► Can Wellesley stay strong? They lost two of the state’s best, goalie Connor Darcey (Penn State) and long-stick midfielder Ryan Cassidy (Amherst).
► Can Lincoln-Sudbury Regional make the jump? Among the final four teams in Division 1 three of the last four years, the Warriors return talented seniors Dan Delaney , Henry Guild, and Chris Giorgio .
► Acton-Boxborough Regional, one and done? Most of the scoring from last season’s squad, led by Tyler McKelvie and Kyle Soroka , graduated.
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