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Maine Class B Top 10: Division Change Suits Cheverus Just Fine

Maine Class B Top 10

RankTeamPR*WLT
1CheverusNR500
2Hampden Academy7401
3GreelyNR310
4York9210
5Gorham10211
6MessalonskeeNR311
7Cony/Hall-Dale/Monmouth NR420
8Camden Hills6320
9Poland/Leavitt/Oak Hill/Gray-New Gloucester8220
10BrewerNR220

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

Nathan Fournier

Nathan Fournier

Nathan has been covering college, junior, and high school hockey for the last six years for numerous publications. You can follow him on Twitter @jrhockeywriter.
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