By Austin Vitelli
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 6/23/16
Final TopLaxRecruits.com Midwest Boys’ Rankings:
1. Hill Academy (Ontario, Canada) 11-0
The Pride finished undefeated after facing some of the top teams in the northeastern U.S.
2. Culver Military Academy (IN) 20-3
The Inter-Ac Challenge champion Eagles finished their 2016 season on an 11-game winning streak.
3. Brother Rice (MI) 21-2
The Warriors won their 14th straight Michigan DI state championship with a 10-8 win over Detroit Catholic Central.
4. MICDS (MO) 19-1
The Rams won their third straight Missouri DI state championship.
5. Upper Arlington (OH) 20-3
The Golden Bears crushed No. 8 Cleveland St. Ignatius 17-5 to win the Ohio DI state championship.
6. Cincinnati St. Xavier (OH) 19-3
The Bombers lost in the quarterfinals of the Ohio DI state playoffs, but boast wins over both No. 5 Upper Arlington and No. 7 Cathedral this season.
7. Cathedral (IN) 20-3
The Irish beat Carmel 9-4 to win the Indiana state championship.
8. Cleveland St. Ignatius (OH) 16-3
The Wildcats lost to No. 5 Upper Arlington 17-5 in the Ohio DI state championship.
9. Dublin Coffman (OH) 18-3
The Shamrocks lost in the quarterfinals of the Ohio DI state playoffs to No. 5 Upper Arlington.
10. St. Michael’s College (Ontario, Canada) 29-5
The Blue Gaels beat St. Peter’s 10-8 to win the OFSAA Provincial Championship.
Under Consideration: Bloom Jefferson (MN) 13-2; Carmel (IN) 17-7; Detroit Catholic Central (MI) 17-5; Dublin Jerome (OH) 14-5; East Grand Rapids (MI) 16-6; Edina (MN) 14-2; Everest Academy (Ontario, Canada) 6-5; Forest Hills Central (MI) 20-2; Lakeville North (MN) 16-3; Lexington Catholic (KY) 21-4; Lexington Henry Clay (KY) 15-5; Loyola Academy (IL) 17-6; Naperville Central (IL) 19-4; New Trier (IL) 16-7; Okemos (MI) 17-3; Olentangy Liberty (OH) 16-5; Prior Lake (MN) 15-4; Saint Viator (IL) 18-4; St. Louis University Jesuit (MO) 14-4; Woodbury (MN) 14-1