Cougars win four to stay unbeaten and move from No. 11 to No. 4 in the Week 2 VSN Softball Top 20; River Hill, Perry Hall and Century debut; McDonogh returns


Chesapeake-AA went 4-0 last week as the Cougars improved to 6-0 on the young season and climbed seven places in the latest VSN Softball Top, landing at No. 4 this week.

No. 1 Bo Manor and No. 2 C. Milton Wright held their ground as they ready for an UCBAC league showdown on Monday and Lansdowne held its place at No. 3. Rounding out the Top 45 is No. 5 Howard, which moved up one place.

Off to a 6-0 start, River Hill burst into this week’s poll at No. 13. Also debuting this week are No. 17 Perry Hall (4-1) and No. 20 Century (3-1), while No. 19 McDonogh (2-3) returned after leaving the Top 20 last week.

Here is the entire 2018 VSN Week 2 Softball Top 20:

VSN SOFTBALL PRESEASON TOP 20

1. BO MANOR EAGLES


Previous rank:
#1

Current record: 5-0

Last week: def. Edgewood, 14-0; def. then No. 15 Bel Air, 2-0; def. Winters Mill, 10-0; def. then No. 14 Perryville, 3-0

On deck: vs. No. 2 C. Milton Wright, 4/9; @ North Harford, 4/10; at No. 11 Rising Sun, 4/11; vs. North East, 4/13

2. C. MILTON WRIGHT MUSTANGS

Previous rank: #2

Current record: 3-0

Last week: def. North East, 10-0

On deck: at No. 1 Bo Manor, 4/9; vs. North Harford, 4/11; at No. 14 Bel Air, 4/13

3. LANSDOWNE VIKINGS


Previous rank:
#3

Current record: 4-0

Last week: def. then No. 7 Sparrows Point, 3-2; def. Towson, 10-9

On deck: vs. Carver A&T, 4/10; vs. Loch Raven, 4/12; vs. Catonsville 4/13

4. CHESAPEAKE-AA COUGARS

Previous rank: #11

Current record: 6-0

Last week: ddef. South Carroll, 14-4; def. Musselman (WV), 15-0; def. Old Mill, 10-0; def. Northeast-AA, 4-3

On deck: at No. 12 North County, 4/9; at Southern, 4/11; vs. Arundel, 4/13

5. HOWARD LIONS

Previous Rank: #6

Current record: 6-1

Last week: def. Marriotts Ridge, 9-5; lost to Bishop McNamara, 5-0; def. Catoctin, 12-5

On deck: at Reservoir, 4/9; vs. Wilde Lake, 4/11; at Glenelg, 4/13

6. SEVERNA PARK FALCONS


Previous rank:
#4

Current record: 4-1

Last week: lost to McDonogh, 11-8; def. then No. 16 South River, 13-1; def. Annapolis, 18-1

On deck: vs. Southern, 4/9; vs. Northeast-AA, 4/11; at Glen Burnie, 4/13

7. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING CAVALIERS


Previous rank:
#5

Current record: 3-2

Last week: def. McDonogh, 10-9; lost to Sussex Tech (DE), 6-2

On deck: at Catholic High, 4/10; vs. Mount de Sales, 4/12

8. SPARROWS POINT POINTERS

Previous rank: #7

Current record: 4-1

Last week: lost to No. 3 Lansdowne, 3-2; def. Loch Raven, 21-0

On deck: vs. Western Tech, 4/9; at Patapsco, 4/11; vs. No. 17 Perry Hall, 4/13

9. EASTERN TECH MAVERICKS


Previous rank:
#8

Current record: 2-1

Last week: def. Dulaney, 7-5

On deck: vs. Catholic High, 4/9; at Franklin, 4/11; vs. Hereford, 4/13, vs. No. Catonsville, 4/14

10. JOHN CARROLL SCHOOL PATRIOTS


Previous rank:
#9

Current record: 3-1

Last week: def. Catholic High, 11-5; def. St. Paul’s School for Girls, 21-12

On deck: vs. Mount de Sales, 4/10; at No. 15 Perryville, 4/12; at Bryn Mawr, 4/13

11. RISING SUN TIGERS

Previous rank: #13

Current record: 2-0

Last week: def. Elkton, 5-4

On deck: at North East, 4/9; vs. No. 1 Bo Manor, 4/11

12. NORTH COUNTY KNIGHTS


Previous rank:
#17

Curren record: 4-0

Last week: def. Meade, 17-0; def. Old Mill, 7-1

On deck: vs. No. 4 Chesapeake-AA, 4/9; at Annapolis, 4/11; vs. Broadneck, 4/13

13. RIVER HILL HAWKS

Previous rank: Not ranked

Current record: 6-0

Last week: def. Long Reach, 14-4; def. Centennial, 10-1

On deck: vs. Mount Hebron, 4/9; at Reservoir, 4/11; vs. Southern, 4/12

14. BEL AIR BOBCATS

Previous rank: #15

Current record: 2-1

Last week: lost to No. 1 Bo Manor, 2-0; def. North Harford, 3-0

On deck: at No. 15 Perryville, 4/11; at Liberty, 4/12; vs. No. 2 C. Milton Wright, 4/13

15. PERRYVILLE PANTHERS


Previous rank:
#14

Current record: 2-2

Last week: def. North East, 12-4; lost to No. 1 Bo Manor, 3-0

On deck: vs. North Harford, 4/9; vs. No. 14 Bel Air, 4/11; vs. No. 10 John Carroll, 4/12

16. SOUTH RIVER SEAHAWKS

Previous rank: #16

Current record: 5-1

Last week: lost to then No. 4 Severna Park, 13-1; def. then No. 12 Arundel, 9-8

On deck: at Annapolis, 4/9; vs. Glen Burnie, 4/11; at Northeast-AA, 4/13

17. PERRY HALL GATORS

Previous rank: NOT RANKED

Current record: 4-1

Last week: def. then 10 Hereford, 16-6; def. Patapsco, 19-5

On deck: at No. 8 Sparrows Point, 4/13

18. ARUNDEL WILDCATS

Previous rank: #12

Current record: 2-3

Last week: def. Southern, 5-4; lost to then No. 16 South River, 9-8

On deck: vs. Broadneck, 4/9; vs. Old Mill, 4/11; at No. 4 Chesapeake-AA, 4/13

19. MCDONOGH EAGLES

Previous rank: Not ranked

Current record: 2-3

Last week: lost to then No. 5 Archbishop Spalding, 10-9; def. Century, 5-3

On deck: vs. Mount de Sales, 4/9; vs. Catholic High, 4/12; at South Carroll, 4/13

20. CENTURY KNIGHTS

Previous rank: Not ranked

Current record: 3-1

Last week: def. South Carroll, 13-6; lost to McDonogh, 5-3; def. Centennial, 10-3; def. then No. 20 Reservoir, 3-1

On deck: vs. Winters Mill, 4/9; vs. Francis Scott Key, 4/10; at Liberty, 4/13