We’re again with the primary of our back-of-the-envelope weekly High 10s for the 2023 season. This High 10 is loosely based mostly upon our preseason High 10 that we launched in late August. We’ll have this function each week till the week after Thanksgiving, then a well-researched High 50 in December.
As you may inform, there was plenty of motion from that first back-of-the-envelope itemizing apart from the highest two sides, Pottstown Hill College (Pa.) and Palmyra (Pa.), each of whom might be in Conshohocken (Pa.) this weekend for the Nationwide Excessive College Invitational — albeit they received’t be enjoying one another.
Our RightToRightIsRight.com honorary No. 11 Crew of the Week is Crofton (Md.). The defending state Class 3A state champions might be enjoying on the Nationwide Excessive College Invitational this weekend in opposition to an excellent Shrub Oak Lakeland (N.Y.) workforce. Heady stuff for a scholastic program which is just in its third season.
1. Pottstown Hill College (Pa.) 2-0
Hill received by Newtown Sq. Episcopal Academy (Pa.) 2-1 in a rematch of final 12 months’s PAISAA closing; the Blues have a tricky slate of video games this weekend on the Nationwide Excessive College Invitational
2. Palmyra (Pa.) 5-0
Cougars have began out like a home afire, however had a rivalry match final night in opposition to Hummelstown Decrease Dauphin (Pa.); Palmyra additionally has a pair of very consequential matches within the Nationwide Excessive College Invitational
3. Summit Oak Knoll (N.J.) 4-0
As you would possibly count on, protection was the story because the Royals beat Emmaus 2-1 final Saturday; Kristen Shindle made 11 saves behind a fast and nimble Oak Knoll protection
4. Darien (Conn.) 3-0
Wave swept FCIAC rivalry video games in opposition to Greenwich (Conn.) and New Canaan (Conn.) however have some very good competitors this weekend on the NHSI
5. Delmar (Del.) 4-0
Jordyn Hollamon has been on a tear this season, averaging greater than 4 targets a recreation. Extra importantly, she is involving members of the ahead line into the assault; Wildcats nearing the nationwide document for consecutive wins however have a pair of not insignificant exams within the subsequent three weeks
6. Emmaus (Pa.) 7-1
Hornets dropped their first regular-season recreation in eight years with the loss at Oak Knoll, however have an opportunity to rebound with a pair of exams the primary week of October; Melea Weber leads the nation in targets scored
7. Houston St. John’s (Tex.) 5-0
Mavericks had an early bellwether win over Kinkaid, 3-2, on Sept. sixth; main competitors is that this week on the NHSI
8. Northport (N.Y.) 4-0
Tigers tackle Farmingville Sachem East (N.Y.) and Lake Ronkonkoma Sachem North (N.Y.) this week; main recreation on Oct. 1 in opposition to Backyard Metropolis (N.Y.)
9. Villanova Academy of Notre Dame de Namur (Pa.) 3-0
The Irish with one other early eye-popping outcome, beating Woolwich Kingsway (N.J.) 6-1. Will probably be fascinating to see how the workforce holds up within the stability of its regular-season schedule
10. Carlsbad La Costa Canyon (Calif.) 6-0
Mavericks tackle an excellent San Diego Scripps Ranch (Calif.) aspect tomorrow
11. Crofton (Md.) 4-0
Cardinals have already got wins over Severna Park (Md.) and Glenelg (Md.) this season; what would a win over Lakeland imply?
And keep in mind: San Diego Canyon Hills (Calif.) 5-1-1, Smyrna (Del.) 3-0, Winnetka New Trier (Ailing.) 9-0-2, Louisville Kentucky Nation Day College (Ky.) 11-3, Watertown (Mass.) 4-0, North Caldwell West Essex (N.J.) 3-0, Woolwich Kingsway (N.J.) 1-1, Shrub Oak Lakeland (N.Y.) 4-1, Lancaster Manheim Township (Pa.) 6-0, Hummelstown Decrease Dauphin (Pa.) 3-1, Oakton (Va.) 9-0, Virginia Seaside Frank W. Cox (Va.) 2-0, Richmond (Va.) Collegiate 5-0, Yorktown Tabb (Va.) 25-0