By Bill Paterson
Nine area players are listed among NorCalPreps.com's Class of 2011 Top 40 Northern California baseball player rankings.
Pitcher-third baseman J.D. Davis, a Fullerton State commit is the top local at No. 6.
Others to be listed are:
No. 21, Nate Esposito, Granite Bay, catcher (Oregon State).
No. 22, Max Cordy, McClatchy, outfielder-pitcher.
No. 25, Kyle Castro, Pleasant Grove, pitcher-infielder.
No. 27, Austin Diemer, Rocklin, outfielder (Fullerton State).
No. 29, Brady Dragmire, Bradshaw Christian, pitcher (Nevada).
No. 31, Blake Grant-Parks, Yuba City, catcher.
No. 36, Rhys Hoskins, Jesuit, first baseman (Sacramento State).
No. 37, Hunter Gallant, Ponderosa, infielder.
For the complete list, go to http://norcalpreps.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1156436