The Sideline – September 14

Marauders earn top-20 spot in weekly rankings

The Mt. Vernon boys soccer team grabbed the 20th spot in the Indiana Soccer Coaches Association’s Week 5 state rankings, released Monday.

The Marauders are 7-1 this season, as of Monday, and 4-0 in the Hoosier Heritage Conference. Head coach Matt Mayhew’s team opened the season 4-0 before suffering its first loss on Sept. 1 against state-ranked Noblesville, 2-1.

ISCA Week 5 Rankings

Class 2A Boys

1. Harrison (W. Lafayette); 2. North Central; 3. Memorial (Evansville); 4. Lake Central; 5. Carmel; 6. Avon; 7. Hamilton Southeastern; 8. Goshen; 9. Center Grove; 10. Zionsville; 11. Penn; 12. Bloomington South; 13. Chesterton; 14. Jasper; 15. Munster; 16. Elkhart Central; 17. Concord; 18. Homestead; 19. Noblesville; 20. Mt. Vernon

Honorable mention: Columbus North, Elkhart Memorial, West Noble, Cathedral, St. Joseph (South Bend)

Class A boys

1. Lawrenceburg; 2. Providence; 3. Mishawaka Marian; 4. Covenant Christian (Indianapolis); 5. Cardinal Ritter; 6. Eastern (Greentown); 7. Washington Community; 8. Muncie Burris; 9. Westview; 10. Garrett

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Marauders’ girls soccer nets honorable mention

The Mt. Vernon girls soccer team received an honorable mention recognition in the Indiana Soccer Coaches Association’s Week 5 rankings.

The Class 2A Marauders are 9-1 this fall and are leading the Hoosier Heritage Conference with a 5-0 mark. Mt. Vernon’s first loss of the season was to Class A No. 3 Heritage Christian 3-0 on Monday.

ISCA Week 5 rankings

Class 2A girls

1. Penn; 2. Carmel; 3. Avon; 4. Brebeuf Jesuit; 5. Castle; 6. Hamilton Southeastern; 7. Zionsville; 8. Center Grove; 9. Evansville Memorial; 10. Munster; 11. Fishers; 12. East Central; 13. Cathedral; 14. Valparaiso; 15. Northridge; 16. Fort Wayne Carroll; 17. Terre Haute North; 18. Warsaw; 19. Columbus North; 20. Evansville North

Honorable mention: Bloomington South, Mt. Vernon, Guerin, South Bend St. Joseph, Dekalb

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Westfield tops IHSGCA weekly golf rankings

On Monday, the IHSGCA released its Week 6 rankings for high school girls golf.

IHSGCA Week 6 rankings

1. Westfield; 2. Evansville North; 3. Carmel; 4. Columbus North; 5. Zionsville; 6. Cathedral; 7. Hamilton Southeastern; 8. Homestead; 9. Fishers; 10. Plainfield; 11. Chesterton; 12. Lake Central; 13. Western; 14. Lafayette Jeff; 15. Brownsburg; 16. Center Grove; 17. Valparaiso; 18. Evansville Memorial; 19. Dekalb; 20. Terre Haute North

Honorable mention: Crown Point, Penn, Fort Wayne Dwenger, Leo, Munster, NorthWood, Vincennes Rivet, Franklin County

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Prep calendar

Today

Tennis

Pendleton Heights at Greenfield-Central, 5:30 p.m.

Warren Central at Mt. Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

New Castle at New Palestine, 5 p.m.

Blue River Valley at Eastern Hancock, 5 p.m.

Golf

New Palestine at Rushville, 4 p.m.

Volleyball

New Palestine at Pike, 5:30 p.m.

Girls soccer

Greenfield-Central at New Palestine, 5:30 p.m.

* Schedules subject to change