Lacrosse pre-playoff rankings

Photo by Paul Roth



1. Milton

2. Harrison

3. Roswell

4. Johns Creek

5. Lambert

6. Centennial

7. Chattahoochee

8. Walton

9. Peachtree Ridge

10. North Gwinnett

No. 1 Milton earned the Area 2 title and finished the season with just one in-state loss (13-11 Lambert). The Eagles grabbed a 15-9 win over Alpharetta on Thursday in its regular-season finale. No. 2 Harrison clinched the Area 1 title and sits at 16-1 heading into the postseason. North Gwinnett fell three spots to No. 10 after suffering a 14-5 loss to Peachtree Ridge on Friday. Chattahoochee jumped to No. 7 and Walton improved to No. 8. The Lions take over at No. 9 after their win over North Gwinnett.


1. Westminster

2. Northview

3. Lovett

4. Decatur

5. Marist

6. Greater Atlanta Christian

7. Blessed Trinity

8. Allatoona

9. McIntosh

10. St. Pius

The final week of the regular season did not produce any shifts in the top 10. No. 1 Westminster closed its season with a 15-7 win over Pope on Wednesday. No. 2 Northview survived a 13-11 win over No. 7 Blessed Trinity and No. 3 Lovett outscored Northgate and Grady by a combined 25-4 margin. No. 8 Allatoona beat No. 9 McIntosh 9-8 in its season finale on Thursday and these two teams will meet again this Tuesday in their first-round playoff matchup.



1. Milton

2. Lassiter

3. Chattahoochee

4. Walton

5. Centennial

6. Harrison

7. West Forsyth

8. Mill Creek

9. Etowah

10. Johns Creek

No. 1 Milton won its battle with No. 2 Lassiter on Friday and heads into the playoffs at the top of Class AAAAAA. No. 3 Chattahoochee beat No. 8 Johns Creek 10-11 on Tuesday and Walton remains at No. 4 after suffering a 10-9 loss to No. 2 Lassiter last Saturday. Etowah fell out of the top five to No. 9 after consecutive losses to Blessed Trinity (14-12) and Pope (18-15) to close its regular season. Centennial takes over No. 5 and Harrison improved four places this week to No. 6. They Hoyas enter the playoffs with the top seed out of Area 1 and an 11-game win streak.


1. Kell

2. Westminster

3. Pope

4. Cambridge

5. Northview

6. St. Pius

7. McIntosh

8. Blessed Trinity

9. Starr’s Mill

10. Holy Innocents’

No. 1 Kell finished its record-breaking regular season at 16-1. Westminster improved one spot to No. 2 after Northview lost 16-12 to Cambridge in its regular-season finale on Tuesday. Pope takes over No. 3 and Cambridge jumped to No. 4. Northview settles in at No. 5. St. Pius remains at No. 6 and holds a 12-game win streak heading into the playoffs. McIntosh edged Blessed Trinity for No. 7 and Starr’s Mill beat out No. 10 Holy Innocents’ for No. 9. Both Starr’s Mill (11-7 loss) and Holy Innocents’ (14-12 loss) fell to No. 7 McIntosh this past week, but Holy Innocents’ lost the head-to-head with Starr’s Mill earlier this season 16-14 (March 26) and sit behind the Panthers at No. 10.


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One Response to “Lacrosse pre-playoff rankings”

  1. Askin
    May 5, 2014 at 12:14 pm #

    Where do these rankings come from-? After talking to a few high profile coaches and looking at laxpower, no one understands how these rankings are determined. Not that I’m disagreeing, just curious.
    Thank you

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