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New Hampshire D1 Poll: Bedford remains a cut above; Hanover upsets BG

New Hampshire D1 Poll

RankTeamPR*WLT
1Bedford1801
2Concord2710
3Bp. Guertin3522
4Londonderry6620
5Hanover7530
6Pinkerton5520
7Salem4421
8Manchester Central8450
9Exeter9250
10Bp. Brady10260
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While there is minimal movement this week, there was one very significant upset as Hanover climbed into the Top Five with its 3-2 win against Bishop Guertin on Saturday.

No. 1 Bedford keeps swatting aside one opponent after another. The Bulldogs completed a three-win week in which they scored 24 goals by dismantling No. 6 Pinkerton Saturday, 9-1. Bedford hosts Manchester Memorial and travels to Trinity this week.

No. 2 Concord stretched its winning streak to seven games, methodically dispatching Exeter and Nashua South/Pelham. Sound two-way play has been the hallmark of the Crimson Tide streak. Visits to Memorial and No. 8 Manchester Central on tap this week.

After shutting out Arlington (MA) Catholic, 2-0, on the holiday, No. 3 Bishop Guertin came up short in Saturday night’s loss to Hanover. The Cardinals cross the border again in their lone game this week, facing off with Central Catholic on Saturday.

No. 4 Londonderry edged No. 7 Salem in its only game this week and continues to play sound hockey. A mid-week visit to Pinkerton is followed by Saturday’s tilt with Nashua North/Souhegan.

No. 5 Hanover followed a mid-week win against Memorial with Saturday night’s stunner against Guertin. The Marauders will look to build on that with road tests at No. 9 Exeter and Trinity.

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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