New Hampshire D2 Top 10: Dover Meeting All Challenges
Undefeated No. 1 Dover continues to meet all challenges. The Green Wave turned back Goffstown, 5-2, on Wednesday and shut down Spaulding Saturday, 4-0. They have an impressive +28 differential and host No.8 Somersworth/Coe-Brown in their only game this week on Wednesday.
No. 2 St. Thomas Aquinas stretched its winning streak to five games with Wednesday’s decision of Somersworth/Coe Brown in its only action this week. The Saints have road tests against ranked opponents D1 No. 6 Windham on Wednesday and No. 7 Lebanon-Stevens/Mount Royal on Saturday.
No. 3 Keene supported goalie Jacob Russell’s first career shutout with a 36-shot attack in Saturday’s 4-0 decision of No. 9 Merrimack, the Blackbirds lone game of the week. Keene hosts D1 No. 10 Bishop Brady Wednesday and visits Oyster River Sunday.
No. 4 Portsmouth/Newmarket squeezed past Winnacunnet Saturday to win its only game of the week. The Clipper Mules visit Oyster River and Merrimack on Wednesday and Saturday of this week.
No. 5 Goffstown rebounded from that mid-week loss to Dover to pin a 6-1 loss on No. 6 Alvirne/Milford on Saturday. The Grizzlies square off with Merrimack on Wednesday in their lone game of the week.