By Renee Olivett
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 5/24/17
The TopLaxRecruits.com Girls’ Southern Rankings:
1. Bishop Ireton (VA) 19-5: The Cardinals defeated St. Stephen’s & Agnes, 9-8, in overtome to win the VISAA I championship.
2. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (VA) 27-2: The Saints fell to Virginia state rival Bishop Ireton 9-8 in overtime.
3. Milton (GA) 15-4: The Eagles defeated Cambridge 13-4 to win the Georgia state championship.
4. Cardinal Gibbons (N.C.) 20-2: The Wildcats downed Myers Park 19-12 to take the North Carolina state championship.
5. Bishop Moore (FL) 20-4: The Hornets won the Florida state championship with a 13-12 double overtime win over St. Thomas Aquinas.
6. Episcopal Dallas (TX) 20-2: The Eagles defeated Hockaday 16-10, for the Texas state championship.
7. St. Thomas Aquinas (FL) 18-2: The Raiders fell to Bishop Moore 13-12 in double overtime in the Florida state championships.
8. Hutchison (TN) 20-1: The Sting defeated Harpeth Hall 18-7 to win the Tennessee state championship.
9. Myers Park (NC) 19-3 : The Mustangs made it to the North Carolina state championship before falling to Cardinal Gibbons 19-12.
10. Cambridge (GA) 18-7: The Bears fell to Milton 13-4 in the Georgia state championship.
Under consideration: Apex (NC) 17-1, Charlotte Catholic (NC) 17-5, Collegiate School (VA) 17-6, Ensworth (TN) 16-4, Hoggard (NC) 12-2, Hockaday (TX) 20-5, Lake Norman (NC) 16-3, Langley (VA) 19-0, North Gwinnett (GA) 20-2, Ponte Vedra (FL) 15-5, Wakefield (NC) 10-1, Woodson (VA) 15-1, Vero Beach (FL) 18-3.