By Erik Harris
TRUSSVILLE – The second installment of the 2015 Alabama Sports Writers Association baseball and softball rankings have been released, and Hewitt-Trussville remains on top of both Class 7A polls.
For the baseball team, a 4-0 work week was good enough to keep the Huskies atop the ladder. The Lady Huskies posted a 1-1 mark for the week, losing to Class 6A Chelsea and beating Class 4A No. 3 Cordova.
Head coach Jeff Mauldin and the boys (11-1) sit ahead of No. 2 Thompson, No. 3 Mountain Brook, No. 4 Theodore, No. 5 Hoover, No. 6 Auburn, No. 7 Spain Park, No. 8 Central-Phenix City, No. 9 Grissom and No. 10 Baker.
The Lady Huskies (20-3) remain ahead of No. 2 Sparkman, No. 3 Spain Park, No. 4 Baker, No. 5 Central-Phenix City, No. 6 Huntsville, No. 7 Buckhorn, No. 8 Vestavia Hills, No. 9 Thompson and No. 10 Mary Montgomery.
On the softball side, Hewitt-Trussville currently has at least seven more wins than any other ranked Class 7A team. No. 5 Central-Phenix City holds a record of 13-5-2.
The baseball team gets its brutal Class 7A, Area 6 schedule started next Tuesday at Vestavia Hills, who is receiving votes to enter the Class 7A poll.
No. 3 Mountain Brook and No. 7 Spain Park are the Huskies’ other two area opponents.