MCC baseball rises to 8th in national poll

WACO, Texas The McLennan Highlanders climbed two spots to eighth in the latest NJCAA Division I Baseball Poll.

Walters State (Tennessee) moved into the top spot this week followed by Central Florida in second and Wabash Valley (Illinois) in third. Florida SouthWestern State and Southern Nevada round out the top five.

Cisco and Weatherford, both conference opponents of the Highlanders, are 15th and 20th, respectively. Grayson is still receiving votes.

The Highlanders and Vernon Chaparrals will face off in a noon doubleheader Thursday in Vernon.