Maine Class A Poll
The No. 2 Falmouth Yachtsmen have hit a bump in the road. The two-time defending Class A champions have lost two out of their last three games. They lost to Scarborough 3-1 last Saturday, then came back Wednesday to defeat the No. 6 Lewiston Blue Devils, 5-4. They let the Blue Devils back into the game in the second period as they allowed three power play goals on a five minute major.
The Following night they hosted No. 3 Bangor and again allowed three goals on a five-minute major in the 6-1 loss to the Rams. The Yachtsmen also participated in the Nate Nickerson Invitational in Massachusetts over the weekend, falling to Massachusetts No. 10 Catholic Memorial in the semifinals, 4-3. Their lone game this week was Monday’s matinee with the Biddeford Tigers.
The No. 1 St. Dominic Academy Saints started their week on Tuesday as they dispatched the No. 8 Brunswick Dragons, 8-2. They traveled down to Portland on Saturday night to face the No. 5 Cheverus Stags and beat them as well, 5-2.
Bangor is in a middle of a nine-day stretch between games. Their lone game this past week was against Falmouth. They don’t return to the ice until Saturday to face Lewiston.
The No. 4 Scarborough Red Storm skated with one of the top teams in Class B, the Gorham Rams, to a 1-1 tie on Wednesday. On Saturday they traveled up to the Maine Bank Ice Vault in Hallowell to face the Cony/Monmouth Rams and came away with the 7-4 win. On Monday, they travel up to Lewiston for a big doubleheader as the girls’ programs face off before the boys’ game. They also face Cape Elizabeth on Saturday.
Cheverus defeated the Thornton Academy Golden Trojans 3-1 on Monday. On Thursday, they defeated the Brunswick Dragons 8-1. Saturday, they fell to their Catholic rival, St. Dom’s, 5-2
The young, but talented Lewiston Blue Devils hung in with Falmouth on Wednesday as they erased a 3-0 deficit but fell 5-4. The schedule doesn’t get any easier for them as they host Scarborough on Monday and Bangor on Saturday.
The No. 7 Noble/Wells Knights started the week with a 5-1 victory against the Windham Eagles. On Saturday they traveled up to Auburn to face the No. 10 Edward Little Red Eddies where they lost 5-2. This week they host Lake Region/Fryeburg/Oxford Hills on Wednesday.
The Brunswick Dragons had a tough stretch losing to both St. Dom’s and Cheverus. Saturday they faced the Lawrence/Skowhegan Bandits and fell once again 8-4./Skowhegan
The No. 9 Biddeford Tigers skated to a 2-2 tie with the Kennebunk Rams on Tuesday. They host Falmouth on Monday and St. Dom’s on Saturday.
Edward Little split the week as they fell 2-1 to Cape Elizabeth 2-1. On Saturday they defeated Noble/Wells 5-2. This week they travel to face Lawrence/Skowhegan on Monday.