High schools: Pound-for-pound power rankings

Monitor staff
Sunday, January 07, 2018


1. COE-BROWN BOYS’ HOOP last year’s D-II runner-up will put this year’s 3-0 mark on the line Monday at 3-1 Pembroke Academy.

2. JOHN STARK-HOPKINTON BOYS’ HOCKEY improved to 5-0 with Saturday’s 4-1 win against Belmont-Gilford.

3. CONCORD WRESTLING last year’s runner-up at the D-I meet and MOC has started this season with a perfect 7-0 mark.

4. HOPKINTON BOYS’ HOOP has started the season 4-0 by outscoring its opponents by a staggering 27 points per game.

5. MERRIMACK VALLEY BOYS’ HOOP has gotten contributions from multiple sources and pulled out all the close games on its way to a 4-0 start.

6. CONOCRD BOYS’ HOCKEY is scoring 5.9 goals per game and improved to 4-1 with Saturday’s 7-0 win against Bishop Brady.

7. BELMONT BOYS’ HOOP won the Lakes Region Holiday Tournament and has started 3-1 in Division III regular-season play.

8. INTER-LAKES GIRLS’ HOOP improved to 6-1 with Friday’s 56-37 upset win against Lakes Region rival and previously undefeated Newfound.

9. NEWFOUND GIRLS’ HOOP lost its first regular season game in nearly two years on Friday at Inter-Lakes to fall to 6-1.

10. KEARSARGE BOYS’ HOOP is just 3-3, but the Cougars will be the Division II favorites once they get all of their players back.

Others receiving votes: Concord girls’ Nordic, Concord boys’ Nordic, Kearsarge girls’ Alpine