(Records as of Wednesday)
1. Mitchell (22-2): The Mustangs, with the strong combination of hitting and pitching, have a state playoff berth in their sights.
2. River Ridge (21-3): The Royal Knights avenged a 2-1 loss to Brooksville Hernando in the Leopard Slam tournament championship game by defeating the Leopards 8-1 Tuesday.
3. Gulf (15-4): After knocking off River Ridge 3-2, the Buccaneers lost to Ocala Forest and Gainesville Buchholz in the Doc 4 Life Tournament.
4. Academy at the Lakes (12-3): The Wildcats could have locked up home field for the district championship game in 2A-7, but dropped a 3-1 loss to Cambridge Christian.
5. Fivay (12-10): The Falcons look to make an upset bid in the 5A-District 8 tournament, especially since they defeated River Ridge and barely lost to Dunedin and Gulf.