Mass. Girls D2 Top 10
It has been a banner season for Matignon, which is now the new #1 team in the latest HNIB News Massachusetts Girls Division 2 Top 10.
The Warriors improved to 11-0-0 overall this past week, and own wins over D1 powers St. Mary’s and Austin Prep. Tuesday they face Arlington Catholic in a Catholic Central League Cup semifinal (Stoneham Arena, 7:30pm) and if they advance, will see either St. Mary’s or Austin Prep in the league title game.
#2 Notre Dame Academy (6-1-2) closed out its season with a nice 2-2 tie with St. Mary’s and a 6-0 win over Norwell.
#3 Canton (7-1-1) had been at the top, but the Bulldogs were upset by King Philip, 4-2, and then played to a 1-1 standoff with Mansfield/Oliver Ames/Foxboro. Canton got revenge on Saturday, taking down KP, 5-1, and have a final game scheduled with Mansfield/Oliver Ames/Foxboro on Monday.
#4 Falmouth (10-0-0) ripped off three more wins, taking decisions over Nantucket (9-4), Sandwich (2-1) and Dennis-Yarmouth (5-2). The Clippers regular season continues with Barnstable (Monday) and Martha’s Vineyard (Wednesday).
Sandwich (7-2-1) remains in the #5 spot, with both of its losses this year coming to Falmouth. The Blue Knights have games left with Dennis-Yarmouth (Friday) and the Cape Cod Furies (Saturday).
#6 Natick (8-0-1) continues its tremendous year with a pair of wins over Weymouth (5-2) and Wellesley (3-2). A home-and-home with Braintree (Monday/Wednesday) closes out the campaign for the Redhawks.
#7 Algonquin (6-0-3) returned to action with a 2-2 standoff with D1 Shrewsbury. Longmeadow is scheduled for Monday.
#8 Pembroke (12-1-0) continues to roll along, opening up in the Patriot Cup with a 3-2 win over Hingham. The Titans now await the winner of Monday’s Plymouth-Q/NQ game on Wednesday.
#9 Westwood (6-0-2) had wins over Norwood (3-0) and Medfield (6-1) before being tied up by Dover-Sherborn/Hopkinton in the waning seconds on Saturday. Barring any late updates, the Wolverines season is complete under first-year coach Lauren Hillberg..
#10 Dedham (6-1-2) won a pair of games over Dover-Sherborn/Hopkinton and were tied by Norwood as they close out their season.