State Rankings Out: Greenville Jumps To #2, East Carter Falls To #4

Bears players waiting for their game to start

Bears players waiting for their game to start. From left: Trey McDaniel, Ben Becker, Lathan Blackburn, Blakeney Kearbey

The mid-April Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings were released today (4/19) and Greenville Bears moved up two spots to the #2 rank in Class 2 baseball.

Many will claim “rankings don’t mean anything” but those that do are usually not on the list. Rankings do mean something; rankings come with school pride and team excitement and a target on the back of your jersey. Everyone knows that state ranking gives your opponents even more reason to bring their “A Game.”

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Class 2 State Ranking

  1. Valle Catholic
  2. Greenville
  3. Linn
  4. East Carter
  5. Sturgeon
  6. Plato
  7. Cooter
  8. Bernie
  9. Scotland County
  10. Crane

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After graduating from Mizzou with Computer and Electrical Engineering degrees in 1985, Brian Becker spent a decade singing Christian Rock and being a labeled artist with Benson Music Group of Nashville. In 1995, he and several investors started the area's first Internet Service called and by 2000 the company was serviing Internet access in over 50 communities throughout Southeast Missouri as