Lions debut at No. 13; IAAM A teams hold top four spots


Maryvale Prep, off to a 3-1 start with wins over two teams previously in the Top 20 and a strong performance against No. 2 Notre Dame Prep, has crashed into the 2019 Week 1 VSN Field Hockey Top 20.

With the Lions entry at No. 13, all five teams in the IAAM A Conference are now ranked, with the other four teams – No. 1 Garrison Forest School, No. 2 NDP, No. 3 Archbishop Spalding and No. 4 McDonogh School – holding the top four spots.

Here is the complete 2019 VSN Field Hockey Top 20 for Week 1:

 

2019 VSN FIELD HOCKEY TOP 20 – WEEK 1

1. GARRISON FOREST SCHOOL 

Previous rank: #1

Record: 2-0

Last week: def. Bryn Mawr School, 2-0; def. Good Counsel, 7-0

This week: vs. No. 3 Archbishop Spalding, Sept. 11; vs. No. 19 South Carroll, Sept. 13; vs. St. Catherine’s School (VA), Sept. 14

2. NOTRE DAME PREP BLAZERS

Last VSN Top 20 rank: #2

Record: 3-0

Last Week: def. Georgetown Visitation, 4-0; def. Delmar (DE), 6-0; def. Maryvale Prep, 1-0

This Week: vs. No. 4 McDonogh, 9/11

3. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING 

Previous rank: #4

Record: 2-0

Last week: def. then-No. 17 Broadneck, 2-0; def. St. John’s College (DC), 2-1

This Week: at No. 1 Garrison Forest School, Sept. 11

4. MCDONOGH SCHOOL 

Previous rank: #5

Record: 2-0

Last week: def. then-No. 6 Severna Park, 5-3; def. then-No. 18 Century, 3-0

This week: at No. 2 Notre Dame Prep, Sept. 11; at Episcopal Academy (PA), Sept. 14

5. LIBERTY 

Previous rank: #7

Record: 4-0

Last week: def. then-No. 13 Marriotts Ridge, 1-0; def. then-No. 10 Dulaney, 1-0; def. then-No. 15 Bel Air, 3-1; def. Walkersville, 7-0

This Week: vs. Mount de Sales Academy, Sept. 13

6. SOUTH RIVER 

Previous rank: #3

Record: 1-1

Last week: lost to Cape Henlopen (DE), 5-0; def. Mount Hebron, 3-1

This Week: at No. 9 Chesapeake-Anne Arundel, Sept. 12

7. SEVERNA PARK

Previous rank: #6

Record: 1-2

Last week: lost to McDonough, 5-2; lost to-then No. 5 McDonogh Scjpp;,  5-3; def. River Hill, 4-0

This week: vs. Old Mill, Sept. 12

8. ARUNDEL

Previous rank: #8

Record: 1-0

Last week: def. then0No. 13 Marriotts Ridge, 4-2

This week: at No. 15 Broadneck, Sept. 12

9. CHESAPEAKE-ANNE ARUNDEL 

Previous rank: #11

Record: 3-0

Last week: def. Patuxent, 3-1; def. Mount de Sales Academy, 2-1; def. then-No. 18 Century, 2-1

This week: vs. No. 3 South River, Sept. 12

10. DULANEY 

Previous rank: #10

Record: 2-1

Last week: lost to then-No. 7 Liberty, 1-0; def. Marriotts Ridge, 2-1; def. then-No. 9 Hereford, 2-1

This week: vs. No. 12 C. Milton Wright, Sept. 13

11. HEREFORD 

Previous rank: #9

Record: 0-1

Last week: lost to then-No. 10 Dulaney, 2-1

This week: at Perry Hall, Sept. 12

12. C. MILTON WRIGHT 

Previous rank: #14

Record: 0-0

Last week: did not play

This week: at Rising Sun, Sept. 11; at No. 10 Dulaney, Sept. 13

13. MARYVALE PREP 

Previous rank: Not ranked

Record: 3-1

Last Week: def. St. Paul’s School, 3-0; def. then-No. 12 North Harford, 3-1; def. then-No. 19 South Carroll, 2-0; lost to No. 2 Notre Dame Prep, 1-0

This week: vs. No. 14 St. Mary’s, Sept. 13

14. ST. MARY’S 

Previous rank: #20

Record: 2-0

Last week: def. Annapolis Area Christian School, 6-0; def. Indian Creek School, 6-0

This week: at No. 13 Maryvale Prep, Sept. 13

15. BROADNECK

Previous rank: #17

Record: 1-1

Last week: lost to then-No. 4 Archbishop Spalding, 2-0; def. then-No. 16 Glenelg, 5-1

This week: at No. 8 Arundel, Sept. 12

16. MANCHESTER VALLEY 

Previous rank: #16

Record: 2-0

Last week: def. Patterson Mill, 2-0; def. Tuscarora, 10-0

This week: at Fallston, Sept. 12

17. GLENELG 

Previous rank: #16

Record: 0-1

Last week: lost to then-No. 17 Broadneck, 5-1

This week: Off; next game – vs. No. 20 River Hill, Sept. 19

18. CENTURY 

Previous rank: #18

Record: 2-1

Last week: def. Southern, 5-1; def. Northern-Calvert, 8-0; lost to then-No. 5 McDonogh School, 3-0

This week: vs. Franklin, Sept. 12

19. SOUTH CARROLL

Previous rank: #19

Record: 2-1

Last Week: def. Mount Hebron, 2-1; def. Maryvale Prep, 2-0; def. Patterson Mill, 5-1

This Week: at No. 1 Garrison Forest School, Sept. 13

20. RIVER HILL 

Previous rank: Not ranked

Record: 2-1

Last week: def. Winters Mill, 5-0; def. Parkside, 5-0; lost to then-No. 6 Severna Park, 4-0

This week: vs. Howard, Sept. 12