By Patrick Mooney
The Sun-Times baseball poll slots Neuqua Valley, last season's Class AA state champions, at No. 5, while Benet checks in at No. 20.
The sidebar lists the area's Top 100 players, which includes Neuqua pitcher Ian Krol, Neuqua catcher Geoff Rowan, Benet pitcher Bryan Roberts and Naperville North pitcher Jake Naumann.
The Redwings were scheduled to visit No. 3 St. Charles North on Thursday, but the field wasn't playable. Assuming the weather finally breaks - and considering all those front-of-the-rotation pitchers - how far can area programs go into late May and early June? Did the comprehensive Top 100 list miss any prospects in particular? Who will be a surprise impact player this spring?