McDonogh (Md.) No. 1 in Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ Lacrosse Top 25

BALTIMORE, April 16, 2014 — Unbeaten McDonogh (Md.), winner of 103 consecutive games, remains the unanimous No. 1 team in this week’s Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ Lacrosse National Top 25, released today by US Lacrosse. The Top 25 appears as part of Lacrosse Magazine’s weekly report on high school girls’ lacrosse<>.

The Eagles tied the record for consecutive wins by defeating No. 7 Marriotts Ridge (Md.), 16-9, Monday, equaling the mark set by Loch Raven (Md.) in 1982 and Mount Hebron (Md.) in 2007. McDonogh has a chance to break that record Thursdaywhen it plays at No. 12 St. Paul’s (Md.). The rest of the Top 10 from a week ago remains, with minor variation, as Moorestown (N.J.), St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Va.), Manhasset (N.Y.) and St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) continue in spots No. 2-5 for another week.

The bottom of the poll has three newcomers, as Roland Park (Md.), West Islip (N.Y.) and Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.) enter at Nos. 23-25 this week. Eleven states and Washington, D.C., are represented in the Nike/US Lacrosse National Top 25.

The Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls’ Lacrosse National Top 25, with team records, voting points (first-place votes), previous week’s ranking and next opponent noted:

1. McDonogh (Md.) 12-0, 200(8), 1, 4/17 at St. Paul’s (Md.)
2. Moorestown (N.J.) 6-0, 192, 2, 4/15 at Holy Cross (N.J.)
3. St. Stephen’s & St.Agnes (Va.) 15-0, 184, 3, 4/15 vs. Holy Child (Md.)
4. Manhasset (N.Y.) 5-0, 176, 4, 4/17 vs. Notre Dame Prep (Md.)
5. St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) 5-0, 168, 5, 4/15 vs. Our Lady of Mercy (N.Y.)
6. Vero Beach (Fla.) 15-3, 158, 6, 4/17 at St. Edward’s (Fla.)
7. Marriotts Ridge (Md.) 9-1, 143, 7, 4/22 vs. Centennial (Md.)
8. Milton (Ga.) 9-2, 137, 9, 4/16 vs. Strath Haven (Pa.)
9. Garden City (N.Y.) 7-0, 132, 10, 4/16 vs. Darien (Conn.)
10. Mt. Sinai (N.Y.) 6-0, 127, 8, 4/16 at Sayville (N.Y.)
11. Darien (Conn.) 2-0, 120, 11, 4/15 at Brien McMahon (Conn.)
12. Loyola (Ill.) 10-1, 99, 13, 4/24 at Walton (Ga.)
13. Garnet Valley (Pa.) 9-1, 87, 18, 4/22 at Ridley (Pa.)
14. Good Counsel (Md.) 7-3, 83, 16, 4/15 vs. St. John’s College (D.C.)
15. Bishop Ireton (Va.) 9-2, 69, 12, 4/17 vs. Springfield-Delco (Pa.)
15. Suffern (N.Y.) 4-1, 69, 15, 4/16 at Bay Shore (N.Y.)
17. Farmingdale (N.Y.) 5-2, 67, 14, 4/16 vs. St. Anthony’s (N.Y.)
18. Notre Dame Prep (Md.) 7-3, 58, 19, 4/17 at Manhasset (N.Y.)
19. Georgetown Visitation (D.C.) 6-4, 56, 21, 4/15 at Bullis (D.C.)
20. Notre Dame (Mass.) 5-0, 54, 20, 4/16 vs. Lincoln Sudbury (Mass.)
21. Harriton (Pa.) 5-4, 40, 17, 4/17 vs. Syosset (N.Y.)
22. Great Valley (Pa.) 8-0, 34, 24, 4/21 at Boyertown Area (Pa.)
23. Roland Park (Md.) 8-2, 31, NR, 4/16 vs. Garrison Forest (Md.)
24. West Islip (N.Y.) 8-0, 26, NR, 4/23 vs. Ward Melville (N.Y.)
25. Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.) 10-1, 13, NR, 4/22 vs. Esperanza (Calif.)

Others receiving votes:
Hutchison School (Tenn.) 13-0, 12
Bryn Mawr (Md.) 6-3, 11
Westwood (Mass.) 6-0, 11
Wilton (Conn.) 2-0, 11
New Trier (Ill.) 10
Bay Shore (N.Y.) 3-2, 8
Archbishop Spalding (Md.) 9-4, 6
St. Paul’s (Md.) 5-5, 4
C.M. Wright (Md.) 5-1, 4

Voters in the Nike/US Lacrosse Top 25 polls include Lacrosse Magazine writers and US Lacrosse area representatives in the field. The national Top 25 supplements in-depth coverage of high school girls’ lacrosse, including regional Top 10 rankings and news and notes from each of five regions:


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