Recruiting Rundown National High School Power Rankings, 5/6

SPMay’s finally here, so the playoffs are getting underway in areas like D.C., Baltimore, Colorado and Pennsylvania while other leagues get close to wrapping up regular season play. Craziness has continued in the IAC and MIAA – five teams are ranked between the two leagues, though postseason results will sort things out.

Nationally, the top four remains the same as it was in last week’s rankings, though Darien (Conn.) has made a move up to No. 5 after a Georgetown Prep loss last Friday to St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes. Grabbing the MIAA’s top seed (and a first round bye) by virtue of tiebreakers, McDonogh goes from No. 16 to No. 12, while surging St. Paul’s (the No. 2 seed) re-enters the rankings at No. 15. In New Jersey, Delbarton (N.J.) also re-enters this week at No. 25 after a series of big wins in past weeks.

1. Haverford (Pa.), 21-0
Last Week: Beat Germantown Academy (Pa.) 15-5, St. Joseph’s Prep (Pa.) 18-9, Springside Chestnut Hill (Pa.) 13-6
This Week: 5/8 vs. Malvern Prep (Pa.)

2. Massapequa (N.Y.), 14-0
Last Week: Beat East Meadow (N.Y.) 17-4
This Week: 5/7 vs. Oceanside (N.Y.)

3. Hill Academy (Ont.), 9-1
Last Week: Idle
This Week: 5/7 at St. Michael’s College (Ont.), 5/9 vs. IMG National (Fla.)

4. Hun School (N.J.), 15-0
Last Week: Beat Shawnee (N.J.) 11-7, Peddie (N.J.) 19-4, Hill School (Pa.) 9-8
This Week: 5/9 at Mercersburg Academy (Pa.)

5. Darien (Conn.), 10-0
Last Week: Beat Wilton (Conn.) 10-2, St. Joseph-Trumbull (Conn.) 20-4
This Week: 5/7 vs. Danbury (Conn.), 5/9 at New Canaan (Conn.), 5/12 at Trumbull (Conn.)

6. St. Ignatius Prep (Calif.), 15-1
Last Week: Beat Serra-San Mateo (Calif.) 18-2
This Week: 5/6 at Archbishop Riordan (Calif.)

7. Syosset (N.Y.), 13-1
Last Week: Beat Freeport (N.Y.) 15-0
This Week: 5/7 vs. Baldwin (N.Y.)

8. St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Va.), 15-3
Last Week: Beat Georgetown Prep (Pa.) 8-6, lost to Bullis (Md.) 11-7
This Week: IAC Playoffs

9. Landon (Md.), 18-2
Last Week: Beat St. Albans (D.C.) 14-7, Episcopal (Va.) 8-7 in 2OT
This Week: IAC Playoffs

10. Northport (N.Y.), 13-1
Last Week: Beat Connetquot (N.Y.) 9-8, Whitman (N.Y.) 15-4
This Week: 5/7 at Lindenhurst (N.Y.), 5/9 at Mahopac (N.Y.)

11. Georgetown Prep (Md.), 11-3
Last Week: Lost to St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Va.) 8-6, beat St. Albans (D.C.) 9-2
This Week: IAC Playoffs

12. McDonogh (Md.), 13-4
Last Week: Beat Calvert Hall (Md.) 10-8, Gilman (Md.) 11-6
This Week: 5/12 MIAA Semifinals at JHU

13. Gonzaga (D.C.), 16-3
Last Week: Beat St. John’s (D.C.) 19-3, Bishop Ireton (Va.) 23-4
This Week: 5/7 WCAC Semifinals vs. Good Counsel (Md.)

14. Ward Melville (N.Y.), 13-2
Last Week: Beat Patchogue-Medford (N.Y.) 16-2, Ridgefield (Conn.) 12-6, Floyd (N.Y.) 15-2
This Week: 5/9 vs. Commack (N.Y.)

15. St. Paul’s (Md.), 13-5
Last Week: Beat Mt. St. Joe (Md.) 16-9, Boys’ Latin (Md.) 12-10
This Week: 5/12 MIAA Semifinals at JHU

16. Smithtown East (N.Y.), 12-1
Last Week: Beat West Islip (N.Y.) 17-5
This Week: 5/6 at Riverhead (N.Y.), 5/8 at North Babylon (N.Y.)

17. Chaminade (N.Y.), 11-2
Last Week: Beat Greenwich (Conn.) 10-9 in OT
This Week: 5/7 at St. Anthony’s (N.Y.), 5/12 at Fordham Prep (N.Y.)

18. Salisbury (Conn.), 9-1
Last Week: Beat Kent (Conn.) 17-6, Taft (Conn.) 12-8
This Week: 5/8 at Brunswick (Conn.)

19. Boys’ Latin (Md.), 14-4
Last Week: Beat Loyola Blakefield (Md.) 13-11, lost to St. Paul’s (Md.) 12-10
This Week: 5/8 vs. Loyola Blakefield (Md.)

20. St. Anthony’s (N.Y.), 9-3
Last Week: Beat Brookfield (Conn.) 14-6
This Week: 5/7 vs. Chaminade (N.Y.)

21. Brunswick (Conn.), 10-3
Last Week: Lost to Westminster (Conn.) 11-10 in OT, beat Avon Old Farms (Conn.) 11-7
This Week: 5/8 vs. Salisbury (Conn.), 5/11 vs. Trinity-Pawling (N.Y.)

22. Cherry Creek (Colo.), 14-1
Last Week: Beat Kent Denver (Colo.) 16-7
This Week: 5/6 vs. Colorado Academy (Colo.)

23. Culver (Ind.), 13-4
Last Week: Beat St. Xavier (Oh.) 15-8, Brother Rice (Mich.) 15-3
This Week: 5/8 vs. New Trier (Ill.), 5/9 vs. Loyola Academy (Ill.)

24. Pittsford (N.Y.), 14-0
Last Week: Beat Penfield (N.Y.) 10-7
This Week: 5/7 vs. Victor (N.Y.), 5/12 at Brighton (N.Y.)

25. Delbarton (N.J.), 11-1
Last Week: Beat Jefferson Township (N.J.) 19-3
This Week: 5/7 vs. Mount Olive (N.J.)

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