By Chris Jastrzembski
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/2/17
The TopLaxRecruits Preseason Mid-Atlantic Girls’ Rankings
1. McDonogh School (MD) 0-0 (Last Year: 22-0)
The Eagles are coming off their eighth straight IAAM title and enter 2017 on a 155-game win streak. They hope to make it 156 consecutive wins beginning March 15 against Vero Beach (FL).
2. Mt. Sinai (NY) 0-0 (Last Year: 18-3)
The Mustangs won the NY Class C state championship last year and won their final 11 games of 2016. They open the regular season March 28 against Shoreham-Wading River.
3. Notre Dame Prep (MD) 0-0 (Last Year:13-7)
The Blazers fell to powerhouse McDonogh in the MIAA “A” semifinals a year ago. They’ll open their season March 18 with a big road test against Bishop Ireton (VA).
4. Garden City (NY) 0-0 (Last Year: 21-1)
The Trojans won the NY Class B state championship last year by defeating Yorktown, 16-5. They’ll begin the season at Port Washington March 20.
5. Glenelg (MD) 0-0 (Last Year: 17-3)
The Gladiators defeated Oakdale last year to win the Maryland 3A-2A state championship. They open their season March 21 at home against Mt. Hebron.
6. Good Counsel (MD) 0-0 (Last Year: 18-3)
The Falcons fell to Bishop Ireton in the WCAC championship a year ago. They begin the regular season at St. Mary’s on March 14.
7. Roland Park (MD) 0-0 (Last Year: 15-4)
The Reds lost to McDonogh in the IAAM “A” championship last year. They’ll begin their season March 15 with an IAAM contest against Archbishop Spalding.
8. Bridgewater-Raritan (NJ) 0-0 (Last Year: 21-1)
The Panthers lost to Ridgewood in the NJ Group 4N title game in 2016 for their lone loss of the season. They hope to compete for a Group 4 and Tournament of Champions title this year, as their season begins with Ridgewood on March 16.
9. Conestoga (PA) 0-0 (Last Year: 24-1)
The Pioneers took care of Radnor last year to win the PIAA state championship. Their season begins March 27 at Notre Dame Academy.
10. Christian Brothers Academy (NY) 0-0 (Last Year: 21-0)
The Brothers defeated Pittsford, 11-6, to win the Class A championship in 2016. They hope to compete for another state title in 2017.
Under consideration: Agnes Irwin (PA) 0-0; Bayport-Blue Point (NY) 0-0; Century (MD) 0-0; Cold Spring Harbor (NY) 0-0; Dulaney (MD) 0-0; Eastport-South Manor (NY) 0-0; Episcopal Academy (PA) 0-0; Glenelg Country Day (MD) 0-0; Manchester Valley (MD) 0-0; Manhasset (NY) 0-0; Marriotts Ridge (MD) 0-0; Middle Country (NY) 0-0; Moorestown (NJ) 0-0; Mountain Lakes (NJ) 14-2; Northport (NY) 0-0; Pittsford (NY) 0-0; Ridgewood (NJ) 0-0; Severna Park (MD) 0-0; Severn School (MD) 0-0; Smithtown West (NY) 0-0; Somers (NY) 0-0; St. Anthony’s (NY) 0-0; St. Mary’s (MD) 0-0; St. Paul’s (MD) 0-0; Summit (NJ) 0-0; Wantagh (NY) 0-0; Ward Melville (NY) 0-0; West Genesee (NY) 0-0; West Islip (NY) 0-0; Yorktown (NY) 0-0