By Austin Vitelli
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 4/16/16
TopLaxRecruits.com Midwest Girls’ Rankings:
1. Loyola Academy (IL) 8-5
The Ramblers got back on track with wins over Lake Forest HS (IL) and Lake Oswego (OR).
2. East Grand Rapids (MI) 3-0
The Pioneers beat Caledonia (MI) 16-6, and Forest Hills United (MI), 14-2, Friday night and ready for a showdown with No. 5 Rockford Wednesday night. EGR is the four-time defending Division II state champion and defeated Rockford – the three-time defending Division I state champion – 11-10 in overtime last year.
3. Upper Arlington (OH) 5-0
The Golden Bears faced Quaker Valley (PA) Friday and meet Mt. Lebanon (PA) and Medina (OH) today as part of a PA-Ohio invitational.
4. New Trier (IL) 5-0
The Trevians picked up wins over Hinsdale Central and Deerfield (IL) and will face Maine South (IL) on Monday.
5. Rockford (MI) 3-0
The Rams had the week off and routed Caledonia (MI), 22-2, Friday as they gear for the Michigan State champion showdown Wednesday with East Grand Rapids.
6. Hinsdale Central (IL) 3-5
The Red Devils continue their brutal schedule; they fell to national power Good Counsel (MD), 15-5, on Friday and play another ranked team, Milton (GA), and Lassiter (GA) today.
7. Sycamore (OH) 4-0
The Aviators started off their season strong and will have a doubleheader today against Pickerington North (OH) and Eastern (KY).
8. Hill Academy (Ontario, Canada) 1-4
The Hills is off after a stretch of top five foes.
9. Kentucky Country Day (KY) 10-1
The Bearcats dealt Lafayette (MO) its first loss, 14-2, on Friday
10. Glenbrook North (IL) 7-1
The Spartans have a showdown with undefeated St. Charles Co-op (IL) today.
Under Consideration: Blake School (MN) 0-0; Cathedral (IN) 4-1; Cranbrook Kingswood (MI) 3-2; Eden Prairie (MN) 0-0; Fisher’s-HSE (IN) 5-1; Glenbrook South (IL) 6-5; Hudson (OH) 4-1; Indian Hill (OH) 5-0; Jackson, Massillon (OH) 7-0; Lafayette (MO) 6-1; Lakeville South (MN) 0-0; Marian (MI) 2-0; Marquette (MO) 8-0; Medina (OH) 3-0; New Albany (OH) 7-1; Noblesville (IN) 7-0; Prior Lake (MN) 1-0; Sacred Heart Academy (KY) 6-1; St. Francis DeSales (OH) 7-0; Thomas Worthington (OH) 6-1