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New Hampshire D2 Top 10: #2 St. Thomas Aquinas still unbeaten in league play

New Hampshire D2 Poll

2St. Thomas Aquinas2600
5Oyster River5300

*Overall records in parentheses

No. 1 Windham (9-1-0) seems determined to make good on its pre-season goal of doing something memorable in its final D2 campaign. The Jaguars toppled No.10 Portsmouth/Newmarket and Spaulding by a combined 15-1 count this past week and have now outscored D2 opponents, 41-2. They figure to be tested in their lone game this week on Wednesday at Dover.

No. 2 St. Thomas Aquinas remained in lockstep with Windham. The Saints enjoyed a three-win week, outscoring No. 8 Bow, Alvirne, and No. 9 Winnacunnet by a combined 19-5 count. The Saints now own a +28 differential in NHIAA play. Their lone game this week is Friday at Kingswood.

No. 3 Dover (6-2-1) stays put after playing Keene to a draw on Wednesday and knocking off Kingswood on Saturday. The Green Wave gets its shot at Windham on Wednesday then must be ready for Saturday’s trip to face a stout No. 6 Goffstown squad.

No. 4 Keene (6-2-1) continues to play steady hockey. The Blackbirds followed up that tie with Dover by doubling up No. 7 Lebanon-Stevens on Saturday, 4-2. Keene heads to Alvirne on Tuesday and returns home for Saturday’s match with Oyster River.

No. 5 Oyster River (6-1-0) knocked off Winnacunnet in its only game this week. The Bobcats take on Lebanon-Stevens Thursday before heading to Keene on Saturday.

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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