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May 23, 2017 — Top 10 for the week of May 21

More playoffs are under way this week, and a number of states or commonwealths finish out play. This includes the three public-school divisions in Maryland, which means that Glenelg (Md.) is attempting to finish off an undefeated season this afternoon.

Our honorary No. 11 Team of the Week is the girls’ lacrosse team at Windsor (Calif.). The program suffered through a rough first couple of seasons — somewhat rougher than most. The Jaguars not only did not win a single game in 2015 and 2016, the team scored one goal or fewer on at least 13 occasions. But head coaches Aaron and Kristin Piotter got their team to believe in what they were doing, and completely turned their fortunes around. The Jaguars had a good enough record to qualify for the North Coast Section Division II tournament, which is a tremendous victory in and of itself.

1. Owings Mills McDonogh (Md.) 22-0

Season complete: Beat Towson Notre Dame Prep (Md.) 12-9 in IAAM Class “A” championship game; win streak now at 177 games

2. Ridgewood (N.J.) 19-0

Outscored three opponents last week by a combined score of 70-8; Maroons face Basking Ridge Ridge (N.J.) in Group IV North 2 semifinal today

3. Glenelg (Md.) 19-0

Gladiators take on Bel Air C. Milton Wright (Md.) in MPSSAA Class 3A/2A final this afternoon at Stevenson University

4. East Setauket Ward Melville (N.Y.) 16-0

Patriots played West Islip (N.Y.) yesterday for a chance to go to the NYSPHSAA Section XI Class A semifinal on May 24th

5. Mount Sinai (N.Y.) 11-2

Mustangs meet winner of Westhampton (N.Y.) and Sayville (N.Y.) in NYSPHSAA Section XI Class C semifinal on May 25th

6. San Diego Torrey Pines (Calif.) 23-0

Season complete: Beat a very good Poway (Calif.) side in the CIF San Diego Open Division championship

7. Brighton (N.Y.) 14-0

Barons play Rochester Irondequoit (N.Y.) in the NYSPHSAA Section V Class B quarterfinals

8. Towson Notre Dame Prep (Md.) 17-2

Season complete: Blazers had momentum in the first half and the lead until McDonogh went on a 7-0 run to turn a 4-3 deficit into a 10-4 lead

9. Rosemont Agnes Irwin (Pa.) 18-5

Met Pottstown Hill School (Pa.) in PAISAA quarterfinals yesterday

10. Alexandria Bishop Ireton (Va.) 19-5

Cardinals got the ball in overtime and overcame a late comeback in the VISL title match against Alexandria St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (Va.)

11. Windsor (Calif.) 9-5

Jaguars got an early lead on San Francisco Lick-Wilmderding (Calif.) but could not sustain the scoring as they lost 11-3

Who’s out: Alexandria St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (Va.) 9-8 OT loss to Alexandria Bishop Ireton (Va.)

And bear in mind: Darien (Conn.) 13-3, Orlando Bishop Moore (Fla.) 20-4, Milton (Ga.) 19-4, Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.) 17-4, Moorestown (N.J.) 17-2, Fayettteville-Manlius (N.Y.) 13-3, Camillus West Genesee (N.Y.) 13-3, Newfield Middle Country (N.Y.) 13-3, Garden City (N.Y.) 15-1, Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons (N.C.) 18-2, Massilon Jackson (Ohio) 19-0, Tredyffrin Conestoga (Pa.) 18-2, Wilson West Lawn (Pa.) 21-1, Radnor Archbishop Carroll (Pa.) 18-1, Alexandria St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (Va.) 27-2


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