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Monday, Oct 20, 2014
Preps

Top 5 Prep Soccer Teams

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BOYS

1. Steinbrenner (12-1-1) – After topping Palmetto to win the Berkeley Prep Invitational, the Warriors moved into the MaxPreps.com top 10. Without playing a game, the Warriors have slipped to No. 11, but they still rank third in the state.

2. Jesuit (9-3-3) – The Tigers dropped a tough match to Palmetto in the Berkeley tournament, but ended the event with a 1-0 victory against the host school. Jesuit then tied Tampa Catholic (1-8-1) in the cold on Tuesday evening.

3. Plant (7-2-5) – The Panthers have gone 7-0-1 in their past eight matches, including a 3-0 win against Robinson on Tuesday.

4. Newsome (11-5-1) – The injury-plagued Wolves dropped matches to Steinbrenner and Auburndale in the Berkeley tourney, but they have gotten back to form with a 5-0 win against Chamberlain on Tuesday.

5. Brandon (9-1-2) – Brandon’s undefeated run ended with a 1-0 loss to Tampa Bay Tech in its opening match of the King Invitational on Monday. The Eagles, ranked No. 20 in the state by MaxPreps.com, face Robinson today.

On the bubble: Lennard (6-3-2), King (9-3-6) and Sickles (8-4-2)

GIRLS

1. Newsome (15-0) – The Wolves are looking to close out an undefeated regular season today against East Bay after cruising to a 9-1 win against Chamberlain on Tuesday.

2. Plant City (14-2) – The Raiders dropped just their second match to undefeated Lakeland Christian, but they picked up a win against Tampa Prep and have a final regular-season test against Durant on Friday.

3. Steinbrenner (11-3) – The Warriors are on a five-game winning streak and wrap up the regular season Friday with a match against Robinson before a first-round district bye.

4. Plant (11-3-2) – The Panthers ended the regular season on a six-game win streak after topping Robinson 3-2 on Tuesday night.

5. Durant (9-3) – Since falling to Newsome, Durant has won three straight matches and will test itself against 4A contender Plant City on Friday.

On the bubble: Holy Names (13-1), Robinson (11-4) and Wharton (9-7-4)

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