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New Hampshire Boys D1 Top 10: #1 Hanover, # 3 Concord meet twice this week

New Hampshire Boys D1 Top 10

RankTeamPR*WLT
1Hanover11120
2Bedford21211
3Concord31120
4Pinkerton41120
5Trinity5851
6Exeter6741
7Windham8751
8Bp. Brady10771
9Bp. Guertin7770
10LondonderryNR671

The mid-week storm left most teams with single games and others with unanticipated empty weeks. Not much chance for movement with the limited schedule.

No.1 Hanover handled Manchester Memorial, 5-1, in its only game Saturday. It’s a big week for the Marauders who face off with Concord in a Wednesday/Sunday home-and-home bracketing Saturday’s home tilt with No. 6 Exeter.

No. 2 Bedford picked up a pair of early-week wins against Massachusetts D2 Marblehead, 5-3, and No. 9 Bishop Guertin, 8-3. The Bulldogs – D1’s highest-scoring squad with 76 goals – have Wednesday/Saturday road dates against D2 leader St. Thomas Aquinas and Trinity.

On the flip side, No. 3 Concord continues to thrive thanks to a suffocating defense that has yielded 14 goals. The Crimson Tide edged cross-town rival No. 8 Bishop Brady Saturday, 2-1. This week’s two-game set with Hanover will have major implications in regards to post-season seeding. The Tide also has a Saturday date with Bp. Guertin.

No. 4 Pinkerton is in the midst of 10-day dark stretch. Once they finally get back on the ice, the Astros spend the week at home with games against Exeter Wednesday and Salem Saturday.

No. 5 Trinity knocked Nashua South/Pelham out of the Top 10 with its 5-1 Saturday. The Pioneers head to Windham Wednesday and entertain Bedford on Saturday.

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Kevin joined HNIB in 1990 and is a Senior Writer and Director of the Northern New England and Mass/R.I. High School Division camps. A veteran editor/writer of 40 years in the print and digital mediums, he has edited and produced original content and coordinated production for local and global publications and websites. He holds degrees from Merrimack College and Boston University and won multiple industry awards as Sports Editor of The Daily News of Newburyport and News Editor of The Amesbury News. He is the 2016 recipient of the North Shore Lifetime Commitment From the Community award presented by Moynihan Lumber and a 2017 Newburyport High School Wall of Fame inductee. He resides with his family in Portsmouth, NH. Email him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @kdoyle40
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