1 Hamburg boys lacrosse. Talented crew ranked 47th in nation by laxpower.com is clear season-long choice for this spot.
2 St. Francis baseball. Twelve-game win streak, regular season title and a Georgetown Cup semifinal berth deserve props.
3 St. Francis track. More Red Raiders. Followed third straight All-Catholic title with Akeel Lynch's MVP at Roesch.
4 Orchard Park baseball. Power-rating arithmetic and tiebreakers left No. 1 large school as AA's fourth seed.
5 Clarence softball. Clarence-Lancaster III would be in the May 29 Class AA semifinals.
6 Tonawanda baseball. If the team achieves its goal (state title), it would go undefeated for entire season.
7 Immaculata track. Speaking of All-Catholic track three-peats, the Bears ran to a third straight championship as well.
8 Sacred Heart softball. Undefeated in Monsignor Martin yet not in a poll -- well, they're in this one.
9 Bishop Timon-St. Jude boys lacrosse. Favorite for Monsignor Martin title (all WNY wins have been by double digits) returned from Michigan with a title.
10 St. Mary's School for the Deaf girls track. Beat many larger programs to win the school's first Eastern Schools for the Deaf Athletic Association title in the event's 35-year history.
Honor roll: Canisius rowing, Lancaster baseball and softball, Niagara Falls baseball and softball, Clarence baseball, Hamburg softball, Clarence boys track, Mount St. Mary girls lacrosse, Frontier girls lacrosse.