ASWA rankings: Lynn baseball moves to No. 1

Curry softball team falls one spot to No. 2


Lynn's baseball team is the new No. 1 team in Class 1A. 

Coach Mark Hastings' Bears jumped two spots in the Alabama Sports Writer Association's poll after going 4-0 over the last week. Lynn  beat Marion County (8-2) on Thursday, Meek (23-4) on Friday and Addison on both Monday and Tuesday (3-0 and 9-0).

Sweet Water (14-8), which was previously ranked No. 1, went 0-3 last week and dropped to second place while No. 2 Lindsey Lane (14-7) went 2-2 and fell two spots to No. 4. Brantley (12-6) went 5-0 last week and is now ranked No. 3.

Curry's baseball team also returned to the poll after a one-week absense.  The Yellow Jackets (15-7) are the No. 9 team in Class 4A. Curry celebrates Senior Night at home today against Carbon Hill. 

Both Jaaper (17-8) in Class 6A and Sumiton Christian (10-14) in Class 1A are listed among other teams nominated. 

Two area softball teams hold down No. 2 rankings. 

In Class 2A, Sumiton Christian  (16-9) is second behind No. 1 Pisgah. The  Eagles went 4-1 over the last week while Pisgah (16-5) went 3-1. Hatton (17-12), G.W. Long (11-2) and Mars Hill Bible (19-9) round out the top 5.

Curry (27-7) fell out of its top spot to No. 2 in Class 4A after losing to  Brookwood and Hayden over the last week. Rogers (21-5) moved up to the No. 1 spot for the first time this season. 

In Class 5A, Corner (15-8) moved up three spots to No. 7 after winning the Calera Tournament last week.. 

Two other teams, Oakman (8-8) in Class 3A and Winston County (7-9) in Class 2A were among other teams nominated.