Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/25/08
Radnor, which went undefeated and won the District One Class AAA championship, finished eighth in the LaxPower National Coaches/Computer Ratings for high school girls.
The Red Raiders – the top-ranked team in the final Phillylacrosse.com Top 10 Poll – won the Central League title, went 23-0 and defeated Bayard Rustin, 15-11, in the district finals.
Three other Philly teams finished in the top 25 rankings. Springfield-Delco (19-3), the Class AA champion, was 19th, Bayard Rustin (17-3) was 23rd and Class AA runner-up Great Valley (19-4) was 25th.
The LaxPower poll is based equally on national computer rankings and a panel that involves 18 high school coaches around the country.
The top teams in the poll included: John Carroll School (18-0) of Maryland; Sts. Stephen’s and Agnes (26-0) of Virginia; Severna Park (20-0) of Maryland; West Genesee (24-0) of New York; Moorestown (24-1) of New Jersey; McDonogh School (18-3) of Maryland; and Garden City (21-1) of New York.