With its overtime win at DeMatha, Good Counsel jumps back into the top 10. The Stags were the only ranked team to lose this weekend and drop to No. 14 ahead of a visit to No. 4 St. John’s.
Stone Bridge enters the top five for the first time this season. After consecutive losses in the Virginia 5A state championship, the Bulldogs have yet to be tested this season.
A season ago, Visitation’s soccer team was in flux, with new players all over the lineup. The result was a talented team that didn’t quite gel in 2016, which led to a subpar record.
This year, the Cubs have blossomed with team chemistry while powering through a tough opening schedule, including a 2-0 win over Bishop O’Connell on Sept. 29.
Severna Park failed to win for the first time this season in a tie with Anne Arundel County rival Broadneck on Thursday, but the Falcons hang on to the top spot. No. 2 Mount Hebron lost twice last week to drop to the bubble.
Wilson joins the rankings at No. 10 after an impressive start against a diverse schedule. So far, the Tigers have beaten Wootton, Gonzaga, St. John’s and Washington International.
After 34 straight wins, Wise moves into the top spot in the rankings following DeMatha’s loss to Gonzaga . The Eagles climbed up to the second spot after their road win in Hyattsville. Once again, the Stone Bridge and Westfield Bulldogs look to be the top two local Virginia public school teams.
They said all these wins felt the same. Shellacking McNamara and Georgetown Prep and Gilman was just as satisfying, Gonzaga players claimed, as beating DeMatha on the Stags’ home field.
Isaac Frumkin, a senior who only started running track and cross country full time after his sophomore year at Woodrow Wilson High School, has been named the District of Columbia State Athletic Association U.S. Army Impact Player of the Month.