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May 24, 2022 — Top 10 for the week of May 22

The girls’ lacrosse season becomes a frenzied competition for state honors, especially as one of the nation’s most prominent areas, New York, begins its postseason this week. Another, Maryland, finishes off competition in the next three days.

It will be interesting to see where teams like Darien and Victor finish in their respective state championships, and whether they can not only overcome their competitions, but the expectations placed upon them.

1. Darien (Conn.) 16-0
The Blue Wave compete last night in the FCIAC Tournament semifinals against Ridgefield (Conn.)

2. 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

3. Victor (N.Y.) 15-1
Blue Devils commence Section V Class B play against the winner of Spencerport (N.Y.) and Churchville-Chili (N.Y.) on Thursday

4. New Canaan (Conn.) 15-2
The Rams played Wilton (Conn.) in the semifinal round of the FCIAC Tournament

5. Westwood (Mass.) 14-0
Wolverines played Holliston (Mass.) last night in a league match

6. 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

7. Northport (N.Y.) 16-1
Tigers beat back Commack (N.Y.) over the weekend

8. Radnor Archbishop Carroll (Pa.) 20-0
Carroll, winners of their 21st consecutive Philadelphia Catholic League title, are the top seed in the PIAA District 12-Class AAA Tournament

9. Sykesville Century (Md.) 19-0
Knights take on Parkton Hereford (Md.) tomorrow night in the MPSSAA Class 3A state final at Loyola University

10. Severna Park (Md.) 17-2
The Falcons face Marriottsville Marriott’s Ridge (Md.) in what could be a dandy of an MPSSAA Class 3A title game

Who’s out: Glenelg (Md.) 8-7 loss to Sykeville Century (Md.).

And bear in mind: Orlando Lake Highland Prep (Fla.) 18-2, Owings Mills McDonogh (Md.) 15-3, Ridgewood (N.J.) 17-3, Summit (N.J.) 18-2, Rush-Henrietta (N.Y.) 13-3, South Huntington St. Anthony (N.Y.) 17-2, Bronxville (N.Y.) 17-1