New Hampshire Boys D3 Top 6
Despite the storm nearly the full complement of games were played across the division, the results of which produced a re-ordering of the poll.
New No. 1 Berlin/Gorham (6-1-0) climbs two spots after doubling up defending State Champ John Stark/Hopkinton Saturday, 4-2. The Mounties defeated Laconia/Winnisquam/Inter-Lakes earlier in the week, 4-1. They square off with Belmont/Gilford Wednesday and D2 Alvirne/Milford Saturday.
No. 2 Belmont/Gilford (5-1-0) stays put despite taking its first loss at the hands of Kennett. The Bulldogs rebounded against Kearsage/Plymouth, 4-3. After Wednesday’s test at Berlin/Gorham, the Bulldogs head to Hollis-Brookline/Derryfield Saturday.
Been a long while since No. 3 John Stark/Hopkinton (6-2-0) lost twice in a week but that was the case as the General Hawks fell to D2 Lebanon-Stevens/Mt. Royal, 3-1, in addition to that loss to Berlin/Gorham. The did pick off ConVal/Conant on Wednesday and face Monument/Fall Mountain Saturday.
No. 4 Hollis-Brookline/Derryfield (5-1-0) stopped Pembroke/Campbell, 6-0, in its only action and faces Sanborn/Epping Wednesday in advance of Saturday’s key meeting with Belmont/Gilford.
No. 5 Kennett (3-3-0) halted a three-game slide with that win against Belmont/Gilford. The Eagles visit D2 Kingswood and LWIL this week.
No. 6 ConVal (2-3-1) rebounded from its mid-week loss to JSH with a 6-0 shutout of Sanborn/Epping Saturday. Home games with Pembroke/Campbell and Monument/Fall Mountain are on this week’s docket.