Fall 2017 FAB 50 High School Soccer Team Rankings

The boys fall high school season includes the following states: Colorado, Connecticut, D.C., Delaware, 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 (private), West Virginia, Wisconsin.

The rankings are compiled by high school rankings editor Sheldon Shealer.

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Rank (Prev.) School Record
1 (2)
 
St. Benedict's Prep Newark, NJ 8-0-0
Junior Ronald Mafunzwaini scored four goals last week and junior Thiago Franca -- like Mafunzwaini -- had a hat trick in the team's comfortable win over Hightstown. Things start to get more interesting for the Gray Bees starting this week with a clash with nationally ranked Pennington, which ended St. Benedict's run of state titles last year. A week later, St. Benedict's faces SIMA FAB 50 No. 13 Salesianum (Del.).
2 (4)
 
Archbishop Curley Baltimore, MD 10-0-0
Penn commit Ben Stitz scored a pair of second-half goals as Curley rallied for a 2-1 win over McDonogh in a clash of Baltimore powers. The teams will meet again next month. But for the time being, this result, coupled with early season wins over Haverford School (Pa.) and then SIMA AFB 50-ranked Mount St. Joseph vaults Curley into the national title chase.
3 (3) Bradley-Bourbonnais Bradley, IL 10-0-0
Opinions vary widely on Bradley-Bourbonnais, but many questions will be answered this week as the team participates in the Go 4 The Goal Fall Classic in Burlington, Iowa. The Boilermakers are 35-1 over the past two seasons, but this week's event will be its most serious challenge as it is grouped in an eight-team tournament with No. 10 Whitefish Bay (Wis.), No. 37 Rockhurst Jesuit (Mo.) and regionally ranked Washburn Rural (Kan.).
4 (5)
 
Delbarton School Morristown, NJ 7-0-0
Colgate commit Kian Alberto and Brendan McSorley scored scored a goal in Delbarton's wins over Chaminade (N.Y.) and DeMatha (Md.) last week.
5 (6)
 
Libertyville Libertyville, IL 8-0-1
Indiana commit Ryan Wittenbrink netted his fourth hat trick of the season as Libertyville cruised past Stevenson 5-0 in the team's only match last week.
6 (7)
 
Dublin Coffman Dublin, OH 11-0-1
Emeka Eneli scored twice as Dublin Coffman ended Dunbar's (Ky.) undefeated season with a 3-1 victory to cap a two-win week.
7 (1)
 
Conestoga Berwyn, PA 7-0-1
Conestoga slipped from the top spot following a 2-2 draw with Haverford School last week.
8 (8) Dodge City Dodge City, KS 8-0-0
Joshua DonJuan delivered the team's offensive highlight last week with a hat trick in a 6-0 win over Great Bend.
9 (9) Martin Luther King Manhattan, NY 6-0-0
This past week, Akeem Shelton scored six goals and national recruit Yaya Bakayoko added eight assists in a pair of MLK victories.
10 (10) Whitefish Bay Milwaukee, WI 11-0-0
Matthew Comiskey had five goals and one assist while Jackson Dryden added a goal and four assist in the team's 8-3 win over Homestead. After a pair of instate matches this week, Whitefish Bay travels to Burlington, Iowa, for the Go 4 The Goal Fall Classic, where it is grouped with No. 3 Bradley-Bourbonnais (Ill.), No. 37 Rockhurst Jesuit (Mo.) and regionally ranked Washburn Rural (Kan.).
11 (15)
 
Rockwood Summit Fenton, MO 13-1-0
Billy Hency, who committed to Loyola Chicago last week, had a goal in each outing as Summit defeated Hazelwood West and Fort Zumwalt East last week.
12 (17)
 
Salesianum Wilmington, DE 5-0-0
Bryce Wallace had four goals and one assist while Gavin Ford added three goals and one assist as Sallies rolled to a pair of wins last week.
13 (16)
 
Blue Valley Southwest Overland Park, KS 6-0-0
Blue Valley Southwest, after falling behind 1-0, rallied for three goals and held on for a 3-2 win over St. James in a rematch of last year's state final.
14 (11)
 
McDonogh School Owings Mills, MD 7-1-0
McDonogh's perfect start ended with a 2-1 loss to SIMA FAB 50 No. 2 Curley in the first of at least two meetings between these Baltimore powers.
15 (20)
 
Denver East Denver, CO 8-0-0
Denver East received goals from three players in a 3-1 win over Thomas Jefferson in the team's only outing last week.
16 (21)
 
Olentangy Liberty Powell, OH 8-0-1
Stephen Psyhogios and Nathan Rothert netted the goals as Olentangy Liberty posted a 2-0 victory over defending state champion and nationally ranked St. Ignatius.
17 (46)
 
Cardinal Gibbons Raleigh, NC 10-0-1
When the two top-ranked teams in Raleigh, both undefeated, met last week, the contest was expected to be quite the battle. Instead Nick Brassington and Jack Zarnik's second-half goals carried Cardinal Gibbons to a surprising one-sided 4-1 win over previously perfect Heritage. Brassington finished with two goals.
18 (44)
 
St Francis de Sales Columbus, OH 9-0-1
Three goals from Hector Gomez helped St. Francis de Sales knock off Covington Catholic (Ky.) and Trinity (Ky.) last week.
19 Forest Hills Northern Grand Rapids, MI 11-0-0
Forest Hills Northern has posted nine straight shutout wins to vault into the national limelight. The Huskies have allowed two goals this year -- one in each of the team's first two matches. Hayden Strobel, Jordan Okito and Luca Licari each scored twice in last week's 8-0 win over Ottawa Hills. Nate Texer and Okito scored in the 2-0 win over state-ranked Lowell.
20 (31)
 
Naperville North Naperville, IL 12-1-1
Ty Konrad had a goal and one assist in both of Naperville North's wins last week. The Huskies are up to No. 2 in the ChicagolandSoccer.org rankings, behind top-ranked Libertyville.
21 (14)
 
Dunbar Lexington, KY 13-1-1
After shutout wins over Tates Creek and Bishop Brossart, Dunbar had its undefeated season ended in a 3-1 loss to Dublin Coffman (Ohio).
22 (29)
 
Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO 6-0-1
Alec Fronapfel added himself to the national leaderboard with a four-assist outing against Mountain Range. On the week, he had two goals and five assists.
23 Peters Township McMurray, PA 8-0-1
Peters Township edged Upper St. Clair and Canon-McMillan last week to reinforce its position as among the top teams in Pittsburgh this fall.
24 (37)
 
Evansville Memorial Evansville, IN 10-1-1
Andrew Cross scored six goals last week, giving the senior 18 on the season. The Tigers' only loss is to Dunbar (Ky.).
25 (26)
 
E.O. Smith Storrs, CT 5-0-0
Last year, it was considered a statement win. This year, it was expected. Still, E.O. Smith had to ground out a 4-2 victory over perennial state title challenger Farmington last week to remain perfect.
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