Top Teams: The Inquirer TOP 10
BOYS' SOCCER Team Record Final, 2011. 1. Cherokee 25-0-2 A Coaches Tournament championship and a second consecutive state Group 4 title were highlights for a Cherokee team ranked No. 1 from start to finish.
1. Cherokee 25-0-2
A Coaches Tournament championship and a second consecutive state Group 4 title were highlights for a Cherokee team ranked No. 1 from start to finish.
2. Timber Creek 19-4-3
Timber Creek won its first South Jersey Group 3 title and fielded perhaps the most talented roster the team has had.
3. Haddonfield 19-2-1
Haddonfield earned a tough 1-0 win over Haddon Heights in the South Jersey Group 2 championship game. The Bulldogs allowed just 16 goals all season.
4. Haddon Township 22-3-1
Haddon Township rolled to the program's first Group 1 state championship.
5. Shawnee 15-6-1
The season did not live up to Shawnee's lofty expectations, but the Renegades had plenty of highlights this season before falling in penalty kicks to Toms River East in the sectional Group 4 quarterfinals.
6. Holy Cross 16-3-2
The Lancers failed to win a postseason game, falling in double overtime to St. John Vianney, but nonetheless proved to be one of the area's strongest teams on both ends of the field.
7. Seneca 13-9
After an up-and-down regular season, Seneca made a nice postseason run before falling to Timber Creek in the South Jersey Group 3 final.
8. Williamstown 15-6
Consistent defense - the team did not allow more than two goals in any game - carried Williamstown this season.
9. Clearview 14-6-1
Defense and timely scoring spurred Clearview before the team fell in penalty kicks to Toms River East in the South Jersey Group 4 semifinals.
10. St. Augustine 12-7-2
The young squad played its best soccer down the stretch. The Hermits went 7-2-2 over their final 11 games, including a strong run in the South Jersey Non-Public A tournament.
- Chris Melchiorre