State and league championships are still in sight for most of our Top 20 clubs


The 2022 high school softball season is nearing its conclusion as many league titles have been decided and the state tournaments are approaching their final rounds. Of our Top 20, only McDonogh School has completed its season and everyone else is still eying post-season glory.

Led my undefeated No. 1 Patterson Mill and undefeated No. 2 Reservoir, our Top 5 remained in place this week with Arundel at No. 3, Chesapeake-AA at No. 4 and Archbishop Spalding at No. 5.

Here is the complete Week 8 VSN Softball Top 20:


1. PATTERSON MILL

Record: 17-0

Previous rank: 1

This week: 1A Regional Semifinals vs. Perryville, 5/17


2. RESERVOIR

Record: 14-0

Previous rank: 2

This week: 3A Regional Semifinals vs. Long Reach, 5/17


3. ARUNDEL

Record: 15-2

Previous rank: 3

This week: 3A Regional Semifinals at Stephen Decatur, 5/17


4. CHESAPEAKE-AA

Record: 17-1

Previous rank: 4

This week: 3A Regional Semifinals vs. No. 14 Crofton, 5/17


5. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING

Record: 12-2

Previous rank: 5

This week: IAAM A Championship vs. John Carroll, 5/17


6. RISING SUN

Record: 13-2

Previous rank: 7

This week: 2A Regional Semifinals vs. Elkton, 5/17


7. FALLSTON

Record: 13-1

Previous rank: 8

This week: 1A Regional Semifinals vs. Havre de Grace, 5/17


8. SOUTH RIVER

Record: 13-4

Previous rank: 9

This week: 4A Regional Semifinals vs. Broadneck, 5/17


9. MCDONOGH

Record: 12-3-1

Previous rank: 6

Season Complete


10. GLENELG

Record: 12-5

Previous rank: 11

This week: 2A Regional Semifinals vs. Middletown, 5/17


11. CATONSVILLE

Record: 12-4

Previous rank: 12

This week: 4A Regional Semifinals vs. Perry Hall, 5/17


12. CARVER CENTER A&T

Record: 13-3

Previous rank: 10

This week: 2A Regional Semifinals vs. Lansdowne, 5/17


13. WILDE LAKE

Record: 12-5-1

Previous rank: 14

This week: 3A Regional Semifinals vs. River Hill, 5/17


14. CROFTON

Record: 13-4

Previous rank: 16

This week: 3A Regional Semifinals at No. 4 Chesapeake-AA, 5/17


15. MOUNT HEBRON

Record: 11-6

Previous rank: 14

This week: 3A Regional Semifinals at No. 20 Manchester Valley, 5/17


16. HOWARD

Record: 9-5-2

Previous rank: 15

This week: 3A Regional Semifinals vs. Marriotts Ridge, 5/17


17. CENTURY

Record: 12-6

Previous rank: 17

This week: 2A Regional Semifinals vs. Winters Mill, 5/17


18. FRANCIS SCOTT KEY

Record: 11-5

Previous rank: 19

This week: 1A Regional Semifinals vs. Liberty, 5/17


19. MERCY

Record: 8-2

Previous rank: 20

This week: vs. Catholic, IAAM B Championship, 5/17.


20. MANCHESTER VALLEY

Record: 11-6

Previous rank: 18

This week: 3A Regional Semifinals at No. 15 Mount Hebron, 5/17