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Nov. 15, 2016 — Top 10 for the week of Nov. 13

Some enormous results occurred last weekend, with overtime finishes, controversial endings, the controversial issuances of penalty cards, and some dominating scores in situations you might not have expected.

There’s competition this week from Massachusetts to California, and then the domestic season for varsity teams will finish by the weekend. Plenty of teams are at play here, especially those in the three brackets in the Pennsylvania public-school tournament.

Our No. 11 Team of the Week is Muhlenberg College. The Muhls won the ECAC Division III field hockey championship with a 3-0 win over Kean University. But, as befitting this past weekend’s action, Muhlenberg had a heart-stopping incident in the semifinal game against Alvernia. Muhlenberg had earned a corner in the 70th minute, which was executed after the clock expired. Alvernia gave up three rebounds, and a fourth was pegged onto the goal cage, whereupon it struck a foot on the goal line. The Muhls would score on the resulting penalty stroke.

1. Emmaus (Pa.) 26-0

Emmaus escape Downingtown (Pa.) East in overtime, only to be matched with Millersville Penn Manor (Pa.) in PIAA Class AAA semifinal today

2. Mount Joy Donegal (Pa.) 27-0

The Indians are in a rich seam of form, having beaten a good Flourtown Mount St. Joseph Academy (Pa.) side 10-1. Yep, that’s right. A nine-goal victory in a state quarterfinal. Donegal plays Malvern Villa Maria (Pa.) today

3. San Diego Serra (Calif.) 24-0

In the first round of the CIF San Diego Section’s Open Division, the Conquistadors take on San Diego Canyon Crest Academy (Calif.), the area’s magnet-school team, which could make for an interesting afternoon

4. Watertown (Mass.) 21-0

Raiders won the Division 2 North championship on Saturday and compete in the MIAA semifinals against a very good Foxborough (Mass.) team in the state semifinals tomorrow at Reading (Mass.)

5. Oley (Pa.) Valley 25-0

The Lynx meet a Lehman Lake-Lehman (Pa.) side that beat a Kingston Wyoming Seminary (Pa.) team which, in turn, beat Voorhees Eastern (N.J.) earlier this year

6. Virginia Beach Frank W. Cox (Va.) 19-4

Season complete: Falcons were able to beat rival Virginia Beach First Colonial (Va.) 2-1 in VHSL Class 6A final; they had also beaten undefeated Fairfax (Va.) on the way to their 19th state title

7. Palmyra (Pa.) 21-2

After edging Kennett Square Unionville (Pa.) on Saturday, the Cougars play Hummelstown Lower Dauphin (Pa.) in PIAA Class AAA semifinal

8. Millersville Penn Manor (Pa.) 24-2

Penn Manor will have to get by defending state champion Emmaus (Pa.) this evening if they want to make it back to the state final for the first time since their draw with Palmyra a couple of years ago

9. Louisville Assumption (Ky.) 23-4-1

Season complete: Beat Louisville Sacred Heart (Ky.) 1-0 in the KHSAA final

10. North Caldwell West Essex (N.J.) 22-1

The Knights are playing better than anyone else in the Garden State in recent weeks, and are the No. 1 seed in the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions. If there is a team that is a match for Voorhees Eastern (N.J.), this is the one

11. Muhlenberg College 18-3

Emily Boyle had a pair of goals for the Muhls on the way to winning the ECAC title

Who’s out: Fairfax (Va.), 1-0 loss to Virginia Beach Frank W. Cox (Va.); Virginia Beach First Colonial (Va.), 2-1 loss to Virginia Beach Frank W. Cox (Va.)

And bear in mind: Los Gatos (Calif.) 17-0, Newport Beach Newport Harbor (Calif.) 18-1-4, Englewood Kent Denver (Colo.) 16-0-2, Darien (Conn.) 15-1-2, Westport Staples (Conn.) 15-1-2, Glastonbury (Conn.) 18-0, Greenwich (Conn.) Academy 16-1, Wilmington Padua Academy (Del.) 15-0, Wilmington Tower Hill (Del.) 14-1, Lake Forest (Ill.) 20-2, Winnetka New Trier (Ill.) 20-5, Louisville Sacred Heart (Ky.) 22-6, York (Maine) 18-0, Skowhegan (Maine) Area 14-3-1, Wales Oak Hill (Maine) 17-1, Edgewater South River (Md.) 18-1-1, Sykesville Liberty (Md.) 16-2, Parkton Hereford (Md.) 15-3, Pasadena Chesapeake (Md.) 13-5, Owings Mills McDonogh (Md.) 16-5, Ann Arbor Pioneer (Mich.) 15-0-2, St. Louis St. Joseph’s Academy (Mo.) 21-2-1, St. Louis Cor Jesu (Mo.) 18-5, Plaistow Timberlane (N.H.) 12-5-1, Windham (N.H.) 15-2, Gilford (N.H.) 15-1-1, Voorhees Eastern (N.J.) 22-2, Ocean City (N.J.) 22-3, Pennsauken Bishop Eustace (N.J.) 21-3, Haddonfield (N.J.) Memorial 19-5-1, Clifton Park Shenendehowa (N.Y.) Central 21-0, Shrub Oak Lakeland (N.Y.) 20-0-2, Whitney Point (N.Y.) 19-1, Charlotte (N.C.) Latin 16-0-1, Charlotte Myers Park (N.C.) 18-1, Worthington Thomas Worthington (Ohio) 19-3, Cincinnati Ursuline (Ohio) 14-4-2, Malvern Villa Maria (Pa.) 19-2, Villanova Academy of Notre Dame de Namur (Pa.) 17-2-1, Newtown Square Episcopal Academy (Pa.) 15-6-1, Lehman Lake-Lehman (Pa.) 18-0-1, Virginia Beach First Colonial (Va.) 22-1, Chesapeake Great Bridge (Va.) 22-0, Yorktown Tabb (Va.) 20-2, Stafford Mountain View (Va.) 18-6, Norfolk (Va.) Academy 18-2, Brookfield (Wisc.) Academy 14-1-2


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