In Division 2 North, another trio of local teams will compete for a spot in the final. A pair of Northeastern Conference foes will clash when No. 10 Salem (9-6-3) visits No. 7 Danvers (11-3-3) on Saturday at 5. Also, the No. 14 Malden Catholic Lancers, which snuck into the tournament with a record of 4-11-3, will visit No. 3 Charlestown on Friday at 3:30.
In Division 3 North, four local teams are in the hunt. It starts with No. 3 Gloucester, which will host NEC rival No. 14 Swampscott on Saturday (game time TBA.) Gloucester finished the season at 11-4-2 while Big Blue earned a tournament bid under the Sullivan Rule at 4-14. The Saugus Sachems (9-5-2), making their first tournament appearance since 1998, earned the No. 6 seed and will host No. 11 Dracut on Saturday at 2. Saugus is led by Jonathan Rodriguez, who scored 25 goals this season. No. 10 Lynnfield (8-7-3) visits No. 7 Melrose on Friday at 3.
In the Division 4 North bracket, No. 1 St. Mary's (17-0-1) will host No. 16 Stoneham on Friday at 2. The Spartans received 11 shutout victories from senior goalie Richie Mateo en route to an undefeated regular season. Also, No. 3 Mystic Valley (13-3-2) hosts No. 14 Hamilton-Wenham on Saturday at 2:30.
On the girls side, it'll be Peabody and Malden looking to make a run in Division 1 North. The No. 6 Tanners (11-3-4), led by a terrific season from Emily Nelson, host No. 11 Cambridge Rindge and Latin on Friday at 3. Malden, the No. 9 seed in the bracket, went 10-7-3 in the regular season. Malden visits No. 8 Andover on Friday at 3.
In Division 2 North, No. 4 Danvers hosts No. 5 Beverly on Saturday at 7 in the quarterfinals. Both teams drew a bye in the first round. Danvers' Hannah Lejeune has led the Falcons' offense this season.
Saugus, which finished the regular season undefeated at 17-0-1, drew the No. 1 seed in Division 3 North and hosts No. 16 Wayland on Friday at 2. Also, No. 4 Lynnfield (12-3-3) hosts No. 13 Whittier Tech on Friday at 3, No. 8 Gloucester (11-5-2) hosts No. 9 O'Bryant on Friday at 3 and No. 11 Swampscott (9-7-2) visits No. 6 North Reading on Friday at 4:30.
Three local teams drew bids in Division 4 North. Mystic Valley (11-4-3) earned the No. 7 seed and hosts No. 10 Lowell Catholic on Friday at 4. St. Mary's (8-7-3) finished its regular season on a high note, earning the No. 14 seed and a visit to No. 3 Innovation Academy on Friday at 2. No. 16 Winthrop (8-8-2) visits No. 1 Boston International on Friday at 4.