The regional rankings for the Spring 2017 updates concludes this week with the introduction of the 2021 girls class. This is the first edition of the regional rankings for this class. The IMG Top 150 for the Girls Class of 2021 was released on Tuesday.
Texan Alexis Missimo is the No. 1 player in this class. She is one of 15 Texas players ranked in the IMG Top 150 for the national ranking for the best girls club soccer players in the country. Trinity Byars and Azul Alvarez are No. 2 and No. 3 respectively for the regional ranking. There are over 20 players ranked in the regional list for Texas with some club standouts joining the nationally recognized group.
Crossfire Premier’s Kayla Adams leads the way in the Pacific Northwest. Adams is the No. 11 player in the national rankings and one of the top forwards. Adams is a regular with the U.S. U15 Girls National Team. She is one of 11 players ranked for the region.
Payton Patrick is the top player in the Mid Atlantic region. The four-star recruit has been a standout at the ODP level in the area. She is the only four-star recruit in the Mid-Atlantic. Audrey Weir is No. 2 in the Mid Atlantic.
Andrea Kitahata is the best player in the Northern California & Hawaii region. Kitahata has been a standout in ECNL play this season, and was recently announced as a new addition to the San Jose Earthquakes Academy. Kitahata is one of 17 players ranked in that region with his update.
Michigan Hawks players Michelle Cooper and Haley Craig take hold of two of the top three spots in the Great Lakes region ranking. Cooper, a forward, and Craig, a goalkeeper, are among seven players from the region to earn a four-star rating. Cincinnati United Premier holds the honor of having the most players in the top 10 for the region with four players. Kailyn Dudukovich is the top rated prospect from the club.
The next update to the IMG Academy Top 150 and to the regional rankings will be in the summer, which will be unveiled in mid July starting with the 2018 class. For players new to TopDrawerSoccer, please submit a player profile in order to be considered from the national and regional rankings. If you have any questions about the rankings, please email email@example.com.