Ten Key Games to Watch This Weekend (Hockey and Hoops) – (1/27/17)…

MIAA Hockey Poll

MIAA Basketball Poll

  1. #4 Austin Preparatory vs. #15 Arlington Catholic – The battle of Cougars as each team looks for a big win. AP has yet to drop a game while AC looks to get back on their best game after losing a few over the past couple of weeks.
  2. #2 Malden Catholic at #13 Braintree High School – The Lancers come off a great win versus Catholic Memorial and look to continue their momentum versus a very strong skating Wamp team who will look to have a good showing for the Bay State Conference.
  3. #20 Burlington High School vs #8 Arlington High School – The Spy Ponders recently took down top ranked Pope Francis and now face the Red Devils who recently beat a solid Belmont team.
  4. #7 Boston College High School at #12 Xaverian Brothers – The Eagles look to get a win versus Xaverian and put themselves in even better position for the Super 8 Tournament. Xaverian looks to add a signature win to their resume and get into the Super 8 consideration.
  5. #5 Hingham at #11 Andover – Hingham looks to continue its winning ways while Andover looks to get back on the winning path after dropping a game to Central Catholic.
  6. Nauset at #22 Falmouth – Nauset basketball looks to avenge an early season loss while Falmouth looks to improve their standing in the South as one of the top teams on the Cape. Charlie Campbell and the Warriors will look to pull the upset on Falmouth’s home floor.
  7. Somerville at #4 Everett – Somerville basketball played the Tide to a close road loss earlier in the year and now the Highlanders will look for the upset win on their home court.
  8. #14 Saint John’s Preparatory High School at #5 New Mission High School – The Eagles will look to continue a good stretch of basketball after knocking off Malden Catholic. The Titans of New Mission and the Mitchell twins will look to pick up a solid resume win and stay near the top of the rankings.
  9. #2 Boston College High School at Xaverian Brothers High School  – All year Xaverian has been an upset minded team that no one wants to play. The Eagles have been flawless this year led by Carl Pierre and they have a very talented front court.
  10. Springfield Putnam at #5 New Mission High School – (Saturday) – The Titan’s second big game of the weekend will put them up versus one of the state’s most elite talents in sophomore Taelon Martin. Martin will look to lead Putnam to an upset win over the Titans in what should be a very good game of backcourt match-ups.

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