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Nashville area high school boys soccer rankings: Ravenwood cracks top three

Here’s how the teams in the Nashville area stack up against each other with the TSSAA boys soccer postseason underway.

1. Brentwood (17-0) – The Bruins were off last week. They’ll host Centennial on Tuesday in a District 11-3A semifinal. Previous week: No. 1.

2. Franklin (9-2-1) – Five different players scored in the Admirals’ 5-0 win at Summit which closed out the regular season last Tuesday. Previous week: No. 2.

3. Ravenwood (7-2) – Aiden Carothers’ first-half free kick gave the Raptors a 1-0 win over Station Camp last Monday. Ravenwood is the No. 3 seed in District 11-3A and will face Franklin on Tuesday. Previous week: No. 5.

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4. CPA (9-1-3) – A pair of goals by Jack Harvey helped the Lions defeat Stewarts Creek, 6-0, last Friday. Previous week: No. 4.

5. Station Camp (10-4-2) – Ryan Hendon scored twice as the Bison took down Beech, 3-2, last Tuesday and clinched the No. 1 seed in the District 9-3A tournament. They’ll host Gallatin in the first round. Previous week: No. 3.

6. Valor Prep (10-3-3) – The Wildcats finished off the regular season strong, beating Glencliff 2-1 and Nolensville 1-0. They’re the No. 1 seed in District 10-2A with five wins and a tie in district play. Previous week: No. 6.

7. MBA (10-1-1) – The Big Red rolled Pope John Paul II, 4-0, last Tuesday in Hendersonville before defeating Oakland 2-0 Friday. Previous week: No. 7.

8. Rockvale (9-2-4) – Malachi Ray-Tharpe scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Blackman last Tuesday to clinch the No. 1 seed in District 8-3A and an unbeaten district record. The Rockets then beat Agathos Classical 5-0 last Thursday. Previous week: No. 9.

9. White House Heritage (15-0-4) – Dylan Tate scored five goals as the Patriots finished off an undefeated regular season, beating Goodpasture 8-2 last Monday. They’ll host the District 9-2A tournament this week. Previous week: Not ranked.

10. La Vergne (12-3) – The Wolverines went 1-1 last week, beating Mt. Juliet, 4-2 and losing to Smyrna, 2-1. Still, they clinched the no. 1 seed in the District 7-3A tournament and will play either Lebanon or Mt. Juliet on Tuesday. Previous week: No. 8.

Jacob Shames can be reached by email at [email protected] and on Twitter @Jacob_Shames.

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