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End-Of-Season Mass. Girls D1 Top 10: Methuen/Tewksbury Finishes Strong

Mass. Girls D1 Top 10

2Austin Prep12310
8Peabody/Lynnfield/North ReadingNR1752
9St. Mary's51732

It took the entire season, but there finally is a change at the top in this, the end-of-the-season HNIB News Massachusetts Girls Division 1 Top 10.

That distinction goes to MIAA Division 1 state champion Methuen/Tewksbury (22-1-1) by virtue of its 2-1 double overtime win in the title game over #2 Austin Prep (23-1-0),  supplanting the Cougars, who had held the spot since the pre-season.

Andover (19-3-1), the only team to beat the Red Rangers this year, finishes at #3. The Golden Warriors were ousted in the semifinals by Austin Prep.

Duxbury (19-1-2), upset in the post-season by #7 Shrewsbury (14-6-3), drops a bit to #4 in this final ranking. A solid post-season win, reaching the semifinals, puts Longmeadow (14-3-0) at #5.

#6 Braintree (17-5-1) was eliminated in the quarterfinal round with a 5-3 loss to Austin Prep.

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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