Week 6 Recap

Coaches' Polls

Division 1 - Pinkerton keeps their top spot. Winnacunnet moves up to #2. Even with back to back losses to Timberlane and Pinkerton, Guertin moves up to #3. Timberlane drops to #4. Central comes back in at the #5 spot, as Dover exits.

Division 2 - Windham and Souhegan keep their #1 and #2 rankings. Hanover moves up to #3, after a convincing win over Derryfield. Derryfield drops to #4. Kennett stays at #5.

Division 3 - Newfound keeps their #1 spot. Pelham moves up to #2. Gilford drops to #3, after losing to Newfound. Mascenic comes back into the #4 spot, after Winnisquam gets upset by Mascoma, and drops out. Monadnock keeps their #5 spot.


Defending State Champs

After their toughest week of the season, Timberlane came out 1-1-0. They lost a hard fought battle to top-ranked Pinkerton, in overtime, 2-1. Then hosted Bishop Guertin, and were able to come away with a 4-0 victory, having 15 corners, and 16 shots on goal. Timberlane finishes up their regular season at Bedford tomorrow. Then they host back to back games against Central and Concord, Thursday and Friday.

Windham skated through last week, having an 8-1 victory over Merrimack Valley, then blanking Milford, 5-0. In both games, Windham combined for 35 shots on goal, and 22 corners. Windham only has one game this week, as they host Derryfield, for their Senior Game.

Gilford played one game last week, against top-ranked Newfound, and come out on the wrong side, with 1-0 loss. They again only have one game this week, as they host Laconia for their Senior Game.


Stat Leaders

Newfound & Pinkerton, are the only teams to have nine shutouts this season.

Newfound and Pinkerton lead the state, with only three goals allowed.

Souhegan claims the top spot with 64 goals, and Windham moves into #2, with 61. Gilford steps down to the #3 spot for goals scored, with 57, after going scoreless for back to back games.

Kearsarge's Marissa Pickman stills sits at the top spot for saves with 201. She is still the only one to have broken 200 saves on the season.

Gilford's Nicole Berube stays at the top of the assists' leaderboard, for the fourth week in a row, with 19 on the season.

Windham's Kate Blaisdell keeps the #1 spot, for the third week in a row, with 24 goals scored. Gilford's Kellie Ryan, sits in second for the fourth week in a row, with 20. Blaisdell and Ryan remain the only two players to have broken the 20 goal mark this season. Four players sit at 16.

Blaisdell also keeps the top spot for points, for a third week in a row, with 51. Blaisdell is the only player to have broken the 50 point mark this season. Kellie Ryan is, again, for the fourth week in a row, in second with 43. Blaisdell and Ryan are the only two players to have eclipsed the 40 point mark. Souhegan's Taylor Dudek and Abby Cranney sit in third with 39 points.


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Prep School Player of the Week

 

Charlotte Clark

Midfield

St. Paul's

Week Summary: Two games played, one goal, one assist. Record: 2-0-0.

Clark and St. Paul's coasted through last week, winning by a combined score of 13-0, in two games.

In her first game, against Proctor, Clark put up one assist and one goal, pacing St. Paul's offense. She's was the focal point of their dominant 8-0 victory, as she controlled the game, played near perfect defense, and moved the ball effortlessly, up and down the field.

Her second game against Deerfield, St. Paul's rolled to a 5-0 victory. We do not have the stats for that game, at the time of release.

This week Clark and St. Paul's face one of their toughest weeks. On Wednesday they host Holderness, who, except for themselves, has been the best prep school team this season. Then Saturday, they play host to Phillips Andover Academy, who upset St. Paul's last year, in the first round of the playoffs.


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Division 3 Player of the Week

Alyssa Hammond

Midfield

Mascoma

Week Summary: Two games played, three goals, one assist. Record: 2-0-0.

Hammond and Mascoma's first game of the week came against Franklin, who they beat 4-0. Hammond picked up two goals.

In their second game against, at the time, was #4 ranked Winnisquam, Mascoma wanted revenge for a 3-1 loss earlier in the season, and they got it. After trailing 2-1 at halftime, Mascoma came out strong and focused looking for a win. They were able to tie the game, then with 30 seconds to play Hammond scored the game-winning goal, getting revenge and grabbing a 3-2 victory. With that win, they also knocked Winnisquam out of the D3 Coaches' Poll.

This week, Hammond and Mascoma finish up their regular season hosting Stevens on Wednesday, then hosting Kearsarge on Friday, for their Senior Game.


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Division 2 Player of the Week

 

Kate Blaisdell

Forward

Windham

Week Summary: Two games played, three goals, one assist. Broke Windham's single-season scoring record. Record: 2-0-0.

In their first game of last week, Blaisdell picked two goals and an assist, as they rolled past Merrimack Valley, 8-1. In the process, Blaisdell tied Windham's single-season scoring record at 23.

At their second game against Milford, Blaisdell needed just one to break the record, and that's what she got, as she helped Windham to a 5-0 victory, and breaking a record in the process.

Blaisdell has been incredible in her freshman campaign, not only breaking Windham's single-season scoring record but currently sitting at the top of the state for goals (24) and points (51). She is indeed living up to her #1 ranked freshman spot, and is currently making an argument for the #1 player.

This week Windham will only play one game, but it will be against Lindsey Stagg's Derryfield, as they host them on Thursday, for their Senior Game.


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Division 1 Player of the Week

 

Sarah Collins

Defender

Pinkerton

Week Summary: Two games played, two assists. Record: 2-0-0.

In Collins' and Pinkerton's first game of last week, they took on Timberlane. It was nothing short of what you would expect from, at the time, the #1 and #2 ranked D1 teams. Collins not only had both assists, but she played incredible defense locking down Timberlane's offense. She made a game-changing tackle, that led to the tying goal, and eventually, overtime, as Pinkerton would come out on top 2-1.

In her second game of last week, Collins helped Pinkerton grab their, state leading, 9th shutout of the season, as they beat Bedford, 2-0.

This week Collins and Pinkerton finish up their regular season, at Concord tomorrow, then host Exeter, for their Senior Game, on Friday.