Following one of the craziest weeks of the 2016 High School field hockey season yet, we saw a handful of ranked match-ups as many areas begin their post-season play.  Here are a few of the highlights:

  • Villa Maria Academy (PA) defeated Unionville (PA) 4-3 OT
  • First Colonial High School (VA) defeated Norfolk Academy (VA) 3-2
  • Lakeland High School (NY) suffered its second tie in back-to-back weeks- last week to Darien (CT), this week to Mamaroneck (NY)
  • 32 regionally ranked squads hold onto their unbeaten streaks
  • 6 new teams join the rankings (St Paul’s School (NH), Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School (MA), Manchester Central High School (NH), Moses Brown School (RI), Garrison Forest School (MD), and Kinkaid School (TX))

Week #6 Regional Rankings

New England Region Top 20 Rankings

Northeast Region Top 20 Rankings

PA/NJ Region Top 20 Rankings

Mid-Atlantic Region Top 20 Rankings

West/Mid-West Region Top 20 Rankings

For the second year in a row, MAX Field Hockey recognizes some of the top High School performers through the month of September.  Congratulations to the following 20 players that were selected as MAX Field Hockey’s September Top Performers!


LENA ANSARI – Lake Forest Academy
LAUREN BECCARIA – Fairfield Ludlowe High School
JILL BOLTON – Dock Mennonite Academy
ELAINA BURCHELL – Whitney Point High School
MEGHAN CONROY – Lafayette High School
CAROLINE DAVIS – Visitation Academy
CHARLOTTE DE VRIES – Conestoga High School
ALLIE GRACE JOYNER – Christian Academy of Louisville
CAMILLE KANE – Charlotte Latin School
HANNAH MAXWELL – Wyoming Seminary Prep School
KENDALL MILLIGAN – Needham High School
GABRIELLA PONTONE – Northern Highlands Regional High School
OLIVIA PUGH – St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School
SHANNON QUINLAN – Williamsville North High School
JULIA RUSSO – West Essex Regional High School
KELLIE RYAN – Gilford High School
MICHELLE RYDER – The Rivers School
JILLIAN SHIVE – Ursuline Academy
LINDSEY STAGG – Derryfield School
AMANDA STRENK – Baldwinsville High School


#1 – Emmaus High School (Emmaus, PA)

#2 – Penn Manor High School (Millersville, PA)

#3 – First Colonial High School (Virginia Beach, VA)

#4 – Serra High School (San Diego, CA)

#5 – Donegal High School (Mount Joy, PA)

#6 – Villa Maria Academy (Malvern, PA)

#7 – Watertown High School (Watertown, MA)

#8 – Norfolk Academy (Norfolk, VA)

#9 – Unionville High School (Kennett Square, PA)

#10 – Eastern Regional High School (Voorhees, NJ)

#11 – Assumption High School (Louisville, KY)

#12 – Lakeland High School (Shrub Oak, NY)

#13 – Frank W Cox High School (Virginia Beach, VA)

#14 – Sacred Heart Academy (Louisville, KY)

#15 – Palmyra Area High School (Palmyra, PA)

#16 – Walpole High School (Walpole, MA)

#17 – Oak Knoll School (Summit, NJ)

#18 – Shenendehowa High School (Clifton Park, NY)

#19 – West Essex High School (Caldwell, NJ)

#20 – St. Joseph’s Academy (Saint Louis, MO)

#21 – Lower Dauphin (Hummelstown, PA)

#22 – Glenelg High School (Glenelg, MD)

#23 – Andover High School (Andover, MA)

#24 – Ward Melville High School (Setauket-East Setauket, NY)

#25 – Charlotte Latin School (Charlotte, NC)


Others Considered:

Ocean City High School (NJ)
Fairfax High School (VA)
Needham High School (MA)
Staples High School (CT)
Conestoga High School (PA)
Lake Forest High School (IL)

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