Fall FAB 50 High School Soccer Team Rankings

The fall season includes the following states: Connecticut, D.C., Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi (independent schools) Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (private), Washington, West Virginia.

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

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Rank (Prev.) School Record
1 (1) Portland Jesuit Portland, OR 19-0-0*
Season Complete. Oregon Class 6A state champion.
School Facts: Private, 1,300 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Portland Jesuit wrapped up a completely dominating season with an 8-0 win over Clackamas in the state final. Washington commit Callan Harrington had four goals and one assist. Army commit Jaiden McClellan scored three goals. Minnesota commit Katelyn Duong had three assists. Jesuit outscored its opponents 128-1, the lone goal allowed was in a 6-1 victory over Camas (Wash.), which is playing this week in the Washington 4A state semifinals. Jesuit won 15 of its matches by at least five goals. The team's lineup also includes Notre Dame commit Mary Votava, Washington commit Olivia Juarez and Whitworth commit Kaitlin Speer.
2 (2) St. Anthony's Melville, NY 17-0-0*
Season Complete. New York Catholic state champion.
School Facts: Private, 2,400 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Virginia commit Brianna Jablonowski scored twice and Duquesne commit Brianna Passaro added a goal as St. Anthony's capped a perfect season with a 3-0 state final win over Nichols School, which had defeated New York Class AA public school state semifinalist Clarence early in the season. Jablonowski and Sam Adams each scored twice in a 6-1 semifinal win over Christ the King. St. Anthony's has won back-to-back state titles and four of the last five.
3 (3) Beavercreek Beavercreek, OH 24-0-0*
Season Complete. Ohio Division I state champion.
School Facts: Public, 2,350 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Indiana commit Marcella Cash netted her 38th goal of the season, Gardner-Webb commit Ella Bianco then scored twice and Dayton commit Diana Benigno added a goal as Beavercreek rolled to a 4-0 lead en route to a 4-2 state final win over Strongsville. Coach Steve Popp, who has a 292-62-41 in 20 years at Beavercreek and 397 all-time wins, received his first state title as the program's coach. Beavercreek held a 140-6 scoring margin in its 24 games.
4 (4) McDonogh School Owings Mills, MD 15-0-2*
Season Complete. IAAM A Conference champion.
School Facts: Private, 1,400 students, grades K-12.
NOTES: Baylee DeSmit scored three goals while sophomore standout Aria Bilal and Tennessee commit Lily McCarthy added goals as McDonogh rolled to a 5-0 win over Archbishop Spalding in the IAAM A final. The result was surprising as both teams entered with identical records and had tied their regular season encounter. There is little doubt that McDonogh is among the best teams in the country this year. Deep, fast and so strong it allowed the team to move North Carolina commit and former forward Julia Dorsey to outside back to reinforce the lineup. McDonogh had key wins over Toledo Notre Dame (Ohio), Cumberland Valley (Pa.) and St. John's (D.C.) by a combined 12-2 margin.
5 (5) Northern Highlands Allendale, NJ 22-1-0*
Season Complete. New Jersey Group 3 state champion.
School Facts: Public, 1,350 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Reagan Klarmann scored the lone goal, assisted by Tennessee commit Claudia Dipasupil, as Northern Highlands held off Moorestown 1-0 in the state final. The victory marked the program's seventh state title in the past 10 years, but the first outright title for this talented senior class. The seniors went 85-4-4. Northern Highland's lone blemish was a double overtime loss to rival Ramapo, which the team avenged with a 3-0 playoff victory. The Highlands also traveled to Tennessee early in the season and won a 1-0 contest over FAB 50 Top 10-ranked Houston (Tenn.), ending that program's lengthy undefeated streak.
6 (6) Bishop Gorman Las Vegas, NV 27-0-1*
Season Complete. Nevada Division I state champion.
School Facts: Private, all-girls, 850 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Iowa commit Gianna Gourley scored three goals as Bishop Gorman capped an undefeated season with a 4-0 state final win over Galena. Gourley finished with 31 goals and 11 assists. Vanderbilt commit Ashtyn Fink led the team with 33 goals. Jaden Terrana added 21 goals and 21 assists. This Bishop Gorman team becomes the highest-ever ranked Nevada squad in the 20-year FAB 50 history.
7 (8)
 
Sacred Heart Academy Louisville, KY 25-1-1*
Season Complete. Kentucky state champion.
School Facts: Private, all-girls, 850 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Estelle Gabriel scored on a free kick from 30 yards out to carry Sacred Heart to a 2-1 win over Highlands in the Kentucky state final. Highlands finished 23-5 with three losses to Sacred Heart. Cornell commit Ashley Durik, a senior, scored to give Sacred Heart the lead in what would become the program's sixth state title. During the regular season, Sacred Heart had key wins over Noblesville (Ind.), which tied Carmel (Ind.), and Lakota East (Ohio).
8 (9)
 
Carmel Carmel, IN 20-1-2*
Season Complete. Indiana Class 3A state champion.
School Facts: Public, 4,930 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Carmel entered the season with lofty expectations and the Greyhounds delivered with a 2-1 overtime victory over Homestead in the state final. Valparaiso commit Kelsie James scored both goals in a game that Carmel dominated in every aspect except the scoreboard. Both teams converted penalty kicks in regulation before James tapped in the game-winner in the second overtime. The victory marked the 10th state title for Carmel. James, Western Kentucky commit Emily Speidel, Purdue commit Ashley Witucki, Mercer commit Elizabeth Hargis and sophomore keeper Erin Baker all received first-team all-district honors. Mississippi commit Elyse Reed was a second-team all-district selection.
9 (10)
 
Strongsville Strongsville, OH 19-1-3*
Season Complete. Ohio Division I state runner-up.
School Facts: Public, 2,025 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Strongsville dug itself a 4-0 hole en route to a 4-2 loss to Beavercreek in the state final. Northern Kentucky Kayla Wypasek and Madeline Blakley scored the goals for the Mustangs. Strongsville's undefeated run prior to the state final loss included wins over FAB 50 Top 25-ranked Twinsburg and Collierville (Tenn.) and a draw with Top 25-ranked Medina.
10 (11)
 
Houston Germantown, TN 21-2-0*
Season Complete. Tennessee Class AAA state champion.
School Facts: Public, 1,900 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Arkansas commit Cara Young netted the lone goal as Houston edged Collierville 1-0 for the program's second straight state title. Houston has defeated Collierville in the final two years in a row. The teams met three times this season with Houston winning two of three. The Mustangs' other setback was a national clash with Northern Highlands (N.J.). Houston has won three of the last four Tennessee Class AAA state titles.
11 (12)
 
Twinsburg Twinsburg, OH 21-1-0*
Season Complete. Ohio Division I state semifinalist.
School Facts: Public, 1,300 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Twinsburg's season ended with a 1-0 loss to Strongsville in the state semifinals. The Tigers' 21 straight wins to start the season included two victories over FAB 50-ranked Hudson, two wins over regionally ranked Massillon Jackson and a postseason victory over Medina.
12 (13)
 
Medina Medina, OH 17-1-2*
Season Complete. Ohio Division 1 regional semifinalist.
School Facts: Public, 2,500 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Medina's undefeated season ended with a 2-0 loss to Twinsburg in the regional semifinals. During the regular season, the Bees posted a 2-0 victory over Walsh Jesuit, ending that program's decade-long home undefeated streak. Medina also tied Strongsville and defeated regionally ranked Hudson and Massillon Jackson. The team was led by Tennessee commit Maria Nelson.
13 (14)
 
Bishop Kelly Boise, ID 22-0-0*
Season Complete. Idaho Class 4A state champion.
School Facts: Private, 800 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Sophomore Mia Cartwright's header in the 75th minute found the net and proved to be the deciding goal as Bishop Kelly held off Sandpoint 2-1. Cartwright's goal gave the team a 2-0 lead, and Sandpoint scoring in the closing two minutes. Evelyn Elwer scored Bishop Kelly's first goal. Bishop Kelly is riding a 64-match win streak and this team achieved the highest-ever FAB 50 ranking by an Idaho program. The senior-dominated team featured key payers Lauren Elwer, a Gonzaga commit, and Tatum Seastrand, a Boise State commit.
14 (35)
 
Eastern Voorhees, NJ 25-2-1*
Season Complete. New Jersey Group 4 state champion.
School Facts: Public, 2,025 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: La Salle commit Kelli McGroarty scored the lone goal as Eastern defeated Bridgewater-Raritan 1-0 in a clash of New Jersey state powers in the Group 4 final. Eastern is coached by Jamie McGroarty, Kelli's father. "You couldn't write a better script," Jamie told NJ.com. Kelli was a 5-year-old ball girl who witnessed the last time Eastern won a state title, which was 12 years ago. This season, Kelli McGroarty netted 37 goals to pace the team's offense.
15 (15) La Salle Academy Providence, RI 18-0-0*
Season Complete. Rhode Island Division I state champion.
School Facts: Private, 1,360 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Paris Ellman, Samantha hagerty and Kaiya Boyd scored first-half goals as La Salle put the game away early with a 3-0 decision over Smithfield in the state final. La Salle finished with a perfect record and allowed only one goal during the season, ending the year on a 16-match shutout streak. The team was led by College of Charleston commit Olivia Freitas, who had one assist in the title match.
16 (17)
 
Pennington School Pennington, NJ 16-2-1*
Season Complete. New Jersey Prep A state champion.
School Facts: Private, 520 students, grades 8-12.
NOTES: St. Joseph's commit Jaydin Avery jumpstarted Pennington's five-goal outburst in 13 minutes as the team rolled to a 5-1 win over Blair Academy in the Prep A state final. Pennington has won 13 of the last 15 Prep A state titles.
17 (20)
 
Monroe-Woodbury Central Valley, NY 18-1-1*
Season Complete. New York Class AA state champion.
School Facts: Public, 2,325 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Junior Kaelyn Salatto scored the lone goal as Monroe-Woodbury edged Bethlehem Central 1-0 in the state final. The win marked the first state title for Monroe-Woodbury.
18 (21)
 
Gig Harbor Gig Harbor, WA 23-0-0*
Season Complete. Washington Class 3A state champion.
School Facts: Public, 1,725 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Washington State commit Alyssa Gray scored the equalizer then 4-foot-10 freshman Ashley Wright delivered the winner as Gig Harbor rallied past Holy Names Academy 2-1 to cap a perfect season with a state title victory. Holy Names had previously upset nationally ranked Seattle Prep. Gig Harbor had trailed in state quarterfinal and semifinal contests over state-ranked Edmonds-Woodway and Kamiakin, respectively, and rallied for victories.
19 (7)
 
Bridgewater-Raritan Bridgewater, NJ 20-2-1*
Season Complete. New Jersey Group 4 state runner-up.
School Facts: Public, 2,900 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Bridgewater-Raritan was shut out for only the second time all season in a 1-0 state final loss to Eastern. The match came after Bridgewater-Raritan had upended previously undefeated West Orange 2-0 in the state semifinals. Abby Mason netted the game-winning goal in the state semifinals and Bridgewater-Raritan added an own goal for the final margin. B-R was led defendively by Rutgers commit Allison Lynch, who was part of a back four that posted 16 shutouts against a grueling Group 4 schedule.
20 (18)
 
West Orange West Orange, NJ 19-1-2*
Season Complete. New Jersey Group 4 state runner-up.
School Facts: Public, 2,100 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: West Orange's state title bid ended with a 2-0 state semifinal loss to Bridgewater-Raritan. Despite the loss, the West Orange seniors were able to turn around a program that was among the section's worst only four years ago.
21 Wachusett Holden, MA 20-1-2*
Season Complete. Massachusetts Division I state champion.
School Facts: Public, 2,150 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Nichole Vernon converted the game-winning penalty kick after keeper Emma Hickey came up with two saves to lift Wachusett to a state title over Natick. The victory marked a second straight state title for Wachusett, a repeat rarity in Massachusetts' competitive Division I ranks.
22 Ridgefield Ridgefield, CT 21-2-1*
Season Complete. Connecticut Class LL state champion.
School Facts: Public, 1,700 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Defensive mid Megan Klosowski scored the game-winner as Ridgefield edged Staples 1-0 in the state final. The win earned Ridgefield a second straight state title. Ridgefield also defeated Staples in last year's final. This season, Lauren Castle came up with three big saves, including one on a breakaway late in the match, to preserve the shutout. Castle was named the game's MVP.
23 (23) Jackson Academy Jackson, MS 18-0-1*
Season Complete. Mississippi Independent Schools state champion.
School Facts: Private, 1,250 students, grades K-12.
NOTES: Jackson Academy makes history this year as the first-ever Mississippi team to finish in the FAB 50 Top 25. Only a small collection of private school girls programs play fall soccer in Mississippi as the rest of the state plays in the winter. Usually, the Mississippi fall programs do not rate, but Jackson Academy has become the exception. The program is riding a 37-match undefeated streak, and this year's team posted an early tie with Tennessee state runner-up and FAB 50-ranked Collierville (Tenn.). Mississippi College commit Erin Hederman finished the season with 46 goals.
24 (24) Collierville Collierville, TN 18-4-0*
Season Complete. Tennessee Class AAA state runner-up.
School Facts: Public, 2,300 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Collierville's season ended with a 1-0 loss to Houston. Collierville lost twice to Houston and once to Ohio state runner-up Strongsville. The team posted a victory over Good Counsel (Md.) and played to a preseason tie with Mississippi state champion Jackson Academy.
25 (25) Good Counsel Olney, MD 14-1-4*
Season Complete. Washington Catholic Athletic Conference champion.
School Facts: Private, 1,200 students, grades 9-12.
NOTES: Mia Bookhard scored two goals and Georgia women's basketball commit Chloe Chapman assisted on two as Good Counsel upended defending WCAC champion St. John's (D.C.) 3-2 in the WCAC final. Good Counsel's lone loss was a 2-1 setback to Tennessee Class AAA runner-up Collierville. Good Counsel, which finished No. 1 in The Washington Post Top 10, tied Archbishop Spalding, the IAAM A runner-up. Good Counsel was led by South Carolina keeper commit Heather Hinz and North Carolina State commit Jameese Joseph.
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