2021 FALL RANKINGS (thru Oct. 17, 2021)

The updated Top 50 rankings will be posted each Tuesday through the rest of the fall season. The fall season includes teams from the following states: Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, D.C.Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia (VISAA teams only), West Virginia and Wisconsin. Rankings are compiled by Prep Network’s Director of Soccer Sheldon Shealer.


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  • 1
    St. Ignatius Cleveland, Ohio
    Zsombor Onodi scored in the first minute and added a goal in the 68th as St. Ignatius defeated Dublin Jerome 3-0 to complete a perfect regular season.
  • 2
    St. Benedict’s Newark, New Jersey
    St. Benedict's defeated Chaminade (N.Y.) 3-1 in the Gray Bees' lone outing last week.
  • 3
    Pingry School Basking Ridge, New Jersey
    Anthony Bugliari scored three goals and had a pair of assists as Pingry won three matches last week. In an interesting scheduling twist, Pingry defeated Watchung Hills twice last week -- first in the regular-scheduled match and a second time in the county tournament quarterfinals.
  • 4
    Conestoga Berwyn, Pennsylvania
    Conestoga's three-win week was highlighted by a 3-0 win over FAB 50-ranked Lower Merion, which was in the Top 25 at the time. Colin Wurth and Cole Frederick each had a goal and one assist and A.J. Nordone scored Conestoga's opening goal. Last week's results extend Conestoga's win streak to 31 matches -- 17-0 this year and 14-0 in 2020. Last year, despite the perfect record, Conestoga opted out of the playoffs.
  • 5
    New Albany New Albany, Ohio
    Not only did New Albany close out a perfect regular season, it did so in style with three shutouts last week, including wins over two FAB 50-ranked teams. To start the run, New Albany pinned the first loss of the season on Westerville Central, which secured New Albany's fifth OCC title in the last six seasons. The team followed up that result with 2-0 victories over then FAB 50-ranked Olentangy Berlin and Olentangy Liberty.
  • 6
    Martin Luther King Manhattan, New York
    Hakim Karamoko and Khamani Carter each had three goals and one assist as MLK cruised to a 12-0 win over Frederick Douglas Academy. MLK also picked up a forfeit win later in the week. To date, MLK has won 10 matches on the field and three by forfeit this season. The team's first major test is upcoming against Beacon, a team it split with last season.
  • 7
    Pennington School Pennington, New Jersey
    Pennington defeated Hill School (Pa.) 1-0 and Paul VI 4-1 last week. Paul VI's goal ended a six-match shutout streak. In fact, Pennington had not allowed a goal since a 1-0 loss to FAB 50 No. 2 St. Benedict's.
  • 8
    Seton Hall Prep West Orange, New Jersey
    David Schuster and Charles Giordano scored the goals, both assisted by Brian Sheehan, as Seton Hall Prep defeated West Orange for the program's seventh Essex County Tournament title. In the semifinal round, sophomore Eddie Krupski scored the lone goal in a 1-0 decision over Montclair, the team that had tied the Pirates early in the season. Aidan Batista was in goal for both shutout victories.
  • 9
    Noblesville Noblesville, Indiana
    IUPUI commit Spencer Holland and Brayden Doll each scored twice as Noblesville handled Fort Wayne Northrop 5-0 in regional championship, which serves as the state quarterfinals. Palmer Ault added a goal and two assists. Noblesville next faces FAB 50 No. 47 Chesterton with the winner advancing to the state final.
  • 10
    New Trier Winnetka, Illinois
    Evan Kanellos had a goal and one assist to pace New Trier to a regular season-ending 3-1 win over St. Ignatius. Interestingly, despite the team's top billing in the state by all media outlets, New Trier will start as the No. 2 seed in its sectional tournament behind FAB 50-ranked Evanston.
  • 11
    McDonogh Owings Mills, Maryland
    Georgetown commit Jacob Murrell scored twice and Northwestern commit Bryant Maher, a junior, scored the deciding goal as McDonogh edged Loyola 3-2 to claim first place in the MIAA A Conference. The Eagles are riding a 10-match win streak.
  • 12
    Fremd Palatine, Illinois
    Ryan Sapiente, Leo Akashi, and Caden Statz scored second-half goals to lead Fremd to a 3-0 victory over Hersey in the Mid-Suburban League Soccer Bowl final. The win marked a record ninth Soccer Bowl title for Fremd in this storied annual classic that has been contested the past 45 years.
  • 13
    Marquette Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Marquette defeated Germantown 6-0 to start the week, earning its 11th straight Greater Metro Conference title and extending the program's league undefeated streak to 60 matches. The Hilltoppers capped the week with a 1-0 win over Whitefish Bay in a clash of the state's top two teams.
  • 14
    Berwyn-Cicero Morton Berwyn-Cicero, Illinois
    Giovanni Alvarez provided the team's offensive highlight last week, scoring three goals in a 4-1 win over Downers Grove South. Morton also handled Riverside-Brookfield 6-1 to close out the regular season.
  • 15
    Fayetteville-Manlius Manlius, New York
    Syracuse commit Antonino Pagano scored seven goals last week as Fayetteville-Manlius defeated West Genesee and Nottingham.
  • 16
    SLUH St. Louis, Missouri
    Grant Locker has gone on a tear lately, scoring seven of his season total 18 goals in the past four games, spanning eight days. SLUH had a big week, defeating Christian Brothers, Vianney and St. Dominic.
  • 17
    Calvert Hall Towson, Maryland
    Calvert Hall in between a pair of telling one-sided victories, Calvert Hall lost a 1-0 match to league rival Gilman, which costs the team first place in the MIAA A Conference. Before the Gilman match, Calvert Hall routed local public school Dulaney 8-1, handing the program its worst loss in years. After the Gilman contest, Calvert Hall handled Delaware's defending state champion Appoquinimink 6-0.
  • 18
    Macomb Dakota Macomb, Michigan
    Macomb Dakota opened postseason play with a 3-0 win over Macomb L'Anse Creuse North. With a win Monday, Dakota could face FAB 50 No. 19 Anchor Bay in the district final.
  • 19
    Anchor Bay Fair Haven, Michigan
    Anchor Bay closed out the regular season with a 7-2 win over Utica Ford. If the Tars can win Monday's playoff match against Chippewa Valley, it could face No. 18 Macomb Dakota on Wednesday for the district title. The teams split their regular season matches.
  • 20
    Boylan Catholic Rockford, Illinois
    Brian Sanchez scored three goals as Boylan Catholic closed out the regular season with a 6-0 win over Freeport for the team's 20th straight victory.
  • 21
    Troy Troy, Michigan
    Aiden Baraiac scored the lone goal as Troy held off Royal Oak 1-0 in the opening round of district play. Next up is a clash with rival Troy Athens.
  • 22
    Okemos Okemos, Michigan
    Okemos mercy-ruled Loy Norrix 8-0 in the opening round of district tournament play last week.
  • 23
    North Oldham Goshen, Kentucky
    Junior Cameron Hill scored both goals as North Oldham edged South Oldham 2-1 in the 8th District final. The win sends North Oldham to the 16-team state tournament, which starts this week.
  • 24
    Southwest Guilford High Point, North Carolina
    Southwest Guilford stayed undefeated last week with three one-goal victories. Joe Specht scored the winner in a 1-0 decision over Northern Guilford and assisted the winner in a 1-0 win over Western Guilford.
  • 25
    Seneca Valley Harmony, Pennsylvania
    Senior Nathan Prex scored a hat trick in last week's 5-0 win over North Allegheny, then netted the lone goal in the team's 1-0 victory over Butler. The results sealed the WPIAL 4A Section 1 title for Seneca Valley. Junior keeper Ryan Krumenacker was in goal for both wins.
  • 26
    Hunterdon Central Flemington, New Jersey
  • 27
    Dodge City Dodge City, Kansas
  • 28
    Blue Valley Southwest Overland Park, Kansas
  • 29
    La Cueva Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 30
    Evanston Evanston, Illinois
  • 31
    Triad Troy, Illinois
  • 32
    Brentwood Brentwood, New York
  • 33
    Lee’s Summit Lee's Summit, Missouri
  • 34
    Rockhurst Jesuit Kansas City, Missouri
  • 35
    Westerville Central Westerville, Ohio
  • 36
    Arapahoe Centennial, Colorado
  • 37
    Fishers Fishers, Indiana
    Season complete. Indiana Class AAA Section 8 runner-up to Noblesville.
  • 38
    West Allegheny Imperial, Pennsylvania
  • 39
    Hingham Hingham, Massachusetts
  • 40
    Lakeville South Lakeville, Minnesota
  • 41
    Summit Bend, Oregon
  • 42
    New Hanover Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 43
    Castle Newburgh, Indiana
  • 44
    Richmond Collegiate Richmond, Virginia
  • 45
    Blue Valley West Overland Park, Kansas
  • 46
    Tuscarora Frederick, Maryland
  • 47
    Chesterton Chesterton, Indiana
  • 48
    Central Dauphin Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 49
    Lower Merion Ardmore, Pennsylvania
  • 50
    Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada