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Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Rankings: La Salle holds on to No. 1; Malvern moves up to No. 2

Tuesday, 26th March 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Rankings  
 

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/26/13

Bad weather postponed nearly all the action Monday. Today’s big game is No. 4 Conestoga hosting No. 8 St. Joseph’s Prep at 3:15 p.m.

This week’s Rankings:Phillylacrosse.com Boys Rankings logo

1. La Salle (1-0) Prev: No. 1 – The Explorers play at defending national champion Garden City (NY) on Saturday for a major early-season test.

2. Malvern Prep (2-0) Prev: No. 6 – The Friars are off to a standout start under new (and former) coach John McEvoy.

3. Radnor (1-0) Prev: No. 4 – The Red Raiders could not have started off better than the comeback win Friday at Episcopal Academy.

4. Conestoga (0-0) Prev: No. 3 – The three-time defending state champion Pioneers host St. Joseph’s Prep today at 3:15 p.m. in their opener. Thursday they host MIAA power Calvert Hall.

5. Penn Charter (2-3) Prev: NR – The Quakers have captured the attention of the whole lacrosse world after taking down nationally-ranked Landon School (Md.) and St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Va.) in a memorable three-day period.

6. Haverford School (1-3) Prev: No. 2 – The Fords shucked off a tough start against great competition by defeating McDonogh (MD) on the road.

7. Episcopal Academy (1-3) Prev: No. 5 – The Churchmen look to rebound Thursday vs. Downingtown East after several tough losses to top teams.

8. St. Joseph’s Prep (1-0) Prev: No. 7 – The Hawks won a scintillating 10-9 OT game over Downingtown East in their opener.

9. Ridley (1-0) Prev: No. 8 – The Green Raiders play at No. 12 Abington today in an intriguing matchup.

10. Great Valley (1-0) Prev: No. 9 – The Pats are a clear Ches-Mont League favorite.

11. Salesianum School (0-0) Prev: No. 10 – The Sals will shoot for more than just a third state title this year as they look for national attention.

12. Abington (1-0) Prev: NR- The Ghosts defeated Downingtown West, 9-6, in an impressive debut under new coach Joe Staerk.

13. Manheim Township (1-0) Prev: NR – The Blue Streaks opened with an impressive 7-4 triumph over Garnet Valley.

14. Moorestown (0-0) Prev: No. 14 – The Quakers open April 1 at No. 15 St. Augustine Prep.

15. St. Augustine Prep (0-0)
Prev: No. 15 – See No. 14.

Under considerationPhillylacrosse.com Boys Rankings logo: Bishop Shanahan (1-0), Central Bucks East (1-0), Downingtown East (0-1), Downingtown West (0-1), Garnet Valley (1-1), Henderson (1-0), Penncrest (1-0), Pennsbury (0-0), Springfield-Delco (1-0).

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READERS COMMENTS (1)

  1. NS says:

    Haverford and Episcopal over St Joes Prep?
    Who is making these rankings???

    If it is an algorithm, it needs to be replaced.
    If it is an individual his brain needs to be replaced.

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