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New Hampshire D1 Boys Top 10: A Bit of Movement Behind #1 Hanover

New Hampshire Boys D1 Top 10

7Bp. Guertin6660
9Nashua South/Pelham10671
10Bp. BradyNR661

No. 1 Hanover hangs on to the top spot but Saturday’s results produced some movement directly behind the reigning State Champs.

The Marauders needed only a week to mete out revenge for an earlier loss to Trinity, doubling up the Pioneers on Wednesday, 6-3. They followed up with Saturday’s 6-2 decision of Salem. They host Concord Wednesday (5:40 pm) in a major clash and close the week Saturday at Manchester Memorial.

No. 2 Bedford climbs one spot. The Bulldogs fended off Concord Wednesday, 2-1, despite being badly outshot then handled Nashua North/Souhegan Saturday, 7-1. They face off with Massachusetts D2 stalwart Marblehead Monday and No. 7 Bishop Guertin Wednesday, both games at home.

No. 3 Concord rebounded from that loss to Bedford to rally past Pinkerton, 5-3, with three third-period goals Saturday. The Crimson Tide head to Hanover for the first of consecutive Wednesday clashes with the Marauders this week. Saturday’s home date against in-town rival No. 10 Bishop Brady also awaits.

No. 4 Pinkerton upended Guertin earlier in the week but tumbles a couple of spots following that loss to Concord in which the Astros rallied for a 3-2 lead early in the third. They look to rebound against No. 8 Windham Wednesday in their only game.

No. 5 Trinity bounced back from that mid-week loss to Hanover with Saturday’s 10-2 romp past Manchester Central/West. The Pioneers are off until Saturday’s home test with No. 9 Nashua South/Pelham.

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle joined the HNIB team in 1990 and is a Senior Writer and Director of the Northern New England and Mass/R.I. High School Division camps. An award-winning veteran editor/writer of 35 years experience in the print and digital mediums, he has conceptualized, edited and produced original content and coordinated production for local and global publications and their websites. He holds degrees from Merrimack College and Boston University and won multiple NEPA and NEAP awards during his tenure 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 is a 2017 inductee into the Newburyport High School Wall of Fame. The Newburyport, MA native resides with his family in Epping, NH. Email him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @kdoyle40.
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