Mass. Girls HS Hockey – Division 2 Top 10: Statement Week For Canton; Duxbury To Face Sandwich Saturday

Gary Demopoulos
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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A strong showing from Canton has scuttled the HNIB News Massachusetts Girls Division 2 Top 10 as we enter the final full week of the regular season.

Canton (12-2-3) knocked off Archbishop Williams, 2-1, and tied #1 Duxbury 1-1 to move up to #4 this week, showing that they will mean business in the post-season.

Sandwich (12-5-1) moved up one spot. After falling to D1 Notre Dame, the Lady Knights blanked Dennis-Yarmouth (6-0) and then #8 Falmouth 5-0 on Sunday to clinch the Cape & Islands league title. It won’t get any easier, as Sandwich travels to Duxbury on Saturday.

#2 Andover (12-2-2) pitched two more shutouts, over Acton-Boxboro (2-0) and Billerica/Chelmsford (1-0) to clinch a share of the MVC/Dual County Large title. The Warriors are off until a Sunday matchup with Reading.

#3 Algonquin/Hudson (13-2-1) swept three games, taking down Acton-Boxboro (5-1), Auburn (6-1) and Pope Francis (4-2).

Following the loss to Canton, it second straight defeat, #5 Archbishop Williams (13-2-1) rebounded with wins over Bishop Stang (7-1) and Malden Catholic (2-1), and have a key matchup with Notre Dame on Wednesday.

Milton (15-1-3) has climbed to #7, also winning three games this past week over Needham (3-2), Newton Co-op (5-1) and Marshfield (1-0). Weymouth is up Wednesday.

Falmouth (11-3-3) did have a win over the Cape Cod Furies, in between losses to Martha’s Vineyard (4-1) and Sandwich. The Clippers face a good Norwood team on Wednesday.

#9 Winchester had a tie with Belmont (2-2) and then a solid 4-1 win over Arlington. The Red & Black have Woburn Wednesday.

And there is a tie for the #10 spot between Lincoln-Sudbury (14-3-0) and newcomer Martha’s Vineyard (11-5-2). L-S rolled past Concord-Carlisle and Wayland-Weston to clinch the MVC/Dual County Small crown, while the Vineyarders are playing some of their best hockey as the post-season nears.

ON THE CUSP: Dedham, Malden Catholic, Burlington, Framingham

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