1. St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.), 21-1
The Raiders claimed their second consecutive state championship with a 12-7 win over Lake Highland Prep (Fla.). STA has not lost to a Florida team since May of 2015.
2. Dallas Jesuit (Texas), 15-5
The Rangers ended the season by winning their second consecutive THSLL state championship. They are the first repeat THSLL champion since 2010.
3. Lassiter (Ga.), 17-4
The Trojans beat Lambert (Ga.) 10-5 to win their first GHSA 6A/7A state championship since 2006, ending Lambert’s in-state win streak at 39 games and avenging last year’s title game loss. Colvin Prosser led with four goals in the weather-delayed game, while Nolan Moon scored three goals, Choice Mostellar added two and Justin Edwards one. The Trojans came back from down 4-1 early to beat Allatoona 11-9 in the semifinals.
4. Lambert (Ga.), 20-2
The Longhorns rallied past Centennial (Ga.), 12-7, to advance to the GHSA 6A/7A state championship game, but were denied a repeat title with a 10-5 loss to Lassiter in a weather-delayed final. Alex Walker scored two goals for Lambert. Eric Overbay, Kyle Lewis and Bradley Wehmon had one each.
5. Middle Creek (N.C.), 22-0
The Mustangs finished off a perfect season to claim their first ever state title. They beat Lake Norman 17-8 on Saturday to win the NCHSAA 4A championship. Middle Creek fell behind early, but put together a strong second quarter to take an 8-4 lead at halftime. Senior Jake Medwar led the Mustangs with five goals, and Patrick Tanner and Owen Caputo scored four each, while Graham Schwartz won 19 of 25 faceoffs. Middle Creek got to the finals by upending perennial power and previously-ranked Cardinal Gibbons (N.C.) 17-4 in the semifinals.
6. Episcopal School of Dallas (Texas), 18-1
The Eagles advanced to the THSLL title game, but fell short of the title when Dallas Jesuit rallied for a 9-8 win. ESD had beaten Jesuit 7-5 on April 28.
7. The Woodlands (Texas), 23-1
The Highlanders, top-seeded in the THSLL Final Four, lost to Episcopal Dallas, 11-8, in the state semifinals. The Woodlands owns five out-of-state wins.
8. Weddington (N.C.), 19-1
The Warriors scored 12 second-quarter goals on their way to a 21-6 win over Cedar Ridge in the NCHSAA 1A/2A/3A state championship for their first state title. Austin Leonard led with five goals, while Hunter Fasanaro had four. The Warriors beat Cuthbertson (N.C.) 21-6 to advance to the title game. Leonard scored five goals, Fasanaro had four goals and three assists and James Shipley had four goals and an assist in that win. Whitner Litton collected nine groundballs and won 23 of 29 faceoffs.
9. Memphis University School (Tenn.), 16-3
The Owls won their second consecutive TSLA state title when Cade Klawinski scored in the second overtime to beat McCallie School (Tenn.) 9-8. The game was forced to overtime after a flurry of late goals in regulation. Daniel Shumake gave MUS an 8-6 lead with 50 seconds left, but McCallie scored two quick goals to send it to overtime. The Owls beat Christian Brothers (Tenn.) 12-4 in the semifinals to advance to the title game.
10. Ponte Vedra (Fla.), 19-2
The Sharks’ promising season ended in an upset in the second round of the Florida state play-in games. Their only other loss was to Jupiter, and they had three strong out-of-state wins.
— Aimee Ford Foster
1. Culver Prep Academy (Ind.), 21-1
The Eagles concluded their season on May 20 by winning the Inter-Ac Invitational in Philadelphia. They beat nationally-ranked Haverford School (Pa.) in the final to avenge their lone loss of the season. Culver, which is ranked third nationally, also had notable in-region wins over Brother Rice (Mich.) and New Trier (Ill.). Goalie Matt Schmidt blocked 169 of the 219 shots he faced this season for a 77.2 percent save rate. Previous: 1
2. Brother Rice (Mich.), 20-4
The Warriors clinched their 13th straight state championship with an 8-7 victory over Detroit Catholic Central (Mich.) on June 10, following an 8-6 win over Rockford (Mich.) in the semifinals. Brother Rice had 10 first-team all-state selections, led by Michigan’s Mr. Lacrosse Jack Kelly. Previous: 2
3. Cathedral (Ind.), 21-4
The Irish finished 2017 with their second-straight state title, defeating Carmel (Ind.) 8-5 in the final June 3 to avenge their lone in-state loss. After an 0-2 start to the season, Cathedral bounced back with wins against Cincinnati St. Xavier (Ohio) and Brother Rice (Mich.), and its only other setback was against Canadian power Everest Academy. Kavan Braun led the way for Cathedral. Previous: 3
4. New Trier (Ill.), 20-4
The Trevians were crowned Illinois state champs on June 3 following their 9-6 win over Loyola Academy (Ill.), which avenged a 7-6 loss from April 29. New Trier’s season was highlighted by a pair of wins over MICDS (Mo.) and a victory over DeSmet Jesuit (Mo.). Nelson Gaechter finished the season with 58 goals. Previous: 4
5. East Grand Rapids (Mich.), 19-1
The Pioneers won the Michigan Division II state title with an 11-9 victory over Forest Hills Central (Mich.) on June 10. The title was East Grand Rapids’ first since 2009. Hub Hejna (Colorado College) scored an astounding 93 goals and 66 assists this season. Previous: 5
6. MICDS (Mo.), 17-5
The Rams won their fourth straight state title on May 27, beating Chaminade Prep (Mo.) in the final. All five of MICDS’ losses this season were decided by three goals or less, including an overtime decision against Brother Rice (Mich.) and two games against New Trier (Ill.). Harry Wellford (Virginia) finished his time at MICDS with 163 goals and 125 assists. Previous: 6
7. Archbishop Moeller (Ohio), 17-7
The Crusaders won their last 10 games of the season en route to Ohio’s Division I state title, defeating Cleveland St. Ignatius (Ohio) 9-8 in double overtime in the final June 3. Moeller’s season was highlighted by a win over Ohio powerhouse Upper Arlington in the state semifinals, as well as a win over St. Xavier (Ohio) in the regional finals. Previous: 7
8. Loyola Academy (Ill.), 17-8
The Ramblers could not defend their 2016 state title, falling to New Trier (Ill.) 9-6 in the championship game June 3. Loyola played arguably the toughest schedule in the region, but had most of its success in-state, defeating teams such as New Trier (Ill.) and Grayslake North (Ill.) during the regular season. Previous: 8
9. Upper Arlington (Ohio), 20-3
The Golden Bears’ impressive season ended in the state semifinals against Moeller on May 31, as they couldn’t avenge a regular-season loss to the Crusaders. The only other team to beat Upper Arlington this season was Dublin Coffman (Ohio). Jack Dolan led Upper Arlington’s attack with 53 goals. Previous: 9
10. Detroit Catholic Central (Mich.), 15-6
The Shamrocks nearly ended Brother Rice’s run as Michigan state champs, but wound up short in an 8-7 contest on June 10 in the title game. Detroit Catholic Central had victories over New Trier (Ill.) and one-loss Hartland (Mich.). Previous: 10
— Justin Boggs
1. St. Ignatius Prep (Calif.), 19-2
The Wildcats beat Bellarmine Prep 9-4 to claim their eighth straight West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) title and wrap up another impressive season. Ignatius, which is ranked in the top 10 nationally, hasn’t lost a league game in eight years of play. Previous: 1
2. Cherry Creek (Colo.), 18-1
A year after failing to make the state final for the first time since 2011, the Bruins made the most of their return to collect their record sixth title with a 17-8 win over defending champion Regis Jesuit (Colo.) in the Class 5A championship. Cherry Creek beat Kent Denver (Colo.) 13-5 in the semifinals to set up the third championship meeting in the last four years with Regis. Previous: 2
3. La Costa Canyon (Calif.), 18-2
The second-seeded Mavericks claimed their eighth CIF championship overall and third in four years by outlasting Coronado (Calif.) 10-9 in the San Diego Section Open final. They ended a one-year title drought after topping Poway 11-8 in the semifinals. Previous: 3
4. Regis Jesuit (Colo.), 15-4
The Raiders topped 2016 state runner-up Arapahoe (Colo.) 15-7 in the Class 5A semifinals but couldn’t repeat an early-season win over Cherry Creek in the final. Regis fell behind 5-1 in the first quarter and trailed 9-2 at the half. Previous: 4
5. Loyola-Los Angeles (Calif.), 21-4
The Cubs claimed their second straight Southern Section CIF title, avenging a regular-season loss to Palos Verdes (Calif.) in the Los Angeles final and topping Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.) 13-5 in the overall championship. Loyola’s other three losses were against teams that have been ranked this season. Previous: 5
6. De La Salle (Calif.), 19-4
The Spartans claimed the CIF North Coast Division 1 title, beating Amador Valley (Calif.) 7-5 in the final to avenge an early-season loss to the Dons. Three of their four losses were decided by two goals or less, including one against nationally-ranked St. Ignatius Prep. De La Salle beat knocked defending champion Monte Vista-Danville (Calif.) out in the semifinals, 8-6. Previous: 7
7. Arapahoe (Colo.), 13-5
The Warriors won 12 of their last 14 games after a 1-3 start to the season but ended their season with a second loss to Regis Jesuit in the Class 5A state semifinals. Arapahoe led 5-4 at halftime but was outscored 11-2 in the second half of the 15-7 loss. Previous: 8
8. Oregon Episcopal (Ore.), 17-1
The Aardvarks avenged their lone loss of the season by beating previously-ranked West Linn (Ore.) 11-10 in overtime of the state semifinals May 31, then went on to win the title Saturday with a 9-6 win over Sunset. They held a 4-3 advantage at the half but fired off four goals in the third quarter to propel themselves to the win. Previous: NR
9. Skyline (Wash.), 16-2
The Spartans claimed the WHSBLA Class 4A state title with a 9-7 win over rival Eastlake (Wash.) in the final after topping Woodinville (Wash.) 9-6 in the semifinals. Skyline had one in-state loss this season, a two-goal loss to Bellevue (Wash.) in the opener. Previous: 9
10. Coronado (Calif.), 15-7
The Islanders rallied back from an 8-4 deficit against La Costa Canyon to take a 9-8 lead with 4:29 left but couldn’t hold on and settled for runner-up in the San Diego Open division. It was their second one-goal loss to LCC. Coronado upset previously-ranked Torrey Pines (Calif.) 6-4 in the semifinals, less than two weeks after dropping a 19-7 loss to the Falcons. Previous: 10
— Laurel Pfahler