O’Fallon remained the No. 1 team in the final Belleville News-Democrat Large-School (Class 3A-4A) Baseball Rankings, as chosen by area coaches. Playoffs for area 3A and 4A teams begin Monday, with regional championships set for Saturday. Class 1A and 2A teams are in the sectional round this week, with sectional championships set for Saturday.
Belleville News-Democrat High School Baseball Rankings
Final rankings for metro-east teams; voting by area coaches and News-Democrat staff. First-place votes are in parentheses; records through Sunday.
Large school rankings (Class 3A-4A)
Also receiving votes: Belleville East (24-10), Freeburg (22-8), Columbia (19-13), Collinsville (16-15), Civic Memorial (17-14-1), Highland (17-18)