Western Mass.Top 10
Longmeadow (3-4-2) and Westfield (2-4-4) remain 1-2 in the HNIB News Western Mass. rankings this week. The two teams squared off on Friday night, playing to a 2-2 draw.
West Springfield (7-3) is stating its case to jump over the Lancers and the Bombers with two more wins this week over Tri-Town (Conn.) and CMass foe Lunenburg.
Minnechaug has been off since Monday, but a three-game winning streak, including a quality win over Amherst-Pelham keeps the Falcons firmly entrenched at the No. 4 spot.
Following that loss to Minnechaug, Amherst-Pelham (8-2) has won two in a row, including a big 3-1 win over Wahconah. That win was enough for the Hurricanes to jump over the Warriors in the rankings this week.
Wahconah (5-2-1) falls a spot to No. 6. The Warriors did have a quality, 3-2 win over Chicopee earlier in the week though.
Chicopee (6-2-0) remains at No. 7 despite that loss to Wahconah. The Pacers bounced back nicely on Saturday beating Agawam, 4-2.
Belchertown (4-2-1) got tripped up by Oakmont on Saturday, but did manage to edge Mt. Everett, 2-1, on Friday to hold on to the No. 8 spot.
Greenfield (6-1) has now won six games in a row after opening the season with a loss. The Green Wave posted wins over Drury and Assabet this past week.
South Hadley/Granby (4-1-1) won their only game this past week, 5-2 over Ludlow.