By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/5/17
The Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Rankings:
1. Haverford School (16-7) Prev: No. 2 The Fords fell to Culver Academy, 9-5, in the Inter-Ac Invitational title game.
2. La Salle (21-2) Prev: No. 1 The Explorers fell to Central Bucks East, 8-6, in the PIAA Class AAA quarterfinals.
3. Episcopal Academy (11-5) Prev: No. 3 The Churchmen almost made a miraculous comeback before bowing to Culver Academy, 6-5, in the Inter-Ac Invitational semifinals.
4. Conestoga (21-3) Prev: No. 4The Pioneers defeated Manheim Township, 12-6, in the PIAA Class AAA quarterfinals and face Mt. Lebanon in the semifinals Tuesday (noon) at Cumberland Valley.
5. Malvern Prep (17-6) Prev: No. 5 The Friars fell to Haverford School, 13-10, in the Inter-Ac Invitational semifinals.
6. Avon Grove (21-2) Prev: No. 6The Red Devils defeated Garnet Valley, 10-5, in the PIAA AAA quarterfinals and meet Central Bucks East Tuesday in the semifinals at Methacton at 4 p.m.
7. Central Bucks East (18-5) Prev: No. 11 The Patriots defeated La Salle, 8-6, in the PIAA AAA quarterfinals and meet Avon Grove Tuesday in the semis at Methacton at 4 p.m.
8. Springfield-Delco (20-3) Prev: No. 7 The Cougars downed Allentown Central Catholic, 12-9, in the PIAA AA quarterfinals and meet Lansdale Catholic in the semifinals Tuesday at Methacton at 6 p.m.
9. Salesianum School-DE (15-3) Prev: No. 10 The Sals defeated Cape Henlopen, 13-5, to win their third straight state championship.
10. Henderson (19-3) Prev: No. 9 The Warriors downed Strath haven, 9-6, in the PIAA AA quarterfinals and meet Mars Tuesday in the semifinals at Cumberland Valley at 2 p.m.
11. Moorestown-NJ (17-3) Prev: No. 12The Quakers defeated Summit, 7-6, for the New Jersey Group 3 state championship and will play a Tournament of Champions semifinal on Tuesday.
12. Garnet Valley (18-6) Prev: No. 8The Jags fell to Avon Grove, 10-5, in Saturday’s PIAA AAA quarterfinals.
13. Allentown Central Catholic (22-2) Prev: No. 13 The Vikings fell to Springfield-Delco, 9-6, in the PIAA AA quarterfinals.
14. Parkland (20-3) Prev: No. 14 The Trojans fell to Central Bucks East, 7-5 in a first-round PIAA Class AAA game.
15. Spring-Ford (19-4) Prev: No. 15 The Rams fell to La Salle, 14-3, in a PIAA Class AAA opener.
16. Strath Haven (15-8) Prev: No. 17 The Panthers fell to Henderson, 9-6, in the PIAA AA quarterfinals.
17. Haverford High (15-8) Prev: No. 18 The Fords fell to Conestoga, 9-5, in the first round of the PIAA Class AAA tournament.
18. Mt. Lebanon (13-9) Prev: NR The Blue Devils advanced to the PIAA Class AAA semifinal with a, 11-4 win over State College and meet Conestoga in the semifinals Tuesday (noon) at Cumberland Valley.
19. Penn Charter (11-12) Prev: No. 19 The Quakers fell to Culver Academy (IN), 17-7, in the Inter-Ac Invitational quarterfinals.
20. Manheim Township (19-4) Prev: No. 20The Blue Streaks fell to Conestoga, 12-6, in the PIAA Class AAA quarterfinals.
Under consideration: Academy of the New Church (14-5), Bishop Shanahan (14-5), Cape Henlopen-DE (14-5), Downingtown East (15-7), Hatboro-Horsham (16-5), Lansdale Catholic (18-4), Lenape-NJ (17-3), Mars (21-2), Radnor (13-9), Shawnee-NJ (16-2), Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (10-12), Wilmington Friends-DE (17-1), Wilson (22-2).
Tags: Central Bucks East