This list, which is at absolute best a rough draft, is based on coaches Iíve talked to, games Iíve been able to get out too, and our scoring leaders from Boston.com.
Iím sure itís lacking, especially on the defensive side of the ball. So, vote-a-way and write in your nominations in the comments section below.
Here's some info and links for each girl:
Andrea O'Brien, Concord-Carlisle -- was a player of the week this past week and easily could have been the week before. Her 25 goals are good for tops in EMass according to the stats we've had sent in.
Rachel Blauner, East Bridgewater -- The Vikings captain has been a hat-trick machine this season and has had an effect on more than just the team's offense.
Hayley Dowd, Peabody -- Only a junior, Dowd already has the Peabody record for scoring. She has committed to play for Boston College after her senior season.
Makisha Germain, Randolph -- The junior has been playing hurt this season, but with the numbers she's put up you'd never know. In a little more than a season with the Blue Devils she already has the school record for goals.
Kathryn Hiller, Dartmouth -- The senior has returned with something to prove after missing last season with a torn ACL. She was a player of the week last week.
Delany Lancor, Bishop Feehan -- Lancor's 23 points place her tied for third in EMass. She's leading an undefeated Shamrock (9-0-1) team that might surprise come tournament time.
Emily Wilson, Andover -- The Warrior (8-0-2) keeper hasn't allowed a goal since the first game of the season, enough said.
Felicia Mulholland, Brockton -- Mulholland (12 goals, six assists) has better numbers than teammate (and 2010 All-Scholastic) Morgan Branco, who may also belong on this list.
Julia Leahy, Hingham -- Leahy's ability to balance scoring (10 goals) with creating (nine assists) has helped the Harbormen to a 7-1-2 start.
Katie Sia, Lincoln-Sudbury -- The Warrior keeper boasts an impressive .222 goals against average in a Dual County League that's loaded with talent.
Maddie Linde, Weston -- Considered one of the premier technical players in the state, Linde's 10 goals and 11 assists put her second in the DCL in scoring.
Like the list? Think someone not mentioned belongs? Let us know Ė you can reach me at SLakso@globe.com
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