By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 6/13/17
The TopLaxRecruits.com New England Girls’ Rankings:
1. Darien (CT) 20-3
The Blue Wave won its fifth straight Large School (Class L) state title with a 13-10 win over Wilton.
2. Longmeadow (MA) 24-1
The Lancers defeated Franklin, 12-6, in the state Division I semifinals and meet the Andover-Needhan winner for the title Saturday at Boston University.
3. Needham (MA) 20-3
The Rockets play Andover tonight in the state Division I semifinals at Babson.
4. Franklin (MA) 22-2
The Panthers fell to Longmeadow, 12-6, in the state’s Division I semifinals after winning the East Division title.
5. Notre Dame (MA) 17-6
The Cougars fell to Needham, 10-9, in the MIAA Girls Lacrosse South Division 1 finals.
6. Westwood (MA) 18-5
The Wolverines fell to Notre Dame in the South Division 1 semifinals.
7. Cohasset (MA) 18-2
The Skippers face Newburyport tonight in the state Division II semifinals at Babson.
8. New Canaan (CT) 15-6
The Rams fell to No. 1 Darien, 20-10, in the Class L semifinals.
9. Walpole (MA) 21-2
The Rebels defeated Grobton-Dunstable, 9-5 in the state semifinals and face the Cohasset-Newburyport winner in the Division 2 finals Saturday at Boston University.
10. (tie) Westborough (MA) 18-1
The Rangers fell to Longmeadow in the Central/West Division 1 finals.
10. (tie) Souhegan (NH) 18-2
The Sabers defeated Bedford, 10-9, for the NH Division 1 state title.
10. (tie) Newburyport (MA) 20-0
The Clippers face Cohasset tonight in the state Division II semifinals at Babson.
Others to Watch: Andover (MA) 18-6; Bedford (NH) 17-3; Bishop Guertin (NH) 14-4; Chelmsford (MA) 17-5; Concord-Carlisle (MA) 17-4; Greenwich (CT) 15-4; Ipswich (MA) 18-2; Marblehead (MA) 18-3; Moses Brown (RI) 16-3; Norwell (MA) 16-5; North Andover (MA) 16-6; Ridgefield (CT) 14-6; Wayland (MA) 17-3; Wellesley (MA) 14-5; Westford Academy (MA) 17-5; Wilton (CT) 13-7.