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May 16, 2023 — Top 10 for the week of May 14

Last week saw the end of competition in several places, including the CIF North Coast and in the Baltimore-area private schools in the nation’s best conference, the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland.

But in one of the better competitions, the postseason is just beginning. The Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference is often a bellweather of how teams will do in the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference heading into June. It will be interesting to see what happens when Darien has to meet Wilton and/or New Canaan a second or third time this season..

1. Darien (Conn.) 13-0
The Wave have 10-goalled their last three opponents heading into this week’s Fairfield County tournament
2. Owings Mills McDonogh (Md.) 20-1
Season complete: Eagles beat Brooklandville St. Paul’s (Md.) 13-9 in Class “A” Tournament final
3. Radnor Archbishop Carroll (Pa.) 16-1
Patriots take on Philadelphia Archbishop Wood (Pa.) tomorrow in the semifinal round of the Philadelphia Catholic League tournament
4. Bayport-Blue Point (N.Y.) 15-0
Phantoms beat Smithtown (N.Y.) West 14-2 to close out regular season; Section XI Class C playoff bracket has them hosting the winner of Robky Point and Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.) this Saturday
5. Brooklandville St. Paul’s (Md.) 17-2
Season complete: The Gators fell to Owings Mills McDonogh (Md.) in the final of the IAAM Class “A” Tournament
6. Delray American Heritage (Fla.) 22-1
Season complete: The Stallions made their run through the FHSAA Class 1A tournament look easy, especially with an 11-4 win over Orlando Lake Highland Prep (Fla.) team in the final
7. Eldersburg Liberty (Md.) 11-1
Lions were to meet Sykesville South Carroll (Md.) in the regional final yesterday
8. South Huntington St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) 15-2
Beat Manhasset (N.Y.) 11-9 last weekend; Friars took on Uniondale Kellenberg Memorial (N.Y.) yesterday
9. Manchester (Md.) Valley 14-0
Were to play Glenelg (Md.) in the MPSSAA Class2A octofinals yesterday
10. Danville San Ramon Valley (Calif.) 22-0
Season complete: The Wolves beat El Dorado Hills Oak Ridge (Calif.) 14-7 in the final of the CIF North Coast Section Tournament

Who’s out: Lutherville Maryvale Prep (Md.) 16-4 loss to Brooklandville St. Paul’s (Md.)

And bear in mind: Denver Colorado Academy (Colo.) 17-0, Greenwich (Conn.) Academy 8-2, Lewes Cape Henlopen (Del.) 14-1, Lutherville Maryvale Prep (Md.) 16-3, Severna Park (Md.) 13-2, Olney Good Counsel (Md.) 16-5, Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.) 11-3, Summit (N.J.) 11-2, Cicero-North Syracuse (N.Y.) 14-1, Baldwinsville (N.Y.) 12-3, Rush-Henretta (N.Y.) 15-1, Canandaigua (N.Y.) Academy 12-3, East Setauket Ward Melville (N.Y.) 14-2, Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons (N.C.) 20-1, Charlottesville St. Anne’s-Belfield (Va.) 16-2