The Class A, No. 3-ranked Southwestern Spartans open the 2021 season today against Eminence at 5:30 p.m. at Southwestern.
The Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association poll has the Spartans ranked third behind No. 1 Daleville and No. 2 Oldenburg Academy.
The rest of the Class A poll is No. 4 Washington Township, No. 5 Kouts, No. 6 Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian, No. 7 Shakamak, No. 8 Tecumseh, No. 9 South Central (Union Mills), and No. 10 Hauser.
In Class 2A, Lafayette Central Catholic tops the poll ahead of Monroe Central, South Adams, Wapahani, South Ripley, Clinton Prairie, Boone Grove, Linton-Stockton, North Posey and University.
Western leads the 3A poll ahead of South Bend St. Joseph, Silver Creek, Brebeuf, West Vigo, Edgewood, Lebanon, Southridge, New Castle and Evansville Memorial.
In the 4A poll, Westfield is ranked No. 1 ahead of Columbus North, Zionsville, Lake Central, Center Grove, Evansville North, Cathedral, Carmel, Penn and Andrean.