High School

(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The Maryland MIAA A Conference and IAC finished its week last week along with Tennessee and the private schools in Pennsylvania, making a significant amount of states now complete for the year. But with much of the Northeast either in, or heading to, playoff mode, there is still quite a bit of excitement in the coming weeks. These rankings are compiled by leaning on a... Read More
Posted 5:33am 05/25/16
Massachusetts: Lincoln-Sudbury Rolling After Cruising Past St. John's Prep (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising made its way up to Massachusetts this week as part of our effort to see as many different teams as possible and to see some good friends along the way as the high school season reaches its boiling point in many of the northeastern states.  The first stop Monday night was in Danvers, just north of Boston, where powerhouse Lincoln-Sudbury paid a visit to... Read More
Posted 8:22am 05/24/16
Maryland: Bullis Outlasts St. Stephen's-St. Agnes, Wins First IAC Tourney Title (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising fought through the rain and made the drive to Potomac, Maryland, Sunday night for the IAC championship game – one that featured a different look than IAC title matchups of recent seasons. It was the Bullis School, a team that went undefeated in the conference during the regular season, who ended up hoisting the trophy thanks to a gritty 9-5 win over St.... Read More
Posted 8:51am 05/23/16
It is arguably the best time of the year in high school lacrosse. It is playoff time throughout the country as almost every state that is not finished is in some form of postseason play. This week, Long Island looks to crown its Class A champions in Nassau and Suffolk County while Connecticut’s Top 4 battle it out in Fairfield County. And Ohio’s region playoffs come to... Read More
Posted 3:34pm 05/22/16
Maryland: McDonogh Downs Boys' Latin For First MIAA Title Since 2005 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The McDonogh Eagles completed an undefeated run through the MIAA "A" Conference Friday night, downing Boys' Latin 8-5 in yet another display of defensive excellence and efficient offense.  It was the first MIAA "A" Conference title for the Eagles since 2005, and big redemption after they were ousted in the finale last year by a hot St. Mary's team. This game was a... Read More
Posted 8:50am 05/21/16
Inter-Ac Challenge Semifinals Set for May 20
PHILADELPHIA - The second annual Inter-Ac Challenge, presented by NXTsports, has four nationally-ranked teams from three states competing in Friday night's semifinals at Villanova Stadium. The Inter-Ac Challenge, the nation’s best boys’ lacrosse postseason tournament, will crown its champion on Sunday night. Top-seeded Culver Academy (Ind.) takes on No. 4 Lawrenceville... Read More
Posted 2:05pm 05/19/16
Rising State-by-State Rankings: May 18, 2016 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
Nevada and Texas both completed their seasons last week, solidifying the final state rankings while an upset in Connecticut causes a shakeup. 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, head-to-head results and the makeup of rosters. Coaches... Read More
Posted 5:15am 05/18/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The Texas High School Lacrosse League champions were crowned Sunday afternoon on the turf of Eagle Stadium, the immaculate high school football venue built by the Allen Independent School District and first used in 2012.  And it was a new Division 1 champion hoisting the trophy at the day's end, as the Dallas Jesuit Rangers ran away with a 9-4 victory over... Read More
Posted 10:30pm 05/15/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
NCAA basketball may have coined the phrase, but this week is Championship Week in boys lacrosse. The state and national rankings are sure to change after this week’s slate of games that features championships in power states finishes. Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@3dRising) and on Instagram (@3dRising) throughout the high school season for updates on these and all... Read More
Posted 11:28am 05/15/16
PHILADELPHIA — The 2016 Inter-Ac Challenge bracket is set. The Inter-Ac Challenge, run by NXTsports, kicks off Monday, May 16 and ends on Sunday, May 22 at Villanova Stadium. Twelve of the country's elite teams, including the six Inter-Ac League teams and six nationally-recognized guests, make up the field for the most competitive high school postseason tournament in... Read More
Posted 2:09pm 05/14/16