And then there were two.
The finals for the Super 8 are set, as Malden Catholic and St. Johnís Prep prepare to face off for the Division 1A championship Sunday at TD Garden at 6 p.m.
Neither school has won a Super 8 title since the tournament was established in 1991 - only five schools can stake claim to the ďCatholic Memorial Trophy.Ē
Kidding ... although with 13 titles, CM has nine more than BC High. No one else has more than one.
But before they decide the sixth winner ever, letís take a look back on just how these two teams got where they are today.
Records in Super-8 play: MC: 4-0; SJP:4-0
Goal differential: MC: 21-10; SJP: 20-6
St. Johnís Prep has dominated Super 8 play, allowing just a single goal in each of their past three games, while outscoring opponents, 16-3.
The last Division 1 title for either school was in 1985, when the Prep won it all. You have to go all the way back to 1974 for Malden Catholicís last title.
Both teams have some impressive offensive firepower: MC has Mike Vecchione (going to attend UNH) and Ryan Fitzgerald, whoís already signed with BC, as a sophomore. Saint John's Prep has a "game changing center" in Colin Blackwell, who is heading to play for Harvard in 2012.
So, thereís your breakdown, now itís your turn to voice your opinion - vote in the poll and defend your vote in our comments section below and make sure to check out all our Super 8 coverage.
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