By Ashley Blanton
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/23/17
The TopLaxRecruits Western Girls’ Rankings:
1. Novato (CA) 5-0
The Hornets, No. 1 last year, proved they deserve to be on top again, downing previous No. 1, Colorado Academy, 16-6. Novato will travel to play Granite Bay (CA) Saturday.
2. Mater Dei (CA) 7-1
The Monarchs defeated La Costa Canyon, 13-6. This Monday, the Monarchs will face undefeated Dakota Ridge (CO).
3. Torrey Pines (CA) 8-0
The Falcons continue their undefeated streak, facing Poway (CA) today.
4. St. Ignatius Prep (CA) 5-0
The Wildcats get their biggest test yet Tuesday when they play #1 Novato.
5. Cherry Creek (CO) 3-0.
The Lady Bruins faced Cherokee Trail today.
6. Colorado Academy (CO) 2-1
The Mustangs rebound from the 16-6 loss to Novato with a 16-4 rout of Sacred Heart (CA).
7. Lake Oswego (OR) 2-0
The Lakers took down the WA state champs, Eastside Catholic, 13-12, to earn a spot in the Top 10.
8. Dakota Ridge (CO) 4-0
The Eagles had a key 13-8 win over Pine Creek.
9. Mullen (CO) 2-0
The Mustangs will face off against Durango (CO) today.
10. Bainbridge Island (WA) 3-0
The Spartans defeated Snohomish, 23-11.
Teams to Watch: Air Academy (CO) 4-1; California High (CA) 6-1; Chaparral (CO) 4-1; Davis (CA) 4-2; Denver East (CO) 1-1; Dougherty Valley (CA) 6-0; Eastside Catholic (WA) 4-1; Granite Bay (CA) 2-1; Kent Denver (CO) 2-1; La Jolla (CA) 8-0; St. Margaret’s (CA) 0-0.