Western Mass.Top 10
Greenfield (17-3-0) dropped their final regular season contest to a strong Division 2 Whitman-Hanson team, but the Green Wave rattled off ten wins in a row prior to that, cementing the top overall seed in the D3A tournament.
Minnechaug (11-7-1) beat West Springfield in their regular season finale to lock up the top overall seed in the D3 tournament.
Wahconah (14-3-2) went 5-0-1 over their final six regular season contests, entering the postseason playing their best hockey of the season.
Longmeadow (8-9-3) finished their regular season with a 7-1 win over East Longmeadow. Those same two teams will meet each other in the semifinals of the Western Mass. Division 3 tournament on Thursday.
West Springfield (13-7-0) sputtered a bit down the stretch, dropping their final four regular season contests. The Terriers have plenty of quality wins on their resume however, as they will take on Minnechaug on Thursday in a Western Mass. D3 tournament semifinal.
Amherst-Pelham (13-4-3) closed out their regular season with a 4-1 win over Chicopee Comp. The Hurricanes earned the two-seed and an opening round bye in the upcoming D3A tournament.
Westfield (7-8-5) is the lone team in the poll that didn’t qualify for the postseason. The Bombers fell one point of qualifying, but did win four of five games to close out their season.
East Longmeadow (9-9-2) nipped North Middlesex to close out their regular season. The Spartans now turn their attention to Longmeadow on Thursday.
South Hadley (11-7-2) beat Southwick in their regular season finale. The Tigers will face Chicopee (9-7-4) in the quarterfinal round of the D3A tournament on Tuesday.