Welcome! Login | Register

10 Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers—Thanksgiving is over and you are still left…

College Admissions: Must-Have Books—No better holiday gift for students AND parents...

College Admissions: 4 Things To Do While Waiting For Early Admissions—Make this time more productive and less stressful...

Leonard Moorehead,The Urban Gardener: Minor Bulbs Rule—The sun swings lower each day. Winter’s equinox…

College Admissions: 5 Most Haunted College Campuses—Putting a chill into late-night study sessions...

College Admissions: 5 Things You Need to Know About Financial Aid—And now is the time to learn...

College Admissions: 4 Fall Pennsylvania Roadtrips—Also great for bringing along younger siblings...

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Infinity Beckons—Urban gardeners cannot abandon their fertile plots.

College Admissions: 5 Majors You Need to Choose Before You Apply—It can affect your whole application process...

College Admissions: Strategies for ADD/ADHD and LD Students—Tricky questions for complex issues...


GoLocal HS Soccer Coaches Poll: Who’s No. 1 in Central MA?

Tuesday, October 16, 2012


North had held the top spot in our previous two polls, but the Polar Bears were knocked off by Marlborough 2-0 Saturday.

Speaking of Marlborough, the Panthers also defeated our polls previous No. 2 Algonquin Regional over the course of the last 10 days. So, was Marlborough's recent run of success enough to push them to the top of our poll? Here is what the high school soccer coaches of Central Mass had to say.

1. Algonquin (9-1-2)
2. Marlborough (10-2-2)
3. North (10-2-0)
4. Groton-Dunstable (10-2-2)
5. Sutton (9-1-1)
6. Nashoba (8-2-3)
7. Millbury (10-1-1)
8. Wachusett (6-4-2)
9. Westborough (5-3-2)
10. Douglas (8-3-2)

Game of the Week: Algonquin at Nashoba, Thursday at 5 pm

Algonquin responded to their only loss well, reeling off three consecutive wins over Wachusett, Shrewsbury and Nipmuc. The Tomahawks will face a difficult league game as they travel to Nashoba to face a Chieftain team that has also not lossed in league play (4-0-1).

The winner will be one up on the other in the loss column and, perhaps more importantly, carry the tie-breaker advantage going into their season-ending rematch at Algonquin on the 25th.

Player to Watch: Marcello Cunha, junior, Marlborough

Cunha scored the decisive goal in each of Marlborough's big wins over Algonquin an North this past week and a half. His goal with just three minutes left in the game against Algonquin handed the Tomahawks their first defeat of the season, and propelled the Panthers into the top-2 of our poll.

Look for Cunha to play a big role in Marlborough's tricky road trip to Westborough today.


Related Articles


Enjoy this post? Share it with others.