By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 4/20/15
1. McDonogh School (MD) 14-0 Prev: No. 1
The Eagles – who routed then- No. 7 Mt. Hebron, 20-4 – face another challenger today at No. 8 Good Counsel.
2. Moorestown (N.J.) 9-0 Prev: No. 2
The Quakers play at 9-0 Ridgewood on Saturday.
3. Manhasset (N.Y.) 8-0 Prev: No. 3
The Indians play Thursday at Suffern (N.Y.).
4. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (VA) 16-0 Prev: No. 4
The Saints defeated Bryn Mawr (MD), 8-7, in overtime on Friday.
5. Garden City (N.Y.) 9-0 Prev: No. 5
The Trojans host Suffern (N.Y.) on Saturday.
6. Mt. Sinai (N.Y.) 7-0 Prev: No. 6
The Mustangs play Tuesday at 6-1 Sayville.
7. Bishop Ireton (VA) 11-1 Prev: No. 8
The Cardinals won twice Saturday at the Legacy Lacrosse Cup, 15-3 over Manheim Township (PA) and 14-8 over Milton (GA), despite coming off the Senior Prom Friday night and an early Saturday AM flight to Atlanta.
8. Good Counsel (MD) 10-1 Prev: No. 9
The Falcons host No. 1 McDonogh on Tuesday.
9. Mt. Hebron (MD) 8-1 Prev: No. 7
The Vikings were throttled by No. 1 McDonogh on Saturday.
10. Conestoga (PA) 8-1 Prev: No. 13
The Pioneers edged previously undefeated Great Valley 11-10, on Saturday.
11. Radnor (PA) 8-1 Prev: No. 15
The Raiders have a key Central League game Thursday at Springfield-Delco.
12. Roland Park (MD) 9-3 Prev: No. 14
The Reds host Mount de Sales on Tuesday in the IAAM.
13. Ridgewood (N.J.) 9-0 Prev: No. 18
The Maroons host No. 2 Moorestown on Saturday.
14. Darien (CT) 2-2 Prev: No. 11
The Blue Wave host Massachusetts power Notre Dame Academy on Thursday.
15. Marriotts Ridge (MD) 8-1 Prev: No. 17
The Mustangs are gearing for a date at No. 1 McDonogh on April 30.
16. Middle Country (NY) 10-0 Prev: NR
Wolverines routed Wilton (CT) 15-5 Saturday at the Gains for Brains Showcase.
17. Agnes Irwin (PA) 10-1 Prev: No. 20
The Owls play Garnet Valley Saturday at the Katie Samson Festival.
18. Milton (GA) 10-4 Prev: No. 16
The Eagles fell to No. 7 Bishop Ireton, 14-8, but also won twice, over Hinsdale Central (IL), 11-8, and Manheim Township (PA), 14-8, at the Legacy Lacrosse Cup on Saturday.
19. Wantagh (N.Y.) 10-0 Prev: NR
The Warriors will play undefeated powers Garden City (April 28) and Manhasset (April 30) in a killer 3-day stretch.
20.Archbishop Spalding (MD) 10-4 prev; NR
The Cavaliers have won seven straight games.
Under consideration: Bryn Mawr (MD) 6-5; Century (MD) 8-1; Cicero-North Syracuse (N.Y.) 6-1; Cold Spring Harbor (NY) 6-3; Eastport-South Manor (NY) 7-1; Georgetown Visitation (DC) 9-5; Glastonbury (CT) 2-0; John Carroll (MD) 7-4; Lenape (NJ) 8-0; Loyola Academy (IL) 9-2; Manchester Valley (MD) 11-0; Needham (MA) 7-0; New Canaan (CT) 4-1; Oak Knoll (N.J.) 7-1; San Ramon Valley (CA) 14-0; Severn School (MD) 8-5; Skaneateles (N.Y.) 4-2; Stephen Decatur (MD) 6-0; St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) 4-3; Suffern (NY) 5-3; Summit (N.J.) 7-2; Sycamore (OH) 6-0; Victor (NY) 5-1; Wantagh (NY) 10-0; Vero Beach (FL) 16-3; Westwood (MA) 7-0; West Genesee (N.Y.) 5-1.
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