Boston City League teams head to playoffs with Super Bowl hopes

Among Boston’s playoff teams, Brighton is seeded second in Division 5 and Dorchester is seeded first in Division 6.

East Boston's Daniel Orrego, (8), Sebastian Toro (center), and Tomas Villeda, (11) celebrate their 1-0 win Wednesday.

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East Boston boys win Boston City soccer title

Madison Park (14-2-2) owned the majority of the zone time in the first half against East Boston (16-2) .

Girls’ soccer

East Boston beats O’Bryant for City League girls’ soccer title

The Lady Jets got three second-half goals to win, 3-0, claiming the crown for a third straight season.

Boys’ soccer

St. John’s Prep topples unbeaten Masconomet

The Eagles, knocked from the ranks of undefeated on Sunday, did the same to the Chieftains on Wednesday.

Roundup: Wayland boys’ soccer shuts out Weston

Wayland clinched a share of the Dual County Small Division title with its victory on Wednesday.

Medfield (blue) and Holliston both made the playoffs, but in different divisions. Medfield is in Division 3 Southwest, while Holliston is in Division 4 South.

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Scouting the 2014 MIAA high school football playoffs

Here’s a division-by-division look at the contenders, dark horses, and players to watch in all six divisions of Massachusetts’s football playoffs.


Discipline helped Concord-Carlisle secure No. 1 seed

The Patriots sport a 6-0 record heading into the playoffs, and host Burlington Saturday at 6 p.m.


Marley Dembitzki crowned Dartmouth’s surprise running back

The senior stepped in as running back on a night he was also named Dartmouth’s homecoming king.


Central Catholic’s Mike Balsamo commits to New Hampshire

The safety/running back also considered Bryant and Wofford, his coach said.


Playoff blowout fuels Beverly boys’ soccer to turnaround

After a stinging 5-0 loss to Concord-Carlisle nearly a year ago, the Panthers have posted a 12-0-5 mark this fall.