Sept. 24 MIAA Divisional Top 10s

These are our statewide top 10 rankings for each division. Teams not ranked in our MIAA top 25 will have write-ups.


Division 1 1. Catholic Memorial (3-0) 2. St. John’s Prep (3-0) 3. Central Catholic (1-1) 4. Everett (2-1) 5. Franklin (2-0) 6. Xaverian (1-2) 7. Methuen (2-0) 8. BC High (1-1) 9. Lowell (1-1) — Still think this team is going to be dangerous. 10. Newton North (2-0) — Hard not to look ahead to that Natick game later in the year. Division 2

1. Mansfield (1-1) 2. King Philip (2-0) 3. Natick (3-0) 4. Barnstable (2-1) 5. North Andover (1-1) 6. Lincoln-Sudbury (1-1) — Ran into a buzzing Melrose team. 7. Reading (1-1) — Rockets starting to catch fire. 8. Bridgewater-Raynham (1-2) — Heartbreaking loss to Xaverian. 9. Wellesley (3-0) — Raiders just laying low while rival Natick collects all the headlines. 10. New Bedford (2-0) — Whalers have had trouble with B-R over the years and have a chance to get some revenge this week. Division 3 1. Springfield Central (1-2) 2. St. John's (S) (0-2) 3. Wachusett (2-0) 4. Shrewsbury (2-0) 5. Doherty (2-0) 6. Tewksbury (1-1) 7. North Attleboro (1-1) 8. Beverly (2-0) 9. Danvers (2-0) — Dominant win over Lynn Classical. 10. Milford (1-1) — Idle

Division 4 1. Marblehead (2-0) 2. Nashoba (2-0) 3. Melrose (2-0) — Very impressive win over Lincoln-Sudbury. 4. Wayland (2-0) —Nice win over Falmouth. 5. Tantasqua (1-1) — Took care of a tough Fitchburg team. 6. Dracut (2-0) — Only dropping here because of the Melrose jump. 7. Milton (2-0) — Hard to find a lot of losses in the regular season moving forward. 8. Revere (2-0) — This program has come a long way. 9. North Reading (3-0) — Will be a factor in the North. 10. Fitchburg (1-1) —Still feel like this team will be in the middle of things by the end of the year. Division 5 1. Holliston (2-0) 2. Canton (2-0) 3. Scituate (1-1) — Lost to a good Duxbury team that is getting better each week. 4. Amherst (2-0) — Passed a tough test from East Longmeadow. 5. Dennis-Yarmouth (1-1) — Did not let up any big comebacks this week. 6. Swampscott (1-1) — No issues with Salem. 7. Pentucket (2-0) — Amesbury and Ipswich are two strong wins to start the season. 8. Falmouth (2-1) — Ran into a tough Wayland team that's flying under the radar right now. 9. Foxboro (1-1) — Idle. 10. Lynnfield (2-0) — Getting contributions from across the board. Division 6 1. Bishop Fenwick (3-0) — Crusaders looking dominant right now. 2. Rockland (3-0) — Three quality wins against top Div. 7 South squads. 3. Littleton (2-0) — Winning the close ones right now. 4. Stoneham (1-1) — Nice to have Seth Russell back. 5. Millbury (2-0) — Two games, two routs. 6. Ashland (2-0) — Idle. 7. Cardinal Spellman (2-0) — Playing as well as anyone in the South right now. 8. East Bridgewater (2-1) — Ditto.

9. Apponequet (2-0) – Statement win over Old Rochester.

10. Old Rochester (1-1) — Still feel like the Bulldogs will be heard from in the end.


Division 7


1. Leicester (2-0) — Massive win over a very good Valley Tech squad.

2. Blackstone Valley RVT (1-1) — Have a feeling this team will meet Leicester again.

3. Abington (0-2) — Two tough losses against higher-division teams.

4. Mashpee (1-0) — Idle

5. Cohasset (2-1) — Should be 3-1 when it takes on Mashpee on Oct. 11.

6. St. Mary's (2-0) — Yet to allow a point.

7. Wahconah (2-0) — Tougher game against Taconic, but a win's a win.

8. Oxford (2-0) — Rolled past Worcester North.

9. Assabet Valley (2-0) — Impressive win over St. Bernard's.

10. South Hadley (2-0) — Two dominant wins to start.

Division 8


1. Lunenburg (2-0) — Schedule gets tougher toward the back end.

2. West Bridgewater (2-0) — No one really wins with a forfeit, but it is what it is.

3. St. Bernard's (1-1) —Bernardians will bounce back.

4. Hoosac Valley (3-0) — Took Lee's best shot and survived.

5. Lynn Tech (2-1) — Tigers starting to hit their stride.

6. Millis (1-2) — Tough loss to Lowell Catholic.

7. Randolph (2-1) — Scoring points not an issue with this team. 8. Coyle & Cassidy (2-0) — Idle 9. Narragansett (1-1) — Hung well with a solid West Boylston team.

10. Murdock (1-1) — Bounced back against Worcester Tech.

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