Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association

Baltimore-area boys soccer: Breaking down the Top 15

Baltimore-area boys soccer: Breaking down the Top 15

The McDonogh Eagles opened as the area’s No. 1 ranked team as defending MIAA A Conference champions, overcame a 1-4-1 skid late in the regular season and ultimately landed back in the top spot in the final Top 15 poll after a successful defense of their crown.

River Hill came into the final week of the season at No. 1, but a tough loss to Oakdale in the Class 2A title game — decided on penalty kicks — ended its bid for an unbeaten season as they dropped to No. 4 with a 16-1-1 mark.

Loyola Blakefield, which had its perfect season spoiled by McDonogh in the MIAA A title game — also decided on penalty kicks, finishes as the No. 2 team with an 18-1...

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