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City football teams ready for phase 2 of 2013 season

Posted by Bob Holmes, Globe Staff October 27, 2013 05:34 PM

With the 2013 MIAA playoff pairings announced Sunday afternoon, here’s a quick look at which BPS teams made the postseason and also a look at some non-qualifier city games to look forward to in the coming weeks.

Playoff Picture

In the Division 6 North quarterfinals bracket the No.1 seed O’Bryant (7-0) will face off with No. 8 seed West Roxbury (3-4) at Madison Park with date and time  TBA. Latin Academy (6-1), the No. 4 seed, will matchup with Dorchester (5-2), the No. 5 seed and that game will be held at White Stadium with date and time TBA.

Wrapping up BPS participants in the 2013 MIAA playoff picture is the undefeated Brighton Bengals (7-0), who will be the No. 3 seed in the Division 5 North quarterfinals as they go up against Manchester-Essex (4-3) Friday at White Stadium at 7.

Following the quarterfinal and semifinal playoff matches, all six state Super Bowls will be played at Gillette Stadium Dec. 7.

Here’s a running list of a slew of BPS teams in both Division 5 and 6 that will suit up for non-playoff games. All date and time info is TBA

Division 6 North: Boston English (3-4) at Lynn Tech (3-3), Charlestown (1-6 ) at Matignon (2-5 ), Burke (1-6) at New Mission (1-5), and South Boston (0-7) is at St. Joseph’s Prep (1-6).

Division 5 North : Greater Lawrence at East Boston and Greater Lowell (0-7) at Madison Park (4-3).

MIAA Proposed Football Alignments

Posted by Justin Rice May 9, 2012 02:36 PM
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>Eastern Mass.</strong>

<strong>Division 1 North</strong>
1. Lawrence
2. Lowell
3. St. John’s Prep
4. Acton Boxboro
5. Malden
6. Everett
7. Lexington
8. Methuen
9. Peabody
10. Andover
11. Chelmsford
12. Central Catholic

<strong>Division 1 South</strong>
1. Brockton
2. BC High
3. New Bedford
4. Framingham
5. Weymouth
6. Newton North
7. Attleboro
8. Xaverian
9. Brookline
10. Bridgewater- Raynham
11. Franklin
12. Catholic Memorial

<strong>Division 2 North</strong>
1. Haverhill
2. Cambridge
3. Newton South
4. Westford Academy
5. Lincoln-Sudbury
6. Lynn English
7. Billerica
8. Waltham
9. Lynn Classical
10. North Andover
11. Malden Catholic
12. Reading

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  • 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 jrice.globe@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeJustinRice or @BPSspts.
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