High School

Florida State Championships 2016: Ponte Vedra, St. Thomas Aquinas Advance (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising continues its mission to scour the high school and prep school lacrosse landscape this season, with our most recent stop being Jupiter, Florida, where the Florida High School Athletic Association is holding its state championships.  We, along with a big crowd on hand, were treated to two excellent games, both an indication of the high level of talent... Read More
Posted 11:07am 04/30/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
This week's state rankings are a little more calm after last week's shuffle in several states. The Maryland MIAA rankings underwent quite the change after last week and Tuesday's results and there's a new No. 1 in Nevada this week. These rankings are compiled by leaning on a poll conducted with coaches from state to state, direct communication with coaches and by... Read More
Posted 7:20am 04/27/16
Rising High School Notebook: Torrey Pines, St. Margaret's Grab Wins in SoCal (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
We made it to sunny Southern California just before the start of last weekend, just in time to catch a couple of great games featuring some of the better teams out of the San Diego and Los Angeles scenes.  Sunday brought us two games of note, the first taking place in San Juan Capitstrano as St. Margaret's Episcopal School hosted Poway High School to start the day... Read More
Posted 1:10pm 04/25/16
Games to Watch: April 24 to April 30 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
It's a huge week for the scholastic lacrosse landscape, as some incredible matchups are on the way, including championship weekend in the state of Florida.  But elsewhere, New England will see one of the biggest games of the year take place as two Super 25 rivals from Connecticut will finally meet for a much anticipated showdown.  And in the Mid-Atlantic,... Read More
Posted 3:55pm 04/24/16
Rising State-by-State Rankings: April 20, 2016 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
This week's Rising State-by-State Rankings include some major additions, now accounting for both Upstate and Downstate New York, New England's prep school circuit, as well as Connecticut, Massachusetts and Minnesota. We will continue to add additional states as the season continues to pick up steam. These rankings are compiled by leaning on a poll conducted with... Read More
Posted 5:31am 04/20/16
Games to Watch: April 17 to April 23 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
It's another week that features some interesting matchups that have been looming for some time, as many of the heavy-hitters from their respective regions will finally run into one another as some of the major conferences get deeper into their schedules and some of the states in the south see their seasons coming to a boil.  Here's a look at some of the games that... Read More
Posted 8:19am 04/17/16
Cherry Creek used overtime and Asher Nolting's fourth goal to down Regis Jesuit 6-5 this week in Colorado. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
On our third day in Colorado, we made our way north of the City of Denver to Louisville, where we watched Monarch High School take on Fort Collins United, a team combining players from a variety of schools in the area. Behind an eight-goal effort from Andrew Zwiers and a five-goal, two-assist, multi-groundball performance by two-way standout midfielder Chad Kreuzer,... Read More
Posted 10:29am 04/16/16
Lakeridge comes in at No. 1 in Oregon this week. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
California, Maryland public schools and New Jersey make their debut in this week’s 3d Rising State-by-State Rankings. We will continue to add additional states as the season continues to pick up steam. These rankings are compiled by leaning on a poll conducted with coaches from state to state, direct communication with coaches and by analyzing strength of schedules... Read More
Posted 7:45am 04/13/16
Mountain Vista downed Castle View 11-5 Monday night in Colorado. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
We landed in Colorado Monday afternoon with the plan of catching up with a whole bunch of folks in the Centennial State and to catch some games this week and get a look at some of the better teams in the Denver area.  It started Monday night with a trek down the road to Castle Rock, where we watched the Mountain Vista Golden Eagles take on the Castle View... Read More
Posted 4:16pm 04/12/16
Games to Watch: April 10 to April 16 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The MIAA season gets underway this week in the Baltimore/Annapolis area, with some key matchups early on. But that's not the only place where we'll find some incredible contests on deck, as California and New York will also see some heavyweight matchups on deck for this week.  Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@3dRising) and on Instagram (@3dRising) throughout the... Read More
Posted 3:29pm 04/11/16