NDP moves up to No. 5; Fallston makes debut in latest VSN rankings


Broadneck High becomes the third No. 1 of the 2021 season as the Bruins have moved into the top spot in the Week 2 VSN Girls Soccer Top 20, after a 2-0 start.

Previous No. 1 McDonogh School split two games this week with District-area powers St. John’s College and Our Lady of Good Counsel to slip back to No. 3, while Archbishop Spalding has moved up to No. 2

A 3-0 start has helped Notre Dame Prep climb three spots to No. 5, giving the IAAM A Conference three spots in the elite area of our latest rankings, while No. 4 Marriotts Ridge held its place.

Fallston, which defeated then No. 14 Towson, has made its debut in the rankings at No. 19.

Here is the complete Week 2 VSN Girls Soccer Top 20:


1. BROADNECK

Record: 2-0

Previous ranking: 2

Note: The Bruins blanked then No. 13 John Carroll School, 3-0.


2. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING

Record: 3-0

Previous ranking: 3

Note: Cavaliers have yet to allow a goal through three games.


3. MCDONOGH SCHOOL

Record: 1-1

Previous ranking: 1

Note: Eagles split their first two games with District region stalwarts St. John’s and Good Counsel.


4. MARRIOTTS RIDGE

Record: 3-0

Previous ranking: 4

Note: The Mustangs routed Hammond, 9-0, in their only game of the week.


5. NOTRE DAME PREP

Record: 3-0

Previous ranking: 8

Note: Blazers off to 3-0 start, including a win over No. 17 Mount de Sales Academy.


6. MERCY

Record: 2-1-1

Previous ranking: 7

Note: The Magic earned draw with Southern Maryland’s Leonardtown before a win over then-No. 5 Perry Hall.


7. PERRY HALL

Record: 1-1

Previous ranking: 5

Note: The Gators blitzed Parkville, 13-0, before losing a marque match-up with then-No. 7 Mercy.


8. CENTURY

Record: 3-0

Previous ranking: 10

Note: The Knights add two more wins to their undefeated start.


9. SEVERNA PARK

Record: 1-1

Previous ranking: 6

Note: Frederick County’s Tuscarora handed Falcons their first loss.


10. EASTERN TECH

Record: 1-0

Previous ranking: 11

Note: The Mavericks posted solid 4-1 win over Loch Raven in their opener.


11. ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL

Record: 2-0

Previous ranking: 12

Note: Gators open with pair of 3-2 victories.


12. JOHN CARROLL SCHOOL

Record: 1-1

Previous ranking: 13

Note: Broadneck handed Patriots their first loss.


13. SEVERN SCHOOL

Record: 3-0

Previous ranking: 20

Note: The Admirals head into league play with 3-0 mark, including win over then-No. 9 Dulaney.


14. DULANEY

Record: 1-1

Previous ranking: 9

Note: The Lions netted 14 goals in opener, before a 1-0 loss to then-No. 20 Severn.


15. MOUNT HEBRON

Record: 0-1

Previous ranking: 15

Note: The Vikings suffered 1-0 loss to No. 3 Archbishop Spalding in opener.


16. HEREFORD

Record: 3-1

Previous ranking: 16

Note: The Bulls were edged by then-No. 12 St. Paul’s School for first loss.


17. MOUNT DE SALES ACADEMY

Record: 0-1

Previous ranking: 17

Note: In their only contest, the Sailors gave then-No. 8 Notre Dame Prep battle before falling, 3-2.


18. RESERVOIR

Record: 2-1

Previous ranking: 18

Note: The Gators opened Howard County league schedule with 3-0 win over Long Reach.


19. FALLSTON

Record: 1-0

Previous ranking: Not ranked

Note: Cougars open with win over then-No. 14 Towson.


20. TOWSON

Record: 1-1

Previous ranking: 14

Note: The Generals were tripped by then-unranked Fallston.