McDonogh Tops Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls Preseason National Top 25

PHOTO BY JOHN STROHSACKER


No longer tasked with maintaining its 198-game winning streak that was snapped toward the end of 2018, the McDonogh (Md.) girls lacrosse team started over. The Eagles, led by former star Taylor Cummings, proceeded to go 21-0. As a result, McDonogh is No. 1 in the Nike/US Lacrosse High School Girls Preseason National Top 25.

St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Va.), Darien (Conn.), Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) and St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) round out the top five, respectively. For the full top 25, see below. For breakdowns by individual region, continue past the top 25.

NATIONAL TOP 25

 
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1 McDonogh (Md.) 0-0 N/A
2 St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Va.) 0-0 N/A
3 Darien (Conn.) 0-0 N/A
4 Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
5 St. Anthony's (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
6 Oak Knoll (N.J.) 0-0 N/A
7 Garden City (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
8 Episcopal Academy (Pa.) 0-0 N/A
9 Moorestown (N.J.) 0-0 N/A
10 Manhasset (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
11 Ridgewood (N.J.) 0-0 N/A
12 Mount Sinai (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
13 Eastport-South Manor (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
14 Bishop Ireton (Va.) 0-0 N/A
15 Georgetown Visitation (D.C.) 0-0 N/A
16 Sacred Heart (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
17 Severna Park (Md.) 0-0 N/A
18 Baldwinsville (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
19 Northport (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
20 St. Pauls' SG (Md.) 0-0 N/A
21 American Heritage-Delray (Fla.) 0-0 N/A
22 Bayport-Blue Point (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
23 Fayetteville-Manlius (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
24 Archbishop Spalding (Md.) 0-0 N/A
25 Notre Dame Prep (Md.) 0-0 N/A
Also Considered (alphabetical order): Colorado Academy (Colo.), Lake Highland Prep (Fla.), Mattituck-Southold (N.Y.), Milton (Ga.), New Canaan (Conn.), Pittsford (N.Y.)






Nike/US Lacrosse High School Rankings
National Boys' Top 25 | National Girls' Top 25
Northeast Boys' Top 10 | Northeast Girls' Top 10
Mid-Atlantic Boys' Top 10 | Mid-Atlantic Girls' Top 10
South Boys' Top 10
| South Girls' Top 10
Midwest Boys' Top 10
| Midwest Girls' Top 10
West Boys' Top 10
| West Girls' Top 10

Northeast Top 10

 
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1 Darien (Conn.) 0-0 N/A
2 Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
3 St. Anthony's (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
4 Garden City (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
5 Manhasset (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
6 Mount Sinai (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
7 Eastport-South Manor (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
8 Sacred Heart (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
9 Baldwinsville (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A
10 Northport (N.Y.) 0-0 N/A

Mid-Atlantic Top 10

 
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1 McDonogh (Md.) 0-0 N/A
2 St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Va.) 0-0 N/A
3 Oak Knoll (N.J.) 0-0 N/A
4 Episcopal Academy (Pa.) 0-0 N/A
5 Moorestown (N.J.) 0-0 N/A
6 Ridgewood (N.J.) 0-0 N/A
7 Bishop Ireton (Va.) 0-0 N/A
8 Georgetown Visitation (D.C.) 0-0 N/A
9 Severna Park (Md.) 0-0 N/A
10 St. Paul's School for Girls (Md.) 0-0 N/A

South Top 10

 
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1 American Heritage-Delray (Fla.) 0-0 N/A
2 Lake Highland Prep (Fla.) 0-0 N/A
3 Milton (Ga.) 0-0 N/A
4 Episcopal Dallas (Texas) 0-0 N/A
5 Cardinal Gibbons (N.C.) 0-0 N/A
6 Weddington (N.C.) 0-0 N/A
7 Ravenwood (Tenn.) 0-0 N/A
8 Bishop Moore (Fla.) 0-0 N/A
9 Westlake (Texas) 0-0 N/A
10 Kinkaid (Texas) 0-0 N/A

Midwest Top 10

 
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1 New Trier (Ill.) 0-0 N/A
2 Upper Arlington (Ohio) 0-0 N/A
3 Rockford (Mich.) 0-0 N/A
4 Loyola Academy (Ill.) 0-0 N/A
5 Hinsdale Central (Ill.) 0-0 N/A
6 Glenbrook South (Ill.) 0-0 N/A
7 Prior Lake (Minn.) 0-0 N/A
8 New Albany (Ohio) 0-0 N/A
9 Columbus DeSales (Ohio) 0-0 N/A
10 Carmel (Ind.) 0-0 N/A

West Top 10

 
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1 Colorado Academy (Colo.) 0-0 N/A
2 San Ramon Valley (Calif.) 0-0 N/A
3 St. Margaret's (Calif.) 0-0 N/A
4 Scripps Ranch (Calif.) 0-0 N/A
5 Cherry Creek (Colo.) 0-0 N/A
6 Regis JEsuit (Colo.) 0-0 N/A
7 Mercer Island (Wash.) 0-0 N/A
8 Amador Valley (Calif.) 0-0 N/A
9 La Jolla (Calif.) 0-0 N/A
10 Jesuit (Ore.) 0-0 N/A

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