Friday, May 26, 2017

Boston College Women's Lax Final Four Run Powered by Local Talent


Merrimac native and Governor's Academy alum Kayla O'Connor has powered the BC offense all season.    Photo courtesy of BC Athletics

By Michael Abelson (@ABELS0N)

BOSTON
- As the Boston College women’s lacrosse team was winding down in their locker room area after practicing at Gillette Stadium, the New England Patriots were returning to their locker room after their own practice.

As the women looked on, Tom Brady made sure to take a moment to wish the team good luck and throw a thumbs up.

In a season that has been magical for the Eagles, having the five-time champion give his blessing is yet another exciting moment in the buildup to BC’s national semifinal tonight against Navy.

MIAA Boys' Lax Seeding Instant Analysis: D1 South

Could Franklin be a sleeper in loaded Division 1 South?
By Mike Abelson (@ABELS0N)

A quick reminder that this bracket is not official until tomorrow, just in case there's been a formulation error. That said, here are a couple quick thoughts from Division 1 South.

MIAA Boys' Lax Seeding Instant Analysis: D2 South


Hingham comes into the D2 South tournament as a favorite after weathering a brutal schedule.


By Marisa Ingemi (@Marisa_Ingemi)

A quick reminder that this bracket is not official until tomorrow, just in case there's been a formulation error. That said, here are a couple quick thoughts from Division 2 South.

MIAA Boys' Lax Seeding Instant Analysis: D3 South


Hanover looks to continue its year of athletic excellence in the lax tournament.
By Joe Parello (@HerewegoJoe)

Another reminder that these seeds are NOT official until tomorrow morning. That said, we're moving on with some quick thoughts from the D3 South bracket.

MIAA Boys' Lax Seeding Instant Analysis: D1 North


Can anybody hang with Lincoln-Sudbury in D1 North?
By Michael Abelson (@ABELS0N)


The boys lacrosse brackets were drawn up at the MIAA office in Franklin and, while some things have certainly changed since last season, Lincoln-Sudbury atop Division 1 North did not.

Here's a reminder that none of this is official until tomorrow. Nevertheless, here is you D1 North bracket.