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Connecticut D2 Top 10: #1 Watertown-Pomperaug, #2 Guilford Face Off Wednesday In Key Matchup

Connecticut D2 Top 10

RankTeamPR*WLT
1Watertown/Pomperaug1812
2Guilford2920
3Branford3623
4Glastonbury4422
5Farmington Valley6531
6South Windsor7740
7WMRP9920
8E.O. Smith10840
9Amity5730
10CheshireNR630

All eyes will be on the East Haven Ice Rink Wednesday night, where #1 Watertown-Pomperaug (8-1-2) faces off with host #2 Guilford (9-2-0) in a huge Division 2 showdown (7:30pm). It will be their second meeting of the season (W-P took a 3-1 win back on December 22).

In its most recent outing, W-P knocked off #3 Branford by a 4-1 score. Guilford won a pair of games this week, beating the Eastern CT Eagles (7-4) and East  Haven (5-1).

Branford (6-2-3) holds on to the #3 spot this week. The Hornets also had a win over Conard (4-3) and a tie with the Eagles. They get North Branford on Wednesday.

#4 Glastonbury (4-2-2) was idle, returning to game action Wednesday in another key D2 tilt against #5 Farmington Valley (5-3-1), which was also idle last week. The Generals will also see Conard Saturday.

South Windsor (7-4-0) bumps up to #6 after wins this past week over East Catholic (3-2) and Simsbury (4-3), both in overtime. The Bobcats also have a big game this week, taking on #7 WMRP (9-2-0) Wednesday. They get D1 power Northwest Catholic Saturday. WMRP takes on Newington on Saturday.

#8 E.O Smith (8-4-0) beat SWGL (4-0) and Woodstock (5-3), sandwiched around a 1-0 loss to WMRP. Next up is a Saturday matchup with New Milford.

Amity (7-3-0) drops to #9, now on a three-game losing skein they look to end Wednesday against Daniel Hand. Cheshire (6-3-0) returns to the rankings this week at #10. The Rams face off with New Fairfield/Immaculate Wednesday.

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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