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Mass. Girls HS Hockey – Division 1 Top 10: #1 Austin Prep, #3 St. Mary’s Set To Meet Again This Week

Mass. Girls D1 Top 10

RankTeam*PRWLT
1Austin Prep1401
2Arlington3401
3St. Mary's2411
4Woburn4311
5Needham5300
6Duxbury6701
7Andover7500
8Billerica/Chelmsford9410
9Waltham8300
10Lincoln-Sudbury10501

There was very little change in this week’s HNIB News Massachusetts Girls Division 1 Top 10. None of last week’s ten teams suffered a loss, although a couple did get put on the shelf with postponements.

#1 Austin Prep (4-0-1) flexed its offensive muscles, taking down Bishop Stang 6-2 and King Philip 8-3. On Tuesday, the Cougars have their second of three meetings with #3 St. Mary’s (4-1-1) in a key game of the week. They are also scheduled to face Bishop Feehan on Friday.

#2 Arlington (4-0-1) survived pesky Winchester, winning 3-2, and also downed Lexington (7-2).

After facing Austn Prep, the Spartans are busy with scheduled games against Shawsheen/Bedford (Wednesday), King Philip (Thursday) and Malden Catholic (Saturday).

#4 Woburn (3-1-1) posted wins over Reading (3-1) and Lexington (3-0) and is scheduled to face Lexington again Wednesday.

Despite having the week off, #5 Needham (3-0-0) remains put. The Rockets hope to take on Braintree twice this week – Wednesday and Saturday.

#6 Duxbury (7-0-1) has been able to play eight games already, tied for the most in Division 1. The Dragons suffered their first blemish Saturday in a 3-3 tie with Hingham. They look ahead to Marshfield (Wednesday) and Notre Dame Academy (Thursday).

#7 Andover (5-0-0) stayed perfect, edging #8 Billerica/Chelmsford (4-1-0), 2-1, in a Merrimack Valley Conference showdown, and beating Central Catholic. Methuen/Tewksbury (Tuesday) and HPNA (Saturday) are on this week’s docket.

B/C rebounded from the Andover loss with shutout wins over Central Catholic and Methuen/Tewksbury. They are scheduled to play HPNA on Wednesday.

#9 Waltham (3-0-0) was idle and looks to get back into game action soon.

#10 Lincoln-Sudbury (5-0-1) looked solid in wins over Boston Latin (5-1) and Cambridge (7-1). An interesting two-game set looms with Acton-Boxboro (Wednesday and Saturday).

TEAMS TO WATCH: Acton-Boxboro, Belmont, Peabody/Lynnfield/North Reading, Winthrop

Gary Demopoulos
Gary Demopoulos has been covering prep school hockey for the HNIB News for over 30 years, and has been the editor of the HNIB News since 2005. A former sportswriter and news editor at the Woburn (MA) Daily Times Chronicle, he has been the HNIB News' key reporter for Mens Prep School hockey since 1988, as well as womens hockey, both at the prep school and high school levels. for almost 20 years. Gary also helps organize and oversee HNIB's many summer tournaments and festivals for scholastic players.
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