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Nov. 15, 2022 — Top 10 for the week of Nov. 13

There are just 16 championships left to be contested in 2022: four each in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, three in Connecticut, two in Delaware, and the three New England prep school brackets. This week’s competition has a lot to go in order to match the drama of Saturday (just look back three days on this blog), but a lot of the best teams will be completing their seasons — and for some, their careers.

Our honorary No. 11 Team of the Week is the winner of the Division 2 bracket of the CIF San Diego Section. In the 41 years of field hockey at the school, San Diego University City (Calif.) has never won a major trophy. But the Centurions were able to come through with a 2-0 shootout win after a goalless draw..

1. Delmar (Del.) 17-0
The Wildcats will meet the Wilmington (Del.) Friends School in the semifinal round of the DIAA Division II tournament after a 12-1 win over Greenwood Woodbridge (Del.).

2. Emmaus (Pa.) 25-0
The Hornets take on Wilson West Lawn (Pa.) in the PIAA Class AAA semifinals after last Saturday’s 7-0 shotout of Honesdale (Pa.)

3. San Diego Canyon Hills (Calif.) 26-0
Season complete: The Rattlers won the CIF Open Division Tournament but it was not easy; the team got a penalty corner goal with 10 seconds left

4. Cherry Hill Camden Catholic (N.J.) 21-1
Season complete: Irish beat Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.) 2-1 to win the NJSIAA Non-Public state championship

5. Pottstown Hill School (Pa.) 19-1
Hill takes on Newtown Square Episcopal Academy (Pa.) in the PAISAA final tomorrow at Conshohockey (or as we call it, “Conshohockey”)

6. Northport (N.Y.) 23-0
Season complete: Tigers got by a game Cicero-North Syracuse (N.Y.) outfit thanks to an Olivia McKenna overtime penalty stroke

7. Palmyra (Pa.) 19-2-2
Cougars bested 2021 PIAA Class AA champion Elverson Twin Valley (Pa.), and plays Upper Gwynedd Gwynedd-Mercy Academy (Pa.) today for a berth in the state final

8. Woolwich Kingsway (N.J.) 20-2-1
Season complete: The Dragons won their first state championship in style, outscoring their opposition 36-1 including a 4-1 win in the final against Hillsborough (N.J.)

9. Watertown (Mass.) 20-0
The Raiders take on Dover-Sherborne (Mass.) in the semifinals of MIAA Division 3 Tournament in a game played at Canton (Mass.)

10. Lewes Cape Henlopen (Del..) 16-2
The Vikings take on Wilmington Padua Academy (Del.) in the semifinals of the DIAA Division 1 Tournament

11. San Diego University City (Calif.) 19-9
Season complete: Jenna Amos and Keiko Yamamuro had the shootout goals for UC in the dramatic win

Who’s out: Norfolk (Va.) Academy, 5-0 loss to Richmond (Va.) Collegiate

And bear in mind: Denver Colorado Academy (Colo.) 18-1, Darien (Conn.) 21-0, Winnetka New Trier (Ill.) 25-4, Louisville Assumption (Ky.) 22-5-1, Skowhegan (Maine) Area 18-0, Annapolis Broadneck (Md.) 20-0, Ann Arbor Pioneer (Mich,) 12-1-1, North Caldwell West Essex (N.J.) 20-3-1, Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.) 17-6, Vestal (N.Y.) 15-5, Mechanicsburg (Pa.) 18-4-1, Hummelstown Lower Dauphin (Pa.) 20-3-1, West Lawn Wilson (Pa.) 23-2-1, Houston St. John’s (Tex.) 18-2, Richmond (Va.) Collegiate 17-5, Yorktown Tabb (Va.) 24-0

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