By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 6/15/17
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. Bridgewater-Raritan (NJ) 22-1 Prev: No. 3
The Panthers defeated Oak Knoll, 7-6, in the New Jersey Tournament of Champions title game.
3. 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.
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. 3 Glenelg.
5. Ridgewood (N.J.) 21-1 Prev: No. 5
The Maroons were defeated by Bridgewater-Raritan, 10-9, in the New Jersey Group 4 semifinals.
6. Bishop Ireton (VA) 19-5 Prev: No. 6
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. 7
The Saints fell to Bishop Ireton, 9-8, in overtime in the Virginia Independent Schools championship.
8. Archbishop Carroll (PA) 24-1 Prev: No. 8
The Patriots edged Springfield-Delco, 9-8, to win the PIAA Class AAA championship.
9. Garden City (NY) 20-1 Prev: No. 9
The Trojans defeated Fayetteville-Manlius, 16-8, to win the NY Class B championship.
10. Mt. Sinai (NY) 18-2 Prev: No. 10
The Mustangs routed Honeoye Falls-Lima, 15-4, to win the NY Class C championship for third fourth state title in five years.
11. Oak Knoll (NJ) 21-5 Prev: No. 12
The Royals fell to Bridgewater-Raritan, 7-6, in the NJ Tournament of Champions finals.
12. Summit (NJ) 19-3 Prev: No. 11
The Hilltoppers fell to Oak Knoll, 11-9, in the NJ Tournament of Champions semifinals.
13. Ward Melville (NY) 17-1 Prev: No. 13
The Patriots were stunned by Northport, 8-7, in the Suffolk County Class A semifinals.
14. Pittsford (NY) 20-1 Prev: NR
The Panthers defeated Middle Country, 10-9, to win the NY Class A championship on an OT goal by Ellie Mooney.
15. Darien (CT) 20-3 Prev: No. 16
The Blue Wave won its fifth straight Large School (Class L) state title with a 13-10 win over Wilton.
16. Loyola Academy (IL) 28-2 Prev: No. 14
The Ramblers downed New Trier, 15-9, to win their ninth straight Illinois state title.
17. Moorestown (NJ) 20-3 Prev: No. 17
The Quakers fell to Summit, 9-8, in the New Jersey Group 3 finals.
18. Torrey Pines (CA) 23-0 Prev: No. 18
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. 19
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) 16-3; Colorado Academy (CO) 17-2; Conestoga (PA) 22-4; 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) 24-1; Manchester Valley (MD) 13-3; Marriotts Ridge (MD) 13-4; Middle Country (NY) 19-4; Morristown (NJ) 16-6; Northport (NY) 13-5; 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.