Nike/USA Lacrosse High School Boys’ Regional Top 10 Rankings

Every Tuesday during the high school lacrosse season, USA Lacrosse updates Regional Top 10 and National Top 25 rankings to reflect the results of the previous week.

Below are the Nike/USA Lacrosse High School Boys’ Regional Top 10 updates through games played May 28.

National Top 25s and Regional Top 10s updated every Tuesday


1. St. Anthony’s (N.Y.), 12-1

The Friars rebounded from their lone loss of the season, which bounced them from the No. 1 spot in the national poll, to defeat Chaminade (N.Y.), 17-11, to close out their season with a fourth straight CHSAA state title. Jackson Greene had four goals for St. Anthony’s (N.Y.), while Jack Speidell, Patrick Carragher, Aidan Zuhoski and Luke Breslin each added two goals. Previous: 1

2. Brunswick (Conn.), 13-4

A 15-9 win over Salisbury School (Conn.) in the semifinals set up a Prep Nationals championship game against Lawrenceville (N.J.), a chance for the Bruins to avenge one of their previous three tight losses on the season and knock off the top-ranked team in the country. Brunswick (Conn.) led 12-9 in the fourth quarter, but suffered a stinging 14-13 double overtime defeat. Their four losses this season were by a combined five goals. Previous: 2

3. Mount Sinai (N.Y.), 17-0

Following a second consecutive undefeated regular season, the Mustangs are back in the Suffolk Class C championship game for a fifth straight time. Lucas Laforge and Nick Carretta had three goals and one assist apiece and Christian Colantonio and Cole Marsala scored three goals apiece in a 13-6 win over Harborfields (N.Y.). Mt. Sinai (N.Y.) meets Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.) in the county final at Stony Brook on May 30. Previous: 3

4. Chaminade (N.Y.), 10-4

The Flyers bounced back from the loss to St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) to defeat Manhasset (N.Y.) in the 14th Reg’s Rock Lacrosse Day for Heroes. Fittingly, the Chaminade player who this year wears Jimmy Regan’s No. 19, Gavin Creo, was the star with five goals, including the winner with 1:22 left in the fourth quarter, to pace the Flyers to a 10-9 season-ending victory at Gold Star Stadium. Previous: 4

5. Manhasset (N.Y.), 17-1

Manhasset (N.Y.) is in a county championship game for a 10th straight year after beating Lynbrook (N.Y.) 15-5 in the Nassau Class C semifinals. Liam Connor and Jack Peterson had three goals and three assists apiece, Matt Cargiulo and Aidan Haggerty both had two goals and Cal Girard won 14-of-16 faceoffs. The Indians are seeking a third straight ‘C’ title (and fourth county title overall) when they meet Wantagh (N.Y.) at Hofstra University on May 31. Previous: 5

6. Farmingdale (N.Y.), 15-3

The Dalers are back in the Nassau Class A championship game after rallying to defeat Syosset (N.Y.) 11-6 in the semifinals. Caden Lennon had three goals, Brendan O’Keefe had two goals and two assists, Chris Bergersen had a pair of goals and Michael Ippoliti made seven saves for Farmingdale (N.Y.), which meets defending county champions Port Washington (N.Y.) in the Nassau A final May 30. Previous: 9

7. Garden City (N.Y.), 14-4

The Trojans are vying for a third straight Nassau Class B title and 28th overall county championship after defeating Long Beach (N.Y.) 7-2 in the semifinals. Carson Kraus had three goals, James Paisley had a pair of goals and Jack Archer had a goal and two assists for Garden City (N.Y.), who faces Calhoun in the Nassau Class B championship game May 30 at Hofstra University. Previous: 10

8. Wilton (Conn.), 15-4

After knocking off Darien (Conn.) 11-10 in the semifinals, Wilton (Conn.) beat New Canaan (Conn.) 8-4 to capture their first FCIAC title in 24 years. Evan Blankenship made 12 saves to earn MVP honors, Caleb Rath and David Sylvester had two goals apiece and Charles Rath had one goal and two assists as the Warriors captured a 14th FCIAC championship. Previous: NR

9. Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.), 13-5

The Wildcats seem to be hitting their stride at the best possible time. A 13-6 win over Bayport-Blue Point in the Suffolk Class C semifinals was their sixth straight. Liam Kershis had six goals and two assists, Alec Gregorek and Liam Gregorek had two goals and one assist apiece and Will Miller won 19-of-21 faceoffs as Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.) advances to the county final against rival Mt. Sinai (N.Y.). Previous: NR

10. Cheshire (Conn.), 15-3

Connor Atwater made 14 saves to earn Most Outstanding Player honors and Matt Jeffery scored four goals, including the winner 44 seconds into overtime to lift Cheshire (Conn.) to an 8-7 victory over Fairfield Prep (Conn.) in the SCC tournament final. Charles Kurtz and Sean Grevelding added one goal and one assist apiece for the Rams. Previous: NR

— Dylan Butler


1. Lawrenceville (N.J.), 19-1

After doubling up Deerfield (Mass.) 16-8 in the National Prep Lacrosse Championships semifinals, the Big Red captured the tournament with a 14-13 double overtime win over defending champion Brunswick (Conn.) on Sunday. The Big Red trailed by three goals at halftime before rallying to force overtime. Timmy Piacentini made 16 saves, Connor Gately scored four times and had an assist and Mason Vance added a hat trick. Hunter Chauvette scored five goals and Chris Matia finished with four goals in the semifinal win. They lost only one game this season, early in the year to Boys’ Latin (Md.). Previous: 1

2. McDonogh (Md.), 17-1

The Eagles became just the third team in MIAA A Conference history to repeat as league champions with a 14-5 win over Calvert Hall (Md.) in the finals Friday. Brendan Millon scored five goals in the title game, Ben Firlie and Luke Miller each had hat tricks, McCabe Millon dished out a trio of assists, and Aiden Seibel made seven saves in front of a rock solid defense led by AJ Marsh. Miller also had two assists. McDonogh advanced to the title game with an 8-7 overtime win over Boys’ Latin (Md.). McCabe Millon scored after the Eagles defense got a stop to start overtime. His third goal came with 1:54 left in overtime. Bogue Hahn had a pair of goals, and Seibel made eight saves, including a couple potential game-winners in the fourth quarter. Previous: 2

3. Georgetown Prep (Md.), 16-2

The Hoyas finished the season on a 13-game winning streak capped by an unbeaten run through the IAC. Georgetown claimed the IAC championship with a 14-9 win over Landon (Md.) in the tournament final. Georgetown won its IAC games this year by more than nine goals per game on average. The Hoyas’ top wins this year came over Loyola-Blakefield (Md.), Gonzaga (D.C.), Bullis (Md.) and Landon (Md.). Previous: 3

4. St. John’s (D.C.), 15-3

The Cadets repeated as WCAC champions with a 9-5 win over Paul VI (Va.) on May 9. It was the eighth straight win for St. John’s, which bolted out to a 5-1 lead and never gave up the lead. St. John’s had significant wins over Boys’ Latin (Md.), Gonzaga (D.C.) and Bullis (Md.) during the regular season. Previous: 4

5. Malvern Prep (Pa.) 16-7

The Friars made a big jump by avenging a pair of losses to Haverford (Pa.) with a 9-5 win for the Inter-Ac Tournament championship. Michael Ortlieb scored four times and added an assist. Ennis Udo scored a pair of goals and also had one assist. Chris Rabena had 13 saves in front of a defense that held Haverford to its lowest offensive output of the season. Billy Irish also had two points on a goal and assist, and AJ Nikolic provided a pair of assists. Malvern rolled by Episcopal Academy (Pa.) in the semifinals, 16-7, thanks to a big second half. Udo had six goals and an assist and Nikolic scored four times. Ortlieb scored a pair of goals and dished four assists. Rabena saved 10 shots. Previous: 5

6. Haverford School (Pa.), 17-3

The top-seeded Fords fell to Malvern (Pa.) 9-5 in the Inter-Ac championship on Saturday. Griff Meyer won 12 of 17 faceoffs in place of injured regular starter Ben McCarthy. Brendan Leary and Ryan DiRocco each finished with a goal and assist while Brody Murphy came up with 15 saves. Haverford reached the finals with a 12-8 win over fourth-seeded Springside Chestnut Hill (Pa.) in the semifinals. Murphy made 13 saves and Meyer had four ground balls. Ryan DiRocco scored four times. Brady O’Kane and Wills Burt each scored two goals. Collin Zeller posted a goal and two assists. Previous: 6

7. Calvert Hall (Md.) 11-6

The Cardinals fell in the MIAA A Conference championship, 14-5, to McDonogh. Wyatt Hottle and Ryan Botek both scored two goals and Shuey Kelly had a pair of assists. Calvert Hall defeated Loyola-Blakefield (Md.) 11-8 in the semifinals to reach the championship. The Cardinals rallied from deficits of 3-0 and 6-2 for the win. Shuey Kelly had a hat trick and an assist, Alex Swartz stopped seven shots in goal, and Hottle had two goals and three assists, and the defense improved as the game went along. Calvert allowed only one fourth-quarter score. Previous: 7

8. Boys’ Latin (Md.), 12-6

The fifth-seeded Lakers rallied from a 4-0 deficit to come all the way back to force overtime before falling to top-seeded McDonogh, 8-7, in the MIAA A Conference semifinals. Jackson Walsh scored twice and assisted on a third goal. His second goal tied the game with 8:56 left in the fourth quarter. Dylan Cadigan made 10 saves, including several down the stretch of regulation. George Insley also scored a pair of goals, and Tyler Owings scored a goal and assisted on another. It’s the second year in a row that Boys’ Latin lost a semifinal one-goal heartbreaker to McDonogh. Previous: 8

9. Loyola Blakefield (Md.), 11-7

The third-seeded Dons fell to Calvert Hall, 11-8, in the MIAA A Conference semifinals despite holding early leads of 3-0 and 6-2. Mason Hill scored twice, and his second score pushed Loyola out to its four-goal advantage. Ty Bleach finished with a hat trick and Bennett Wright saved nine shots in goal. Hill had an assist in addition to his pair of goals for the offense that was more productive than in the regular-season 6-5 loss to Calvert the week before the rematch. Previous: 9

10. Radnor (Pa.) 19-2

The Raptors advanced to the District 1 AAA finals with a 10-1 win over Downingtown East (Pa.). Nick DeCain made eight saves, and Radnor got balanced scoring. Collin French and Max Goldstein each had two goals, Owen Knight scored once and assisted on two other goals, and Mason Montrella and Kessler Cox each had two points on a goal and assist apiece. Radnor defeated Kennett (Pa.) 16-6 in the quarterfinals. Radnor faces Springfield-Delco (Pa.) for the district title on May 31. Previous: 10

— Justin Feil

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1. Culver Academy (Ind.), 17-3

The Eagles capped their impressive 2023 campaign by winning the Midwest Scholastic Lacrosse Association title (over Western Reserve Academy in overtime) and earning runner-up honors at the National Prep Lacrosse Championship (falling to The Hill Academy). Culver’s impressive season included wins over Boys Latin (Md.), Gonzaga (D.C.) and Kiski Academy (Pa.), as well as a series of dominant victories over its Midwest foes. Previous: 1

2. Brother Rice (Mich.) 16-2

The Warriors started postseason play with a pair of dominant victories, topping L’Anse Creuse North (Mich.) and Dakota (Mich.) by a combined margin of 52-6. Next up for Brother Rice is a Region 6 title game against Romeo (Mich.) on May 30. Previous: 2

3. Dublin Jerome (Ohio), 20-1

The top-seeded Celtics continued to score at a high rate throughout Region 1 play, notching 20-plus goals in all four contests en route to the regional title. In Dublin Jerome’s 20-12 regional title game victory over Olentangy Liberty (Ohio), Brady Sestili scored five goals, Xander Johnson had three and Marek Tzagournis had two goals and three assists. Previous: 3

4. Upper Arlington (Ohio), 20-2

There was plenty of intrigue heading into the Region 3 title game after Hilliard Davidson (Ohio) came within a goal of Upper Arlington when they met in the regular season. The Golden Bears dominated the rematch, 13-3, as sophomore Jack Caine had five assists on their first six goals. Tommy Janowicz and Wally Swiney both finished the contest with hat tricks. Previous: 4

5. Detroit Catholic Central (Mich.), 16-2

After a first-round bye, the Shamrocks opened their postseason with a 20-goal victory over Athens (Mich.). Next up for top-seeded Detroit Catholic Central is the Region 5 championship game against No. 2 Royal Oak (Mich.). Previous: 5

6. Hartland (Mich.), 17-2

After shutting out Belleville in their 2023 postseason opener, the top-seeded Eagles were dominant again in a 14-goal victory over No. 4 Plymouth (Mich.). Next up for Hartland is a Region 3 championship contest against Ann Arbor Pioneer (Mich.) on May 30. Previous: 6

7. St. Viator (Ill.), 21-1

Two more dominant postseason victories over Hersey (Ill.) and Fremd (Ill.) left the Lions with a Lincolnshire Sectional title and a nine-game win streak. Now comes an eagerly anticipated rematch with Loyola Academy (Ill.), with St. Viator prevailing by nine (15-6) when they met back in late April. The winner of the May 30 super-sectional rematch will earn a state berth. Previous: 7

8. Rockhurst Jesuit (Mo.), 18-0

The Hawklets ended an undefeated season as Lacrosse Association of KC champions. Junior Luke McNamara remarkably hit the century mark in goals (103) in just 18 games while fellow juniors Jack Bichelmeyer, Colin Komenda and Croix Snow each topped 50 points. Meanwhile, senior Henry Kemp (84 ground balls, 139 faceoffs) and freshman Gentry Curtis (68 ground balls, 120 faceoffs) were critical in earning possession and junior keeper Matt Koehler saved more than two-thirds of the shots he faced. Previous: 8

9. Benilde-St. Margaret’s (Minn.), 13-0

The Red Knights kept their perfect record with a 25-0 victory over Waconia (Minn.), including a whopping 13 scorers. Hunter Payer played a leading role in Benilde-St. Margaret’s dominant victory, tallying three goals and three assists, while Jack Anderson and Brad Little added hat tricks and Griffin Elliott recorded two goals and four assists. Previous: 9

10. Wheaton Academy (Ill.) 20-1

It has been an impressive season thus far for the Warriors, who have dominated most of their Land of Lincoln foes with their lone loss coming against IMG Academy (Fla.). Now, Wheaton Academy takes on one of the few Illinois teams it didn’t dominate, Glenbard West, in the super-sectionals, after the Warriors won their last meeting, 11-9. Previous: 10

— Jonah Rosenblum

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