New Hampshire Boys D2 Top 8
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No. 1 Dover (8-1-0) has taken control of the division. The Green Wave swept past Merrimack, 6-1, in what was a battle of unbeatens at the time, then swamped Spaulding in consecutive games, 7-1, in each. Dover has a home-and-home with Portsmouth/Newmarket this week
Undefeated No. 2 Manchester Memorial (7-0-0) continues to make the most of its first year in the division. Memorial took down both Merrimack and D1 Keene and has a two-game set with D1 Bishop Brady this week.
No. 3 St. Thomas Aquinas (5-1-0), which hadn’t played since Jan. 27, fell to Somersworth/Coe-Brown Saturday, 4-3. The Saints have a three-game week, taking on Portsmouth/Newmarket Monday before a two-game set with Oyster River.
No. 5 Merrimack (4-2-0) fell to Dover and Memorial before rebounding against D1 Nashua South/Pelham Saturday. The Tomahawks head to D1 Brady Monday and host D1 Keene Saturday.
No. 6 Somersworth/Coe-Brown (5-4-1) lost to D3 Kennett before upsetting STA. Monday’s visit to Spaulding, followed by Wednesday’s home date with Winnacunnet, are on the docket this week.
No. 7 Winnacunnet (3-5-1) lost to OR but handled Portsmouth/Newmarket. The Warriors bracket Friday’s home game against Portsmouth/Newmarket with roadies against SCB Wednesday and Spaulding Saturday.
No. 8 Goffstown (1-6-0) grabbed its first win Saturday against D3 John Stark/Hopkinton. The Grizzlies visit D1 Bow Monday.