Indians hockey clinches playoff berth

Feb 15, 2023

Following its 3-1 victory over Diman on Monday, the Dartmouth High hockey team has officially clinched a playoff berth in this year’s winter tournament.

As of Feb. 14, the Indians (10-7) are listed at No. 29 in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Division II power rankings.

Last year, Dartmouth entered the playoffs as the 12th seed.They started 2022’s tournament at home against Westwood, winning big on an overtime goal. In the round of 16, they drew a difficult matchup against Duxbury (5) and lost the game 5-1.

Dartmouth still has a few games to up its positioning in the rankings, with games scheduled against Somerset-Berkley at the Amica  Mutual Pavilion in Providence on Feb. 17, at Diman the following day, and at Silver Lake Regional High on Feb. 20.