By Chris Goldberg Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/5/21
The Phillylacrosse.com Rankings for April 5:
Haverford School (3-1) – Last week: No. 2. The Fords, after an impressive 11-4 win over La Salle, take over the No. 1 spot. The Fords play Thursday at Westtown.
Malvern Prep (1-1) – Last week: No. 1. The Friars travel to Gilman and former Haverford School coach John Nostrant Thursday and host Conestoga on Saturday.
Garnet Valley (3-0) – Last week: No. 4. The Jaguars open up their Central League schedule Tuesday at Harriton.
La Salle (2-1) – Last week: No. 3. The Explorers host Archbishop Ryan Thursday and play Friday at Cardinal O’Hara in Catholic League games.
Conestoga (1-1) – Last week: No. 5. The Pioneers host Marple Newtown Thursday in their Central League opener and host Malvern Prep Saturday at 10 a.m.
Radnor (2-1) – Last week: No. 6. The Raiders host Germantown Academy Tuesday after Conestoga had to postpone the scheduled showdown.
Salesianum School-DE (3-1) – Last week: No. 7. Sallies is off this week.
Springfield-Delco (2-0) – Last week: No. 8. The Cougars open Central League play Tuesday at Marple Newtown.
Episcopal Academy (1-1) – Last week: No. 9. The Churchmen host Princeton Day School Friday.
Strath Haven (2-0) – Last week: No. 14. The Panthers open Central League play Tuesday at Lower Merion.
Penn Charter (2-2) – Last week: No. 10. The Quakers, after losses to local powers Radnor and Lawrenceville, host national power Brunswick (CT) on Wednesday.
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (2-1) – Last week: No. 15. The Blue Devils host Upper Dublin Wednesday.
Wilson (4-0) – Last week: Unranked. The Bulldogs play Tuesday at Conrad Weiser.
Avon Grove (0-1) – Last week: No. 12. The Red Devils opened with an 18-15 loss to Strath Haven.
(tie) Academy of the New Church (1-4) – Last week: No. 11. The Lions’ play Friday vs. Wissahickon at home. Wissahickon (1-1) – Last week: Unranked. The Trojans, who fell 9-8 to Springfield-Delco, play at fellow No. 15 Friday.
Under Consideration: Allentown Central Catholic (3-0), Bishop Shanahan (1-0), Cape Henlopen-DE (0-2), Council Rock North (2-0), Germantown Academy (2-0), Kennett (0-0), Marple Newtown (1-0), Moorestown-NJ (0-0), Nazareth (1-0), Penncrest (2-0), Perkiomen Valley (0-0); Shawnee (0-0), Spring-Ford (0-0), St. Augustine Prep-NJ (0-0), St. Joseph’s Prep (0-1), Unionville (1-1).