1. Calvert Hall (Md.), 2-0
2. Malvern Prep (Pa.), 0-0
3. Boys’ Latin (Md.), 1-0
4. McDonogh (Md.), 1-0
5. Bullis (Md.), 1-0
6. Haverford School (Pa.), 0-0
7. Delbarton (N.J.), 0-0
8. Gonzaga (D.C.), 0-1
9. Gilman (Md.), 1-0
10. Seton Hall Prep (N.J.), 0-0
Dropped Out: Georgetown Prep (Md.), 1-1; St. Mary’s (Md.), 0-1
Next: La Salle College (Pa.), 0-0; St. John’s (D.C.), 2-0; Georgetown Prep (Md.), 1-1; Conestoga (Pa.), 0-0; St. Mary’s (Md.), 0-1; St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Va.), 2-0; St. Paul’s (Md.), 1-0; Landon (Md.), 1-1; Conestoga (Pa.), 0-0; Bishop Shanahan (Pa.), 0-0; Loyola-Blakefield (Md.), 3-0; Briar Woods (Va.), 0-0
Greyhounds Hold Off Sharks
Ponte Vedra (Fla.) took its 6-0 on the road as it traveled to take on Gilman (Md.), which was playing its first game of the season. Both teams started the season ranked in the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse Top 25 High School Power Rankings.
Sam King totaled six points as Gilman (Md.) came out on top 11-9. The teams were tied 2-2 at the end of the first quarter, but Gilman entered halftime with a 5-3 lead. Ponte Vedra went on a run in the fourth quarter, but it fell short of the comeback. The win snapped Ponte Vedra’s 23-game winning streak. King scored four goals and dished out two assists in the victory. Joe Taraboletti led Ponte Vedra with four goals.
The win also gave John Nostrant his first victory as Head Coach of the Greyhounds. Nostrant took over at Gilman after 25 years and 492 wins at Haverford School (Pa.). Nostrant is no stranger to the MIAA A Conference as he regularly scheduled games against the MIAA to start the season at Haverford School. Nostrant posted a 32-24 record against the MIAA since 2002.
Cadets Down Hoyas
St. John’s College (D.C.) opened the season with a 13-6 victory over Georgetown Prep (Md.) on Tuesday. The Cadets are coming off a 12-6 season in which they reached the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship game. They lost their matchup with Georgetown Prep, 10-6, last year.
Georgetown Prep entered the season as the No. 10 team in the Mid-Atlantic and No. 18 in the LaxRecords.com Top 25 Preseason Rankings.
Georgetown Prep rebounded from their loss with a 14-13 win over St. Mary’s (Md.) on March 6. The Hoyas survived a seven-goal outing from Nick Lilly, outscoring the Saints 9-5 in the second half. St. Mary’s led 8-5 at halftime.
Ryan Tucker earned his first win as a head coach when Norfolk Academy (Va.) defeated John Carroll (Md.) 14-11 last week. Tucker took over for longtime Head Coach Tom Duquette who retired following last season.
Good Week for the MIAA
The MIAA A Conference had a great opening week. Conference teams went 14-4. None of the teams ranked among the Top 25 took a loss and a couple outside the Top 25 made their case for inclusion.
Calvert Hall opened its season with two wins at the Brine King of Spring Invitational in North Carolina. The Preseason No. 1 team defeated Lake Norman (N.C.) and St. Christopher’s (Va.) to extend their winning streak to 17 games. Daniel Kelly kicked his senior season off with 15 points in two games, which included the 200th point of his career. Kelly’s first point in the 15-9 win over St. Christopher’s (Va.) on Saturday was No. 200. He scored four goals and three assists against Lake Norman (N.C.) on Friday and followed with four goals and four assists on Saturday.
St. Paul’s (Md.) opened its season with a 9-6 win over Landon (Md.). Loyola-Blakefield (Md.) is off to a 3-0 start after a trip to North Carolina for the King of Spring and a road win against Good Counsel (Md.).
Boys’ Latin opened its season in a big way, defeating defending Southeast Region No. 1 Ponte Vedra (Fla.), 25-6. Brendan Grimes, who is returning after missing last season due to injury, scored five goals in the victory.
McDonogh defeated Gonzaga 12-9 in both team’s opening game.