South Carroll and Rising Sun earn spots in this week’s rankings


Girls soccer is strong in Carroll County with three teams from the seven team in conference in this week’s VSN Girls Soccer Top 20.

Undefeated and Century (12-0) leads at No. 6, but Liberty made this biggest jump in this week’s poll, climbing from No. 15 to No. 10. In addition, South Carroll, which improved to 8-1, is in this week’s rankings at No. 19. Also new this week is No. 20 Rising Sun, which is currently 10-1 and leading the Susquehanna Division.

Last week’s Top 5 remain intact with No. 1 Archbishop Spalding, No. 2 McDonogh, No. 3 Mercy, No. 4 South River and No. 5 Severna Park.

Here is the complete Week 6 VSN Girls Soccer Top 20:

2019 VSN GIRLS’ SOCCER TOP 20 – WEEK 6

1. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING 

Previous rank: #1

Record: 10-0-1

Last week: def. Perry Hall, 3-0; def. then No. Notre Dame Prep, 3-1

This Week: vs. No. 5 Severna Park, Oct. 15; vs. John Carroll, Oct. 17

2. MCDONOGH SCHOOL 

Previous rank: #2

Record: 11-1

Last week: def. St. Paul’s School for Girls, 4-0; def, def. Strongsville (OH), 3-2; St. Anthony’s (NY), 3-0

This week: at Roland Park Country, Oct. 17; at Northern-Calvert, Oct. 19

3. MERCY

Previous rank: #4

Record: 10-2

Last week: lost to Northern-Calvert, 2-1; def. Roland Park Country, 7-0; def. then No. 10 Towson, 1-0

This week: vs. Loch Raven, Oct. 17

4. SOUTH RIVER 

Previous rank: #4

Record: 10-0-2

Last week: def. North County, 8-0; def. then No. 12 Arundel, 1-0

This week: vs. Old Mill, Oct. 15; at Glen Burnie, Oct. 17

5. SEVERNA PARK 

Previous rank: #5

Record: 10-0-1

Last week: def. Southern, 4-0; def. Glen Burnie, 6-0

This week: at No. 1 Archbishop Spalding, Oct. 15; vs. Chesapeake-AA, Oct. 17

6. CENTURY

Previous rank: #6

Record: 12-0

Last week: def. Dulaney, 4-1; def. Patterson Mill, 4-0

This week: vs. Tuscarora, Oct. 14; at No. 10 Liberty, Oct. 16

7. SPARROWS POINT 

Previous rank: #7

Record: 9-1-1

Last week: def. Dulaney, 2-0; def. Franklin, 10-2

This week: at Catonsville, Oct. 14

8. FALLSTON 

Previous rank: #9

Record: 8-1

Last week: def. then No. 11 C. Milton Wright, 2-0; def. Edgewood, 4-1

This week: vs. Manchester Valley, Oct. 14; vs. Bel Air, Oct. 15

9. NOTRE DAME PREP 

Previous rank: #8

Record: 5-5

Last week: lost to No. 1 Archbishop Spalding, 3-1

This week: at St. Paul’s School for Girls, Oct. 17

10. LIBERTY

Previous rank: #15

Record: 10-2

Last week: def. Westminster, 2-0; def. Manchester Valley, 5-0

This week: vs. Hammond, Oct. 14; at No. 6 Century, Oct. 15; vs. No. 15 Marriotts Ridge, Oct. 19

11. TOWSON 

Previous rank: #10

Record: 7-3-1

Last week: def. Loch Raven, 20; lost to No. 3 Mercy, 1-0

This week: at Eastern Tech, Oct. 15

12. RIVER HILL 

Previous rank: #16

Record: 7-4-1

Last week: def. Mount Hebron, 3-2; def. then No. 18 Howard, 3-0

This week: at Centennial, Oct. 15; at Reservoir, Oct. 17

13. MOUNT DE SALES

Previous rank: #19

Record: 10-1

Last week: def. John Carroll, 3-1; def. IND, 6-0

This week: at Severn, Oct. 15

14. ARUNDEL

Previous rank: #12

Record: 8-2

Last week: at Northeast-AA, 3-0; lost to No. 4 South River, 1-0

This week: at Broadneck, Oct. 15

15. MARRIOTTS RIDGE

Previous rank: #13

Record: 8-2

Last week: def. then No. 14 Wilde Lake, 2-0; lost to Atholton, 1-0

This week: at Reservoir, Oct. 15; vs. Centennial, Oct. 17

16. WILDE LAKE 

Previous rank: #14

Record: 6-4

Last week: lost to then No. 13 Marriotts Ridge, 2-0; lost to Mount Hebron, 3-0

This week: vs. Glenelg, Oct. 15; vs. Bowie, Oct. 16; vs. Eleanor Roosevelt, Oct. 17

17. HARFORD TECH

Previous rank: #17

Record: 6-1-3

Last week: tied Bel Air, 0-0

This week: at No. 20 Rising Sun, Oct. 14; at No. 8 Fallston, Oct. 16; vs. Patterson Mill, Oct. 17

18. HOWARD 

Previous rank: #18

Record: 7-4-1

Last week: def. Atholton, 3-2; lost to then No. 16 River Hill, 3-0

This week: vs. Long Reach, Oct. 15; at Oakland Mills, Oct. 17

19. SOUTH CARROLL

Previous rank: Not ranked

Record: 8-1

Last week: def. North Harford, 2-0; def. Francis Scott Key, 4-0

This week: at Frederick, Oct. 14; at Westminster, Oct. 15; vs. No. 10 Liberty

20. RISING SUN

Previous rank: Not ranked

Record: 10-1

Last week: def. Havre de Grace, 7-1; def. Winters Mill, 1-0

This week: at No. 17 Harford Tech, Oct. 14; vs. Bo Manor, Oct. 17