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End-Of-Season Mass. Girls D2 Top 10: Wellesley, Notre Dame Lead Competitive Field

Mass. Girls D2 Top 10

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Defending champ Wellesley not only was going for back-to-back state titles when it faced off in the MIAA D2 Girls championship game against Notre Dame of Hingham, but the Raiders also wanted to settle a score.

The teams played twice during the regular season, and the Cougars had gained a win and a tie against the Raiders.

It was mission accomplished for Wellesley (17-4-3), which took a 3-2 overtime win for its second straight title, ending the season as the #1 team in the final HNIB News Massachusetts Girls D2 Top 10.

Notre Dame (16-6-2), which had a great season under first-year head coach John Findley, finishes at #2.

The top-seed entering the post-season tournament, Walpole (18-4-1) ends the season at #3, falling to Wellesley in a semifinal matchup.

#4 Westwood (15-3-5), up near the top all season long, finishes at #4 after a semifinal defeat to Notre Dame.

Matignon (15-6-2) ends up at #5. Four of Matignon’s losses were to Division 1’s top three teams, Methuen/Tewksbury, Austin Prep (2) and Andover.

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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