By Ashley Blanton
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 4/7/16
The TopLaxRecruits Western Boys’ Rankings:
1. Monte Vista 12-0 (CA)
The Mustangs hold the No. 1 slot after an 11-6 win over Loyola Los Angeles. They face the Marin Academy next.
2. Cherry Creek (CO) 3-0
The Bruins defeated Mountain Lakes (NJ), 10-8. Today, they will face Torrey Pines (CA).
3. St. Ignatius Prep (CA) 8-3
The Wildcats survived a 6-5 win over La Costa Canyon, days after their stunning 7-5 win over Long Island power Chaminade (N.Y.). They will face Foothill-Santa Ana tomorrow
4. Regis Jesuit (CO) 4-1
The Raiders, after an 8-6 loss to la Costa Canyon (CA), face St. Margaret Episcopal (CA) today.
5. Torrey Pines (CA) 7-1
The Falcons beat ranked Corona Del Mar in a nail-biting 9-8 win in OT. Their only loss of the season is to No. 4 Regis Jesuit (CO).
6. Mercer Island (WA) 5-0
The Islanders shut down Lincoln (OR) 12-7. They face Skyline on Friday.
7. Bellevue (WA) 6-2
The Wolverines were handed two heartbreaking losses to Long Island powers Massapequa, 13-10, and Garden City, 5-4.
8. Mountain Vista (CO) 4-0
The Golden Eagles beat Kent Denver, 18-4. Tomorrow, they will suit up against Thunder Ridge.
9. Corona Del Mar (CA) 9-1
The Sea Kings suffered a 9-8 OT loss to Torrey Pines but defeated Desert Vista and Notre Dame Prep out of AZ.
10. Poway (CA) 9-1
The Titans keep pace by defeating Del Norte, 12-2.
Under consideration: Arapahoe (CO) 2-2; Brighton (UT) 9-2; Corner Canyon (UT) 7-2; Coronado Red (NV) 16-2; De La Salle (CA) 9-2; Faith Lutheran (NV) 9-2; Foothill-Santa Ana (CA) 10-3; Granite Bay (CA) 6-1; La Costa Canyon (CA) 8-3; Monarch (CO) 5-1; Oregon Episcopal (OR) 3-0; Palos Verdes (CA) 7-2; Park City (UT) 5-1.