From TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 6/24/15
The Final 2015 STEPS Lacrosse North America Girls’ Rankings
1. McDonogh School (MD) 21-0 Prev: No. 1
The Eagles won their seventh straight IAAM A conference title and completed a sixth straight undefeated season while winning their 133rd straight game with a 15-14 victory over Roland Park.
2. Good Counsel (MD) 19-2 Prev: No. 2
The Falcons defeated Academy of Holy Cross 9-8 to win the DC WCAC title.
3. Agnes Irwin (PA) 23-1 Prev: No. 3
The Owls claimed the Inter-Ac League title outright and defeated Episcopal Academy, 14-4, to win the PA Independent school state tournament.
4. Manchester Valley (MD) 19-0 Prev: No. 4
The Mavericks defeated Queen Anne’s County, 16-5, to repeat as Maryland Public 2A/1A state champions.
5. Bishop Ireton (VA) 20-3 Prev: No. 5
The Cardinals dealt St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes their first loss, 12-10, to win the Virginia Independent state championship.
6. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (VA) 28-1 Prev: No. 6
The Saints fell to Bishop Ireton 12-10 in the Virginia Independent State title game.
7. Eastport-South Manor (NY) 19-3 Prev: No. 7
The Sharks defeated Somers, 15-8, to win the NY Class B championship.
8. Mt. Sinai (N.Y.) 20-1 Prev: No. 8
The Mustangs won their second NY Class C title in three years with an 8-5 win over Honeoye Falls-Lima.
9. Oak Knoll (N.J.) 23-2 Prev: No. 9
The Royals toppled Summit, 11-10, to win the NJ Tournament of Champions title.
10. West Islip (NY) 19-3 Prev: No. 10
The Lions defeated Suffern, 10-9, to win the NY Class A state championship.
11. Manhasset (N.Y.) 18-1 Prev: No. 11
The Indians fell to Wantagh, 9-6, Wednesday in the Nassau County Class B championship.
12. Wantagh (N.Y.) 16-2 Prev: No. 12
The Warriors fell to Eastport-South Manor, 11-10, in the Long Island Class B finals.
13. Ridgewood (N.J.) 23-1 Prev: No. 13
The Maroons defeated Lenape, 11-9, for the NJ Group 4 state title and play Summit Wednesday in the Tournament of Champions semifinals.
14. Milton (GA) 16-4 Prev: No. 14
The Eagles claimed their sixth straight 6A state title and 10th in 11 years with a 9-6 win over Walton.
15. Garden City (N.Y.) 16-2 Prev: No. 15
The Trojans fell to Wantagh, 8-7, in the Nassau County Class B semifinals.
16. Archbishop Spalding (MD) 15-5 Prev: No. 16
The Cavaliers fell to Roland Park, 10-9, in the IAAM A Conference semifinals.
17. Academy of Holy Cross (MD) 16-3 Prev: No. 17
The Tartans fell to Good Counsel 9-8 in the DC WCAC finals.
18. Roland Park (MD) 12-6 Prev: No. 18
The Reds dropped a heartbreaking 15-14 decision to McDonogh in the IAAM “A” Conference final.
19. St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) 14-4 Prev: No. 19
The Friars defeated Sacred Heart, 14-4, in the CHSAA title game.
20. (tie) Longmeadow (MA) 22-3 Prev: NR
The Lancers defeated Westwood, 10-9, in double overtime to win the Massachusetts Division I state title.
20. (tie) Darien 20-3 Prev: NR
The Blue Wave defeated Wilton, 14-10, to win the Connecticut Class L state title
Under consideration: Century (MD) 17-3; Christian Brothers (NY) 14-4; Cold Spring Harbor (NY) 12-6; Conestoga (PA) 23-4; East Grand Rapids (MI) 24-1; Garnet Valley (PA) 18-9; Glenelg (MD) 14-3; Great Valley (PA) 21-4; John Carroll (MD) 13-5; Lenape (NJ) 20-2; Loyola Academy (IL) 24-3; Marriotts Ridge (MD) 12-2; Middle Country (NY) 18-1; Moorestown (NJ) 20-4; Mt. Hebron (MD) 13-2; New Canaan (CT) 19-4; Novato (CA) 22-3; Radnor (PA) 22-3; Severn School (MD) 11-7; Skaneateles (N.Y.) 18-4; Stephen Decatur (MD) 17-1; Suffern (NY) 17-6; Summit (N.J.) 20-5; Vero Beach (FL) 20-3; Westwood (MA) 24-1.
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The rankings are compiled by members of the TopLaxRecruits.com staff. STEPS Lacrosse is only the sponsor.