Maine Class B Top 10
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No. 1 Cheverus has made its mark coming down from Class A to Class B with a 5-0-0 start. In the opening week of the season they scored 16 goals in two games, a 7-5 victory over York and a 9-0 win over Marshwood/Traip/Sanford/Noble. This past week they notched a 5-2 win over Kennebunk/Wells and a 3-2 victory over Brunswick. They host Poland/Leavitt/Oak Hill/Gray-New Gloucester on Thursday.
No. 2 Hampden Academy stands at 4-0-1 through five games. The first week saw them pick up three wins over Brewer, Bangor and John Bapst/MDI/Bangor Christian. This past week they skated to a 2-2 tie with Orono/Old Town before picking up a 7-2 victory over Waterville/Winslow. They don’t play a countable game again until Jan. 7.
No. 3 Greely, the defending Class B State Champion, has been solid. They opened with an 8-1 win over Brunswick before falling to Lewiston and ended the first week with a 2-0 win over Yarmouth. They defeated Cape Elizabeth 6-2 on Thursday and travel to Kennebunk/Wells on Monday for their only regular-season game this week.
After the opening loss to Cheverus, No. 4 York defeated Lake Region/Fryeburg/Oxford Hills, 3-2, last Saturday. They defeated Marshwood/Traip/Sanford/Noble, 2-1, this past Thursday. They travel to Gorham on Christmas Eve day for their lone game this week.
Speaking of No. 5 Gorham, the Rams picked up two wins this week – a 6-2 victory over Brunswick on Thursday and a 4-1 win over Camden Hills on Saturday. They opened the season with a tie with Mt. Ararat/Lisbon/Morse before losing to Scarborough. A game against York is the only one that counts this week.
The No. 6 Messalonskee Eagles have had a solid start to the season. In the first week they won two of three games, defeating Brewer and Camden Hills while losing to Gardiner. This week they tied John Bapst/MDI/Bangor Christian, 3-3, on Thursday and pulled out a 6-5 overtime win over Houlton/Hodgdon/Southern Aroostook on Saturday. They host Presque Isle on Friday.
No. 7 Cony/Hall-Dale/Monmouth notched wins over Marshwood/Traip/Sanford/Noble and Brunswick over the opening week while losing to Camden Hills. This week they earned a 3-2 win against Gardiner on Tuesday and losing to Waterville/Winslow on Wednesday. They squeaked out a 2-1 victory over Maranacook/Winthrop/Madison/Spruce Mt./Lawrence on Saturday. They travel to Brewer on Saturday.
No. 8 Camden Hills started the year 3-0 with wins over Presque Isle, Houlton/Hodgdon/Southern Aroostook and Cony/Hall-Dale/Monmouth. Last Saturday they dropped a 4-2 decision to Messalonskee and a 4-1 decision this past Saturday. They travel to Gardiner on Saturday.
No. 9 Poland/Leavitt/Oak Hill/Gray-New Gloucester started the year with a 1-0 win over Mt. Ararat/Lisbon/Morse before falling to Maranacook/Winthrop/Madison/Spruce Mt./Lawrence in the opening week. This week they earned a 2-1 victory over Edward Little before falling to Cape Elizabeth 6-2 on Saturday. They face Cheverus on Thursday.
No. 10 Brewer opened with a 3-1 loss to Hampden Academy before defeating Houlton/Hodgdon/Southern Aroostook, 7-3. This week they defeated Presque Isle, 6-3, Wednesday before losing to Old Town/Orono, 4-1, Saturday. They host Cony/Hall-Dale/Monmouth on Saturday