You absolutely can not accurately rate any team, any grad year, based on this past summer and fall seasons because of the pandemic, where thousands of players across the US didn’t participate for whatever reason. End of story. Do not lose sleep on rankings. You all are being ridiculous.
Who appointed you the grand poobah of 2025 girls lacrosse? Unless you were in hiding it’s safe to say that based on the games played very few if any teams were missing players due to Covid.
You had rosters of the 2025 teams in front of you to make the statement that very few if any were missing? Cool!