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WA, Sem climb in final rankings

Wyoming Area and Wyoming Seminary used strong finishes that included road playoff wins over higher-seeded and then higher-ranked teams to move up in the final Riverfront Sports Girls Lacrosse Power Rankings of district teams.

Crestwood and Abington Heights finished as an unquestioned 1-2 in the rankings, which were released Thursday morning.

Wyoming Area moved up from fifth to third and Wyoming Seminary moved into the rankings in fourth.

Crestwood was unbeaten within District 2 while going 19-3. The Lady Comets won Wyoming Valley Conference and District 2 Class 2A titles.

Abington Heights suffered its only two losses against Crestwood, including 12-8 in the district championship game.

Wyoming Area put together a five-game winning streak between losses to Crestwood late in the regular season and again in the district semifinals. The Lady Warriors won at Dallas, 16-15, in the district quarterfinals. They won the last seven games that were not against No. 1 Crestwood.

Wyoming Seminary beat Scranton Prep, 10-8, in the district quarterfinals then battled No. 2 Abington Heights before falling, 10-9, in the semifinals. The Blue Knights were 8-3 over the final 11 games with a pair of one-goal losses and a two-goal loss.

Scranton Prep dropped from third to fifth following its quarterfinal loss.

Dallas, which had been fourth, fell from the rankings.

The full final rankings, with records and previous rankings:


RankTeamRecordLast Rank
  1.Crestwood19-3-0  1
  2.Abington Heights15-2-0  2
  3.Wyoming Area12-5-0  5
  4.Wyoming Seminary11-8-0NR
  5.Scranton Prep13-4-0  3

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