On the Pitch: Week 4 boys soccer top 10 rankings

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Salesianum vs Wilmington Charter soccer, photo courtesy of Jason Winchell

Last week saw a lot of great action and for St Georges Tech it was quite a week, in fact quite the season.  The Hawks won three matches to remain undefeated.  The Hawks finally gave up a goal but have outscored their opponents 18-1 this year in their 6 matches,  The Hawks are in the loaded Blue Hen Flight A conference looking to win the conference for the first time. 


Division 1


No. 1 Sallies (6-1-1) (LW No 1.)   The Sals played a couple of 3-2 matches last week beating Saint Mark’s in Overtime but lost to the Phelps School (PA)  They host nationally ranked St Benedict’s Prep (NJ) Saturday at 5:15.


No. 2 Wilmington Charter (5-1) (LW No. 2)  The Force picked up a pair of wins including 2-0 over Caravel. They travel to Archmere on Thursday


No. 3  Cape Henlopen (5-0) (LW No. 3) The Vikings picked up a pair of wins in North Carolina over the weekend.  They have a pair of big Henlopen North matches this week hosting Caesar Rodney on Tuesday before traveling to Milford on Thursday


No. 4 Delcastle  (7-0-1) (LW No. 4)  The Cougars went 3-0 last week outsourcing their opponents by the score of 15-0.  They travel to Newark on Tuesday before hosting Saint Mark’s on Friday.


No. 5 Milford (6-0) (LW No. 6) The Bucs picked up another big win, this one over Sussex Academy 3-2.  The Bucs travel to Smyrna on Tuesday before hosting Cape Henlopen on Thursday.


No. 6 Appoquinimink (1-2-2) (LW No. 5)   The Jags picked up their first win of the season over William Penn.  They host Christiana on Tuesday before the big conference match at St Georges on Friday.


No. 7 Sussex Central (4-1-1) (LW No. 7)  The Golden Knights beat Smyrna 3-0.  They travel to Polytech on Tuesday before hosting Brandywine on Thursday.


No. 8 St Georges Tech (6-0) (LW No. 8)  The Hawks picked up three wins last week over DMA, Newark, and Brandywine.  They host MOT Charter on Tuesday and Appoquinimink on Friday.


No. 9 Newark  (4-2 (LW No. 9)   The Yellow Jackets had a tough week losing a pair of matches to ranked teams 3-2 to Conrad and 2-0 to St Georges Tech.  They host Delcastle on Tuesday and travel to Caravel on Thursday.


No. 10 Polytech  (4-2-1) (LW No. 10)   The Panthers tied Sussex Tech 3-3 last week.  They host a pair of matches this week: Sussex Central on Tuesday and  Delmar on Thursday.


Division 2


No. 1 Caravel (3-2) (LW No. 1)  The Bucs lost to Wilmington Charter last week, making both their losses coming to the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in Division 1 this year.  They have a busy week as they travel to Newark Charter on Tuesday.  They host Newark on Thursday before traveling to the Westtown School (PA) on Saturday.


No. 2 Indian River  (4-0-1) (LW No. 3)   The Indians beat Archmere 3-2 in Overtime last week.  They host No. 3 Sussex Academy on Tuesday and Caesar Rodney on Thursday.


No. 3 Sussex Academy (6-1) (LW No. 2)   The Seahawks picked up a win over Seaford before suffering their first loss 3-2 vs No. 5 Milford.  They travel to No. 2 Indian River on Tuesday.


No. 4 Friends  (4-1-1) (LW No. 4)  The Quakers beat conference foe Tower Hill 1-0.  They host Sanford on Tuesday and St Andrews on Thursday to complete their opening 8 match homestand.


No. 5 Brandywine (3-2-1) (LW No. 5) The Bulldogs lost to No. 8 St Georges Tech 3-1 but have been the only team to score on the Hawks this year.  They host Glasgow on Tuesday before traveling to Sussex Central on Thursday


No. 6 Saint Mark’s  (2-2) (LW No. 7)  The Spartans beat Newark Charter 2-0 before losing a thrilling match to No. 1 Sallies 3-2 in overtime.  They travel to No. 4 Delcastle on Friday…


No. 7 Newark Charter    (2-1-3) (LW No. 8)  The Patriots lost to Saint Mark’s 2-0, then beat Conrad 2-0.  They host No. 1 Caravel on Tuesday and travel to William Penn on Saturday morning.   


No. 8  Conrad (4-2)) (LW No. 6)  The Red Wolves beat Newark 3-2 and lost to Newark Charter 2-0.  They host DMA on Thursday.


No. 9 Delmar   (4-2) (LW Unranked)  The Wildcats beat Lake Forest 3-2 to debut in the rankings this week,  They host Woodbridge on Tuesday and travel to Polytech on Thursday.

No. 10 Archmere (3-3) (LW No. 10)  The Auks defeated Middletown 2-0 and lost 3-2 in overtime to No. 2 Indian River.  They host No. 2 Wilmington Charter on Thursday.

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