By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 4/11/16
The STEPS Lacrosse North America Girls’ Rankings
The rankings are compiled by members of the TopLaxRecruits.com staff. STEPS Lacrosse is only the sponsor.
1. McDonogh School (MD) 9-0 Prev: No. 1
The Eagles play today at No. 9 Bishop Ireton (VA) at 4 p.m.
2. Good Counsel (MD) 8-0 Prev: No. 2
The Falcons toppled Agnes Irwin (PA), 12-5, in the Checking for Cancer Invitational.
3. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (VA) 7-1 Prev: No. 3
The Saints host Holton-Arms School (VA) in the DC ISL Tuesday.
4. West Islip (NY) 4-0 Prev: No. 4
The Lions play No. 17 Darien Saturday in the Gains for Brains Showcase at Cold Spring Harbor.
5. Summit (N.J.) 3-0 Prev: No. 5
The Hilltoppers host No. 11 Oak Knoll Tuesday in a key matchup.
6. Manhasset (N.Y.) 4-0 Prev: No. 6
The Indians host Long Beach (NY) Thursday.
7. Mt. Sinai (N.Y.) 5-0 Prev: No. 7
The Mustangs host Huntington (NY) Thursday.
8. Bishop Ireton (VA) 8-1 Prev: No. 9
The Cardinals, after bowing to No. 2 Good Counsel, 9-7, host No. 1 McDonogh today.
9. Oak Knoll (N.J.) 2-0 Prev: No. 11
The Royals get their first major test of the year Tuesday at No. 5 Summit.
10. Ridgewood (N.J.) 2-0 Prev: No. 12
The Maroons host undefeated Mountain Lakes (N.J.) today.
11. Moorestown (NJ) 2-0 Prev: No. 13
The Quakers had their game with Mo. 12 Ridgewood postponed Saturday due to snow; it will be played April 23 at Moorestown.
12. Milton (GA) 11-1 Prev: No. 14
The Eagles toppled Georgetown Visitation (DC), 12-9. They play Saturday at Good Counsel.
13. St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) 5-0 Prev: No. 15
The Friars face Oak Knoll School Saturday in the Gains for Brains Showcase.
14. Marriotts Ridge (MD) 5-0 Prev: No. 16
The Mustangs host Broadneck (MD) Tuesday.
15. Christian Brothers (NY) 1-0 Prev: No. 17
The Brothers play Tuesday at Central Square (NY).
16. Middle Country (NY) 4-0; Prev: NR
The Wolverines have a big game Wednesday at No. 18 Smithtown East (NY).
17. Darien (CT) 3-0 Prev: No. 19
The Blue Wave play today at Garden City.
18. Smithtown West (NY) 3-0 Prev: No. 20
The Bulls play Friday at No. 16 Middle Country.
19. Bayport-Blue Point (NY) 5-0 Prev: NR
The Phantoms host Eastport-South Manor today.
20. Conestoga (PA) 3-0 Prev: NR
The Pioneers play Tuesday at 6-0 Harriton (PA).
Under consideration: Agnes Irwin (PA) 4-4; Century (MD) 5-1; Cicero-North Syracuse (NY) 4-0; Cold Spring Harbor (NY) 4-2; Eastport-South Manor (NY) 4-1; Episcopal Academy (PA) 9-1; Garden City (NY) 3-1; Garnet Valley (PA) 5-0; Glenelg (MD) 6-0; John Carroll (MD) 5-3; Manchester Valley (MD) 5-1; Mattatuck (NY) 4-2; Mt. Hebron (MD) 4-2; New Canaan (CT) 4-0; Northport (NY) 3-0; Notre Dame Prep (MD) 5-4; Robinson (VA) 8-0; Roland Park (MD) 6-1; Severna Park (MD) 6-0; Shoreham-Wading River (NY) 4-1; Suffern (NY) 3-1; Vero Beach (FL) 15-4; Wantagh (N.Y.) 4-1; West Genesee (NY) 3-0; Westwood (MA) 1-0.
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