Elite baseball talent in Southern California is no surprise. The list of MLB stars who began to develop as stars in SoCal high schools is a mile long. But to have two of the best prep teams within a couple miles of each other is special.
In the latest Baseball America poll, Notre Dame is ranked the No. 1 in the country, and not far down the list at No. 8 is Harvard-Westlake.
“It’s nice to be recognized,” Notre Dame coach Tom Dill said. “But our mindset is to win league, of course, and to win CIF. That goal is what really matters.”