Towson leaps 11 spots to No. 8 in the VSN Softball Top 20; River Hill, Patterson Mill, Mount de Sales, Hammond and Arundel enter for the first time in 2019


With a pair of impressive wins over higher ranked team, the Towson Generals lept 11 positions in this week’s VSN Softball Top 20 and now sit in the Top 10 at No. 8.

A lot of other shuffling took place after the first week of results in the 2019 season, with five squads exiting and five more entering the poll. The newcomers are No. 11 River Hill, No. 12 Patterson Mill, No. 16 Mount de Sales, No. 17 Hammond and No. 20 Arundel.

The top three squads from week one, Bo Manor, Severna Park and Chesapeake-AA all held their ground. C. Milton Wright moved from No. 7 to No. 4 and Archbishop Spalding rounds out the Week 2 Top 5, going moving up for No. 9.

Here is the complete Week 2 VSN Softball Top 20:

VSN SOFTBALL TOP 20 – 2019 WEEK 2

1. BOHEMIA MANOR 


Previous rank:
#1

Current record: 3-0

Last week: def. William Penn (DE), 14-0; def. Aberdeen, 6-2; def. Havre de Grace, 9-1

This week: at Bel Air, Apr. 1; vs. North Harford, Apr. 3; at Elkton, Apr. 4; vs. Perryville, Apr. 5

2. SEVERNA PARK 


Previous rank:
#2

Current record: 3-0

Last week: def. Broadneck, 13-3; def. Arundel, 6-2; def. South River, 10-2

This week: at Annapolis, Apr. 1; at Southern, Apr. 3; at Northeast, Apr. 5

3. CHESAPEAKE-ANNE ARUNDEL

Previous rank: #3

Current record: 3-0

Last week: def. Meade, 19-0; def. Glen Burnie, 7-3; def. Old Mill, 12-1

This week: at Northeast, Apr. 1; at North County, Apr. 3; vs. Southern, Apr. 5

4. C. MILTON WRIGHT

Previous rank: #7

Current record: 2-0

Last week: def. North East, 4-1; def. Perryville, 4-0

This week: at No. 4 Westminster, Apr. 3; at No. 12 Patterson Mill, Apr. 5

5. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING 


Previous rank:
#9

Current record: 2-0

Last week: def. Maryvale Prep, 20-0; def. then-No. 4 John Carroll School, 9-4

This week: vs. Bishop O’Connell (VA), Apr. 1; at No. 16 Mount de Sales Academy, Apr. 3

6. EASTERN TECH

Previous rank: #10

Current record: 2-0

Last week: def. Catholic High, 20-4; def. then-No. 5 Sparrows Point, 22-4

Next week: vs. Carver A&T, Apr. 1; vs. No. 19 Catonsville, Apr. 2; vs. No. 15 Dulaney, Apr. 4

7. WESTMINSTER

Previous rank: #12

Current record: 2-0

Last week: def. then-No. 15 Century, 16-6; def. Liberty, 18-7

This week: vs. Winters Mill, Apr. 1; vs. No. 4 C. Milton Wright, Apr. 3; vs. South Carroll, Apr. 4; vs. Franklin, Apr. 6

8. TOWSON

Previous rank: #19

Current record: 2-0

Last week: def. then-No. 13 Dulaney, 10-4; def. then-No. 6 McDonogh School, 9-3

This week: vs. Franklin, Apr. 1; at Hereford, Apr. 2

9. MCDONOGH SCHOOL

Previous rank: #6

Current record: 2-1

Last week: def. Notre Dame Prep, 15-1; lost to -hen No. 19 Towson, 9-3; def. then-No. 8 Marriotts Ridge, 5-4

This week: vs. No. 15 Century, Apr. 1; at Catholic, Apr. 3

10. JOHN CARROLL SCHOOL

Previous rank: #4

Current record: 1-2

Last week: def. Harford Tech, 15-3; lost to then-No. 9 Archbishop Spalding, 9-3; lost to then-No. 6 McDonogh School, 5-4

This week: vs. North Harford, Apr. 1

11. RIVER HILL 

Previous rank: Not ranked

Current record: 4-0

Last week: def. Oakland Mills, 18-0; def. Glenelg, 17-2; def. Atholton, 15-3; def. Long Reach, 12-0

This week: vs. No. 18 Marriotts Ridge, Apr. 1; at Wilde Lake, Apr. 3; vs. No. 14 Howard, Apr. 5

12. PATTERSON MILL 

Previous rank: Not ranked

Current record: 4-0

Last week: def. Fallston, 5-0; def. Edgewood, 9-0; def. Century, 9-4; def. North Harford, 6-3

This week: vs. Perryville, Apr. 1; vs. Bel Air, Apr. 3; vs. No. 4 C. Milton Wright, Apr. 5

13. SPARROWS POINT 

Previous rank: #5

Current record: 1-1

Last week: lost to then-No. 10 Eastern Tech, 22-4; def. Franklin, 16-7

This week: vs. Hereford, Apr. 1; vs. Kenwood, Apr. 2; at Lansdowne, Apr. 4

14. HOWARD 

Previous rank: #11

Current record: 3-1

Last week: def. Centennial, 10-5; def. Reservoir, 12-0; def. Mount Hebron, 8-2; lost Hammond, 4-1

This week: at Wilde Lake, Apr. 1; at No. 18 Marriotts Ridge, Apr. 3

15. DULANEY

Previous rank: #13

Current record: 2-1

Last week: def. Manchester Valley, 2-0, lost to then-No. 19 Towson, 10-4; def. Carver A&T, 11-1

This week: vs. Patapsco, Apr. 2; at No. 6 Eastern Tech, Apr. 4

16. MOUNT DE SALES ACADEMY

Previous rank: Not ranked

Current record: 4-1

Last week: def. Liberty, 14-0; def. Catholic High, 12-3; def. then No. 17 Catonsville, 17-4; def. Bishop McNamara, 7-2

This week: at Easton, Apr. 1; vs. No. 5 Archbishop Spalding, Apr. 3

17. HAMMOND 

Previous rank: Not ranked

Current record: 4-1

Last week: lost to Broadneck, 16-5; def. Wilde Lake, 15-4; def. Centennial, 14-1; def. then-No. 16 Reservoir, 12-2; def. then-No. 11 Howard, 4-1

This week: vs. Mount Hebron, Apr. 1; vs. Oakland Mills, Apr. 3

18. MARRIOTTS RIDGE

Previous rank: #8

Current record: 2-2

Last week: def. Atholton, 20-1; lost to Glenelg, 12-4; def. Oakland Mills, 22-0; lost to then-No. 6 McDonogh School, 8-0

This Week: at No. 11 River Hill, Apr. 1; at No. 14 Howard, Apr. 3

19. CATONSVILLE 

Previous rank: #17

Current record: 2-1

Last week: def. Carver A&T, 12-0; def. Lansdowne, 2-0; lost to Mount de Sales Academy, 17-4
 
This week: vs. No. 15 Dulaney, Apr. 1; at No. 6 Eastern Tech, Apr. 2; vs. Franklin, Apr. 4

20. ARUNDEL 


Previous rank:
Not ranked

Current record: 3-1

Last week: def. Mount Hebron, 17-3,; def. Annapolis, 13-0; lost to No. 2 Severna Park, 6-2; def. Southern, 26-1

This week: vs. South River, Apr. 1; at Broadneck, Apr. 3; at Old Mill, Apr. 5