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Boys Prep Top 15: Milton Academy climbs to #3

RankTeamPR*WLT
1Salisbury11801
2Rivers22012
3Milton Academy41321
4Dexter Southfield61542
5Kimball Union32151
6Phillips Exeter52031
7Northfield81833
8Cushing91761
9Winchendon101434
10Gunnery71372
11Westminster111250
12Lawrence Academy15843
13New HamptonNR1693
14Trinity Pawling12854
15St. Sebastian'sNR1281

#1 Salisbury (18-0-1) racked up three more wins this past week, downing Brunswick (3-2), Trinity-Pawling (3-0) and Kent (7-2). The Crimson Knights will see Taft (Wednesday) and Loomis Chaffee (Saturday).

#2 Rivers (20-1-2) held serve, allowing just a goal in wins over Groton (4-0) and Belmont Hill (3-1). The Red Wings will ready for St. George’s (Wednesday) and Roxbury Latin (Saturday),

Milton Academy (13-2-1) is up to #3 after wins over St. Sebastian’s (3-2) and Roxbury Latin (3-0). Tabor (Wednesday) and Nobles (Saturday) are on this week’s schedule.

#4 Dexter Southfield (15-4-2) scored seven goals in all three wins over Brooks, Pomfret and Andover. DS will see a hot New Hampton team on Wednesday.

That same New Hampton team beat #5 Kimball Union (4-2) Saturday. The Wildcats did beat Northfield (2-0) and Holderness (4-1) and have Andover (Wednesday), New Hampton again (Friday) and Holderness (Saturday).

#6 Phillips Exeter (20-3-1) swept three games over Holderness (4-0), Berwick (4-1) and Tilton (6-2) to reach the 20-win plateau. Another busy week sees Proctor (Wednesday), Hebron (Friday) and Choate (Saturday),

#7 Northfield (18-3-3) did have a win over Vermont Academy (3-0). The Hoggers will take on Williston (Wednesday), Worcester Academy (Friday) and Winchendon (Sunday),

Cushing (17-6-1) is up a spot to #8 after wins over Tilton (7-0) and Vermont Academy (5-2). The Penguins look to keep their momentum going against St. Paul’s (Wednesday) and Canterbury (Saturday).

#9 Winchendon (14-3-4) moves up a spot after a tie with Hoosac (4-4) and wins over New Hampton (5-1) and Albany Academy (6-1). The Wapiti will play Brewster Academy (Wednesday), Vermont Academy (Friday) and Northfield (Sunday).

Before break, #10 Gunnery (13-7-2)j dropped a 3-0 decision to Millbrook. The Highlanders are back in action against Avon Old Farms (Wednesday), Brunswick (Friday) and Lawrenceville (Saturday).

The rest of this week’s rankings see Westminster (12-5-0) at #11, Lawrence Academy (14-7-1) at #12, New Hampton (16-9-3) at #13, Trinity Pawling (8-5-4) at #14 and St. Sebastian’s (12-8-1) at #15.

Gary Demopoulos
Gary Demopoulos has been covering prep school hockey for the HNIB News for over 30 years, and has been the editor of the HNIB News since 2005. A former sportswriter and news editor at the Woburn (MA) Daily Times Chronicle, he has been the HNIB News' key reporter for Mens Prep School hockey since 1988, as well as womens hockey, both at the prep school and high school levels. for almost 20 years. Gary also helps organize and oversee HNIB's many summer tournaments and festivals for scholastic players.
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