By Rene Olivett
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 2/15/16
The TopLaxRecrits.com Girls’ Southern Rankings:
1. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (VA) 0-0: The Saints won the DC Independent Schools Championship and fell to Bishop Ireton in the VISAA state championship last year with a team that fielded only a few seniors. They will be a competitive force again this year with 14 seniors and over 20 Division 1 recruits.
2. Bishop Ireton (VA) 0-0: The Cardinals won the VISAA state championship last year and graduated a slew of All-Americans. They will be a little young, but with 15 D1 recruits they will again contend for state honors.
3. Milton (GA) 0-0: The Eagles won their sixth straight Georgia state 6A championshi and will return this year with many Division 1 recruits.
4. St. Anne’s-Belfield (VA) 0-0: The Saints fell in the semifinals of the VISAA state championship last year and will again be a contender.
5. Ponte Vedra (FL) 3-0: The Sharks host Bishop Moore – the team that ended Vero Beach’s 145-game in-state win streak – on Friday.
6. Walton (GA) 0-0: The Trojans fell to Milton in the state finals last year and should again be a threat.
7. Lake Norman (N.C.) 0-0: The Wildcats won the North Carolina state championship last year and looks to repeat.
8. Barron Collier (FL) 2-0: The Titans host St. Thomas Aquinas on Saturday.
9. Bishop Moore (FL) 1-0:The Hornets shocked Vero Beach, 14-6, ending the Indians’ 145-game in-state win streak. Bishop Moore plays Friday at No. 5 Ponte Vedra.
10. Robinson (VA) 0-0: The Rams won the Virginia 6A state title last year and remain a leading favorite.
Under consideration: Bartram Trail (FL) 2-0, Cardinal Gibbons (N.C.) 0-0, Charlotte Catholic (N.C.) 0-0, Charlotte Country Day School (N.C.) 0-0; Collegiate School (VA) 0-0, Coppell (TX) 0-0, Lassiter (GA) 0-0, Olympia (FL) 2-1, Woodgrove (VA) 0-0, St. John’s (TX) 0-0, Hutchison (TN) 0-0.