Patapsco launches into the VSN Boys Soccer Top 20 at No. 11


Not a program used to attention from those who vote on the local high school soccer rankings, the Patapsco boys soccer team made a big impression in the first week of the 2017 season, starting 3-0, including big wins over Patterson Mill and then No. 20 Fallston.

At the top of the poll, No. 1 Archbishop Curley improved to 4-0 to hold the top spot. McDonogh climb up to No. 2, as Mount St. Joseph lost twice and fell to No. 7. Rounding out the new Top 5 are No. 3 Severna Park, No. 4 River Hill and No. 5 Mount Hebron.

Here is the entire VSN Boys Soccer Top 20 for Week 1:

VSN BOYS SOCCER TOP 20 – WEEK 1

1. ARCHBISHOP CURLEY

Record: 4-0

Last week’s rank: #1

Last week: def. Haverford (PA), 2-1, and Shipley School (PA), 8-1, at the Mid-Atlantic Jamboree (PA), 8/29-30; def. then-No. 2 Mount St. Joseph, 8-1, 9/6; def. St. Paul’s, School, 3-1, 9/8

This week: vs. Archbishop Spalding, 9/13; vs. No. 9 Loyola Blakefield, 9/15; at Hun School (NJ), 9/17

2. MCDONOGH SCHOOL

Record: 4-0

Last week’s rank: #3

Last week: def. John Carroll School, 3-0, 9/1; def. DeMatha Catholic, 1-0, 9/5; def. St. Paul’s School, 3-0, 9/6; def. then-No. 18 Gilman School, 2-0, 9/8

This week: vs. No. 9 Loyola Blakefield, 9/13; vs. No. 10 Calvert Hall College, 9/15

3. SEVERNA PARK

Record: 2-0

Last week’s rank: #4

Last week: def. then-No. 15 Severn School, 4-1, and Gonzaga College (DC), 4-1, at Anne Arundel CC Tournament, 9/1-2

This week: vs. No. 16 Bel Air, 9/11; vs. Arundel, 9/13

4. RIVER HILL

Record: 4-0

Last week’s rank: #5

Last week: def. Winters Mill, 3-1, 9/2; def. Tuscarora, 2-0, 9/8; def. Sparrows Point, 2-1, and Urbana, 2-1 PK’s, 9/9.

This week: at Howard, 9/12; vs. Marriotts Ridge, 9/14.

 

5. MOUNT HEBRON

Record: 2-0

Last week’s rank: #6

Last week: def. Catonsville, 1-0, and Leonardtown, 3-2 (PK’s), Catonsville Tournament, 9/8-9

This week: at Atholton, 9/14; vs. No. 5 River Hill, 9/19

 

6. C. MILTON WRIGHT

Record: 2-0

Last week’s rank: #8

Last week: def. then-No. 17 Perry Hall, 1-0, and def. Dulaney, 5-1, at Bel Air Tournament, 9/8-9

This week: at Century, 9/13

7. MOUNT ST. JOSEPH

Record: 4-2

Last week’s rank: #2

Last week: def. Archbishop Spalding, 3-0, 9/1; lost to No. 1 Archbishop Curley, 2-0, 9/6; def. John Carroll School, 1-0, 9/8; lost to Leonardtown, 6-2, and def. Catonsville, 3-0, at Catonsville Tournament, 9/9

This week: at St. Paul’s School, 9/12

8. MEADE

Record: 2-0

Last week’s rank: #10

Last week: def. Long Reach, 2-0, and Howard, 2-1, at Meade Fall Classic, 9/7 & 9

This week: vs. Indian Creek School, 9/12; at Annapolis, 9/14

9. LOYOLA BLAKEFIELD

Record: 2-1-1

Last week’s rank: #11

Last week: def. Germantown Friends (PA), 7-1, and tied Haverford School (PA), 2-2, at Mid-Atlantic Jamboree (PA), 8/29-30; lost to then-No. 18 Gilman School, 2-0; def. then-No. 7 Calvert Hall College, 3-1

This week: vs. No. 2 McDonogh School, 9/13; at No. 1 Archbishop Curley, 9/15; at Boys’ Latin School, 9/16.

10. CALVERT HALL COLLEGE

Record: 2-1

Last week’s rank: #7

Last week: def. St. Paul’s School, 1-0, 9/1; def. Archbishop Spalding, 2-1, 9/6; lost to then-No. 11 Loyola Blakefield, 3-1, 9/8

This week: at John Carroll School, 9/13; vs. No. 2 McDonogh School, 9/15

11. PATAPSCO

Record: 3-0

Last week’s rank: Not ranked

Last week: def. Hereford, 2-0, 9/6; def. Patterson Mill, 2-1, and No. 20 Fallston, 1-0, at Bel Air Tournament, 9/8-9

Next week: at Pikesville, 9/11; vs. Franklin, 9/12; at Owings Mills, 9/14

12. SOUTH RIVER

Record: 2-0-1

Last week’s rank: #16

Last week: tied Gonzaga College (DC), 1-1; def. then-No. 14 Severn School, 4-0; def. Huntingtown, 4-0

Next week: at Broadneck, 9/14

14. FALLSTON

Record: 2-1
Last week’s rank: #20

LAST WEEK: def. Edgewood, 13-0, 9/1; def. then-No. 9 Eastern Tech, 3-2, and lost to Patapsco, 1-0, at Bel Air Tournament, 9/9
NEXT WEEK: at Havre de Grace, 9/14; at Perry Hall, 9/16

15. EASTERN TECH

Record: 2-1

Last week’s rank: #9

Last week: def. Dulaney, 2-0, 9/7; lost to Fallston, 3-1, and def. then-No. 13 Bel Air, 3-1, at Bel Air Tournament, 9/9

This week: vs. Perry Hall, 9/12; vs. Pikesville, 9/14; vs. Rising Sun, 9/15

15. BEL AIR

Record: 1-0

Last Week’s Rank: #13

Last week: def. Dulaney, 4-3, 9/8

This week: at No. 3 Severna Park, 9/11; vs. TBA, at Walter Johnson Tournament, 9/13-14; vs. John Carroll School, 9/16

16. OAKLAND MILLS

Record: 3-0

Last week’s rank: Not ranked

Last week: def. then-No. 12 Catonsville, 1-0; def. Loch Raven, 9-3, and La Plata, 3-1, at Oakland Mills/Wilde Lake Tournament, 9/9

This week: at Wilde Lake, 9/12, at Hammond, 9/15

17. CENTENNIAL

Record: 0-1-1

Last week’s rank: #14

Last week: lost to South Carroll, 3-0, at Chesapeake-Anne Arundel Tournament, 9/1; tied Chesapeake-Anne Arundel, 1-1, 9/9

This week: vs. Glenelg, 9/12; at Long Reach, 9/14

18. SEVERN SCHOOL

Record: 3-2

Last week’s rank: #15

Last week: def. Annapolis Area Christian School, 3-0, 8/31; lost to then-No. 4 Severna Park, 4-1, 9/1; lost to then-No. 16 South River, 4-0, 9/2; def. St. Mary’s, 5-1, 9/6; def. St. Mary’s-Ryken, 5-0, 9/8

This week: vs. Concordia Prep, 9/11; vs. Saints Peter & Paul, 9/13; at No. 20 Friends School, 9/15

19. GILMAN SCHOOL

Record: 2-3

Last week’s rank: #18

Last week: def. Boys’ Latin School, 4-0; def. then No. 11 Loyola Blakefield, 2-0; lost to Haverford (PA) School, 2-1, 9/2; lost to John Carroll School, 2-0, 9/6; lost to then-No. 3 McDonogh School, 2-0, 9/8

This week: at No. 7 Mount St. Joseph, 9/15

20. FRIENDS SCHOOL

Record: 3-0

Last week’s rank: Not ranked

Last week: def. St. Mary’s, 1-0, 9/1; def. Boys’ Latin School, 4-1, 9/6; def. Concordia Prep, 3-2, 9/8

This week: vs. Annapolis Area Christian School, 9/11; vs. Severn School, 9/15