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The Bolles School of Florida leads MaxPreps Cup fall standings
While COVID-19 prevented 17 states from participating in high school sports this past fall, 33 others went ahead with athletic competition. Bolles (Jacksonville, Fla.) comes out on top as the best overall athletic program in the country for the dall season, according to the MaxPreps Cup rankings.

The MaxPreps Cup is an effort to rank the top high school athletic programs in the country. Points are awarded for state championships, state runner-up finishes and national rankings. Points are awarded based on popularity of sport, based on participation numbers, the size of the state, the size of schools in a playoff division and the number of teams participating in that playoff division.

Bolles won state championships in boys and girls swimming and girls cross country while grabbing runner-up finishes in football and boys cross country. With a total of 1,000 points, Bolles edges North Allegheny (Wexford, Pa.) (995) for the top spot in the nation. Due to its strong swimming program and cross country programs, Bolles has often finished near the top of the MaxPreps Cup rankings, 2020 marks the first time that it has finished at the top of the season rankings.

How the rest of the school year plays out will determine the final overall champion. The 17 states that did not field sports during the fall are making plans to have some sort of alternative fall season during the winter and spring months — along with the regular winter and spring sports. MaxPreps will have a Cup rankings update in March with final 2020-21 school rankings to post in July.
Bolles was the  Florida 4A football runner-up and leads the 2020-21 MaxPreps Cup standings after the fall season.
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Bolles was the Florida 4A football runner-up and leads the 2020-21 MaxPreps Cup standings after the fall season.
MaxPreps Cup 2020-21 fall standings

1.    Bolles (Jacksonville, Fla.), 1,000
Fall state champions:
Boys swimming, girls swimming, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country, football

2.    North Allegheny (Wexford, Pa.), 995
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls volleyball, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls cross country

3.    Boise (Idaho), 886
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, boys swimming, girls swimming, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls soccer, girls volleyball

4.    Century (Bismarck, N.D.), 872
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, boys cross country, girls swimming, girls volleyball, football

5.    Signal Mountain (Tenn.), 802
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, boys cross country, girls soccer, girls cross country

6.    Marist (Atlanta), 799
Fall state champions:
Football, girls volleyball, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country

7.    Southlake Carroll (Southlake, Texas), 754
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country
Fall state runners-up: Football, girls cross country

8.    Carmel (Ind.), 747
Fall state champions:
Boys tennis, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country

9.    Sioux Falls Christian (Sioux Falls, S.D.), 741
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, boys soccer, boys cross country, girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Girls cross country

10.  Brentwood (Tenn.), 735
Fall state champions:
Girls volleyball, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Football


11.  American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.), 725
Fall state champions:
Football, girls golf
Fall state runners-up: boys golf

12.  Sugar-Salem (Sugar City, Idaho), 687
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, football, girls volleyball, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls soccer

13.  Greenwood (Ark.), 658
Fall state champions:
Football, girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Girls cross country, girls golf

14.  Skutt Catholic (Omaha, Neb.), 651
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls softball, girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Boys tennis

14.  Champlain Valley Union (Hinesburg, Vt.), 651
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, boys cross country, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls field hockey girls golf, girls soccer

16.  Auburn (Ala.), 647
Fall state champions:
Girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country, football, boys swimming

17.  Oviedo (Fla.), 645
Fall state champions:
Boys swimming, girls bowling
Fall state runners-up: Girls swimming

18.  Archbishop Hoban (Akron, Ohio), 640
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, football

19.  La Salle Academy (Providence, R.I.), 635
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls soccer, girls tennis, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls field hockey

20.  ED White (Jacksonville, Fla.), 632
Fall state champions:
Boys swimming, boys cross country, girls swimming, girls cross country


21.  Lone Peak (Highland, Utah), 631
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, girls volleyball, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Football, girls tennis

22.  Pioneer (Ann Arbor, Mich.), 625
Fall state champions:
Girls swimming, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys tennis

23.  Cherry Creek (Greenwood Village, Colo.), 618
Fall state champions:
Boys tennis, football, girls cross country

24.  Manhattan Christian (Manhattan, Mont.), 617
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, football, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls volleyball

25.  Laurel (Mont.), 612
Fall state champions:
Football, girls golf, girls soccer, girls cross country

26.  Catholic-B.R. (Baton Rouge, La.), 598
Fall state champions:
Boys swimming, boys cross country, football

27.  Aquinas (Overland Park, Kan.), 595
Fall state champions:
Girls volleyball, boys cross country, boys soccer

28.  Unionville (Kennett Square, Pa.), 590
Fall state champions:
Girls golf
Fall state runners-up: Boys golf, girls volleyball

28.  MICDS (St. Louis), 590
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer
Fall state runners-up: Boys swimming, football

30.  Westminster (Atlanta), 588
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls volleyball, girls cross country


31.  Oak Hall (Gainesville, Fla.), 570
Fall state champions:
Girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country, football

32.  Mars (Pa.), 570
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, girls soccer

33.  McCallie (Chattanooga, Tenn.), 569
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, football
Fall state runners-up: Boys golf

34.  Greensburg Central Catholic (Greensburg, Pa.), 565
Fall state runners-up:
Boys soccer, girls soccer, girls golf

34.  Cranbrook Kingswood (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.), 565
Fall state champions:
Boys tennis, girls swimming

36.  Pope (Marietta, Ga.), 554
Fall state champions:
Girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls softball, girls volleyball

37.  Lincoln (Sioux Falls, S.D.), 553
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, boys cross country, girls tennis
Fall state runners-up: Girls cross country

38.  Marquette University (Milwaukee, Wis.), 550
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer
Fall state runners-up: Boys volleyball, boys cross country

39.  St. Ignatius (Cleveland), 545
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer
Fall state runners-up: Boys golf

40.  Chaparral (Scottsdale, Ariz.), 542
Fall state champions:
Boys swimming, football, girls swimming


41.  Mountain Brook (Birmingham, Ala.), 538
Fall state champions:
Girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country, girls cross country

42.  Trinity (Louisville, Ky.), 534
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, football

42.  Bentonville (Ark.), 534
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls cross country, boys golf

44.  Jackson Hole (Jackson, Wyo.), 533
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys golf, football, girls golf

45.  Jackson (Jackson, Mo.), 530
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, football

45.  Kirtland (Ohio), 530
Fall state champions:
Football, girls soccer

45.  Huntsville (Ala.), 530
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls swimming, boys swimming

45.  DeWitt (Mich.), 530
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, football

49.  Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island, S.C.), 529
Fall state champions:
Girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Boys swimming, girls swimming, girls cross country

50.  Ponte Vedra (Ponte Vedra, Fla.), 528
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, girls volleyball


51.  Morgan (Utah), 526
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, girls soccer, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Football, girls volleyball

52.  Baylor (Chattanooga, Tenn.), 523
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, girls golf
Fall state runners-up: Girls volleyball

53.  Father Ryan (Nashville, Tenn.), 520
Fall state champions:
Girls soccer
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country, girls cross country

54.  St. Xavier (Cincinnati), 519
Fall state champions:
Football
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country

54.  Rocky Mountain (Meridian, Idaho), 519
Fall state champions:
Football, girls soccer
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country

56.  Buford (Ga.), 516
Fall state champions:
Football, girls volleyball

57.  Sentinel (Missoula, Mont.), 512
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, football, boys cross country

57.  O'Gorman (Sioux Falls, S.D.), 512
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, girls volleyball, girls cross country

59.  Wando (Mt. Pleasant, S.C.), 511
Fall state champions:
Girls volleyball, girls swimming
Fall state runners-up: Boys swimming

59.  St. Joseph's Academy (Baton Rouge, La.), 511
Fall state champions:
Girls swimming, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls volleyball


61.  Southern Columbia Area (Catawissa, Pa.), 510
Fall state champions:
Football, girls soccer

62.  Lewisburg (Pa.), 508
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, boys cross country

62.  East Greenwich (R.I.), 508
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, girls field hockey, girls soccer, girls cross country

64.  Cathedral Prep (Erie, Pa.), 505
Fall state champions:
Boys golf
Fall state runners-up: Football

65.  Niwot (Colo.), 504
Fall state champions:
Boys tennis, boys cross country, girls cross country

66.  Pace Academy (Atlanta), 503
Fall state champions:
Girls volleyball, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country

67.  Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.), 495
Fall state champions:
Boys golf, girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Football

68.  Bishop Miege (Shawnee Mission, Kan.), 493
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country

69.  Lenawee Christian (Adrian, Mich.), 490
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, football

70.  New Bremen (Ohio), 485
Fall state champions:
Football
Fall state runners-up: Girls volleyball


71.  St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.), 484
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, boys cross country

72.  Southside Christian (Simpsonville, S.C.), 475
Fall state champions:
Football, girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country

72.  New Albany (Ohio), 475
Fall state champions:
Girls golf
Fall state runners-up: Boys soccer

74.  Eastside (Taylors, S.C.), 474
Fall state champions:
Boys swimming, boys cross country, girls swimming

75.  Merrol Hyde Magnet (Hendersonville, Tenn.), 473
Fall state runners-up:
Boys cross country, girls cross country, girls soccer

76.  Chiles (Tallahassee, Fla.), 470
Fall state champions:
Boys golf
Fall state runners-up: Girls swimming

77.  Cathedral (Indianapolis), 469
Fall state champions:
Football
Fall state runners-up: Girls soccer

78.  St. Thomas More (Lafayette, La.), 468
Fall state champions:
Football
Fall state runners-up: Girls swimming, girls volleyball

79.  Maryville (Mo.), 465
Fall state champions:
Girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Football

80.  Cardinal Gibbons (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), 461
Fall state champions:
Football
Fall state runners-up: Girls volleyball


81.  Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger (Fort Wayne, Ind.), 460
Fall state champions:
Girls soccer, girls volleyball

82.  Fairmont Senior (Fairmont, W. Va.), 452
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country, girls soccer

82.  Ankeny (Iowa), 452
Fall state champions:
Football, girls volleyball

84.  Windham (N.H.), 450
Fall state champions:
Boys soccer, girls field hockey
Fall state runners-up: Girls soccer, boys cross country

85.  Holy Innocents Episcopal (Atlanta), 448
Fall state champions:
Girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country, girls cross country

86.  Grapevine (Texas), 445
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls cross country

86.  Boerne-Champion (Boerne, Texas), 445
Fall state champions:
Girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country

88.  Ravenwood (Brentwood, Tenn.), 441
Fall state champions:
Girls soccer
Fall state runners-up: Boys golf

89.  Sacred Heart (Louisville, Ky.), 438
Fall state champions:
Girls field hockey, girls soccer

89.  Lovett (Atlanta), 438
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country
Fall state runners-up: Girls softball, girls cross country


91.  Salpointe Catholic (Tucson, Ariz.), 434
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls cross country, girls volleyball

91.  Harding Academy (Searcy, Ark.), 434
Fall state champions:
Football
Fall state runners-up: Boys cross country, boys golf

93.  Metairie Park Country Day (Metairie, La.), 431
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls volleyball
Fall state runners-up: Girls cross country

94.  Montague (Mich.), 430
Fall state champions:
Girls golf, football

94.  Burroughs (St. Louis), 430
Fall state champions:
Girls tennis, girls cross country

96. Creekside (St. Johns, Fla.), 425
Fall state champions:
Girls swimming
Fall state runners-up: Boys swimming

97. Cody (Wyo.), 422
Fall state champions:
Football, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys golf, girls swimming

98. Bishop England (Charleston, S.C.), 419
Fall state champions:
Boys cross country, girls tennis
Fall state runners-up: Boys swimming

98. Bozeman (Mont.), 419
Fall state champions:
Girls golf, girls cross country
Fall state runners-up: Boys soccer

100. Cheyenne Mountain (Colorado Springs, Colo.), 414
Fall state champions:
Boys golf
Fall state runners-up: Boys tennis, boys cross country
HIGHSCORE/WBCA Players of the Week: March 1-7 - HIGHSCORE
MaxPreps/WBCA Players of the Week: March 1-7
The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) has announced its High School Players of the Week presented by MaxPreps and Wilson Sporting Goods.

Player of the Week honors are awarded to a deserving student-athlete who demonstrated outstanding play in her respective region of the country. Head coaches submit nominations each week and the WBCA selects the individual based on stats that were submitted.

Here are this week's honorees:

Region 1:
3 Games Played
Points: 30.7 Rebounds: 14.3 Steals: 2.3

Region 2:
3 Games Played
Points: 37.7 Rebounds: 20.3 Steals: 2.0

Region 3:
2 Games Played
Points: 21.5 Assists: 4.5

Region 4:
2 Games Played
Points: 31.0 Rebounds: 17.5 Steals: 1.5

Region 5:
2 Games Played
Points: 32.5 Rebounds: 7.0 Steals: 4.0

Region 6:
2 Games Played
Points: 26.5 Rebounds: 8.0 Steals: 2.0

Region 7:
2 Games Played
Points: 28.0 Rebounds: 10.5 Steals: 1.5

Region 8:
1 Game Played
Points: 25.0 Rebounds: 6.0 Steals: 2.0

Region 9:
3 Games Played
Points: 23.0

To obtain a coach's login or for questions about our player of the week programs, please contact Aaron Hendricks (Email: [email protected] Phone: (530)313-5158.
HIGHSCORE High School All-Decade Baseball Team - HIGHSCORE
MaxPreps High School All-Decade Baseball Team

When Scott Kazmir of the Tampa Bay Rays and Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies matched up in the first game of the 2008 World Series, the duel pitted not only two of the best pitchers in the Major Leagues, but also two of the top high school pitchers from the class of 2002.

Kazmir was a first team All-American by USA Today in 2002 while Hamels was a second team pick. Both have gone on to solid careers in the Major Leagues and are rising stars among the group of high school grads from the 21st century.

Matt Hobgood was selected the 2009 MaxPreps Player of the Year.
Photo by Louis Lopez
Matt Hobgood was selected the 2009 MaxPreps Player of the Year.

The end of the 2009 high school baseball season marked the end of the first decade of the 21st century and MaxPreps is celebrating that first 10 years with a National High School All-Decade Team. Players were chosen based on their performance at the high school level as well as their accomplishments at the pro level (although some exceptions were made for the most recent high school grads). Among the 30 players chosen to the team are Kazmir and Hamels along with other former national players of the year, No. 1 draft picks and All-Americans.

MaxPreps 2000-09 All-Decade Baseball Team

Pitchers

Dontrelle Willis
, Encinal (Calif.), 2000 – Willis was an all-state selection and was honorable mention All-American by USA Today. He made a quick rise through the Minor Leagues and was the Rookie of the Year in 2003 with the Florida Marlins. Two years later he won 22 games and finished second in the Cy Young voting. A two-time All-Star, Willis is currently with the Detroit Tigers and has a 69-60 career record.

Zack Greinke, Apopka (Fla.), 2002 – The Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2002 and a USA Today All-American, Greinke was 9-2 his senior year at Apopka with 118 strikeouts in 60 innings. He also had 10 home runs and batted .500 with 45 RBI. Greinke strugged his first two years in the majors (leading the AL in losses with 17), but he emerged as a pitching sensation at the start of the 2009 season and is among the league leaders in ERA at 2.12. Career record of 44-50 with the Royals.

Scott Kazmir, Cypress Falls (Texas), 2002 – The Baseball America player of the year, Kazmir was 12-2 with a 0.27 ERA and 181 strikeouts in 78 innings pitched as a senior. An All-Star in 2008, Kazmir led the American League in strikeouts in 2007 with 239. Has a career record of 51-42 with the Rays.

Cole Hamels, Rancho Bernardo (Calif.), 2002 – An all-state performer and a USA Today All-American second team pick, Hamels helped the Phillies win the 2008 World Series. Hamels was the World Series and NLCS MVP. In high school, Hamels was 10-0 with a 0.39 ERA his senior year.

Chad Billingsley, Defiance (Ohio), 2003 – A USA Today second team All-American choice, Billingsley was a first round pick by the Dodgers and has developed into one of the top young pitchers in the National League. An All-Star in 2009, Billingsley is 44-23 as a pro. In high school, Billingsley was 7-2 with a 1.21 ERA as a senior.
Tim Lincecum in 2009
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Tim Lincecum in 2009

Tim Lincecum, Renton Liberty (Wash.), 2003 – The Gatorade State Player of the Year in Washington as a senior, Lincecum led his team to a state championship, going 12-1 with a 0.70 ERA and 183 strikeouts in 91 innings pitched. Lincecum excelled in the Pac-10 at Washington before being drafted by the Giants in 2006. Made his debut in 2007 and won the Cy Young Award in 2008. Started the All-Star Game in 2009. Has a 35-12 overall mark with the Giants.

Clayton Kershaw, Highland Park (Texas), 2006 – The Gatorade and USA Today National Player of the Year, Kershaw was 13-0 with a 0.77 ERA and 139 strikeouts in 64 innings pitched for Highland Park. He quickly moved up the ranks for the Dodgers and made his debut in 2008. He is 13-10 in his two seasons at the big league level.

Rick Porcello, Seton Hall Prep (N.J.), 2007 – Like Kershaw, Porcello was the national player of the year by both USA Today and Gatorade. He was 10-0 with 112 strikeouts, a 1.18 ERA and just 15 walks in 71 innings pitched for Seton Hall Prep. He was 20-1 in his high school career. Porcello made his debut this year and is 8-6 with the Detroit Tigers.

Catchers

 

Joe Mauer, Cretin Derham Hall (Minn.), 2001 – The USA Today player of the year in both football and baseball, Mauer batted .605 with 14 home runs, 49 runs, and 53 RBI his senior year at Cretin-Derham Hall. Mauer has already led the American League in batting average twice and currently leads the AL in batting.

Brian McCann, Duluth (Ga.) 2002 – A USA Today second team All-American, McCann belted 42 career home runs for Duluth, including 12 his senior year. He’s been a four-time all-star with the Atlanta Braves.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Royal Palm Beach (Fla.), 2003 – Named to the USA Today All-American second team, Saltalamacchia has been a part time starter for the Texas Rangers the past three seasons. As a senior, he batted .432 with four home runs and 21 RBI.

First Base

Adrian Gonzalez, Eastlake (Calif.), 2000 – A first team USA Today All-American and the Baseball American National Player of the Year, Gonzalez hit 14 home runs and batted .624 as a senior at Eastlake. He was the No. 1 pick in the 2000 draft and has been a two-time All-Star.

Casey Kotchman, Seminole (Fla.), 2001 – Kotchman was the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2001 after hitting .402 with five home runs, 41 runs scored and 29 RBI. He’s been a starter the past three seasons in the major leagues, first with the Angels and now with the Braves.

Prince Fielder at the 2009 Home Run Derby
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Prince Fielder at the 2009 Home Run Derby

Prince Fielder, Eau Gallie (Fla.), 2002 – The youngest major leaguer to ever hit 50 home runs in a season, Fielder was the No. 7 pick in the 2002 draft. The Brewer first baseman is a two-time all-star and hit 10 home runs with 41 RBI and a .524 average as a senior. A second team All-American by USA Today, Fielder had 42 career home runs.

Infielders

Aaron Hill, Redwood-Visalia (Calif.), 2000 – One of the rising young stars in the major leagues, Hill was originally drafted in the seventh round out of high school in 2007, but went to college instead. Played at LSU and was a first-round draft pick by the Toronto Blue Jays. Played in his first all-star game this year.

Ian Kinsler, Canyon Del Oro (Ariz.), 2000 – An all-state pick as a senior, Kinsler batted .504 with five home runs before heading to college. He’s become a two-time all-star since joining the Rangers.

B.J. Upton, Greenbrier Christian (Va.), 2002 – The National Player of the Year by USA Today, Upton batted .641 with 11 home runs, and 54 RBI. He had 24 career home runs and 109 RBI at Greenbrier Christian. He was the second overall pick in the draft and has been a starter for the Rays the past three seasons.

David Wright, Hickory (Va.), 2001 – A first team All-American by USA Today, Wright batted .544 with six home runs as a senior. In his fifth year as a starter for the Mets, Wright is a four-time all-star.

J.J. Hardy, Sabino (Ariz.), 2001 – Hardy has played for the Brewers for five seasons, earning all-star honors in 2007. As a senior at Sabino, he batted .455 with eight home runs, and 34 RBI and was a first team USA Today All-American.

Dustin Pedroia, Woodland (Calif.), 2001 – Pedroia earned all-state honors while at Woodland and then was an All-American at Arizona State. He was Rookie of the Year in 2007 and was the American League MVP in 2008.

Tim Beckham, Griffin (Ga.) 2008 – Beckham was the first player chosen in the 2008 draft after making first team All-American by USA Today while batting .482 with six home runs and 41 RBI for Griffin.

Outfielders

Rocco Baldelli, Bishop Hedricken (R.I.), 2000 – The first Rhode Island high school player ever chosen in the first round of the MLB draft, Baldelli was a USA Today first team All-American after batting .510 with six doubles, four triples and eight home runs. Started for two seasons for the Rays before injuries set him back the past three seasons. Now playing for the Red Sox.

Grady Sizemore, Cascade (Wash.), 2000 – Sizemore was a three-sport athlete in Washington and was honorable mention All-American in baseball. Drafted in the third round, Sizemore began his career with the Expos before playing the past five seasons with the Indians.

Jeremy Hermida, Wheeler (Ga.), 2001 – At Wheeler, Hermida batted .485 with nine doubles and seven home runs while earning USA Today first team All-American honors. Joined the Marlins in 2005 and became one of only two players in MLB history to hit a grand slam for their first career hit.
Jeff Francoeur in 2009
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Jeff Francoeur in 2009

Jeff Francoeur, Parkview (Ga.), 2002 – All-American by USA Today in both football and baseball, Francoeur batted .487 with 16 home runs, 49 RBI and 51 runs scored. Played his first four season with the Braves before being traded this year to the Mets.

Delmon Young, Camarillo (Calif.), 2003 - Minnesota Twins – Young twice made the USA Today All-American team and was named the National Player of the Year as a senior. He hit 17 home runs and 56 RBI as a junior and batted .523 with seven home runs as a senior. The No. 1 overall pick in the draft by the Rays, Young now plays for the Twins.

Jay Bruce, West Brook (Texas), 2005 – A USA Today All-American, Bruce batted .500 with 31 RBI and 36 runs scored at West Brook. He was taken 12th overall in the draft and debuted with the Reds last year.

Utility

Justin Upton, Great Bridge (Va.), 2004 – The Gatorade and USA Today National Player of the Year, Upton batted .508 with 12 home runs and 33 RBI at Great Bridge. Taken No. 1 overall by the Diamondbacks, he made it to the Major Leagues by the age of 19 and was an all-star in 2009.

Alex Gordon, Lincoln Southeast (Neb.), 2002 – A two-time Gatorade state player of the year in Nebraska, Gordon batted .483 with 25 home runs in his career at Southeast. He was named the Minor League Player of the Year before joining the Royals in 2007.

Matt Hobgood, Norco (Calif), 2009 – The Gatorade, MaxPreps and USA Today National Player of the Year, Hobgood was taken with the fifth pick of the 2009 draft by the Orioles. He led the nation in home runs with 21 and was also 11-1 as a pitcher.

Micah Owings, Gainesville (Ga.), 2002 – Finished his high school career with 69 home runs, the fourth most in national history. Earned second team All-American honors and eventually debuted with the Diamondbacks in 2007. He currently pitches for the Cincinnati Reds.

Team selected by MaxPreps' Matt Smith and Kevin Askeland.

High school girls basketball: 2020-21 state champions - HIGHSCORE
High school girls basketball: 2020-21 state champions
MaxPreps is your home for high school girls basketball state playoff coverage.

After seeing most of the state tournaments canceled last season due to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, most states were able to get back in the gym and complete their seasons — even though some were abbreviated.

Find tournaments in your state here. Read on for a look at title game results from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Zebulon B. Vance won the North Carolina 4A title.
Photo by Matthew Plyler
Zebulon B. Vance won the North Carolina 4A title.
Girls basketball state champions

Alabama
7A — Hoover def. Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville), 61-37
6A — Hazel Green def. Carver Montgomery (Montgomery), 49-41
5A — Carver Birmingham (Birmingham) def. Mae Jemison (Huntsville), 78-69
4A — Rogers (Florence) def. Anniston, 48-37
3A — Prattville Christian Academy (Prattville) def. Sylvania, 62-55
2A — Pisgah def. Hatton (Town Creek), 64-38
1A — Skyline (Scottsboro) def. Marion County (Guin), 54-41
AISA AAA — Glenwood (Phenix City) def. Clarke Prep (Grove Hill), 40-27
AISA AA — Southern Academy (Greensboro) def. Lowndes Academy (Lowndesboro), 46-41
AISA A — Abbeville Christian Academy (Abbeville) def. Pickens Academy (Carrollton), 49-48

Alaska
4A — Bartlett (Anchorage) def. Lathrop (Fairbanks), 47-46
3A — Anchorage Christian (Anchorage) def. Sitka, 75-26
2A — Hooper Bay def. Susitna Valley (Talkeetna), 36-32
1A — Newhalen def. Shishmaref, 63-33

Arizona
6A — Valley Vista (Surprise) def. Hamilton (Chandler), 49-41
5A — Millennium (Goodyear) def. Flowing Wells (Tucson), 62-39
4A — Seton Catholic (Chandler, Ariz.) def. Salpointe Catholic (Tucson, Ariz.), 70-62
3A — Page def. Snowflake, 36-32
2A — Pima def. Red Rock (Sedona), 50-48
1A — Fort Thomas def. Mogollon (Heber), 56-29
AZCAA Div. 1 — Trinity Christian (Prescott) def. Ridgeline Academy (Phoenix), 57-40
AZCAA Div. 2 — Skyline - Gila River (Chandler) def. East Valley Athletes for Christ (Mesa), 52-46

Arkansas
6A — Northside (Fort Smith) def. Fayetteville, 52-51
5A — Jonesboro def. West Memphis, 47-39
4A — Harrison def. Farmington, 68-54
3A — Mayflower def. Centerpoint (Amity), 29-27
2A — Melbourne def. Salem, 55-34
1A — Rural Special (Fox) def. Norfork 48-40

California
Spring season

Colorado
5A — Valor Christian (Highlands Ranch) def. Regis Jesuit (Aurora), 67-42
4A — Mullen (Denver) def. Windsor, 67-44
3A — Platte Valley (Kersey) def. Lutheran (Parker), 51-44
2A — Limon def. Wray, 63-50
1A — Flatirons Academy (Westminster) def. Fleming, 64-52

Connecticut
No state playoffs

Delaware
Div. 1 — St. Elizabeth (Wilmington) def. Sanford (Hockessin), 47-45

District of Columbia
No season

Florida
7A — Plant (Tampa) def. Miami (Miami), 52-40
6A — St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale) def. Wekiva (Apopka), 62-60
5A — American Heritage (Plantation) def. Palm Bay (Melbourne), 41-36
4A — Lake Highland Prep (Orlando) def. Lincoln Park Academy (Fort Pierce), 84-30
3A — Miami Country Day (Miami) def. Cardinal Mooney (Sarasota), 59-34
2A — Miami Christian (Miami) def. Florida A&M (Tallahassee), 73-63
1A — Ponce De Leon def. Hawthorne, 40-37

Georgia
AAAAAAA — Marietta def. Woodstock, 52-47
AAAAAA — Westlake (Atlanta) def. Carrollton, 64-46
AAAAA — Woodward Academy (College Park) def. Forest Park, 62-59
AAAA — Carver (Columbus) def. Cairo, 70-54
AAA — Cross Creek (Augusta) def. Greater Atlanta Christian (Norcross), 55-44
AA — Josey (Augusta) def. Fannin County (Blue Ridge), 47-42
Private A — Hebron Christian Academy (Dacula) def. St. Francis (Alpharetta), 51-46
Public A — Calhoun County (Edison) def. Clinch County (Homerville), 49-45
GAPPS Div. 1-AA — Wilson Academy (Lithonia) def. Arlington Christian (Fairburn), 52-51
GAPPS Div. 1-AAA — Central Fellowship Christian Academy (Macon) def. Covenant Academy (Macon) 47-28
GAPPS Div. 2 — Konos Academy (Fayetteville) def. Fideles Christian (Cumming),
GISA A — LaGrange Academy (LaGrange) def. Thomas Jefferson Academy (Louisville), 45-43
GISA AA — Brentwood (Sandersville, Ga.) def. Westwood (Camilla), 46-33
GISA AAA — Southland Academy (Americus) def. Westfield School (Perry), 29-22

Hawaii
No season

Idaho
5A — Mountain View (Meridian) def. Thunder Ridge (Idaho Falls), 62-55
4A — Blackfoot def. Century (Pocatello), 50-46
3A — Timberlake (Spirit Lake) def. Sugar-Salem (Sugar City), 64-49
2A — Melba def. Bear Lake (Montpelier), 51-40
1A DI — Grace def. Prairie (Cottonwood), 46-37
1A DII — Tri-Valley (Cambridge, Idaho) def. Kendrick, 54-48

Illinois
No state playoffs

Indiana
4A — Crown Point def. Brownsburg, 44-34
3A — Silver Creek (Sellersburg) def. South Bend Washington (South Bend), 54-48
2A — Linton-Stockton (Linton) def. Tipton, 63-25
1A — Pioneer (Royal Center) def. Loogootee, 43-42

Iowa
5A — Waukee def. Johnston, 71-43
4A — Ballard (Huxley, Iowa) def. Glenwood, 47-45
3A — Unity Christian (Orange City) def. West Lyon (Inwood), 48-31
2A — Dike-New Hartford (Dike) def. Maquoketa Valley (Delhi), 47-42
1A — Newell-Fonda (Newell) def. Bishop Garrigan (Algona), 66-52

Kansas
6A — Shawnee Mission Northwest (Shawnee Mission) def. Topeka, 61-54
5A — Aquinas (Overland Park) def. Central (Andover), 52-44
4A — Bishop Miege (Shawnee Mission) def. McPherson, 51-36
3A — Cheney def. Sabetha, 60-54
2A — Sterling def. St. Mary's-Colgan (Pittsburg), 52-36
1A DI — Olpe def. Norwich, 46-25
1A DII — Central Plains (Claflin) def. Cunningham, 39-35

Kentucky
Sweet Sixteen — Sacred Heart (Louisville) def. Marshall County (Benton), 49-47
KCAA — Trinity Christian Academy (Lexington) def. Oak Ridge Christian Academy (Morgantown), 68-36

Louisiana
5A — Captain Shreve (Shreveport) def. Benton, 50-39
4A — LaGrange (Lake Charles) def. Huntington (Shreveport), 49-42
3A — Madison Prep Academy (Baton Rouge) def. Northwest (Opelousas), 49-37
2A — Lake Arthur (Lake Arthur) def. Doyle (Livingston), 62-61
1A — East Iberville (St. Gabriel) def. Northwood (Lena), 50-46
B — Fairview (Grant) def. Hathaway (Jennings), 55-51
C — Hicks (Leesville) def. Reeves, 59-43
Div. 1 — John Curtis Christian (River Ridge) def. Mt. Carmel (New Orleans), 43-39
Div. 2 — St. Louis Catholic (Lake Charles) def. Liberty Magnet (Baton Rouge), 50-44
Div. 3 — Lafayette Christian Academy (Lafayette) def. St. Thomas Aquinas (Hammond), 47-39
Div. 4 — Ouachita Christian (Monroe) def. Highland Baptist Christian (New Iberia), 61-40
Div. 5 — University Academy (Alexandria) def. Claiborne Christian (West Monroe), 58-28

Maine
No state playoffs

Maryland
No state playoffs

Massachusetts
No state playoffs

Michigan
Div. 1 — Hudsonville def. Renaissance (Detroit), 65-61
Div. 2 — Portland def. Newaygo, 52-32
Div. 3 — Grass Lake def. Kent City, 52-50
Div. 4 — Fowler def. Bellaire, 54-20

Minnesota
AAAA — Chaska def. Rosemount, 45-43
AAA — Becker def. Marshall, 70-58
AA — Albany def. New London-Spicer (New London), 57-43
A — Minneota def. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (Belgrade), 48-45

Mississippi
6A — Olive Branch def. Germantown (Madison), 66-62
5A — Laurel def. Holmes County Central (Lexington), 39-36
4A — Pontotoc def. Choctaw Central (Philadelphia), 55-52
3A — Belmont def. Kossuth, 56-55
2A — New Site def. Calhoun City, 55-50
1A — Ingomar (New Albany) def. West Lowndes (Columbus), 55-51
MAIS A — Humphreys Academy (Belzoni) def. Desoto County Academy (Olive Branch), 51-39
MAIS AA — Manchester Academy (Yazoo City) def. Columbus Christian Academy (Steens), 52-38
MAIS AAA — Clinton Christian Academy (Clinton) def. Bowling Green, 44-36
MAIS AAAA — Leake Academy (Madden) def. Hartfield Academy (Flowood), 82-35
MAIS AAAAA — Jackson Academy (Jackson) def. Jackson Prep (Jackson), 35-34
MAIS Overall — Leake def. Hartfield Academy, 39-36

Missouri
Class 6 — Incarnate Word Academy (St. Louis) def. Webster Groves, 58-37
Class 5 — Whitfield (St. Louis) def. West Plains, 50-34
Class 4 — Boonville def. Mt. Vernon, 58-52
Class 3 — Lift for Life Academy (St. Louis) def. Skyline (Urbana), 56-52
Class 2 — Southern Reynolds (Ellington) def. Wellington-Napoleon (Wellington), 63-56
Class 1 — Jefferson (Conception Junction) def. Leeton, 56-44

Montana
AA — Capital (Helena) def. Hellgate (Missoula), 33-31
A — Havre def. Billings Central Catholic (Billings), def. 64-60
B — Sweet Grass County (Big Timber) def. Columbus, 46-26
C — Fort Benton def. Saco/Whitewater (Saco), 74-60

Nebraska
A — Pius X (Lincoln) def. Fremont, 56-52
B — Elkhorn North (Elkhorn) def. Norris (Firth), 46-33
C1 — North Bend Central (North Bend) def. St. Cecilia (Hastings), 51-49
C2 — Crofton def. Ponca, 46-42
D1 — Weeping Water def. Pleasanton, 40-39
D2 — St. Francis (Humphrey) def. Sacred Heart (Falls City), 57-48

Nevada
No season

New Hampshire
Div. 1 — Bedford def. Bishop Guertin (Nashua), 64-46
Div. 2 — Bishop Brady (Concord) def. Kennett (Conway), 52-50
Div. 3 — Conant (Jaffrey) def. Fall Mountain (Langdon), 59-43
Div. 4 — Hinsdale def. Colebrook Academy (Colebrook), 63-51

New Jersey
No state playoffs

New Mexico
Spring season
5A —
4A —
3A —
2A —
1A —

New York
No state playoffs

North Carolina
4A — Zebulon B. Vance (Charlotte) def. Garner Magnet (Garner), 74-38
3A — Jesse Carson (China Grove) def. Asheboro, 51-40
2A — Shelby def. Farmville Central (Farmville), 77-62
1A — Murphy def. Princeton, 76-36
NCISAA 1A — Victory Christian Center (Charlotte) def. Lee Christian (Sanford), 50-24
NCISAA 2A — Davidson Day (Davidson) def. The Burlington School (Burlington), 65-46
NCISAA 3A — Concord Academy (Concord) def. Asheville Christian Academy (Swannanoa), 58-57
NCISAA 4A — Cannon (Concord) def. North Raleigh Christian Academy (Raleigh), 53-39
NCCSA 2A — Wilson Christian Academy (Wilson) def. Union Grove Christian (Lexington), 44-36
NCCSA 1A — Shining Light Academy (Greensboro) def. Woodland Baptist Christian (Winston-Salem), 61-37

North Dakota
A — Century (Bismarck) def. Fargo Davies (Fargo), 58-47
B — Grafton def. Central Cass (Casselton), 64-50

Ohio
Div. 1 — Mount Notre Dame (Cincinnati) def. Newark, 57-55
Div. 2 — Napoleon def. Vinton County (McArthur), 76-44
Div. 3 — Hiland (Berlin) def. Ottawa-Glandorf (Ottawa), 45-25
Div. 4 — Fort Loramie (Fort Loramie) def. McDonald, 60-26

Oklahoma
6A — Norman def. Bixby, 48-37
5A — Sapulpa def. Tahlequah, 58-49
4A — Tuttle def. Fort Gibson, 53-38
3A — Jones def. Roland, 63-28
2A — Howe def. Silo, 71-57
1A — Hydro-Eakly def. Vanoss (Ada), 69-48
B — Lomega (Omega) def. Kiowa, 67-60

Oregon
Spring season
6A —
5A —
4A —
3A —
2A —
1A —

Pennsylvania
6A — North Allegheny (Wexford) def. Spring-Ford (Royersford), 55-40
5A — Cardinal O'Hara (Springfield) def. Chartiers Valley (Bridgeville), 51-27
4A — Archbishop Wood (Warminster) def. Villa Maria Academy (Erie), 44-34
3A — West Catholic (Philadelphia) def. Mohawk Area (Bessemer), 67-56
2A — Mount Carmel def. Neshannock (New Castle), 54-43
1A — Bishop Guilfoyle (Altoona) def. Jenkintown, 62-47

Rhode Island
Division 1 — St. Raphael Academy (Pawtucket) def. Barrington, 42-38
Division 2 — Ponaganset (North Scituate) def. Classical (Providence), 49-48
Division 3 — Mt. Pleasant (Providence) def. Mt. Hope (Bristol), 45-40

South Carolina
5A — Clover def. Sumter, 40-38
4A — Westside (Anderson) def. North Myrtle Beach (Little River), 44-30
3A — Keenan (Columbia) def. Bishop England (Charleston), 62-55
2A — Saluda def. Silver Bluff (Aiken), 61-41
1A — Military Magnet Academy (North Charleston) def. Southside Christian (Simpsonville), 54-49
SCISA AAA — Cardinal Newman (Columbia) def. Northwood Academy (Charleston), 53-43
SCISA AA — Hilton Head Christian Academy def. Palmetto Christian Academy (Mt. Pleasant), 48-32
SCISA A — Newberry Academy (Newberry) def. Patrick Henry Academy (Estill), 59-3

South Dakota
AA — Washington (Sioux Falls) def. Stevens (Rapid City), 43-26
A — Roncalli (Aberdeen, S.D.) def. Hamlin (Hayti), 48-31
B — White River def. Castlewood, 57-37

Tennessee
AAA — Blackman (Murfreesboro) def. Lebanon, 64-56
AA — Macon County (Lafayette) def. Grainger (Rutledge), 51-40
A — Loretto def. Summertown, 49-41
Division 2 AA — Hutchison (Memphis) def. Knoxville Catholic (Knoxville), 41-34
Division 2 A — Webb (Knoxville) def. Providence Christian Academy (Murfreesboro), 54-38

Texas
6A — DeSoto def. Cypress Creek (Houston), 53-37
5A — Cedar Park def. Liberty (Frisco), 46-39
4A — Canyon def. Hardin-Jefferson (Sour Lake), 56-55
3A — Brownfield def. Fairfield, 68-64
2A — Lipan def. Martins Mill (Ben Wheeler), 44-39
1A — Dodd City def. Nazareth, 30-21
TAPPS 6A — Bishop Lynch (Dallas) def. Village (Houston), 56-46
TAPPS 5A — Southwest Christian School (Fort Worth) def. Second Baptist (Houston), 54-40
TAPPS 4A — Lubbock Christian (Lubbock) def. Legacy Prep Christian Academy (Magnolia), 75-39
TAPPS 3A — Lutheran North (Houston) def. Cornerstone Christian (San Antonio), 62-34
TAPPS 2A — Southcrest Christian (Lubbock) def. St. Paul (Shiner), 58-33
TAPPS 1A — Cornerstone Christian (San Angelo) def. Christ Academy (Wichita Falls), 35-27
TCAF Div. 1 — Newman International Academy (Arlington) def. Newman International Academy (Cedar Hill) 48-45
TCAF Div. 2 — Community Christian (Orange) def. Victory Christian Academy (Decatur), 72-42
TCAL 2A — Cornerstone Christian Academy (Bryan) def. Poetry Community Christian (Poetry), 32-15
TCAL 1A — Annapolis Christian Academy (Corpus Christi) def. Trinity Christian Academy (Paris), 39-25

Utah
6A — Fremont (Plain City) def. Herriman (West Herriman), 63-43
5A — Springville def. Farmington, 39-38
4A — Sky View (Smithfield) def. Logan, 56-54
3A — Morgan def. Emery (Castle Dale), 51-47
2A — North Summit (Coalville) def. Kanab, 65-48
1A — Piute (Junction) def. Valley (Orderville), 44-40

Vermont
No state playoffs

Virginia
6A — Madison (Vienna) def. Osbourn Park (Manassas), 54-48
5A — Princess Anne (Virginia Beach) def. Patrick Henry (Roanoke), 56-41
4A — Louisa County (Mineral) def. Pulaski County (Dublin), 59-50
3A — Mason (Falls Church) def. Spotswood (Penn Laird), 65-49
2A — Luray def. Gate City, 61-56
1A — Honaker def. Riverheads (Staunton), 81-56
VISAA Div. 1 — Saint Gertrude (Richmond) def. Catholic (Virginia Beach), 56-36
VISAA Div. 2 — Steward (Richmond, Va.) def. Highland (Warrenton), 45-38
VISAA Div. 3 — Virginia Academy (Ashburn) def. New Covenant (Lynchburg), 64-27

Washington
Spring season
4A —
3A —
2A —
1A —
2B —
1B —

West Virginia
Spring season
AAA
AA —
A —

Wisconsin
Div. 1 — Germantown def. Hudson, 63-48
Div. 2 — Notre Dame Academy (Green Bay) def. Reedsburg, 68-56
Div. 3 — Lake Mills def. Aquinas (La Crosse), 78-67
Div. 4 — Mishicot def. Mineral Point, 70-66
Div. 5 — Assumption (Wisconsin Rapids) def. Three Lakes, 55-48

Wyoming
4A — East (Cheyenne) def. Cody, 52-37
3A — Douglas def. Lyman, 51-11
2A — Wyoming Indian (Ethete) def. Rocky Mountain (Cowley), 44-29
1A — Cokeville def. Upton, 62-48
High school football: Valdosta parts ways with controversial head coach Rush Propst - HIGHSCORE
High school football: Valdosta parts ways with controversial head coach Rush Propst
The Valdosta Daily Times was among those reporting Thursday that controversial high school football coach Rush Propst will not return to Valdosta (Ga.) next season. In February, he was the subject of a lengthy deposition that alleged he was involved in recruiting, mishandling money and even interfering in the hiring process that brought him to the program to begin with.

The deposition is part of a lawsuit brought on the City of Valdosta Board of Education by plaintiff Leah Rodemaker, wife of former Valdosta football coach Alan Rodemaker, who was let go after the 2019 season.

Propst owns a career record of 299-92 – including 7-5 in his lone season at Valdosta – and has won seven state titles during a high-profile, 30-year career. He garnered national attention while at Hoover (Ala.), which was featured on MTV's popular "Two-A-Days" reality show. He resigned there in 2007 mired in controversy over numerous in-house allegations, including grade-tampering and an admitted extra-marital affair.

He was dismissed at Colquitt County (Norman Park, Ga.) in 2019 after being charged with lack of compliance, improper conduct with students, dishonesty and misuse of public funds and property. Reports indicate he gave pills to students "on more than one occasion" and owed nearly $450,000 in delinquent federal and state taxes.

Michael Nelson, who has been involved with the Valdosta Touchdown Club booster organization for many years, said in his sworn deposition that Propst, among other things, paid for housing for two transfers, facilitated recruiting of players with the help of college coaches, asked for a "funny money" slush fund and meddled in his own hiring process.
Rush Propst looks on during a loss to rival Lowndes in October.
Photo by Gary McCullough
Rush Propst looks on during a loss to rival Lowndes in October.