingleside, 13-2; def. Bishop, 10-0; def. Robstown, 8-5.
Next: Tue. vs. Flour Bluff; Fri. vs. Victoria West.

17. St. Mary Prep (Orchard Lake, Mich.)
Record:
0-0 | Last week: 9
Next: March 27 vs. Catholic Central.

18. Reagan (San Antonio)
Record:
17-2 | Last week: 13
Results: Def. Madison, 10-3; def. Clark, 3-0; lost to Lake Travis, 5-4; def. McNeil, 6-1; def. Vandegrift, 13-0; def. Vista Ridge, 7-2.
Next: Tue. vs. Brandeis; Fri. Johnson.

19. Tompkins (Katy, Texas)
Record:
15-1-1 | Last week: 18
Results: Def. Katy Taylor, 4-3; lost to George Ranch, 3-0; def. Magnolia, 18-5; def. Tomball, 7-0; def. Cypress Ridge, 10-0; def. Tomball Memorial, 4-2.
Next: Tue. vs. Morton Ranch; Thur. vs. Seven Lakes.

20. Auburn (Ala.)
Record:
13-1 | Last week: 20
Results: Def. Tuscaloosa County, 4-3; def. Baker, 9-4; def. Sparkman, 5-3; def. Gulf Shores, 2-0.
Stats: Jack Tullier struck out eight against Gulf Shores. Ryan Austin had a home run against Baker.
Next: Tue. vs. Benjamin Russell. Fri. vs. Harris County.

21. Owasso (Okla.)
Record:
8-0 | Last week: 21
Results: Def. Sapulpa, 10-0; def. Oktaha, 7-1; def. Enid, 4-3; def. Choctaw, 2-1.
Stats: Braden Blundell had a double and a home run against Sapulpa. Brennan Phillips struck out 16 against Choctaw.
Next: at Catoosa/Verdigris tournament.

22. Baylor (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Record:
1-0 | Last week: NR
Results: .Def. Gordon Lee, 6-2.
Stats: Vito Valincius had two home runs and three RBI in Baylor's opener while Henry Godbout had a solo shot.
Next: Wed. vs. Bradley Central; Thur. vs. Soddy Daisy.

23. Winder-Barrow (Winder, Ga.)
Record:
11-1 | Last week: 25
Results: Def. Dacula, 7-2, 7-4; def, Central Gwinnett, 13-0 and 21-0.
Stats: Brady House had a double and a home run in the 7-2 win. He also had a double in the 7-4 win. Andrew Lewis struck out 11 in a 5-inning no-hitter against Central Gwinnett. House had a double and a home run in the 13-0 win. Andreaus Lewis had a home run in the 21-0 win.
Next: Wed./Fri. vs. Central Gwinnett.

24. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.)
Record:
0-0 | Last week: 22
Results: Did not play
Next: Tue. vs. Franklin

25. Farragut (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Record:
0-0 | Last week: 23
Next: March 16-18 Grand Slam Tournament
High school teammates who went on to star in separate sports - HIGHSCORE
High school teammates who went on to star in separate sports
High school teammates who go on to star in the same sport are plentiful at the professional level, with Alex Smith and Reggie Bush of Helix (Calif.), Eddie Murray and Ozzie Smith of Locke (Los Angeles) and Eddie Johnson and Mark Aguirre of Westinghouse (Chicago) among the more famous duos across the NFL, MLB and NBA.

However there are also a number of high school teammates who take different paths to stardom. MaxPreps presents a list of 25 sets of teammates who played together at the prep level before making their mark in other pro sports.
Trayce Thompson, far left, and brother Klay Thompson, far right, wait for introductions in the 2007-08 CIF state championship game. The Thompsons are among a group of 25 who played prep sports together but starred in different pro sports.
File photo by Dennis Lee
Trayce Thompson, far left, and brother Klay Thompson, far right, wait for introductions in the 2007-08 CIF state championship game. The Thompsons are among a group of 25 who played prep sports together but starred in different pro sports.
Prep teammates who played different pro sports

Clayton Kershaw and Matt Stafford
School:
Highland Park (Dallas)
Years: 2005-06
Kershaw career: In 13 seasons with the Dodgers, Kershaw is an eight-time All-Star, a three-time Cy Young Award winner and led Los Angeles to a World Series championship in 2020.
Stafford career: The No. 1 overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft, Stafford has made one Pro Bowl and has thrown for 43,901 yards.
Together: Kershaw and Stafford both pitched for Highland Park as sophomores in 2004. Stafford did not play baseball the following two seasons while Kershaw was third team all-state as a junior and the Class 4A state Player of the Year as a senior. Stafford was a two-time all-state quarterback and he was the state football Player of the Year as a senior.

Donovan McNabb and Antoine Walker
School:
Chicago Mt. Carmel (Chicago)
Years: 1993-94
McNabb career: Played 13 seasons in the NFL, made six Pro Bowls and threw for 37,276 yards.
Walker career: Played 13 seasons in the NBA with five different teams. He was a three-time All-Star and won a championship with the Heat.
Together: Mt. Carmel reached the sectional finals two years in a row, losing on a last-second shot both times. In 1994, Walker and McNabb's final season, Brother Rice defeated Mt. Carmel 69-66, leaving the Caravan with a 25-4 record. The next day, Walker committed to play at Kentucky. McNabb had already committed in January to play football at Syracuse. McNabb averaged in double figures as a starter while Walker earned Parade All-American first team honors.

Frank Robinson and Bill Russell
School:
McClymonds (Oakland, Calif.)
Years: 1951-52
Robinson career: A 14-time All-Star, he was MVP in both the National League and the American League, won the Triple Crown, and is in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Russell career: Russell won 11 NBA championships and was a 12-time All-Star. Russell is a member of the Basketball and College Basketball halls of fame.
Together: Two of the greatest all-time players in their respective sports were not even among the top three players on the McClymonds team that won the 1952 Northern California TOC. Russell didn't mature until his senior year and he only played 12 games before graduating early at the end of January. Russell was the third-leading scorer on the team when he graduated. Robinson was a starter for McClymonds in the TOC, but wasn't one of the three Warriors to make the all-tournament team (for the record, they were Willie Rock, Ray Goodwin and Robert Hodges).

Andre Rison — Glen Rice
School:
Northwestern (Flint, Mich.)
Years: 1984-85
Rison career: Played 12 seasons in the NFL and was a five-time Pro Bowl selection. He won a Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers.
Rice career: An NBA champion with the Lakers in 2000, Rice played 15 seasons in the league and was a three-time All-Star.
Together: Rice was Mr. Basketball in Michigan on a Flint Northwestern team that won the Class A state championship and was considered one of the greatest teams in state history. Rison was the starting point guard on the team and earned second team all-state honors by the Detroit Free Press. Rison was also an all-state receiver in football.

Jason Williams and Randy Moss
School:
DuPont (Belle, W.Va.) (now closed)
Years: 1993-94
Williams career: A member of the NBA champion Heat in 2006, Williams played 12 seasons in the NBA.
Moss career: A Hall of Fame receiver, Moss made the Pro Bowl six times and had 156 career touchdown receptions.
Together: Moss and Williams teamed up in basketball and reached the state finals in 1994. Williams was Mr. Basketball in West Virginia in 1994 while Moss was the state Player of the Year in football and basketball during the 1994-95 school year.

Anthony Bennett and Amir Garrett
School: Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.)
Years: 2010-11
Bennett career: After one season at UNLV, Bennett was the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft in 2013. He played four season in the NBA.
Garrett career: Although he did not play baseball at Findlay Prep, Garrett did play at two other high schools. He has played for the Cincinnati Reds for four seasons as a relief pitcher.
Together: Bennett and Garrett played one year together at Findlay Prep, helping the team post a 28-4 record.

Alex Groza and Lou Groza
School:
Martins Ferry (Ohio)
Years: 1942
Alex's career: Alex led Kentucky to a pair of NCAA championships and was the Final Four Most Outstanding Player twice. The No. 2 overall pick in the 1949 NBA draft, Groza was a two-time NBA first team All-Pro before he was banned due to his involvement in a college point-shaving scandal.
Lou's career: An offensive lineman and kicker, he played 21 seasons in the NFL. He made the Pro Bowl nine times and is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Together: Martins Ferry was the state Class A champion in 1941 when Lou was a junior and made the all-tournament team. Alex played varsity as a sophomore in 1942 during Lou's senior season. The team started the year 16-0 with Lou averaging 14 points and Alex averaging 12 points per game. Martins Ferry didn't win the state title that year, but Lou made the all-state second team. Alex made the all-state first team two years later as a senior while leading Martins Ferry to the semifinals.

Steve Garvey and Chip Glass
School:
Chamberlain (Tampa, Fla.)
Years: 1963-64
Garvey's career: One of the premier first basemen in Major League Baseball during the 1970s and 80s, Garvey was a 10-time All-Star and a National League MVP during a 19-year career.
Glass career: Glass played tight end in the NFL, including five seasons with the Browns and one with the Giants.
Together: Garvey was the quarterback at Chamberlain and Glass was his main receiver. Glass earned All-City first team honors by the Tampa Tribune while Garvey was honorable mention. Garvey finished as Chamberlain's leading scorer with 48 points on the season.

Tim Stoddard and Junior Bridgeman
School:
East Chicago Washington (Ind.) (closed in 1986)
Years: 1970-71
Stoddard career: In college, Stoddard played in a Final Four in basketball and the College World Series in baseball. He played 15 MLB seasons as a closer, including seven seasons with the Orioles when he won a World Series.
Bridgeman career: Considered one of the top "Sixth Men" in NBA history, Bridgeman played 12 seasons in the league including 10 with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Together: The 1970-71 East Chicago Washington team is considered one of the greatest teams in Indiana high school history after going 29-0 and finishing the season ranked No. 1 in the nation by the National Sports News Service. Bridgeman and Stoddard were both on the state tournament's all-tourney first team along with teammate Pete Trgovich, a future UCLA Bruin. Ironically, Bridgeman was honorable mention all-state while Stoddard made second team and Trgovich made first team.

Hale Irwin and Dick Anderson
School: Boulder (Colo.)
Years: 1962-63
Irwin career: One of the top money winners on the PGA tour during the 1970s, Irwin has won three US Opens. He is the all-time wins leader on the PGA Champions Tour with 45 victories.
Anderson career: A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Anderson was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1973 and a member of the NFL's 1970s All-Decade Team.
Together: Irwin and Anderson were a deadly combination in football and basketball at Boulder. Irwin, a senior quarterback, was considered one of the top passers in the state and led Boulder to one of its best seasons in school history at 9-1. He earned All-Northern Colorado honors along with Anderson, a junior defensive back. Anderson and Irwin helped lead the basketball team to its best season in 14 years at 14-4. Anderson was the team's leading scorer while Irwin also started.

Ken Anderson and Dan Issel
School: Batavia (Ill.)
Years: 1965-66
Anderson career: Anderson made the Pro Bowl four times and was the NFL's Most Valuable Player in 1981. He led the NFL in completion percentage three times.
Issel career: Issel played 16 seasons in the NBA and was a seven-time All-Star. He is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Together: Issel was an All-American while leading Batavia to a sectional championship and a 26-3 record. He averaged 25.8 points per game and signed with Wisconsin. Anderson was a starter on the 1966 team and averaged 16 points per game on the 1967 team that went undefeated in league play.

Ryan Harris and Joe Mauer
School:
Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul, Minn.)
Years: 2000
Harris career: Harris played 10 seasons in the NFL as an offensive lineman and won a Super Bowl as a member of the Denver Broncos.
Mauer career: Mauer played 15 MLB seasons and was a six-time All-Star. He was also a three-time American League batting champion.
Together: Harris was a starting offensive tackle as a sophomore when Mauer was named the USA Today Player of the Year in 2000. Mauer led Cretin-Derham Hall to the state finals before falling to Eden Prairie. As a senior in 2002, Harris was considered one of the top linemen in the nation and the top prospect in Minnesota.

Aaron Pointer, Paul Silas and Wendell Hayes
School:
McClymonds (Oakland, Calif.)
Years: 1959-60
Pointer career: Played three seasons for the Houston Colt .45's. He eventually became an NFL referee and is the older brother of the four sisters who formed the musical group "The Pointer Sisters."
Silas career: Silas spent 17 seasons in the NBA, winning three NBA championships (Celtics, Sonics) and making two All-Star games.
Hayes career: Hayes played 12 seasons in the NFL and rushed for 3,758 yards in his career. He won a Super Bowl with the Chiefs.
Together: McClymonds won the Northern California TOC with a win over Acalanes and ended the year with a 46-game win streak. Silas and Pointer both made the all-tournament team along with teammate, and leading scorer, Charles McKinney. Hayes was the starting point guard on the team.

Artimus Parker and Jerry Royster
School:
Sacramento (Calif.)
Years: 1969-70
Parker career: Played four seasons in the NFL and had five interceptions. He was a consensus All-American at Southern California.
Royster career: Spent 16 seasons in the Major Leagues, batting .249 with 40 home runs and 352 RBI.
Together: Parker and Royster played both football, basketball and baseball together at Sacramento. Parker was the league Player of the Year as a senior and both Parker (WR) and Royster (DB) were named All-City by the Sacramento Bee. Royster also made all-conference in basketball and was one of the top baseball and track stars in the city during the spring.

Drew Barry and Amani Toomer
School: De La Salle (Concord, Calif.)
Years: 1990-91
Barry career: The son of Hall of Famer Rick Barry, Drew played five seasons in the NBA after an All-ACC career at Georgia Tech.
Toomer career: Toomer played 13 seasons in the NFL with the New York Giants, winning one Super Bowl. He had 668 career receptions for 9,497 yards.
Together: While Toomer was one of the top prep wide receivers in the nation, he was also a member of the De La Salle basketball team along with Barry. Toomer was an honorable mention All-Bay Area selection by the San Francisco Examiner while Barry made the second team.

Doug Williams and Barry Larkin
School:
Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati)
Years: 1980
Williams career: A second-round pick out of Texas A&M, Williams, an offensive lineman, played six seasons in the NFL with the Oilers.
Larkin career: Larkin played 19 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds, making 12 All-Star games. He was the National League MVP in 1995 and is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Together: In Gerry Faust's final season, Moeller went 13-0 and earned the No. 1 national ranking. Williams was an all-state offensive lineman and was named the state lineman of the year. Larkin was a junior defensive back on the team and earned all-state honors the following season.

Willie McGinest and Tyus Edney
School:
Long Beach Poly (Long Beach, Calif.)
Years: 1989-90
McGinest career: The No. 4 overall pick in the 1994 draft, McGinest won three Super Bowls with the Patriots and appeared in two Pro Bowls in 15 seasons in the NFL.
Edney career: Edney had a 15-year career — four seasons in the NBA and 11 overseas. He was the Euroleague Final Four MVP in 1999.
Together: One of the top football players in the country, McGinest was also a talented basketball player. He earned All-South Coast honors while averaging 13.8 points and 12.6 rebounds. Edney averaged 14 points per game in helping Poly go 28-3. He signed a year later to play basketball at UCLA.

Gene Washington and Mack Calvin
School:
Long Beach Poly
Years: 1964-65
Washington career: One of the NFL's top receivers during the early 1970s, making four Pro Bowls and four All-Pro teams. He had 385 receptions and 6,856 yards in his career.
Calvin career: A 13-year NBA/ABA veteran, Calvin was a five-time ABA All-Star and is a member of the All-time ABA team.
Together: Calvin and Washington were both members of Poly's 1965 CIF championship team and were named to the All-City team by the Independent Press-Telegram. Chuck Moore of Poly was the Player of the Year, but Calvin was a first-team member while averaging 15.6 points per game. Washington, a forward, was a second-team member and one of the team's top rebounders.

Joseph Forte, Keith Bogans and Brian Westbrook
School:
DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.)
Years: 1996-97
Forte career: A first-round pick of the Celtics in 2001, Forte played two seasons in the NBA and 12 seasons in Europe.
Bogans career: Played 11 seasons in the NBA with eight different teams.
Westbrook career: Westbrook played for nine seasons in the NFL and rushed for 6,335 yards while making two Pro Bowls.
Together: Westbrook was honorable mention all-state in football as a senior, but he also played on the DeMatha basketball team in 1997 with Forte and Bogans, both of whom were sophomores. Two years later, Forte and Bogans earned Parade Magazine first team All-American honors.

Dan Footman and Carl Everett
School:
Hillsborough (Tampa, Fla.)
Years: 1988-89
Footman career: A second-round pick in the 1993 NFL draft, he played six seasons in the NFL before an injury ended his career.
Everett career: A two-time MLB All-Star and a World Series champion with the Chicago White Sox, Everett played 14 professional seasons.
Together: Footman was one of the top athletes in the Hillsborough County his senior year while Everett was a junior running back. Footman went on to a solid career at Florida State while Everett was All-County honorable mention in football the following year.

Mike Hershberger and Jim Houston
School:
Washington (Massillon, Ohio)
Years: 1955-56
Hershberger career: In 11 seasons as a Major League Baseball outfielder, Hershberger batted .252 with 26 home runs and 344 RBI.
Houston career: A 13-year NFL veteran with the Cleveland Browns, Houston made four Pro Bowls. He's also a member of the College Football Hall of Fame as member of the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Together: After finishing No. 1 in the AP poll from 1948 to 1954, Washington (Massillon) finished behind Canton McKinley in 1955 and 1956. Hershberger (a junior) and Houston (a senior) were supposed to play together on the 1955 team, but Hershberger broke his leg early in the season. Houston earned all-state honors as a defensive end while Hershberger returned the following season and earned all-state honors as a defensive back.

Nick Williams and Mike Evans
School:
Ball (Galveston, Texas)
Years: 2011
Williams career: A second round draft pick by the Phillies, Williams played three seasons in Philadelphia as an outfielder, batting .254.
Evans career: A three-time Pro Bowl player with the Buccaneers, Evans has 507 catches for 7,823 yards in seven seasons.
Together: Despite having two future pro athletes on the team, Ball went just 1-9 in 2010 when both Evans and Williams were on the team. The two also played basketball, however, and led Ball to a 34-4 record with Evans averaging 19 points per game. Williams also played baseball in 2012 and hit 13 home runs.

Damien Richardson and McKay Christensen
School:
Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.)
Years: 1992-93
Richardson career: Played safety for seven seasons in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers.
Christensen career: Played four seasons in the Major Leagues as an outfielder, batting .250.
Together: Clovis West won the Central Section championship two seasons in a row with Christensen and Richardson leading the way. Christensen was an all-state running back while Richardson played defensive back. Both were named to the Shrine All-Star Game for the summer of 1994. Christensen went on to play baseball at Stanford while Richardson played football at Arizona State.

Trayce Thompson and Klay Thompson
School:
Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.)
Years: 2007-08
Trayce's career: Trayce has played six seasons at the Major League level with six different teams. The outfielder has batted .206 with 22 home runs.
Klay's career: One of the NBA's top three-point shooters, Thompson is a five-time All-Star and a three-time NBA champion.
Together: Klay's 3-point shooting was on center stage in the 2008 CIF state championship when he hit seven 3s en-route to a 37-point effort in leading Santa Margarita to the championship over Sacramento. Trayce added eight points in the win, including two three-pointers. Klay was named the Division III state Player of the Year by Cal-Hi Sports.

Eric Bieniemy, Mazio Royster, Troy Auzene and J.R. Philips
School:
Bishop Amat (La Puente, Calif.)
Years: 1985-86
Bieniemy career: After playing nine seasons in the NFL, Bieniemy has been an assistant coach in the NFL for the past 15 seasons.
Royster career: Played three seasons in the NFL with the Buccaneers.
Auzene career: Played five seasons in the NFL, mostly with the Chicago Bears.
Phillip career: Phillips played seven seasons at the Major League level with a .188 batting average and 23 home runs.
Together: Bieniemy had an All-American season in leading Bishop Amat to an 11-1 record and a No. 8 ranking by USA Today before falling to Eisenhower in the second round of the Southern Section playoffs. Bieniemy ran for 2,001 yards and 30 touchdowns while Philips was the quarterback and threw for 919 yards. Auzene was an all-area offensive lineman while Royster was a junior running back who rushed for 707 yards.
High School Baseball: Wild week ahead in Florida could provide major shakeup for HIGHSCORE Top 25 - HIGHSCORE
High School Baseball: Wild week ahead in Florida could provide major shakeup for MaxPreps Top 25
The MaxPreps Top 25 high school baseball rankings could drastically different next week thanks to a number of big games pitting some of the top teams in the nation, all of them from Florida.

No. 2 Jesuit (Tampa) has a tough slate as it takes on Calvary Christian (Clearwater, Fla.) and No. 6 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.). The Ascenders, meanwhile, take on small-school powerhouse Canterbury prior to the Jesuit matchup. No. 4 Stoneman Douglas, meanwhile, tangles with No. 12 Calvary Christian Academy in one week.

Those matchups will have heavy influence on the rankings in the coming week, as will the final two matchups between No. 1 Buford (Ga.) and No. 25 Winder-Barrow. Although the Bulldogs lost the first game to the top-ranked Wolves, they will likely throw All-American Brady House in one of the final two games of the three-game series providing Buford's toughest test so far this season.

Dropped out: Sam Houston (Lake Charles, La.), Pioneer (Mission, Texas), Braddock (Miami, Fla.).

Game of the Week: Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.) 6, Pinnacle, 5. The Huskies rallied from a 5-3 deficit with two runs in the top of the seventh and then scored the winning run in the top of the eighth on a sacrifice fly.

Player of the Week: Jay Dill, Baylor. Dill homered four times in five wins for Baylor and drove in 12 runs.

Recruit Watch: Braden Montgomery, Madison Central. The All-America candidate had a double, triple and home run in one game last week and also picked up a pitching win.

Game to Watch: Buford vs. Winder-Barrow. Although Buford defeated Winder-Barrow in their first matchup on Monday, the Bulldogs got to Wolves' starter Dylan Lesko for four runs on five hits. Winder-Barrow is likely to give No. 1 Buford its toughest test for the remainder of the regular season.
Eli Runyan, Carrollton
File photo by Alyson Boyer Rode
Eli Runyan, Carrollton
MaxPreps Top 25 high school baseball rankings

1. Buford (Ga.)
Record:
26-0 | Last week: 1
Results: Def. Brookwood, 8-1; def. Winder-Barrow, 8-4.
Stats: Dylan Lesko had three hits and Riley Stanford had a home run against Brookwood. Lesko also struck out seven to get the win over Winder-Barrow.
Next: Wed./Fri. vs. Winder-Barrow

2. Jesuit (Tampa, Fla.)
Record:
19-1 | Last week: 2
Results: Def. Tampa Catholic, 6-1; def. Lakeland, 8-0; def. Jefferson, 8-2.
Stats: Dominic Castellano struck out nine against Tampa Catholic. Jake Kulikowski and Bradke Lohry each homered against Jefferson.
Next: Fri. vs. Calvary Christian

3. Madison Central (Madison, Miss.)
Record:
22-0 | Last week: 3
Results: Def. Warren Central, 16-3, 13-2. def. Clinton, 11-3.
Stats: Braden Montgomery had a double, triple and home run and Hunter Hines added a home run in the first game. Montgomery also had a triple in the second game. Montgomery had three hits and got the win against Clinton.
Next: Fri./Sat. vs. Clinton

4. Stoneman Douglas (Parkland, Fla.)
Record:
20-1 | Last week: 4
Results: Def. Westminster Academy, 9-1, def. American Heritage, 11-1.
Stats: Roman Anthony had two home runs against Westminster and one against American Heritage.
Next: April 21 vs. Calvary Christian Academy.

5. Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.)
Record:
9-1 | Last week: 5
Results: Def. Brophy College Prep, 14-7; def. Pinnacle, 6-5.
Stats: Roch Cholowsky and Gavin Turley each hit a double and a home run against Brophy College Prep. Josh Tiedemann had two doubles against Pinnacle and Brock Selvidge struck out 12.
Next: Wed. vs. Liberty (Peoria); Fri. vs. Desert Ridge (Mesa).

6. IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Record:
21-2 | Last week: 7
Results: Def. Central Pointe Christian Academy, 7-0; def. Inspiration Academy, 7-3.
Stats: Stone Russell hit a home run against Central Pointe. Jackson Ferris struck out seven in the win. Mason Albright struck out 12 against Inspiration.
Next: April 19 vs. Canterbury; April 20 vs. Jesuit.

7. Barbe (Lake Charles, La.)
Record:
28-2 | Last week: 8
Results: Def. Acadiana, 10-3; def. Comeaux, 6-0; def. Anacoco, 1-0; def. Comeaux, 6-0.
Stats: Gavin Guidry struck out eight against Acadiana.
Next: Thur./Sat. vs. Lafayette.

8. Lake Travis (Austin, Texas)
Record:
24-2-2 | Last week: 11
Results: Def. Del Valle, 4-0, 10-3; def. Bowie, 7-3.
Stats: Ethan Calder struck out 13 in the first game and he had a double in the second game. He also got the win with eight strikeouts against Bowie.
Next: Fri. vs. Bowie.

9. St. Mary Prep (Orchard Lake, Mich.)
Record:
8-0 | Last week: 13
Results: Def. Brother Rice, 15-1; def. University Liggett, 12-6
Stats: Ciaran Caughey had 10 strikeouts and Ike Irish hit a home run against Brother Rice. Irish also hit a home run against University and Nolan Schubart had a double and a home run.
Next: Wed. vs. Divine Child (DH).

10. Friendswood (Friendswood, Texas)
Record:
20-0 | Last week: 14
Results: Def. Lee (Baytown), 12-0.
Next: Fri. vs. Manvel.

11. Farragut (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Record:
19-1 | Last week: 15
Results: Def. West, 7-0, 7-1; def. Knoxville Catholic, 8-6. def. Lenoir City, 3-2.
Stats: Hudson Seiglar homered and Parker Evans had two doubles in the first game and Bryce Burkey went 3-for-4 with a double in the second game against West.
Next: Wed. vs. Heritage.

12. Calvary Christian Academy (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Record:
16-3-1 | Last week: 6
Results: Tied Trinity Christian Academy, 4-4; lost to Doral Academy, 5-4; def. Braddock, 6-0.
Stats: Rene Lastres and Alex Ulloa each hit a home run in the 10-inning tie against Trinity Christian.
Next: Fri. vs. Bolles; Sat. vs. St.Johns Country Day.

13. Reagan (San Antonio, Texas)
Record:
24-3 | Last week: 16
Results: Def. MacArthur 11-0 and Madison, 11-1; def. Clark, 8-0.
Stats: Stayton Ankrom had a grand slam against Madison and Hogan Heller also homered. Jacob Burcham had a double and a home run against Clark.
Next: Fri. vs. Brandeis.

14. Thousand Oaks (Calif.)
Record:
8-0 | Last week: 17
Results: Did not play
Next: Thur. vs. Newbury Park.

15. Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville, Ala.)
Record:
25-2 | Last week: 18
Results: Def. Gadsden City, 5-1. def. Vestavia Hills, 9-1.
Next: Thur. vs. Vestavia Hills

16. Auburn (Ala.)
Record:
25-2 | Last week: 19
Results: Def. Carrollton, 11-1.
Stats: Ryan Austin and Riley Austin each hit a home run and Will Turner had two doubles against Carrollton.
Next: Wed./Thur. vs. Smiths Station.

17. Carrollton (Ga.)
Record:
25-2 | Last week: 9
Results: lost to Auburn, 11-1; def. Alexander, 12-1; def. Norcross, 10-3. def. Alexander, 8-3; def. East Paulding, 8-1.
Stats: Eli Runyan hit a home run against got the win against Alexander. He added a double and triple against Norcross. Colton Cosper and Samuel Simpson each hit home runs against Alexander.
Next: Fri. vs. East Paulding.

18. Bryant (Ark.)
Record:
16-1 | Last week: 21
Results: def. Conway, 6-4.
Stats: Ryan Riggs had a home run and three RBI in the win.
Next: Fri. vs. Northside.

19. Baylor (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Record:
12-2 | Last week: 22
Results: Def. McMinn County, 9-0; def. Christian Academy of Knoxville, 3-0; def. Silverdale Academy, 8-2; def Chattanooga Christian, 13-0, 17-1.
Stats: Henry Godbout hit two home runs and Jay Dill had one against McMinn County. Daniel Corona had two doubles against CAK. Corona, Dill and Hunter Herndon all hit one out against Silverdale. Corona and Dill both hit a home run against Chattanooga Christian in the first game and Dill, Godbout and Carson Yates each hit one out in the second game.
Next: Thur. vs. Chattanooga Christian.

20. Rancho Bernardo (San Diego, Calif.)
Record:
11-0 | Last week: NR
Results: Def. LaJolla, 3-0; def. Torrey Pines, 12-0.
Stats: Trent Abel had three hits and a home run against Torrey Pines.
Next: Wed. vs. Carlsbad; Fri. vs. Sage Creek.

21. Orange Lutheran (Orange, Calif.)
Record:
9-1 | Last week: NR
Results: Def. Birmingham, 6-2; def. Damien, 10-1; def. Harvard-Westlake, 9-5.
Stats: Casey Borba had two doubles against Harvard-Westlake. 
Next: Wed. vs. Redondo Union

22. Fort Zumwalt West (O'Fallon, Mo.)
Record:
16-1 | Last week: NR
Results: Def. Fort Zumwalt South, 10-3; def. Vianney, 6-5; def. Troy Buchanan, 8-1.
Next: Wed. vs. Troy Buchanan.

23. Seymour (Tenn.)
Record:
22-1 | Last week: 20
Results: Def. William Blount, 9-4; lost to Maryville, 7-3; def. Heritage, 5-3; def. Roane County, 16-2; def. Tennessee, 4-3.
Stats: Adam Quincy went 3-for-4 with a double against William Blount. AJ Berry had two doubles against Roane County.
Next: Sat. at Grace Christian Academy

24. Gregory-Portland (Portland, Texas)
Record:
23-2-1 | Last week: 12
Results: Def. Moody, 4-2; lost to Carroll, 10-0. lost to Veterans Memorial, 2-0.
Stats: Malachi Lott had a double and got the pitching win against Moody.
Next: Fri. vs. Flour Bluff; Sat. vs. Victoria West.

25. Winder-Barrow (Winder, Ga.)
Record:
19-2 | Last week: 23
Results: Def. Mountain View, 8-3; lost to Buford, 8-4.
Stats: Brady House had a home run against Mountain View and two doubles against Buford.
Next: Wed./Fri. vs. Buford.