1. La Costa Canyon (Calif.), 21-1 The Mavericks ran away from Poway (Calif.), 11-6, to win their fifth San Diego Section Division I championship. Bridget Grubb and Kiki Gibson each scored four goals for La Costa Canyon, whose only loss was to Coronado (Calif.), 10-5, on March 13. The Mavericks avenged that loss by beating the Islanders, 8-7, and finished the season with a 20-game winning streak.
2. Air Academy (Colo.), 19-2 The third-seeded Kadets upset top-seeded Cherry Creek (Colo.), 14-8 to win the Colorado girls lacrosse state championship for the second time in four years. Erin Todd led the way with six goals, and finished the season with 79.
3. Coronado (Calif.), 19-2 The top-seeded Islanders beat Canyon Crest (Calif.), 15-3, for their second consecutive San Diego Section Division II championship. Coronado’s Caroline Carlson led all scorers with four goals and two assists.
4. Carondelet (Calif.), 21-2 The Cougars won the NCS Division I championship with a 21-12 victory over Amador Valley (Calif.). Cali Castagnola led Carondelet with four goals, including three in a three-minute span in the first half, and added two assists.
5. Cherry Creek (Colo.), 17-2 The two-time defending champions fell short with a 14-8 loss to Air Academy (Colo.) in the state finals. Anya Gersoff finished with three goals and three assists and Bryn Bandt-Law also scored three goals. Cherry Creek has appeared in every championship game since the sport was sanctioned in 1998.
6. Kent Denver (Colo.), 15-3 The Sun Devils had their season end in the state semifinals with a heart-breaking 13-12 loss to eventual champion Air Academy (Colo.). It was the second consecutive year Kent Denver lost to Air Academy by a goal in the semifinals. Lucy Mower and Catherine Ellisled led the Sun Devils with three goals each.
7. Los Alamitos (Calif.), 18-2 The Griffins beat Palos Verdes (Calif.), 19-9, to capture their fourth consecutive US Lacrosse Southern Section championship. Keaton Otake scored four goals, while Jenny Lange added three.
8. Centaurus (Colo.), 13-5 The Warriors lost to Cherry Creek (Colo.) in the state semifinals for the second consecutive season. Emma Lazaroff had six goals and two assists in the 25-15 loss and she finished with 137 on the season.
9. Menlo School (Calif.), 18-4 The Knights extended their winning streak to 13 games and won their fourth consecutive West Bay Athletic League title with a 21-6 victory over Burlingame (Calif.). Michaela Michael led all scorers with seven goals and one assist. She finished her career as the school’s all-time leading scorer with more than 400 career points.
10. Marin Catholic (Calif.) 22-3 The Wildcats won the NCS Division II title with a 16-10 victory over Miramonte (Calif.) after falling short in the championship last season. Tory Salmon led Marin Catholic with five goals and K.C. Hill finished with four goals and three assists.