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Final Boys Prep Top 15: Salisbury, Loomis Chaffee, Gunnery Earn Respective New England Titles

Boys Prep Top 15

RankTeamPR*WLT
1Salisbury22431
2Avon Old Farms12430
3Dexter Southfield62550
4Kimball Union32682
5Lawrence Academy42232
6Berkshire111982
7Hotchkiss71862
8Cushing52283
9Loomis Chaffee151774
10Nobles81962
11New Hampton921104
12GunneryNR19133
13St. Mark's102152
14Brunswick122182
15Tilton131665

After coming up just short in the previous two Elite 8 tournaments, Salisbury (24-3-1) took care of business this winter, claiming the New England title with a 4-0 win in the championship game over Dexter Southfield.

Thus, the Crimson Knights finish the season at #1 in the final HNIB News Boys Prep Top 15 of the season.

Avon Old Farms (24-3-0), the team Salisbury beat 4-3 in overtime in the semifinal round, is at #2. It was a banner campaign for the Winged Beavers.

Large School champion Loomis Chaffee (17-7-4) ends up at #9 after a solid playoff run. Gunnery (19-13-3), which won the Small School tournament coming from the eighth seed, takes the #13 spot in the final rankings.

A nice late-season and playoff run moved Dexter Southfield (25-5-0) up to #3.

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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