By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/25/16
The Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Rankings:
1. Haverford School (10-4) Prev. No. 1: The Fords fell to Brunswick School (CT), 12-6, Saturday at the Katie Samson Foundation Festival at Radnor – but their power wins, including one over Malvern Prep, keep them at No. 1.
2. Malvern Prep (10-3) Prev. No. 2: The Friars dominated Hun School, 15-6, at Katie Samson. They host Episcopal Academy Tuesday in the Inter-Ac.
3. Upper Dublin (10-0) Prev. No. 3: The Cardinals passed a big test Saturday with their 10-9 win over No. 5 Spring-Ford Saturday at the KSF.
4. La Salle (10-2) Prev. No. 4: The Explorers played North America’s top-ranked team, Hill Academy (Ontario), to a 12-10 game. They host their Catholic League rival, No. 15 St. Joseph’s Prep, on Friday.
5. Spring-Ford (11-1) Prev. No. 5: The Rams look to bounce back from the loss to No. 3 Upper Dublin Saturday at the KSF when they host Perkiomen Valley Tuesday in the PAC-10.
6. Avon Grove (7-1) Prev. No. 15: The Devils have won seven in a row, the latest being an impressive 15-8 victory over Conestoga Saturday at the KSF.
7. Bishop Shanahan (8-0) Prev. No. 6: The Eagles have yet to be tested in the Ches-Mont League and play Tuesday at Downingtown West.
8. Salesianum School (10-2) Prev. No. 8: The Sals also gave Hill Academy all it could hamdle in Saturday’s 10-9 overtime loss to No. 1 Hill Academy.
9. Conestoga (8-3) Prev. No. 12:The Pioneers seek to rebound from the loss to Avon Grove Tuesday when they play at Haverford High in the Central League.
10. Strath Haven (10-1) Prev. No. 7: The Panthers, who suffered their first loss to Conestoga, have two key games this week in the Central League, Tuesday at Radnor and Thursday vs. Penncrest.
11. Garnet Valley (7-3) Prev No. 9:The Jaguars play Tuesday at Marple Newtown.
12. Manheim Township (11-0) Prev. No. 13 We’ll get a better read on the Blue Streaks today when they play at No. 1 Haverford School.
13. Hun School (7-2) Prev. No. 10: The Raiders play today at Bergen Catholic.
14. Lenape (NJ) 8-0 Prev. No. 15: The Indians dominated rival Cherokee, 12-3.
15. St. Joseph’s Prep (8-3) Prev. NR: The Hawks face La Salle Friday in the regular season battle of Catholic League powers.
Under consideration: Academy of the New Church (9-2), Allentown Central Catholic (10-1), Central Bucks East (7-4), Central Bucks West (8-2), Easton (10-1), Episcopal Academy (4-7), Haverford High (9-2), Lawrenceville School (8-7), Moorestown (8-1), North Penn (7-1), Penncrest (7-3), Radnor (6-5), Springfield-Delco (6-5), St. Augustine Prep (5-5), Wilson (12-0).
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