New Hampshire Boys D1 Top 10
The first six teams in this week’s HNIB News New Hampshire D1 Top 10 remain in place as the stretch drive begins toward post-season play.
#1 Concord (16-0-0) had a showdown Saturday with #3 Exeter (10-3-1) and came away with a 4-2 win, with senior Tyler Coskren’s two goals the difference. The Crimson Tide is right back at it Monday against Hanover, a game that kicks off a busy week that includes tilts with Pinkerton (Wednesday), #2 Bedford (14-4-0) Thursday and #4 Londonderry (12-6-1) on Saturday.
Bedford outlasted Salem (6-4) in its only action of the week. The Bulldogs face Mass. opponent Marblehead Monday and also have Windham Saturday.
Exeter suffered its second loss of the season to Concord. They did post wins over Trinity (5-2) and Londonderry (3-1) and get Bishop Brady (Wednesday).
Londonderry defeated Nashua South/Pelham (8-3) and Manchester (3-0) and will face Keene on Wednesday.
#5 Hanover (9-7-0) won both of its games, beating Keene (5-3) and Pinkerton (3-0). Salem is up on Wednesday and Nashua South/Pelham on Saturday.
#6 Bishop Guertin (6-6-2) is hoping a win over Keene (5-2) gets it back on the winning track. The Cardinals face Mass. HS tough Malden Catholic (Monday), Windham (Wednesday) and Pinkerton (Saturday).
New #7 Trinity (6-6-1) did have a loss to Exeter but also solid wins over Windham (6-2) and Bishop Brady (6-1). Nashua South/Pelham (Wednesday) and Bow (Saturday) are up next.
Salem (7-7-0) steps up to #8. The Blue Devils did knock off #10 Pinkerton (7-8-1). The Hanover matchup precedes a Friday date with #9 Manchester (10-6-0).
Manchester (10-6-0) also has Bow on Wednesday.