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New Hampshire Girls HS Hockey: Brackets Announced For Open Concept Post-Season Tournament

All 16 girls high school programs are slated to participate in the 2021 NHIAA Girls state tournament which begins on Tuesday, March 2nd and features an open concept, which allows all teams to play regardless of record.

The teams will play this year in four regions of four teams each, with the winner of each region advancing to the state semifinals on Tuesday, March 9th.,

REGION 1

Preliminary Round – Tuesday, March 2

#4 Exeter vs #1 St.Thomas/Winnacunnet/Dover, 5pm – Dover Ice Arena

#3 Kingswood Regional vs #2 Oyster River/Portsmouth, 7:45pm – Dover Ice Arena

Quarterfinal – Friday, March 5

Exeter – St. Thomas/Winnacunnet/Dover winner vs Kingswood – Oyster River/Portsmouth winner,  4pm

REGION 2

Preliminary Round – Tuesday, March 2

#4 Souhegan vs #1 Bishop Guertin, 3:30pm – Cyclones Arena

#3 Bedford vs #2 Keene/Monument Mountain, 6:00pm – TBA

Quarterfinal – Friday, March 5

Souhegan-Bishop Guertin winner vs. Bedford-Keene/Monument Mountain winner, 4pm

REGION 3

Preliminary Round – Tuesday, March 2

#4 Bishop Brady/Trinity/West vs #1 Pinkerton, 6pm – TBA

#3 Manchester Central/Memorial vs #2 Concord, 7:15pm – Everett Arena

Quarterfinal – Friday, March 5

Bp. Brady/Trinity/West-Pinkerton winner vs Manch. Central/Memorial-Concord winner, 4pm

REGION 4

Preliminary Round – Tuesday, March 2

#4 ConVal/Conant  vs #1 Hanover, 4:40pm – Campion Rink

#3 Berlin/Gorham vs #2 Lebanon/Stevens/Kearsarge, 6:oopm – TBA

Quarterfinal  – Friday, March 5

ConVal/Conant-Hanover winner vs Berlin/Gorham-Lebanon/Stevens/Kearsarge winner, 4pm

State Semifinals – Tuesday, March 9th

Region 1 winner vs Region 2 winner, 4:15pm or 8pm – Everett Arena

Region 3 winner ve Region 4 winner, 4:15 pm or 8pm – Everett Arena

Final – Saturday, March 13

Semifinal Winners, 1:30pm – Dover Ice Arena

Gary Demopoulos
Gary Demopoulos has been covering prep school hockey for the HNIB News for over 30 years, and has been the editor of the HNIB News since 2005. A former sportswriter and news editor at the Woburn (MA) Daily Times Chronicle, he has been the HNIB News' key reporter for Mens Prep School hockey since 1988, as well as womens hockey, both at the prep school and high school levels. for almost 20 years. Gary also helps organize and oversee HNIB's many summer tournaments and festivals for scholastic players.
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