Highlands Ranch (Colo.) is making the lacrosse news for positive reasons with a stunning playoff run. Much of the West Coast is winding down its season, making for big news in Colorado, New Mexico and California.
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This week’s Northeast notebook takes a look at freshman Joey Spallina and his prolific scoring along with more news from the region.
Allen Hockenberry from St. Mary’s (Md.) earns Player of the Week for March 19. The junior helped the Saints to a 2-0 record over region powerhouses. Honorable mentions are from California, Canada, Florida, Maryland, Georgia, North Carolina, Washington, D.C., and Missouri.
There are 57 new boys high school lacrosse players added to the 2019 High School Stat Leaders today. Thomas Mencke from Highland Park (Texas) leads all scorers, while Aiden Bullock from Douglas County (Colo.) leads the way for faceoff men.
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.
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.
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.