Winning Shootout keeps California on top of ISC II rankings

June 19, 2008 – Winning the Snapper Shootout was more than enough to keep the California LumberKings on top of the ISC II rankings as they were picked number one by 10 of the 12 ranking committee members.

The New York Knights climbed one spot to #2 in the latest rankings on the heels of their convincing win in the Midland ISC II qualifier, while defending champion South Lebanon TNT dropped to #3 on inactivity.

Rounding out the top five are Oswego, NY CPI who knocked off a pair of top 10 teams on their way to qualifying for the 2008 ISC II Tournament of Champions in their home tournament, and Ashland Stockpack, who looked impressive in the Snapper Shootout.

A total of 39 teams from across North America received at least one vote from the panel of 12 rankers.

The top 10 are as follows:

1. Bakersfield, CA Taylor Farms LumberKings
2. New York City, NY Knights
3. South Lebanon, PA TNT
4. Oswego, NY Cutro Professional Inspections
5. Ashland, OH Stockpack
6. Ottawa, ON Team Easton Thunder
7. Elmira, ON Cubs
8. Perkasie, PA Hoffman Rise
9. Wilkes-Barre, PA Keating’s Fitness
10. Waterdown, ON Hammer

To see the full list, including how each committee member ranked the teams, please see the ISC II section of the ISC website at

The rankings will form the basis for seeding teams in the seventh annual ISC II Tournament of Champions which will be played August 10-13 at Memorial Park in Appleton, Wisconsin.

For more information, please contact:

Blair Setford
ISC II Commissioner
Email: blairjs(at)

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