Steve Montoya

High school softball: Keegan Rothrock, Jocelyn Erickson lead MaxPreps National Player of the Year candidates

Eleven players include nation's top pitcher and home run leader.

High school softball rankings: Texas squads Leander, Rockwall among seven teams joining this week's MaxPreps Top 25

Lions, Yellowjackets each riding 15-game win streaks as postseason play set to begin in Lone Star State.

High school softball rankings: Six new teams shuffle into MaxPreps Top 25

No. 1 Roncalli gets underway with pair of wins as teams from Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Arizona enter rankings.

High school softball rankings: Florida's Lake Brantley one of five new teams in MaxPreps Top 25

Sunshine State clubs shake things up as Parish County also enters the mix.

High school softball rankings: Florida's Bartow one of five new teams in MaxPreps Top 25

Southern California powers Oaks Christian and Westlake square off after entering at Nos. 12, 15.

High school softball rankings: Lone State State's Bullard one of three new teams in MaxPreps Top 25

Louisiana's West Monroe, Alabama's Hartselle join Panthers as ranking newcomers.

High school softball rankings: Arizona's Canyon del Oro one of five teams to jump into MaxPreps Top 25 after 9-0 start

Geography plays part is season start as Texas, southern teams already 10 games in while northern clubs prepping for first pitch.

High school softball rankings: Keagan Rothrock powers Roncalli to No. 1 in Preseason MaxPreps Top 25

California's Saint Francis, Florida's Lakewood Ranch, joins Indianapolis power at the top to begin 2022 season.

High school softball: Best team in each state

Xavier College Prep, Saint Francis, Lakewood Ranch headline top programs hitting diamond this year.

Best high school softball player in all 50 states

MaxPreps All-America selections Sydney Berzon, Maci Bergeron and Keagan Rothrock among the standouts.

Final 2021 Top 30 national high school football composite rankings

MaxPreps National Champion Mater Dei ends season as consensus No. 1 team after dominating 12-0 season.

2021 Underclass MaxPreps All-America Softball Team: Keagan Rothrock, Sydney Marshall headline the diamond's top young standouts

Collection of 34 freshmen, sophomores show stars of tomorrow making impact today.

High school softball: Deer Park wins Texas 5A title, joins Top 10 in this week's MaxPreps Top 25

Deer stun Judson in state title game to jump into Top 10.

Women's College World Series: Headlined by Maya Brady and Tiara Jennings, California remains softball's high school hotbed

Forty-six players on game's biggest stage played prep years in Golden State.

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