Undefeated Mavericks climb to No. 5; Hereford Bulls into the Top 10; Severna Park and Century debut


Climbing north in the 2019 VSN Boys Soccer Top 20, against a logjam of private school private school powers, Eastern Tech remains undefeated and as moves to No. 5 this week.

The Mavericks took care of business in Baltimore County last week with league wins over Loch Raven and Catonsville and they are now 8-0. One of Tech’s league rivals, the Hereford Bulls, have also moved into the Top 10 this week, at No. 9.

Friends returns to the poll this week at No. 16, while Severna Park and Century have entered at No. 19 and No. 20, respectively. The Falcons got a win and a tie last week against ranked opponents and the Knights of Carroll County improved to 8-1.

Here is the complete 2019 Week 4 VSN Boys Soccer Top 20:

 

2019 VSN BOYS’ SOCCER WEEK 4 TOP 20

1. RIVER HILL 

Previous rank: #1

Record: 8-0

Last week: def. Hammond, 9-0; def. Marriotts Ridge, 5-1

This week: vs. Long Reach, Oct. 3; vs. Wilde Lake, Oct. 5

2. ARCHBISHOP CURLEY 

Previous rank: #2

Record: 8-1-1

Last week: def. then-No. 3 Mount St. Joseph, 2-1; def. then-No. 5 Gilman School, 1-0; def. St. Augustine Prep (NJ), 6-2

This week: vs. Archbishop Spalding, Oct. 2; at St. Paul’s School, Oct. 4; vs. No. 4 McDonogh School, Oct. 7

3. MOUNT ST. JOSEPH

Previous rank: #3

Record: 6-2-1

Last week: lost to then-No. 3 Archbishop Curley, 2-1; tied No. 8 Loyola Blakefield, 2-2

This week: at Boys’ Latin School, Oct. 2; vs. John Carroll School, Oct. 4

4. MCDONOGH SCHOOL

Previous rank: #4

Record: 6-3-1

Last week: def. then-No. 9 Loyola Blakefield, 4-0; def. Boys’ Latin School, 1-0

This week: at John Carroll School, Oct. 2; vs. No. 7 Calvert Hall College, Oct. 4; at No. 3 Archbishop Curley, Oct. 7

5. EASTERN TECH 

Previous rank: #7

Record: 8-0

Last week: def. Loch Raven, 4-1; def. Catonsville, 4-0

This week: vs. No. 17 Sparrows Point, Oct. 1; vs. No. 15 Dulaney, Oct. 3; at Franklin, Oct. 7

6. LOYOLA BLAKEFIELD 

Previous rank: #8

Record: 4-3-2

Last week: lost to No. 4 McDonogh School, 4-0; tied then-No. 3 Mount St. Joseph, 4-2; def. Archbishop Spalding, 4-2

This week: vs. No. 8 Gilman School, Oct. 2

7. CALVERT HALL COLLEGE 

Previous rank: #6

Record: 4-2-1

Last week: def. Gilman School, 2-1; lost to Archbishop Spalding, 2-1

This week: vs. St. Paul’s School, Oct. 2; at No. 4 McDonogh School, Oct. 4; vs. LaSalle (PA), Oct. 5

8. GILMAN SCHOOL 

Previous rank: #5

Record: 5-3-1

Last week: lost to then-No. 6 Calvert Hall, 2-1; lost to No.2 Archbishop Curley, 1-0

This week: at No. 6 Loyola Blakefield, Oct. 2; vs. Boys’ Latin School, Oct. 4; at St. Mary’s-Ryken, Oct. 5; at John Carroll Scbool, Oct. 7

9. HEREFORD 

Previous rank: #11

Record: 6-1

Last week: def. then-No. 9 Towson, 1-0; def. No. 17 Sparrows Point, 2-1

This week: vs. Perry Hall, Oct. 1; at Loch Raven, Oct. 3; at Westminster, Oct. 7

10. C. MILTON WRIGHT 

Previous rank: #10

Record: 3-3-1

Last week: def. Aberdeen, 5-0

This week: vs. Fallston, Oct. 1; at Harford Tech, Oct. 3

11. TOWSON 

Previous rank: #9

Record: 5-1

Last week: lost to then-No. 11 Hereford, 1-0; def. Perry Hall, 2-1

This week: at No. 15 Dulaney, Oct. 1; vs. No. 17 Sparrows Point, Oct. 3

12. CONCORDIA PREP

Previous rank: #13

Record: 8-1

Last week: def. St. Mary’s, 5-1; def. then-No. 20 Saints Peter & Paul, 3-1

This week: at Park School, Oct. 2; at Glenelg Country School, Oct. 4

13. ARUNDEL 

Previous rank: #12

Record: 6-1-1

Last week: def. Chesapeake-Anne Arundel, 2-0; tied Severna Park, 2-2

This week: vs. Old Mill, Oct. 1; vs. Chesapeake Science Point, Oct. 3; at Northeast, Oct. 7

14. BROADNECK 

Previous rank: #14

Record: 5-2

Last week: lost to No. 3 Mount St. Joseph, 5-0; def. South River, 2-0

This week: vs. Meade, Oct. 3; at Old Mill, Oct. 7

15. DULANEY

Previous rank: #18

Record: 6-0

Last week: def. Loch Raven, 5-1

This week: at No. 5 Eastern Tech, Oct. 3; vs. No. 20 Century, Oct. 7

16. FRIENDS SCHOOL

Previous rank: Not ranked

Record: 7-2

Last week: def. Severn School, 4-0; def. Gerstell Academy, 3-1

This week: vs. Glenelg Country School, Oct. 1; at St. Mary’s, Oct. 4

17. SPARROWS POINT

Previous rank: #17

Record: 5-2

Last week: lost to then-No. 11 Hereford, 2-1

This week: at No. 5 Eastern Tech, Oct. 1; at No. 9 Towson, Oct. 3; vs. Dundalk, Oct. 7

18. SAINTS PETER & PAUL

Previous rank: #20

Record: 7-1

Last week: def. Annapolis Area Christian School, 2-0; lost to then-No. 13 Concordia Prep, 3-1

This week: at Severn School, Oct. 2; vs. Gerstell Academy, Oct. 4

19. SEVERNA PARK

Previous rank: Not ranked

Record: 3-3-1

Last week: def. then-No. 19 Annapolis, 1-0; tied then-No. 12 Arundel, 2-2

This week: vs. North County, Oct. 1; at South River, Oct. 3; vs. Old Mill, Oct. 4; at Southern, Oct. 7

20. CENTURY

Previous rank: Not ranked

Record: 8-1

Last week: def. Francis Scott Key, 2-0; def. Manchester Valley, 4-0

This week: vs. Westminster, Oct. 1; at South Carroll, Oct. 3; at No. 15 Dulaney, Oct. 7