By Renee Olivett
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 5/25/17
The TopLaxRecruits.com Southern Boys’ Rankings
1. St. Thomas Aquinas (FL) 21-1: The Raiders won their second consecutive Florida state championship with a 12-7 win over Lake Highland Prep.
2. Middle Creek (N.C.) 22-0: The Mustangs defeated Lake Norman 17-8 to take the NCHSAA 4A state championship.
3. Lassiter (GA) 17-4: The Trojans defeated defending champ Lambert, 10-5, to claim the Georgia 6A-7A state title.
4. Dallas Jesuit (TX) 15-5: The Rangers defeated Episcopal Dallas 9-8 in the Texas state championship.
5. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (VA) 16-7: The Saints downed Norfolk Academy 7-6 to take the VISAA I state championship.
6. Lambert (GA) 20-2: The Longhorns fell to Lassiter 10-5 in the Georgia state championship.
7. Weddington (NC) 19-1: The Warrors won the 1A/2A/3A state title with a 21-6 rout of Cedar Ridge.
8. Episcopal Dallas (TX) 18-1: The Eagles fell to Dallas Jesuit in the Texas state championship.
9. Lake Norman (NC) 19-5: The Wildcats fell to Middle Creek in the 4A state championship.
10. (tie). Norfolk Academy (VA) 20-4: The Bulldogs fell to St. Stephen’s & Agnes 7-6 in the Virginia state championship.
10. (tie) The Woodlands (TX) 23-1: The Highlanders fell to Episcopal Dallas in the Texas state semifinals.
Under Consideration: Ardrey Kell (NC) 16-5, Atlee (VA) 14-1, Benjamin School (FL) 16-4, Briar Woods (VA) 15-1, Centennial (GA) 18-4, Charlotte Catholic (N.C.) 17-5, IMG Academy (FL) 12-1, Lake Highland Prep (FL) 17-7, Lake Norman (NC) 19-5, Mauldin (S.C.) 16-1, McCallie (TN) 10-5, Memphis University School (TN) 16-3, Northwest Guilford (NC) 15-4, Patrick Henry Roanoke (VA) 15-1, Paul VI (VA) 16-6, Ponte Vedra (FL) 19-2, Robinson (VA) 15-3, Wando (S.C.) 14-4.