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June 20, 2017 — Top 10 for the week of June 18

With the end of the scholastic girls’ lacrosse season last weekend, we come back with this week’s back-of-the-envelope Top 10. It will be the last one before our better-researched Final Top 50 comes out. The Top 10 are not guaranteed to be in the same order when that list is released.

Our honorary No. 11 Team of the Week is the junior varsity team at Nantucket (Mass.), which finished with an undefeated record this season.

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. Glenelg (Md.) 20-0

Season complete: Gladiators beat Bel Air C. Milton Wright (Md.) in MPSSAA Class 3A/2A final

3. Mount Sinai (N.Y.) 18-2

Season complete: beat Honeoye Falls-Lima (N.Y.) 15-4 to win Mustangs’ third straight state championship

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

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

5. 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

6. Bridgewater-Raritan (N.J.) 22-1

Season complete: Beat Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.) 7-6 to win its first NJSIAA Tournament of Champions title

7. Rosemont Agnes Irwin (Pa.) 21-5

Season complete: Beat Newtown Square Episcopal Academy (Pa.) 14-7 in PAISAA final

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

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

9. Radnor Archbishop Carroll (Pa.) 23-1

Season complete: After so many years of trying, this talented senior-laden side beat Springfield (Pa.) in the PIAA Class AAA final

10. Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.) 21-5

Season complete: Royals, the state Group I champions, almost won second T of C in three years, but fell short to Bridgewater-Raritan, a school with a 9-12 enrollment more than 10 times Oak Knoll’s size

11. Nantucket JV (Mass.) 9-0

Season complete: Head coach Jami Lower’s crew now determined to emerge on the varsity in 2018 and beyond

And bear in mind: Darien (Conn.) 20-3, Lewes Cape Henlopen (Del.) 16-2, Orlando Bishop Moore (Fla.) 20-4, Milton (Ga.) 19-4, Marriottsville Marriotts Ridge (Md.) 12-4, Moorestown (N.J.) 21-2, Garden City (N.Y.) 20-1, Pittsford (N.Y.) 20-1, Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons (N.C.) 18-2, Upper Arlington (Ohio) 16-2, Alexandria St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (Va.) 27-2