By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 6/6/17
The Summit Lacrosse North America Girls’ Rankings
1. McDonogh School (MD) 22-0 Prev: No. 1
The Eagles downed Notre Dame Prep, 12-9, in the IAAM title game for their ninth straight championship, eighth straight undefeated season and 177th consecutive win.
2. Glenelg (MD) 20-0 Prev: No. 2
The Gladiators blitzed C.M. Wright, 12-3, in the 3A/2A state finals at Stevenson to complete a perfect season.
3. Bridgewater-Raritan (NJ) 20-1 Prev: No. 6
The Panthers defeated Eastern, 16-4, for the New Jersey Group 4 semifinals.
4. Notre Dame Prep (MD) 19-3 Prev: No. 4
The Blazers fell to No. 1 McDonogh, 12-9, in the IAAM finals; two of their three losses were to the Eagles and the third to No. 2 Glenelg.
5. Ridgewood (N.J.) 21-1 Prev: No. 3
The Maroons were defeated by Bridgewater-Raritan, 10-9, in the New Jersey Group 4 semifinals.
6. Bishop Ireton (VA) 19-5 Prev: No. 5
The Cardinals won a thriller over St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes, 9-8, in overtime on a goal by Reilly Casey, to win the Virginia Independent Schools championship.
7. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (VA) 27-2 Prev: No. 8
The Saints fell to Bishop Ireton, 9-8, in overtime in the Virginia Independent Schools championship.
8. Archbishop Carroll (PA) 22-1 Prev: No. 9
The District 12 champion Patriots face Garnet Valley today in the semifinals of the District 1 tournament.
9. Garden City (NY) 18-1 Prev: No. 10
The Trojans defeated Eastport-South Manor, 12-6, to win the Long Island Class B title and advance to the state semifinals.
10. Mt. Sinai (NY) 16-2 Prev: No. 11
The Mustangs clipped Wantagh, 10-4, to win the Long Island Class C title and advance to the state semifinals.
11. Summit (NJ) 19-2 Prev: No. 12
The Hilltoppers downed Moorestown, 9-8, to win the NJ Group 3 state title and meet Oak Knoll in the Tournament of Champions semifinals on Wednesday.
12. Oak Knoll (NJ) 20-4 Prev: No. 14
The Royals won the NJ Group 1 state title and play Summit Wednesday in the Tournament of Champions semifinals.
13. Ward Melville (NY) 17-1 Prev: No. 15
The Patriots were stunned by Northport, 8-7, in the Suffolk County Class A semifinals.
14. Loyola Academy (IL) 28-2 Prev: No. 16
The Ramblers downed New Trier, 15-9, to win their ninth straight Illinois state title.
15. Middle Country (NY) 18-3 Prev: No. 17
The Wolverines downed Massapequa, 10-9, to win the Long Island Class A title and advance to the state semifinals as Jamie Ortega (four goals, three assists) set a state record for points with 575.
16. Darien (CT) 18-3 Prev: No. 18
The Blue Wave face New Canaan today in the Large School (Class L) state tournament semifinals.
17. Moorestown (NJ) 20-3 Prev: No. 7
The Quakers fell to Summit in the New Jersey Group 3 finals.
18. Torrey Pines (CA) 23-0 Prev: No. 19
The Falcons completed a perfect season by defeating Poway, 15-5, in the finals of the San Diego Section Open Division championship.
19. Lawrenceville (NJ) 20-2 Prev: No. 20
The Big Red fell to Oak Knoll, 15-14, in the NJ Prep A final.
20. Milton (GA) 19-4 Prev: No 20
The Eagles defeated Cambridge, 13-4, for their 11th big-school state title in 13 years.
Under consideration:Agnes Irwin (PA) 21-5; Archbishop Spalding (MD) 13-5; Bayport-Blue Point (NY) 13-4; Bel Air (MD) 15-4; Bishop Moore (FL) 20-4; Brighton (NY) 16-1; Cardinal Gibbons (NC) 20-2; Century (MD) 14-3; Colorado Academy (CO) 17-2; Conestoga (PA) 21-3; Eastport-South Manor 15-3; Episcopal Academy (PA) 21-5; Garrison Forest (MD) 12-6; Glenelg Country School (MD) 15-5; Leonardtown (MD) 16-1; Longmeadow (MA) 21-1; Manchester Valley (MD) 13-3; Marriotts Ridge (MD) 13-4; Morristown (NJ) 16-6; Northport (NY) 13-5; Pittsford (NY) 18-1; Rumson-Fair Haven (NJ) 20-2; Sachem North (NY) 13-5; Severna Park (MD) 17-3; Smithtown East (NY) 15-3; Upper Arlington (OH) 19-2; Westminster (MD) 13-2.