Teams look to ramp up play after quiet Easter weekend

For the most part, programs rested during Easter weekend, with fewer games scattered over Friday and Saturday than normal. Below is a look at the AJC.com Week 5 rankings, released last Thursday, along with updated records through Monday according to LaxPower.com.

AAAAAA Boys

1. North Gwinnett (10-0)

2. Lambert (10-0)

3. Lassiter (8-2)

4. Etowah (10-1)

5. Pope (9-2)

6. Walton (8-3)

7. Mill Creek (8-2)

8. Centennial (7-2)

9. Johns Creek (6-3)

10. North Paulding (7-2)

A-AAAAA Boys

1. Westminster (8-1)

2. GAC (6-2)

3. Allatoona (7-1)

4. Lovett (5-3)

5. Wesleyan (8-2)

6. McIntosh (7-1)

7. Blessed Trinity (8-3)

8. St. Pius (6-3)

9. Marist (4-1)

10. Cambridge (7-3)

AAAAAA Girls

1. Milton (6-1)

2. Mill Creek (11-0)

3. Walton (8-2)

4. Chattahoochee (7-2)

5. Lassiter (5-5)

6. North Gwinnett (8-2)

7. Northview (8-3)

8. Harrison (7-3)

9. West Forsyth (9-1)

10. Lambert (7-3)

A-AAAAA Girls

1. Blessed Trinity (8-1)

2. Kell (9-2)

3. Cambridge (6-3)

4. Westminster (9-2)

5. Wesleyan (9-2)

6. Sprayberry (7-1)

7. Marist (6-0)

8. McIntosh (2-2)

9. Creekview (4-2)

10. Lovett (3-3)

Boys highlights
  • Mill Creek defeated Archer 17-4 on Friday, extending its win streak to three games. Sophomore attacker Bailey Williams leads the Hawks with 27 goals and has 14 assists. Senior attacker Eddie Greico (26 goals, 11 assists), senior midfielder Jeremy Kohn (23 goals) and senior attacker Colton Eubanks (16 assists) are also key contributors on offense. Senior goalie Henry Zaleski has 66 saves on 135 shots on goal for a 49-percent save rate.
Girls highlights
  • Thursday features an AAAAAA top five matchup between the top-ranked Milton Lady Eagles and No. 3 Walton Lady Raiders. Both teams haven't played since Thursday, when the Lady Eagles beat Woodstock 18-1 and the Lady Raiders beat Pope 24-7. The two teams have already played this season, with Milton winning 14-9 on the road on March 10. This is a rematch of last two seasons' state title game, both of which Milton won.

Credit: Brian O'Shea (AJC)

Credit: Brian O'Shea (AJC)