WACO, Texas The McLennan Baseball team is ranked 10th in the NJCAA Division I Baseball Preseason Poll released by Collegiate Baseball.
Chipola (Florida) is first, followed by Walters State (Tennessee) in second and San Jacinto (Texas) in third. Southern Idaho and Iowa Western round out the top five.
Cisco, a conference opponent of the Highlanders, is sixth and is the only other Texas squad to make the poll.
Last season, the Highlanders finished second in North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference Championship play and were a Region V finalist, finishing with an overall record of 44-15. McLennan opens the 2019 season in Lufkin Jan. 25 with a 1 p.m. doubleheader against Angelina.