Western Mass.Top 10
West Springfield (9-3-0) jumps to the top spot in the HNIB News Western Mass. Top 10 this week after wins over a ranked Amherst-Pelham team and Agawam. The Terriers also split season series with previous No. 1 Longmeadow. The Terriers have won four in a row.
Longmeadow (4-4-2) snapped a six-game winless streak on Thursday thanks to a 4-0 win over Agawam. The Lancers have a chance to prove they belong back up in the top spot when they take on the defending Division 3 state champion Wachusett Mountaineers on Monday.
Westfield (2-5-5) played to another tie this past week, a 1-1 draw against East Longmeadow.
Minnechaug (5-4) ends their 17-day layoff when they return to action on Thursday in a big contest against Longmeadow.
Wahconah (7-2-1) had a nice two-win week earning victories over Greenfield and Southwick to move up a spot this week.
Amherst-Pelham (8-3-0) drops a spot after a hard-fought 1-0 defeat to now top-ranked West Springfield.
Chicopee (7-2-0) remains steady after dispatching Ludlow, 6-3, in their lone contest of the week. The Pacers and the Hurricanes were poised for a big matchup on Saturday, but snow forced the rescheduling of that game to a later date.
Greenfield (7-2-0) moves up a spot after beating Mount Everett before losing to No. 5 Wahconah, 4-3 this past week. South Hadley (6-2-1) also moves up a spot after splitting a pair of games this past week. The Green Wave fell to Enfield (CT) on Wednesday before rebounding with a 7-1 win over Chicopee Comp. on Saturday.
Belchertown (4-3-1) falls to the No. 10 this week after dropping a contest to Chicopee Comp., 3-2. The Orioles look to get back to their winning ways on Monday when they take on Amherst-Pelham.