NE Boys Prep Holiday Tournaments Set To Go

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Numerous Prep School Holiday Tournaments will kickoff starting tomorrow and Friday running through the weekend before all teams break for the Christmas Holidays. All the top teams will be in action. It will be interesting to see how the landscape shapes up after this weekend’s action.

The Flood Marr Tournament has a field second-to-none. Pre-season #1 Salisbury (4-0-1) will participate in this tournament, hosted by both Milton Academy and Nobles. #4 Kimball Union (5-0-1) is also in the field, as is Phillips Andover, Hotchkiss, Deerfield and pre-season #12 Westminster. Action starts Friday with a slate of six games all at Milton Academy.


Friday, December 20th at Milton Academy:

9:00am  Deerfield vs. Milton

11:00am  Salisbury vs. Kimball Union

1:00pm  Nobles vs. Phillips Andover

3:00pm Hotchkiss vs. Westminster

5:00pm  Kimball Union vs. Milton

7:00pm  Salisbury vs. Deerfield


Saturday, December 21st at Nobles

9:00am  Hotchkiss vs. Nobles

11:00am  Westminster vs. Phillips Andover

1:00pm  Milton vs. Salisbury

3:00pm  Deerfield vs. Kimball Union

5:00pm  Westminster vs. Nobles

7:00pm Phillips Andover vs. Hotchkiss


Sunday, December 22nd at Milton

Four playoff games starting at 8:00am


Another preview event gets underway on Thursday with the Avon Old Farms Classic. Included in the field there are pre-season #2 Gunnery (2-2-0), #3 Berkshire (4-1-0), #6 Kent (3-1-1) and host Avon Old Farms. Rounding out the field are Tabor, St. Paul’s, Loomis Chaffee and Trinity Pawling.


Thursday, December 19th at Avon Old Farms:

3:00pm  Trinity Pawling vs.Gunnery

5:00pm  Kent vs Avon Old Farms

7:00pm  St. Paul’s vs. Loomis Chaffee

9:00pm  Tabor vs. Berkshire


Friday, December 20th at Avon Old Farms (except where noted)

9:00 am Trinity Pawling vs. Loomis Chaffee at Trinity College

9:00am  Gunnery vs. St. Paul’s

11:00am  Kent vs. Tabor at Trinity College

11:00am  Berkshire vs. Avon Old Farms

3:00pm  St. Paul’s vs. Trinity Pawling

5:00 pm Gunnery vs. Loomis Chaffee

7:00pm Berkshire vs. Kent

9:00pm  Tabor vs. Avon Old Farms


Saturday, December 21st  at Avon Old Farms

Four playoff games starting at 8:30am


The Lawrence Academy-Groton Tournament also kicks off on Thursday. Highlighting the field will be pre-season #8 Cushing (6-1-0) and #13 Dexter (5-1-0). Also appearing will be Midwest prep power Culver Academy.


Thursday, December 19th

3:30pm Pomfret vs. Holderness at Groton

4:30pm Dexter vs Culver at Groton

5:30pm Proctor vs. Groton at Groton

7:30pm Cushing vs. Lawrence Academy at Lawrence

Friday, December 20th

9:00am  Pomfret vs. Proctor at Groton

9:00am Cushing vs. Culver at Lawrence

10:00am Holderness vs. Groton at Groton

11:00am  Dexter vs. Lawrence Academy at Lawrence

4:30pm   Cushing vs. Dexter at Lawrence

5:00pm  Holderness vs. Proctor at Groton

5:30pm   Pomfret vs. Groton at Groton

6:30pm  Culver vs. Lawrence Acad. at Lawrence Acad.

Saturday, December 21st

9:00am  7th place game at Groton

9:15am  5th place game at Groton

9:30am  3rd place game at Lawrence Acad.

11:30 am Championship game at Lawrence Acad.


Other top holiday tournaments this weekend are the Lawrenceville Tournament held at the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey (December 20-22: Lawrenceville, Belmont Hill, Choate, Taft, Northfield, Nichols School, Canterbury and Upper Canada College), and the St. Sebastian’s Tournament in Needham, MA (December 20-22: St. Sebastian’s Albany Academy, Williston, Rivers, Winchendon, Northwood, Thayer and St. Andrews College).

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