Birch broke the best-known New Jersey record for the most points in a season after scoring 17 points in three games last week. Among this week’s Honorable Mentions are players from Malvern Prep (Pa.), Severna Park (Md.), Bishop Guertin (N.H.), Half Hollow Hills East (N.Y.) and Delbarton (N.J.).
It’s another week of four new teams entering the rankings this week. Half Hollow Hills East (N.Y.) makes its first appearance in the rankings, jumping all the way to No. 8.
After last week’s round of upsets, the Week 4 Consensus Rankings features five new teams. Paul VI (Va.) gets the highest ranking after defeating Gonzaga (D.C.) last week, while Loyola-Blakefield (Md.) moves to No. 21. Other new teams include Upper Dublin (Pa.), Summit (N.J.) and Lincoln-Sudbury (Mass.).
John Jay-Cross River (N.Y.) makes the rankings this week, making them the only new team. There was quite a bit of shuffling in the Week 3 Consensus Rankings this week.
In a break from tradition, it’s not just one player earning LaxRecords.com’s Player of the Week for April 9, 2018. A trio of players from Darien gets the honor after a big week for the Blue Wave. Today’s Honorable Mentions include players from Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.), Hereford (Md.), St. Mary’s (Md.), St. Anthony’s (N.Y.), Strath Haven (Pa.), Archbishop Spalding (Md.), Delbarton (N.J.), Chaminade (N.Y.) and Conestoga (Pa.).
It’s been two weeks since the last Consensus Rankings and quite a lot has changed. Gonzaga (D.C.), Manhasset (N.Y.) and Smithtown West (N.Y.) all jump into the Top 30 after not being ranked previously.
Jack Myers became the all-time leading scorer for the District of Columbia last week, in addition to helping his team to a win over a national Top 10 team. This week’s Honorable Mentions hail from Bullis (Md.), Darien (Conn.), La Salle College (Pa.), Severn School (Md.), Boys’ Latin (Md.), Seton Hall Prep (N.J.), St. Edwards (Fla.), Syosset (N.Y.), Malvern Prep (Pa.), Severna Park (Md.) and Grayslake North (Ill.).
The early high school lacrosse season proved turbulent for a number of teams in last week’s Consensus Rankings. Three new teams make their appearance in this week’s ranking: St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Va.), St. Mary’s (Md.) and St. John’s (D.C.).
Culver Academy (Ind.) was chosen as the No. 1 team by two of the three national polls during the preseason, giving them the slight edge over defending Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) A Conference champion Calvert Hall (Md.) as the top team in the nation.
Delbarton School head lacrosse coach Chuck Ruebling is stepping down after 31 years as head coach of the Delbarton’s varsity lacrosse program, according to the school’s website. Ruebling is a 1979 graduate of the school, a member of Delbarton’s first varsity lacrosse team in 1976 and a four year letter winner in the sport.