Liam Driscoll led the Xaverian Brothers lacrosse team in scoring in 2012, but the senior captain missed the entire regular season this spring with a broken foot suffered during an indoor lacrosse game.
The Hingham resident is cleared to practice now, albeit with some pain due to the screw in the base of his left pinky toe. His role for seventh-seeded Xaverian in the Division 1 East tournament, however, is unclear.
But no fear — the Hawks boast a bevy of other talented middies who have stepped up just fine in Driscoll’s absence.
So it didn’t come as much of a surprise either, then, when the Hawks posted a 12-6 regular-season record and captured the Catholic Conference crown. Xaverian is scheduled to play the Medford-Westford winner in a first-round match Saturday at 4 Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.