Maine Class B Top 10
The defending Class B state champions, No. 1 Old Town/Orono, have continued where they left off as they are 3-0-0 to start the season. With wins already over Brewer and Houlton/Hodgdon/Southern Aroostook/Katahdin, they defeated Waterville/Winslow 6-4 in their lone game of the week. They travel to Hampden Academy this coming Saturday.
No. 2 Greely Rams started the year with wins over York and Kennebunk/Wells as they carried the momentum to Tuesday with a 6-1 win over Yarmouth. They closed out the week with a 5-1 victory over Cape Elizabeth. On Saturday. They return to regular season competition on New Year’s Day with their annual contest win Falmouth.
The No. 3 Presque Isle Wildcats offense is off to a strong start with 33 goals in their first four games. They started the season with victories over Camden Hills, Hampden Academy and Brewer, they had a 9-2 victory over Houlton/Hodgdon/Southern Aroostook/Katahdin on Wednesday. They take on Waterville/Winslow on Friday and travel to Maranacook/Winthrop/Madison/Spruce Mountain on Saturday.
It has been another strong start this season for No. 4 Cape Elizabeth as they started the week out with a 10-1 win over Kennebunk/Wells on Thursday before losing to Greely on Saturday. They face Biddeford on Saturday.
No. 5 Gorham has been solid to start the year. After picking up three wins in the first week of the season over Gardiner, Kennebunk/Wells, Marshwood/Traip/Sanford/Noble, they defeated Massabesic/Bonny Eagle/Old Orchard 1-0 on Saturday. They face Windham/Westbrook on Thursday.
After suffering a loss to Presque Isle to start the season, No. 6 Camden Hills they have rattled off four wins since then. They defeated Houlton/Hodgdon/Southern Aroostook/Katahdin on December 8 and Gardiner on December 15. This past week they defeated John Bapst 3-1 on Wednesday and Yarmouth 3-1 on Saturday. They face Hampden Academy on Wednesday and Messalonskee on Saturday.
Prior to losing to Old Town/Orono on Saturday, No. 7 Kennebec Riverhawks defeated Brewer on Wednesday 5-4. They make the trip up north this week as they take on Houlton/Hodgdon/Southern Aroostook/Katahdin on Thursday and Presque Isle on Friday.
No. 8 Brunswick Dragons won three of their four games in the opening week. Those victories came against Windham/Westbrook, Massabesic/Bonny Eagle/Old Orchard Beach and Cony/Hall-Dale/Monmouth. They capped the pre-Christmas schedule with a 5-2 win over Mt. Ararat/Lisbon/Morse/Hyde on Saturday. They travel to Poland/Leavitt/Oak Hill/Gray-New Gloucester on Saturday.
No. 9 York Wildcats are on a three-game winning streak with two of those wins coming this past week. They defeated Marshwood/Traip/Sanford/Noble 8-1 on Thursday and had a 7-2 win over Poland/Leavitt/Oak Hill/Gray-New Gloucester on Saturday. They travel to Gardiner on New Year’s Day.
The No. 10 Gardiner Tigers won both games this week as they defeated Mt. Ararat/Lisbon/Morse/Hyde 5-4 in OT on Wednesday while defeating Cony/Hall-Dale/Monmouth 5-0 on Saturday. They travel to Kennebunk/Wells next Saturday.