Magic leaps 14 spots to No. 5 in VSN Girls Soccer Top 20


With an impressive 3-0-1 start, including a 3-1 win over then No. 4 Bel Air, the Mercy Magic have made an incredible jump of 14 spots to claim the No. 5 ranking in the Week 1 VSN Girls Soccer Top 20. The Magic are one of three squads from the powerful IAAM A Conference, including No. 1 Archbishop Spalding and No. 2 McDonogh, in the Top 5.

Rounding out the Top are No. 3 River Hill and No. 4 Perry Hall, which climb three spots this week.

Pictured above: Mercy star Ada Claire Tempert.

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

VSN GIRLS SOCCER TOP 20 – WEEK 1

 

1. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING CAVALIERS

Current Record: 3-0-1
Last Week’s Rank: 1

LAST WEEK: tied Severna Park, 1-1, 9/1; def. then No. 11 Arundel, 3-0, 9/2; def. Severn, 2-0, 9/5; def. St. John’s (DC), 4-1, 9/8.
NEXT WEEK: vs. No. 8 Notre Dame Prep, 9/12; vs. John Carroll, 9/14.

2. MCDONOGH EAGLES

Current Record: 2-0
Last Week’s Rank: 2

LAST WEEK: def. Leonardtown, 5-0, and the No. 4 River Hill, 1-0, at River Hill Tournament, 9/8-9.
THIS WEEK: at No. 5 Mercy, 9/12; vs. Good Counsel, 9/14.

3. RIVER HILL HAWKS

Current Record: 1-1
Last Week’s Rank: 4

LAST WEEK: def. Good Counsel, 3-0, and lost to No. 2 McDonogh, 1-0, at River Hill Tournament.
THIS WEEK: vs. Howard, 9/12; at Marriotts Ridge, 9/14.

4. PERRY HALL GATORS

Current Record: 4-0
Last Week’s Rank: 7

LAST WEEK: def. Walter Johnson, 3-1, and Gaithersburg, 2-0, at Walter Johnson Tournament, 9/2; def. Fallston, 3-0, 9/5; def. Loch Raven, 3-0, 9/7.
NEXT WEEK: vs. Eastern Tech, 9/12.

5. MERCY MAGIC

Current Record: 3-0-1
Last Week’s Rank: 19

LAST WEEK: def. IND, 4-0, 8/29; def. then No. 4 Bel Air, 3-1, and tied Huntingtown, 1-1, at Bel Air Tournament, 9/1; def. C. Milton Wright, 3-1, 9-7.
THIS WEEK: vs. No. 2 McDonogh, 9/12; at No. 7 Notre Dame Prep, 9/14.

6. BEL AIR BOBCATS

Current Record: 2-1
Last Week’s Rank: 6

LAST WEEK: lost to then No. 19 Mercy, 3-1, 9/1 and def. then No. Century, 2-1, at Bel Air Tournament, 9/1; def. then No. 3 Sparrows Point, 2-0, 9/9.
THIS WEEK: at Leonardtown, 9/12; vs. TBA at Walter Johnson Tournament, 9/13-14.

7. SPARROWS POINT POINTERS

Current Record: 1-1
Last Week’s Rank: 3

LAST WEEK: def. then No. 18 Hereford, 2-0, 9/7; lost to then No. 6 Bel Air, 2-0, 9/9.
NEXT WEEK: at Towson, 9/12; at Franklin, 9/14.

8. NOTRE DAME PREP BLAZERS

Current Record: 0-1-1
Last Week’s Rank: 5

LAST WEEK: tied Good Counsel, 9/5; lost to St. John’s (DC), 1-0.
THIS WEEK: at No. 1 Archbishop Spalding, 9/12; vs. No. 5 Mercy, 9/14.

9. SOUTH RIVER SEAHAWKS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 8

LAST WEEK: def. St. Mary’s, 1-0, at AACC Showcase, 9/1.
THIS WEEK: vs. No. 12 Patterson Mill, 9/12; at No. 13 Broadneck, 9/14.

10. ATHOLTON RAIDERS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 13

LAST WEEK: def. then No. 9 Century, 2-1, 9/7.
THIS WEEK: vs. Reservoir, 9/12; at Mount Hebron, 9/14.

11. CENTURY KNIGHTS

Current Record: 0-1-1
Last Week’s Rank: 9

LAST WEEK: tied Huntingtown, 1-1, and lost to No. 6 Bel Air, 2-1, at Bel Air Tournament, 9/1; lost to then No. 13 Atholton, 2-1, 9/7.
THIS WEEK: at C. Milton Wright, 9/13; vs. Catonsville, 9/15.

12. PATTERSON MILL HUSKIES

Current Record: 2-1
Last Week’s Rank: 10

LAST WEEK: def. Fallston, 1-0, and lost to North Harford, 3-1, at Patterson Mill Tournament, 9/2; def. Rising Sun, 2-0, 9/8.
THIS WEEK: vs. No. 9 South River, 9/12; at Winters Mill, 9/14.

13. BROADNECK BRUINS

Current Record: 1-1
Last Week’s Rank: 12

LAST WEEK: def. Middletown, 2-1, 9/1; and lost to Urbana, 2-0, at Middletown Tournament, 9/1-2.
THIS WEEK: vs. No. 9 South River, 9/14; vs. Lakota East (OH), 9/16.

14. WINTERS MILL FALCONS

Current Record: 1-0
Last Week’s Rank: 15

LAST WEEK: def. Harford Tech, 1-0, 9/6.
THIS WEEK: at Good Counsel, 9/12; vs. No. 10 Patterson Mill, 9/14; at No. 16 Hereford, 9/15.

15. CENTENNIAL EAGLES

Current Record: 2-0
Last Week’s Rank: 17

LAST WEEK: def. Centennial, 2-0, and Catonsville, 1-0, at the Catonsville Tournament, 9/9.
NEXT WEEK: at Glenelg, 9/12; vs. Long Reach, 9/14.

16. HEREFORD BULLS

Current Record: 2-1
Last Week’s Rank: 18

LAST WEEK: def. Patapsco, 7-0, 9/5; lost to then No. 3 Sparrows Point, 2-0, 9/7; def. Glenelg, 3-2, and Manchester Valley, 4-1; at Manchester Valley Tournament, 9/9.
THIS WEEK: vs. Kenwood, 9/12; vs. No. 14 Winters Mill, 9/15.

17. RESERVOIR GATORS

Current Record: 3-0
Last Week’s Rank:
20

LAST WEEK: def. Blake, 1-0, 9/5; def. Meade, 2-0, and Harford Tech, 2-0, at Reservoir Tournament, 9/9.
THIS WEEK: at No. 10 Atholton, 9/12; at Glenelg, 9/14.

18. ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS GATORS

Current Record: 0-0-1
Last Week’s Rank: 14

LAST WEEK: tied John Carroll, 1-1, 9/8.
THIS WEEK: vs. St. Mary’s, 9/12.

19. WESTMINSTER OWLS

Current Record: 1-1-1
Last Week’s Rank: 16

LAST WEEK: lost to Urbana, 5-0, and tied Middletown, 1-1, at Middletown Tournament, 9/1-2; def. Arundel, 1-0, 9/7.
THIS WEEK: vs. Thomas Johnson, 9/12; at Damascus, 9/18.

20. FRIENDS SCHOOL QUAKERS

Current Record: 3-0
Last Week’s Rank: Not ranke

LAST WEEK: def. Annapolis Area Christian, 3-0, 8/29; def. Garrison Forest, 2-1, 9/7; def. Jemicy, 9-1, 9/8.
THIS WEEK: at Bryn Mawr, 9/12.