GIRLS' SOCCER POWER RANKINGS

Girls' Soccer Top 10

               The Way-Too-Early 2020 Pre-Season Top 10


  1. Wilson: Two-time defending county champion Bulldogs return St John’s bound All-State midfielder Jailene DeJesus (9 goals and 9 assists in 2019).
  2. Berks Catholic: Saints return all ten field players who started in county and district playoff games, including All-County midfielder Gabby Kurtas (11 goals and 7 assists).
  3. Wyomissing: Spartans will have two of the three leading returning scorers in Berks, Hannah Hurleman (22 goals and 10 assists) and Rebecca Kotula (15 goals and 10 assists), along with a host of other core players. 
  4. Governor Mifflin: All-State D Stella Mollica will return to lead the always tough Mustangs defensive unit (9 shoutout victories in 2019).
  5. Fleetwood: All-Division forward Leilah Sallee (8 goals and 6 assists), who was second on the Tigers in scoring despite missing time with an injury, All-Division midfielder Alexis Baez (5 goals and 1 assist), and Chanel Hercules (5 goals and 2 assists) provide the Tigers with plenty of scoring options.
  6. Conrad Weiser: Scouts will have to take a scoring by committee approach to replace All-State forward Grace George’s 32 goals and will need to find a defensive anchor to replace Natalie McFadden. 
  7. Exeter: Eagles return most of their scoring, including Taylor Mentzer (7 goals and 7 assists in 2019), Ella Messner (8 goals and 4 assists), and Marina Messner (6 goals and 7 assists).
  8. Kutztown: Top scorer Caitlyn Lubak (10 goals, 3 assists) leads a young returning nucleus looking to return to county playoffs for first time since 2016.
  9. Reading: Red Knights look to continue ascent in Berks 1 standings. They more than doubled their win total from 2018, led by All-Division junior Ashley Olivares.
  10. Schuylkill Valley: Panthers graduate 2 All-Berks selections (Goad and Stichter), but return All-Division forward Abbey White (tied for fourth in Berks,scoring 15 goals and adding 10 assists) and defensive leader Zoe Gannon.

          10.   Daniel Boone: Leading scorer, sophomore Lily Ferguson returns,       

                  along with All-Division midfielder Nicole Brown and several other key      

                  pieces. Should be very competitive in new Division 2 next season. 













Updated: 11/12/19

Final Power Rankings


 

  1. Wilson (20-5): Berks 1 and Berks League Champions,advanced to District Semifinals and qualified for states. Won 14 of final 17 games. All-County forward Natalee Vicari led the Bulldogs with 15 goals. All-State midfielder Jailene DeJesus provided 9 goals and 9 assists on the season. 
  2. Conrad Weiser (19-5): Champions of Berks 2, advanced to      District 3 Semifinals and qualified for states for the first time since      2014. All-State forward Grace George led the county with 32 goals and All-County defender Natalie McFadden anchored a stout defense. 
  3. Fleetwood (14-7-1): Advanced to finals of county playoffs, and to the second round of district play. All-County forward Adalia Hercules led Tigers with 13 goals. 5 Tigers were named to the All Division      2 team, including D Mikayla Moats, who earned All-County 2nd Team honors. 
  4. Wyomissing (14-6-1): Pushed eventually county champion      Wilson to the limit in first round before falling in overtime. Reached      quarterfinals of district tournament. All Division forward Hannah Hurleman was second in scoring in Berks with 22 goals and 10 assists, and All-County 2nd Team midfielder Becca Kotula tied for fourth with 15 goals and 10 assists. 
  5. Governor Mifflin (11-10): Advanced to county semifinals and qualified for districts. Both playoff losses were in extra time.      Defense, led by All-State defender Stella Mollica, posted 9 shutouts on the season. All-County forward Kierstin Spatz scored 12 goals and tied for the county lead in assists with 12. 
  6. Berks Catholic (13-5-1): Qualified for playoffs in both Berks and District 3 tournaments. All-County midfielder Gabby Kurtas and All-County 2nd Team forward Zariya Holt tied for team lead in goals with 11. Defense and All-County 2nd Team goalkeeper Bella Pichardo never allowed more than 3 goals in any game this season. 
  7. Tulpehocken (11-7-2): Only Berks team to go undefeated in divisional play. Advanced to both county and district playoffs, only 2      years removed from going 1-17. All-County 2nd Team forward Ava Ahner led the Trojans with 18 goals. 
  8. Twin Valley (10-9-2): Qualified for Berks League playoffs and advanced to the second round of the District 3 AAA tournament.      All-County goalkeeper Isabella McCooey posted 8 shutouts on the season. 
  9. Exeter (9-8): Missed out on county playoffs by the slimmest of margins, losing out in power ratings by a thousandths of a point. Incredibly balanced scoring attack with top 5 girls separated by      only 4 points. All-Division defender Abby Barzd led a defense that recorded 7 shutouts. 
  10. Schuylkill Valley (8-9-1): Featured 3 of the top 8 scorers in Berks County in All-County midfielder Maddie Stichter (third with 15 goals and 12 assists), All-County 2nd Team forward Abbey White (fourth with 15 goals and 10 assists), and All-County midfielder Sadie Goad (eighth with 13 goals and 8 assists).

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