Pound-for-pound high school rankings
POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS
Team (with last week’s rank)
1. Coe-Brown girls’ cross country (2) The Bears won their third straight Meet of Champions title and go for the N.E. crown today.
2. Bow girls’ soccer (6) The Falcons (19-0) can claim the D-III crown and avenge last year’s title loss today against Hopkinton.
3. Concord football (1) The Crimson Tide (9-0) looks like the team to beat in the Division I playoffs.
4. Bow golf (3) Even the undefeated, state-champion Falcons can’t gain ground sitting in the clubhouse.
5. Hopkinton boys’ soccer (7) A 2-1 comeback win in the semis sends the Hawks (18-0-1) into tomorrow’s D-III final against Bow.
6. Coe-brown volleyball (8) The Bears (17-1) make their first-ever championship appearance today against Windham.
7. Bow boys’ soccer (7) They needed penalty kicks to get there, but the Falcons (17-1-1) will look for a D-III three-peat tomorrow.
8. Hopkinton girls’ cross country (4) After winning the D-III title, the Hawks finished ninth in the Meet of Champions.
9. hopkinton girls’ soccer (NR) The defending champion Hawks (15-2-2) rolled through the playoffs and into today’s final.
10. winnisquam volleyball (nr) A 3-0 loss in last night’s final prevented the Bears (17-3) from retaining their D-III crown.
Others receiving votes: Merrimack Valley football, Bow football, Merrimack Valley field hockey.
By TIM O’SULLIVAN, Monitor staff