McLennan Baseball moved up to fifth in this week's Perfect Game JUCO Top 25 rankings. The Highlanders were No. 7 last week.
Wabash Valley (Illinois) and Northwest Florida State continue to hold the top two spots. Walters State (Tennessee) and Southern Nevada are third and fourth, respectively.
San Jacinto, from Region XIV, is 13th and is the only other Texas team in the rankings.
The Highlanders and Vernon Chaparrals will face off in a noon doubleheader Thursday in Vernon. The two teams will complete the four-game series with a 1 p.m. doubleheader Saturday at Bosque River Ballpark. All of the Highlanders' conference games will be broadcast on 1590 AM and 99.3 FM in the Waco area and online at kbhthd2.streamon.fm.