We have reached the last weekend of the regular season and it is shaping up to be a real barn burner.
Of the 26 league titles that are still up for grabs, 21 could be decided either Friday night or Saturday afternoon. Here are all of the possibilities so you can keep track of your favorite squads:
Big Three – Brockton can clinch with a win over New Bedford.
Catholic Conference – No one can clinch this week.
Greater Boston – Everett can clinch with a win over Malden.
Merrimack Valley Large – Central Catholic can clinch with a win over Billerica and an Andover loss to Lowell.
Bay State Carey – Weymouth clinched last week.
Dual County Large – Lincoln-Sudbury can clinch with a win over Boston Latin.
Northeastern Large – Gloucester can clinch with a win over Lynn Classical.
Old Colony League – Bridgewater-Raynham clinched last week.
Bay State Herget – Walpole clinched last week.
Hockomock League – Mansfield clinches with a win over Canton.
Merrimack Valley Small – No one can clinch this week.
Middlesex League – Reading clinches with a win over Lexington.
Atlantic Coast – Plymouth North clinches with a win over Dennis-Yarmouth.
Cape Ann Large – North Andover clinches with a win over Pentucket.
Dual County Small – Concord-Carlisle clinches with a win over Tyngsboro AND a Bedford loss to Wayland.
Patriot Keenan – Duxbury clinches with a win over Hingham.
Eastern Athletic – Somerset clinches with a win over Bishop Feehan or Bishop Feehan clinches with a win over Somerset.
Northeastern Small – Beverly clinches with a win over Swampscott.
Patriot Fisher – Scituate clinches with a win over Pembroke orPembroke clinches with a win over Scituate.
South Coast – Dighton-Rehoboth clinches with a win over Old Rochester.
Cape Ann Small – Hamilton-Wenham clinches with a win over Lynnfield.
Catholic Central Large – Cardinal Spellman clinches with a win over Arlington Catholic.
South Shore League – Rockland clinches with a win over Norwell AND an East Bridgewater loss to Mashpee.
Tri-Valley – No one can clinch this week.
Boston North – Madison Park clinches with a win over East Boston or East Boston clinches with a win over Madison Park.
Commonwealth Large – Shawsheen clinches with a win over Manchester-Essex.
Mayflower Large – Blue Hills clinches with a win over South Shore or South Shore clinches with a win over Blue Hills AND a Southeastern loss to Bristol-Plymouth.
Boston South – Brighton clinched last week.
Catholic Central Small – No one can clinch this week.
Commonwealth Small – No one can clinch this week.
Mayflower Small – West Bridgewater clinched last week.
Several reporters and editors contribute updates, news and analysis to the High School Sports Blog.
- Bob Holmes: A Reading resident (Go Rockets!) and Boston College graduate, Holmes is the Boston Globe High School Sports Editor. We remind you now that his weekly picks are often made in jest so everyone just calm down when he picks against Everett for 11 straight weeks. Contact him at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeHolmes.
- Craig Larson: A native of West Springfield (Leo Durocher anyone? Tim Daggett?) and Curry College graduate (a proud Colonel!), Larson is the sports editor for the Globe's regional sections: South, West and North, as well as a frequent contributor on the college beat. Abington to Xaverian: it all starts with the schools. Have a compelling story idea? Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeLars.
- Zuri Berry: Berry attended the same high school as sports legends O.J. Simpson and Joe DiMaggio. (Guess which one is his hero.) He's a South Boston resident (formerly of Eastie) and the editor of the High School Sports blog as well as the go-to-guy for everything high school sports on Boston.com. Contact him at email@example.com and follow him on Twitter @GlobeSchools for all of the latest updates.
Then there are our fall correspondents:
- Anthony Gulizia | @gulizia_a | Div. 1 football
- Eric Russo | @erusso22 | Div. 2 football
- Stephen Sellner | @stephen_sellner | Div. 3 football
- Andrew MacDougall | @Andy_MacDougall | Div. 4 football
- Greg Joyce | @GJoyce9 | Div. 5 football
- Lorenzo Recupero | @LorenzoRecupero | Div. 6 football
- Liz Torres | @etorres446 | Girls volleyball
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