High schools: Pound-for-pound power rankings

Monitor staff
Monday, January 15, 2018

TEAM (last week’s rank)

1. CONCORD WRESTLING (3)  won its second tournament in as many weekends, the latest in Weymouth, Mass.

2. MERRIMACK VALLEY BOYS’ HOOP (5) will put its 6-0 record on the line Tuesday night against fully-manned Kearsarge.

3. CONCORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (6)  is 5-1 and in the middle of a 10-day layoff that will end Saturday at Nashua South-Pelham.

4. JOHN STARK-HOPKINTON BOYS’ HOCKEY (2)  lost its first game of the season last week but also won two games to go to 7-1.

5. BISHOP BRADY-TRINITY-WEST GIRLS’ HOCKEY (NR)  has started the season 4-0 and is scoring 11.75 goals per game.

6. COE-BROWN BOYS’ HOOPS (1) is 4-1 and will try to bounce back from its first loss of the season Tuesday at Kingswood.

7. CONCORD BOYS’ NORDIC (RV)  the nine-time defending champs swept the top six places to win the Keene Invitational.

8. CONCORD GIRLS’ NORDIC (RV)  the nine-time defending champs took six of the top 10 spots to win the Keene Invitational.

9. NEWFOUND GIRLS’ HOOP (9)  won both games last week (49-39 at Berlin and 58-39 vs. White Mountains) to improve to 8-1.

10. HOPKINTON BOYS’ HOOP  fell to 7-1 after losing to Conant on Thursday, 62-58, and will host 4-1 Campbell on Wednesday.

Others receiving votes: Inter-Lakes girls’ hoop, Hopkinton girls’ hoop, Belmont boys’ hoop