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June 4, 2019 — Top 10 for the week of June 1

Only days remain in the U.S. domestic season, with Pennsylvania finishing its state tournament this week, New Jersey finishing its Tournament of Champions, and New York having a number of amazing matchups on Friday for the state semifinals in their four classifications. If you can, go out and see these amazing athletes do their thing.

Our honorary No. 11 team this week is Carmel (Ind.), which won the Indiana Class 2A state championship last weekend with a 12-7 victory over Indianapolis Brebeuf Jesuit (Ind.).

1. Owings Mills McDonogh (Md.) 21-0

Season complete: The Eagles won their 10th IAAM Class A crown in 11 years, but not without receiving a major scare from Brooklandville St. Paul’s School for Girls (Md.). McDonogh was down two in the last four minutes before winning 5-4 in double overtime

2. Baldwinsville (N.Y.) 18-1

The Bees defeated Ithaca (N.Y.) in a Class A tournament quarterfinal and will take on Bethlehem (N.Y.) in the state semifinals

3. Pittsford (N.Y.) 17-2

After a four-OT game against Rush-Henrietta (N.Y.), the Panthers take on Northport (N.Y.) in a state semifinal

4. Orlando Lake Highland Prep (Fla.) 20-2

Season complete: Saved its best lacrosse for the end of the season, besting Delray American Heritage (Fla.) and then Palm Beach Benjamin School (Fla.) in the FHSAA final

5. South Huntington St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) 17-1

Season complete: Beat Hempstead Sacred Heart Academy (N.Y.) 9-7 to win CHSAA Class AA title

6. Westwood (Mass.) 19-1

Warriors have been on a tear since an early-season loss to Norwell (Mass.) and are a threat to win the state championship

7. Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) 17-2

Beat Bayport-Blue Point 5-4 to win the Long Island title and advanced to the state semifinals this Friday

8. Oak Knoll (20-2)

The five-time Group I champion holds the top seed in NJSIAA Tournament of Champions and play Haddonfield (N.J.) Memorial tomorrow in semifinals

9. Severna Park (Md.) 19-1

Season complete: Falcons beat Timonium Dulaney (Md.) 10-5 to win MPSSAA Class 4A final; program’s 14th state championship

10. Brooklandville St. Paul’s School for Girls (Md.) 12-10

Season complete: It’s not often you see a 10-loss team anywhere near a Top 10 in any kind of national sports countdown. But this Gators team, part of the single toughest league in the country, put together a great run in the IAAM playoffs, knocking off Towson Notre Dame Prep (Md.) and Glenelg (Md.) Country to get to the final

11. Carmel (Ind.) 17-3-1

Hannah Kim was a leader for the Greyhounds this year with 61 goals and 95 draw controls

Who’s out? Manhasset (N.Y.) 10-9 loss to Eastport-South Manor (N.Y.)