Top 2 in high school football power poll to meet Friday night
After the top three all won this past weekend, with No. 1 Concord topping No. 4 Pinkerton Academy of Derry in overtime, it's status quo for Nos. 1-8 in the Union Leader/WGIR/WMUR Power Poll of the state's top high school football teams.
Coming up this week: a match-up of the top two teams, with Bedford visiting Concord at Memorial Field Friday night.
The only changes in the poll are at the bottom of the top 10, where Trinity of Manchester (5-1) moved up a spot to No. 9 after its 21-13 victory over Souhegan of Amherst and Portsmouth (also 5-1) claimed No. 10 after handling previously unbeaten St. Thomas Aquinas of Dover, 49-28, while previously No. 9 Spaulding of Rochester lost to No. 5 Bishop Guertin of Nashua, 38-26.
Concord, Bedford and Nashua South retain the top three spots, all with 5-0 records.
Pinkerton (3-2) retained the No. 4 ranking, with one point more than Bishop Guertin (4-1), which faces South this weekend.
Plymouth (6-0), Exeter (4-2) and Keene (4-2) all retained their ranks, Nos. 6-8, respectively.
UNION LEADER/WGIR/WMUR FOOTBALL POWER POLL
Oct. 14, 2013
The top 10 high school football teams in New Hampshire, as voted by the staffs of the New Hampshire Union Leader, WGIR AM and FM, and WMUR-TV after Week 6 of the 2013 NHIAA season, with first-place votes/points in parentheses:
1. Concord, 6-0 (6/60)
2. Bedford, 6-0 (54)
3. Nashua South, 6-0 (48)
4. Pinkerton, 4-2 (39)
5. Bishop Guertin, 5-1 (38)
6. Plymouth, 6-0 (26)
7. Exeter, 4-2 (25)
8. Keene, 4-2 (20)
9. Trinity, 5-1 (14)
10. Portsmouth, 5-1 (6)
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