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New Hampshire D2 Poll: Keene captures Conway Classic crown

New Hampshire D2 Poll

RankTeamPR*WLT
1Windham1500
2St. Thomas Aquinas2300
3Dover3310
4Keene4210
5Oyster River6200
6Goffstown7310
7Lebanon/Stevens10220
8Bow5130
9Portsmouth/Newmarket8120
10Winnacunnet9210

*(Overall records in parentheses)

Many of the Top 10 teams took part in holiday tournaments this past week and most performed well, which should set up an interesting resumption of NHIAA play.

No. 1 Windham (7-1-0) shows no signs of slowing down, although the Jaguars did suffer their first loss to D1 Pinkerton in the Tuscan Kitchen Blue Devils Classic. The Jaguars have a busy week ahead of them, visiting No. 9 Portsmouth/Newmarket on Wednesday and Oyster River on Thursday before returning home against Spaulding on Saturday.

No. 2 St. Thomas Aquinas took on some stiff competition at the St. Dominic’s Winter Classic in Maine. The Saints are at struggling No. 8 Bow (1-6-0) Tuesday night, at Alvirne Wednesday and home to No. 10 Winnacunnet Saturday.

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No. 3 Dover (5-2-0) reached the title game of the Peter Hall Christmas Classic, falling to host and D3 No. 1 Kennett in the title game, 4-2. The Green Wave are back in action Wednesday against Keene and Saturday at Kingswood.

No. 4 Keene (5-2-0) claimed the Conway Classic crown, shutting out D1 Nashua South/Pelham, 3-0. The Blackbirds are at Dover Wednesday and return home against improving No. 7 Lebanon/Stevens Saturday.

No. 5 Oyster River (5-1-0) picked up a couple of wins en route to the Heuchling & Swift Memorial Classic title game, falling to Trumbull (CT), 5-2. The Bobcats are at Winnacunnet Wednesday and home to Windham on Thursday.

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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