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2018 girls lacrosse preview: Top 15 poll, players to watch, key numbers

Check out The Baltimore Sun's Top 15 preseason poll, players to watch and key numbers for the 2018 girls lacrosse season, plus a look at the new state classifications and what they mean.

  • Girls lacrosse expansion to four state title games creates opportunities, a bit more equity

    Girls lacrosse expansion to four state title games creates opportunities, a bit more equity

    City coach Sedrick Smith is happy to see the Maryland high school girls lacrosse tournaments expand from three state championships to four this spring. In the past, the Knights have been in a region they had little chance to conquer. They’d win the Baltimore City championship and lose a lopsided...

  • 2018 girls lacrosse players to watch

    2018 girls lacrosse players to watch

    Shay Ahearn Glenelg Country, junior, midfielder Rated the No. 1 junior in the country by Inside Lacrosse, Ahearn contributes everywhere on the field. She led the Dragons last season with 96 draw controls, had 29 goals and 17 assists and often guarded the opposition’s top attacker. An All-Metro...

  • 2018 girls lacrosse preseason Top 15 poll

    2018 girls lacrosse preseason Top 15 poll

    Top 15 No. 1 McDonogh Coach: Nancy Love Last season: 22-0, ranked No. 1 Postseason: IAAM A Conference champion Outlook: The Eagles have won 179 straight games, earned nine straight A Conference championships and been the No. 1 team in the country since 2010. They will try to carry on those streaks...

  • 2018 girls lacrosse by the numbers

    2018 girls lacrosse by the numbers

    Here’s some key numbers for the 2018 girls lacrosse season. 4 Classifications in the state tournament this spring, up from the three for the past 17 years 8 Straight years McDonogh has been the No. 1 team in the country 9 One-goal victories in state championship history (73 games) after Bel Air’s...

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