Salisbury's Scales is No. 4 lax defender

ESPNHS is rolling out its lacrosse rankings on a position-by-position basis, and Connecticut has been well represented so far. In the list of Top 25 defenders, Salisbury senior Tanner Scales is ranked No. 4 in the nation.

4.Tanner Scales, Salisbury (Salisbury, Conn.), Virginia

Scales was named First Team All-American and New England Defender of the Year. Scales is a leader on the field and is very athletic. He sticks with his attackman and is quick to scoop up the groundballs.

Also making the list are Tony Britton of Darien (No. 12) and A.J. Carfora of the Salisbury School (No. 17). For the complete rankings, click here.