By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/18/11
Due to rain and other cancellations, many of the top games between ranked teams have been postponed in the past few weeks – causing few changes in the poll.
This week’s rankings:
1, Archbishop Carroll (7-1) – The Patriots host PAC-10 power Boyertown Tuesday in their biggest game of the week. Prev: No. 1
2, Radnor (7-0) – The Red Raiders host the two Inter-Ac league powers, Episcopal Academy (Wednesday) and Notre Dame (Thursday) back-to-back. Prev: No. 2
3, Downingtown East (7-1) – The Cougars play at No. 6 Conestoga today and at Bayard Rustin Tuesday before taking a nine-day break. Prev: No. 3
4, Episcopal Academy (4-1) – EA hosts Baldwin School Tuesday and plays at Radnor Thursday in a key matchup. Prev: No. 4
5, Harriton (8-1) – The Rams, coming off their first loss, to Conestoga, head south to North Carolina for Spring Break and play games Wednesday (Cape Fear) and Thursday (Laney). Prev: No. 6
6, Springfield-Delco (6-1) – The Cougars earned a big win over Conestoga to remain in the hunt for the Central League title. They head south to Virginia this week and play Collegiate School today and Bishop Sullivan Wednesday. No. 8.
7, Conestoga (6-1) – The Pioneers suffered their first defeat, to Springfield-Delco, and host Downingtown East today before an eight-day layoff. No. 5
8, Notre Dame (4-1) – The Irish face a major test Wednesday at No. 2 Radnor. Prev: No. 7
9, Great Valley (8-1) – The Patriots play Menlo (CA) at 10:30 a.m. Thursday during their Disney World Spring Break trip. Prev: No. 9
10. North Penn (9-1) – The Maidens play today at Central Bucks East, tomorrow at Archbishop Wood and Thursday at Owen J. Roberts. And this is Spring Break? Prev: No. 10
Under Consideration: Garnet Valley (6-2), Hatboro-Horsham (7-1), Merion Mercy (5-2), Methacton (7-1), Strath Haven (7-3), Villa Maria Academy (5-2).