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Posted Wednesday, May 30, 2012 by Inside Lacrosse

Under Armour High School Power Rankings - 05/30/2012


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The 2012 High School season has become a war of attrition at this point. To succeed is not the point anymore. To survive is all that matters. This week's Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse High School Top 25 Power Rankings reflects this grind to the finish line. 

Garden City (N.Y.) remains atop the high school rankings for another week as they drive through the New York Class B playoffs. Plenty of competition ahead for the Trojans but they remain No. 1. Calvert Hall (Md.) moves into the No. 2 position following an upset in the Inter-Ac Invitational, with Episcopal Academy (Pa.) unseating Haverford School (Pa.). Those teams are No. 9 and No. 10 respectively this week. West Islip (N.Y.), Gonzaga (D.C.) and Fairport (N.Y.) round out the Top 5.  

Outside of Episcopal Academy, Ward Melville (N.Y.) also enters this week's rankings after beating Smithtown West (N.Y.) in the Suffolk Class A playoffs. They await West Islip in the county championships at Stony Brook.

Governor's Academy (Mass.) and Summit (N.J.) both fall out of the Top 25 this week. Governor's lost a tough one to Middlesex, which, with just an alright SOS, pushes them out for this week. Summit (N.J.) falls to the war of attrition that we discussed, but as the New Jersey TOC moves along they should make a case for a return to the rankings next week.

Follow along through the rest of these playoffs at @ILPreps

Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse H. S. Top 25 Power Rankings

1. Garden City (N.Y.), 18-0
Last Week: Beat Long Beach (N.Y.)
This Week: May 30 vs. Wantagh (N.Y.)

2. Calvert Hall (Md.), 16-2
MIAA 'A' Conference Champions – beat Loyola Blakefield (Md.)

3. West Islip (N.Y.), 17-1
Last Week: Beat Sachem North (N.Y.)
This Week: May 30 vs. Ward Melville (N.Y.)

4. Gonzaga (D.C.), 19-1
2012 WCAC Champions – beat DeMatha (Md.)

5. Fairport (N.Y.), 19-0
Last Week: Beat Greece Arcadia/Olympia (N.Y.), Hilton (N.Y.), Penfield (N.Y.)
This Week: NY Class A Playoffs

6. St. Anthony's (N.Y.), 16-3
CHSAA Champions — Beat Chaminade (N.Y.)

7. Salisbury School (Conn.), 12-1
Last Week: Lost to Deerfield Academy (Mass.), Beat Avon Old Farms (Conn.)

8. Deerfield Academy (Mass.), 14-2
Last Week: Beat Salisbury School (Conn.), Phillips Exeter (N.H.)

9. Episcopal Academy (Pa.), 18-5
2012 Inter-Ac Champions – Beat Haverford School (Pa.)

10. Haverford School (Pa.), 21-2
Inter-Ac Finalist - Lost to Episcopal Academy (Pa.)

11. Conestoga (Pa.), 19-3
Last Week: Beat Garnet Valley (Pa.)
This Week: May 30 vs. Hempfield (Pa.)

12. Chaminade (N.Y.), 16-2
CHSAA Finalist – Lost to St. Anthony's (N.Y.)

13. Bridgewater-Raritan (N.J.), 18-0
Last Week: Beat Hillsborough (N.J.), Westfield (N.J.)
This Week: May 30 vs. Hunterdon Central (N.J.)

14. Loyola Blakefield (Md.), 16-4
MIAA A Conference Finalist - lost to Calvert Hall (Md.)

15. Duxbury (Mass.), 19-2
Last Week: Beat Bishop Guertin (N.H.)
This Week: Massachusetts Playoffs

16. Landon (Md.), 13-6
2012 IAC Champions - beat Georgetown Prep (Md.)

17. Gilman (Md.), 12-4
MIAA 'A' Conference Semifinalist - lost to Loyola Blakefield (Md.)

18. La Costa Canyon (Calif.), 22-1
San Diego 1 CIF Champions – Beat Torrey Pines (Calif.)

19. Niskayuna (N.Y.), 18-1
Last Week: Beat Guilderland (N.Y.), Shenandehowa (N.Y.)
This Week: May 30 vs. Minisink Valley (N.Y.)

20. Ward Melville (N.Y.), 15-3
Last Week: Beat Smithtown West (N.Y.)
This Week: May 30 vs. West Islip (N.Y.)

21. Smithtown West (N.Y.), 16-2
Last Week: Suffolk 'A' Semifinalists - lost to Ward Melville (N.Y.) 

22. Yorktown (N.Y.), 14-4
Last Week: Beat Rye (N.Y.)
This Week: May 30 vs. John Jay-Cross River (N.Y.)

23. Darien (Conn.), 16-2
Last Week: Lost to Ridgefield (Conn.) in FCIAC Semifinals
Next: May 30 vs. New Fairfield (Conn.)

24. Dublin Jerome (Ohio), 20-0
Last Week: Beat Sylvania Southview (Ohio), Medina (Ohio)
This Week: May 30 vs. Hudson (Ohio)

25. Arapahoe (Colo.), 19-0
Last Week: Beat Cherry Creek (Colo.)
2012 Colorado H.S. Champions - beat Cherry Creek (Colo.)


Summit (N.J.), 19-1
Last Week: Beat Rumson-Fair Haven (N.J.)
This Week: May 30 vs. Glen Ridge (N.Y.)

Governor's Academy (Mass.), 16-1
Last Week: Lost to Middlesex (Mass.)

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