Power Pack: RI High School Boys’ Hockey: February 8th
Friday, February 07, 2014
With mere weeks left in the regular season for RIIL hockey, playoff scenarios are starting to shift to the forefront of the storylines. Several top teams had significant wins and/or losses last weekend, leading to some shifting in the Power Pack and in the standings. With an eye on this week's games and the rest of the season, here's the updated Top 10.
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Division Record: 8-4 (Division 2 North)
Overall Record: 8-4-1
PCD/Wheeler/SRA Co-op beat Toll Gate 3-1 last weekend but drop a spot to make room for North Kingstown in this week's Power Pack. Those two teams will square off this Saturday night in a big Division 2 matchup.
Last Week: #9
Division Record: 9-4 (Division 2 South)
Overall Record: 9-4-2
North Kingstown is back in the Top 10 after an impressive 3 game winning streak that featured wins over Prout and North Smithfield. It won't get easier anytime soon for the Skippers, however, as they are set to face PCD/Wheeler/SRA Co-op this Friday night. The two teams tied 7-7 earlier this season in non-league action.
Last Week: Not Ranked
Divison Record: 6-6-1 (Division 1 Eccleston)
Overall Record: 7-7-1
Cranston Co-op lost to La Salle and Smithfield last weekend (no shame in that) but don't drop at all in this week's Power Pack. This Saturday Cranston Co-op takes on Barrington as they look to get back on track in Division 1.
Last Week: #7
Divison Record: 7-5 (Division 1 Eccleston)
Overall Record: 9-5
Smithfield knocked off Barrington and Cranston Co-op last weekend, establishing themselves as the top team in the Eccleston division in the standings and in this Power Pack. The Sentinels take on Coventry this Saturday and then La Salle on Sunday.
Last Week: #6
Division Record: 11-0 (Division 2 North)
Overall Record: 12-0
Cumberland had the weekend off last week, but see no change in their ranking in the Power Pack. The Clippers take on Pilgrim and Rogers/Tiverton/Rocky Co-op this weekend, but the real game to look forward to is next Saturday against Smithfield. A strong showing against a Division 1 team of Smithfield's caliber would prove just how good the Clippers are.
Last Week: #4
Divison Record: 6-3-1 (Division 1 Cimini)
Overall Record: 8-6-1
La Salle picked up a pair of Division 1 wins last weekend by beating Barrington and Cranston Co-op, but the rams will have their hands full again this weekend. La Salle takes on Xavier High School (CT) in non-league action Saturday, folowed by a tough game against Smithfield on Sunday.
Last Week: #3
Mount St. Charles
Divison Record: 10-1 (Division 1 Cimini)
Overall Record: 12-5
Mount had the weekend off last weekend and now prepare for a non-league tilt with Hamden (CT) this Saturday. The Mounties are gearing up for a critical stretch where they'll play La Salle and Hendricken in back to back games next week.
Last Week: #2
Divison Record: 7-1-1 (Division 1 Cimini)
Overall Record: 10-3-1
Hendricken bounced out of their recent funk of sorts wih a 12-1 win over Burrillville last Friday. The Hawks remain the #1 team in the Power Pack and host Hamden (CT) in non-league action this Friday.
Last Week: #1