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May 17, 2022 — Top 10 for the week of May 15

It’s been said that NCAA lacrosse is “May Madness.” But the girls’ scholastic game is seeing more than its share of amazing games in the month of May. Not only did we see exciting denouements in to the seasons in Florida and in the IAAM postseason, but the Maryland public schools and the Virginia independent schools are ramping up.

Tonight sees an exciting morsel as No. 2 Glenelg (Md.) takes on No. 10 Sykesville Century (Md) at 6:30 p.m. These two schools have played championship-level lacrosse for decades on opposite sides of Interstate 70 as it runs through the Free State countryside.

1. Darien (Conn.) 15-0
The Blue Wave commence with FCIAC Tournament play this Thursday against Trumbull St. Joseph’s (Conn.)

2. Glenelg (Md.) 15-0
The Gladiators take on a good Sykesville Century (Md.) team in the MPSSAA Class 3A West regional title game this evening after a weather delay

3. Brooklandville St. Paul’s (Md.) 17-1
Season complete: Took everything that Glenelg Country gave them three weeks ago in a 20-7 loss and eased out to a 15-7 win in the IAAM “A” final

4. Victor (N.Y.) 15-1
Team is reaching its stride with recent wins over Baldwinsville (N.Y.) as well as Rush-Henrietta (N.Y.)

5. New Canaan (Conn.) 14-2
The Rams are the third-ranked team in the upcoming FCIAC Tournament and have a rematch against Westport Staples (Conn.) in the quarterfinal round

6. Westwood (Mass.) 13-0
Wolverines beat Franklin (Mass.) 6-5 last week in a game which should be a bellweather for the MIAA season

7. Glenelg (Md.) Country School 16-1
Season complete: Dragons take on a good Baltimore Bryn Mawr (Md.) side in the semifinals of the IAAM Class “A” Tournament

8. Northport (N.Y.) 14-1
The defending sectional champions are rounding into form for a deep postseason run

9. Radnor Archbishop Carroll (Pa.) 18-0
Patriots beat Philadelphia Penn Charter (Pa.) and Springfield (Pa.) to close out the regular season

10. Sykesville Century (Md.) 14-0
It’s a shame that the state’s Class 3A championship may be decided in Century’s match against Glenelg (Md.) in a contest broadcast on the NFHS Network

Who’s out: Owings Mills McDonogh (Md.) 13-9 loss to Brooklandville St. Paul’s (Md.).

And bear in mind: Orlando Lake Highland Prep (Fla.) 18-2, Sykesville Century (Md.) 14-0, Owings Mills McDonogh (Md.) 15-3, Ridgewood (N.J.) 14-3, Summit (N.Y.) 15-2, Rush-Henrietta (N.Y.) 13-2, South Huntington St. Anthony (N.Y.) 14-2, Bronxville (N.Y.) 15-1