Montverde (Fla.) Academy is No. 1 in the NSCAA Boys Winter Top 10 rankings ahead of The Woodlands (Texas) and Los Angeles Cathedral.
Eagles capped their season with a 1-0 win over Texas powerhouse Coppell in the final of their annual Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament that attracted teams from Arizona and California in addition to
teams across Florida.
Monteverde had four players ranked among the top 50 senior prospects in the country: forwards Quinton Lima
and Saul Bonilla
and midfielders Diego Campos
and Gerald Vargas
. Bonilla, Campos and
Vargas, all Costa Ricans, verbally committed to Clemson. NSCAA Boys Winter High School Top 10: RANK TEAM PREV.
1 Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) 1 21-0-1
2 The Woodlands (The Woodlands, Texas) 10 13-0-1
3 Cathedral (Los Angeles, Calif.) 3 21-1-1
4 Madison Central
(Madison, Miss.) 9 22-1-2
5 Coppell (Coppell, Texas) 6 11-1-1
6 Edison (Huntington Beach, Calif.) NR 21-1-1
7 Merritt Island (Merritt Island, Fla.) RV 22-1-0
8 St. Paul's
School (Covington, La.) RV 23-2-1
9 Marcus (Flower Mound, Texas) 2 13-1-2
10 Melbourne (Melbourne, Fla.) NR 24-1-1
Records are as submitted by the rankers and reflect the current
2013-14 record as of Feb. 23 Also receiving votes:
Loyola (Los Angeles, Calif.), Gulliver Prep (Miami, Fla.)