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Dec. 20, 2019 — The Final Top 50

We’re back with our (reasonably) well-researched national Top 50. Heading this list, of course, are, once again, the two Garden State Firm rivals, Voorhees Eastern (N.J.) and Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.).

The gap between the two teams has grown a bit thanks to a pair of 4-1 wins on the part of the Royals. However, next year the northern queens graduate a lot of seniors, and Eastern returns the nation’s leading scorer, Ryleigh Heck.

After some long evenings with copious amounts of vitamin-enhanced water and the occasional egg nog, here’s our Top 50:

1. Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.) 26-0
2. Voorhees Eastern (N.J.) 23-2
3. Delmar (Del.) 19-0
4. Somerset-Berkley (Mass.) 24-0
5. West Lawn Wilson (Pa.) 25-3
6. Virginia Beach Frank W. Cox (Va.) 18-1
7. Richmond Trinity Episcopal (Va.) 19-0
8. Kingston Wyoming Seminary (Pa.) 23-2
9. Greenwich (Conn.) Sacred Heart 21-2
10. Plymouth Wyoming Valley West (Pa.) 16-3-1
11. Hummelstown Lower Dauphin (Pa.) 23-1-3
12. Newtown Square Episcopal Academy (Pa.) 20-1-1
13. Winnetka New Trier (Ill.) 26-2-1
14. Palmyra (Pa.) 22-3
15. Dexter (Mich.) 19-1-2
16. Westport Staples (Conn.) 21-1-1
17. Oley (Pa.) Valley 25-2
18. North Caldwell West Essex (N.J.) 23-2-1
19. Shrub Oak Lakeland (N.Y.) 20-1-1
20. Gahanna Columbus Academy (Ohio) 20-0-1
21. Louisville Assumption (Ky.) 17-10-1
22. Maine-Endwell (N.Y.) 16-3
23. West Long Branch Shore Regional (N.J.) 24-3
24. Langley (Va.) 20-1-1
25. San Diego Scripps Ranch (Calif.) 22-2-1
26. St. Louis Mary Institute-Country Day School (Mo.) 17-3-1
27. Mullica Hill Clearview (N.J.) 22-3-1
28. Gloucester (Va.) 19-2
29. Houston St. John’s (Tex.) 15-2
30. Severna Park (Md.) 16-2
31. Lewes Cape Henlopen (Del.) 17-2
32. Fredericksburg James Monroe (Va.) 20-3
33. San Diego Serra (Calif.) 22-3
34. Owings Mills Garrison Forrest (Md.) 17-3-1
35. Skowhegan (Maine) 18-0
36. Denver Colorado Academy (Colo.) 18-0
37. Guilford (Conn.) 21-0
38. Sykesville Liberty (Md.) 16-0
39. Los Angeles Harvard-Westlake (Calif.) 18-0
40. Dover-Sherborn (Mass.) 21-1-2
41. Charlotte (N.C.) Catholic 16-2
42. Granby (Conn.) Memorial 18-0-1
43. Marriottsville Marriotts Ridge (Md.) 12-3-1
44. Charlotte (N.C.) Country Day School 18-3-2
45. St. Louis Villa Duchesne (Mo.) 19-5
46. Pottstown Hill School (Pa.) 17-3
47. Weston Rivers School (Mass.) 18-0-1
48. Virginia Beach Cape Henry Collegiate (Va.) 15-4-1
49. Windsor (Vt.) 14-2-1
50. Windham (N.H.) 16-1

And bear in mind:  San Jose Archbishop Mitty (Calif.) 18-2-2, Westminster (Md.) 13-5, Hanover (N.H.) 14-1-1, Cherry Hill Camden Catholic (N.J.) 19-3, Bronxville (N.Y.) 17-3-2, Emmaus (Pa.) 26-1, East Greenwich (R.I.) 15-1-1, South Burlington Rice Memorial (Vt.) 12-4-1, Bristol Mount Abraham Union (Vt.) 12-3-2, Virginia Beach First Colonial (Va.) 15-3, Milwaukee Divine Savior Holy Angels (Wisc.) 9-6

2 Comments»

  John Wright wrote @

I went through the list 3 times trying to find Emmaus and if I missed it I apologize. If not in the list 26-1 record, in your top five pretty much all season and lost one game to your number five team and the eventual Pennsylvania state champion by one goal. Should be in there somewhere.

  Tim wrote @

I agree with the previous comment. One-goal loss to the No. 5 and they fall out of the top 50? Emmaus also had the eighth-best scoring total of all time.


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