Rancho Bernardo stays No. 1 in baseball with series against Poway coming up this week, but Elk Grove replaces St. Francis at No. 2. In softball, Cathedral Catholic jumps up nine spots while Esperanza is back up to No. 7.
Since we count the CIF Central Section as the north, it’s four from the north and three from the south among those who could be State Player of the Year. One will be named no later than Tuesday, June 25.