Rankings

Kentucky Country Day Repeats as KSLL Girls Lacrosse State Champions

LAX SticksThe 2018 Kentucky Scholastic Lacrosse Leaague Girls Lacrosse State Championship Game was held on Thursday, May 17, at Assumption Green.  Kentucky Country Day School defeated Sacred Heart Academy to repeat as KSLL champions.

The season ended with the following schools as the top five ranked programs according to LAXPower RPI rankings:

  1. Eastern High School, Louisville, Kentucky (KSLL) 21-4, .6776 RPI (90th nationally)
  2. Kentucky Country Day School, Louisville, Kentucky (KSLL) 21-5, .6730 RPI (100th nationally)
  3. Sacred Heart Academy, Louisville, Kentucky (KSLL) 23-4, .6539 RPI (164th nationally)
  4. Mercy Academy, Louisville, Kentucky (KSLL)
  5. Woodford County Club Team, Versailles, Kentucky (CL)
  6. Notre Dame Academy, Covington, Kentucky, (KSLL)
  7. duPont Manual High School, Louisville, Kentucky (KSLL)
  8. Ballard High School, Louisville, Kentucky (KSLL)
  9. South Oldham High School, Crestwood, Kentucky (KSLL)
  10. Louisville Collegiate School, Louisville, Kentucky (KSLL)

Final Four Set for the 2018 KSLL Championship

LAX SticksThe final four teams are set for the KSLL Championship.  The semi-finals are to be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at the Assumption Green Athletic Field starting at 5:30pm.  The winners of these two games will meet on Thursday, May 17, 2018, also at Assumption Green at 6pm for the championship game.

One semi-final is Mercy Academy (KSLL District 2 Runner-Up with an 8-5 record)* v. Kentucky Country Day School (District 3 Champion, 19-5). The other semi-final is Eastern High School (District 3 Runner-Up, 21-3) v. Sacred Heart Academy (District 2 Champion, 22-3).

The final four teams are also the top four teams ranked by RPI in the state.

  1. Eastern High School - .6904 RPI, #62 in the nation**
  2. Kentucky Country Day School - .6635 RPI, #129 in the nation
  3. Sacred Heart Academy - .6500 RPI, #177 in the nation
  4. Mercy Academy - .6046 RPI, #418 in the nation

Notes: * All statistics are from LAXPower. **There are 3,454 High School Girls Lacrosse teams in the nation ranked by LAXPower.


Area High School and NCAA/NAIA College Rankings - 11 April 2018

Lacrosse Ball in Stick (3)Area teams (high school and college) are enjoying successes according to the RPI by PowerLAX as of 11 April 2018.

Listed in the top 100* (out of 3474 high school teams in the nation) are the following Kentucky teams:

  • 9th Eastern High School (Middletown)
  • 44th Sacred Heart Academy (Louisville)
  • 72nd Ballard High School (Louisville)

The top five ranked* teams by RPI in Kentucky are:

  1. Eastern High School (Middletown)
  2. Sacred Heart Academy (Louisville)
  3. Ballard High School (Louisville)
  4. duPont Manual High School (Louisville)
  5. South Oldham High School (Crestwood)

Note *: High school teams must have reported 5 or more games in order to be ranked according to RPI.

The University of Louisville is currently ranked 40th nationally among the 115 NCAA D1 teams.

The following area teams are ranked in the top 25 nationally among the 141 NCAA D1 and NAIA teams:

Center College in Danville, Kentucky, is the highest nationally ranked NCAA D3 area team at 33rd out of 286.

 


Kentucky High School Teams Ranked in Top 100 in the Nation

LAX SticksAs of Spring Break 2018, Kentucky High Schools have several teams ranked in the Top 100 in the nation according to the RPI at LaxPower.  There are 714 high school teams currently listed (as of 4 April 2018).  A minimum of 5 games must be reported for a team to be ranked.

Here are the Kentucky teams:

5. Eastern High School (Louisville, KY)

23. Sacred Heart Academy (Louisville, KY)

39. Ballard High School (Louisville, KY)

63. duPont Manual High School (Louisville, KY)

81. South Oldham High School (Crestwood, KY)