Following are the proposed alignments for the new state-wide playoff system. Schools can appeal their placement. If approved, it would start in 2013.
<strong>Division 1 North</strong>
3. St. Johnís Prep
4. Acton Boxboro
12. Central Catholic
<strong>Division 1 South</strong>
2. BC High
3. New Bedford
6. Newton North
10. Bridgewater- Raynham
12. Catholic Memorial
<strong>Division 2 North</strong>
3. Newton South
4. Westford Academy
6. Lynn English
9. Lynn Classical
10. North Andover
11. Malden Catholic
About Boston Public Schools Sports BlogMore »
Several reporters, editors and correspondents contribute updates, news and features to the BPS Sports Blog:
- Justin A. Rice -- A metro Detroit native, Rice is a Michigan State University (Go Spartans!) and Northeastern University graduate. Rice lives in the South End with his dog and wife, who unfortunately attended the University of Michigan ... his wife, that is. He curates the BPS Sports Blog and is always looking to write about city athletes with great stories. Have an idea? He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeJustinRice or @BPSspts.
- Zolan Kanno-Youngs -- A former captain of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School football team and a current second-year Ujima Scholar at Northeastern University, Kanno-Youngs is the color commentator of the mens basketball team and a writer for Northeastern's campus newspaper, the Huntington News. He joins Boston.com as a correspondent for the site's BPS coverage. Have a story idea? Contact him at KannoYoungs.Globe@gmail.com. Follow him on his Twitter @KannoYoungs.