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New Hampshire D3 Boys Top 8: No.1 JSH is closing in on regular-season perfection

New Hampshire D3 Boys Top 8

RankTeamPR*WLT
1John Stark/Hopkinton11400
2Belmont/Gilford21150
3Monadnock/Fall Mountain31020
4Berlin/Gorham41050
5Hollis/Brookline-Derryfield5850
6 Moultnborough/Inter-Lakes7670
7Pembroke/Campbell8670
8Kennett6690

Undefeated No.1 John Stark Hopkinton keeps on trucking, although it ceded five goals – one-third of its season total – in Saturday’s 6-5 win against No. 6 Moultonborough/Inter-Lakes. JSH picked up a solid win vs. Kearsage/Plymouth earlier in the week, 6-1.

The General Hawks head to Monadnock/Fall Mountain for a key clash Wednesday, and return home to face ConVal/Conant Saturday. Although three of their last wins have been by a single goal, JSH has outscored opponents, 87-15.

No. 2 Belmont/Gilford’s prolonged roll (11-of-12) continued with this week’s routs of Laconia/Winnisquam, 12-1, and Sanborn, 7-0 – far and away B/G’s two biggest outputs of the season. They are off until Saturday’s visit by rival Berlin.

No. 3 Monadnock/Fall Mountain shut out No. 8 Kennett, 4-0, Saturday in its only action this week. MFM faces a busy stretch, taking on JSH (Wednesday), Hollis/Brookline-Derryfield (Friday) and Sanborn (Sunday) in a space of five days.

No. 4 Berlin swept past Moultonborough/Inter-Lakes, 7-2, and edged No. 7 Pembroke/Campbell, 5-4, in a productive week. A trip to D2 Lebanon-Stevens/Mount Royal is on the docket for Wednesday.

No. 5 Hollis/Brookline-Derryfield outlasted Laconia/Winnisquam Saturday, 6-4, and hits the road for a trifecta this week – at CVC (Sunday), at Sanborn (Thursday) and at MFM (Friday).

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Kevin joined HNIB in 1990 and is a Senior Writer and Director of the Northern New England and Mass/R.I. High School Division camps. A veteran editor/writer of 40 years in the print and digital mediums, he has edited and produced original content and coordinated production for local and global publications and websites. He holds degrees from Merrimack College and Boston University and won multiple industry awards 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 a 2017 Newburyport High School Wall of Fame inductee. He resides with his family in Portsmouth, NH. Email him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @kdoyle40
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