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Friday Night at Gallo Div. 3 First Round Broadcast Notes

Division 3 South First Round
No. 1 Hanover vs. No. 16 Nantucket
Friday, March 1, 4 p.m., Gallo Arena

• First meeting in last 10 seasons
• Winner will face No. 9 Ashland on Sunday at Gallo

Hanover Indians (17-2-2, 11-1-1 Patriot League)
• Won Patriot League – Fisher Division
• Last postseason: Lost in Division 3 State Championship Game vs. Shrewsbury, 2-1
• Last postseason win: 2018 Division 3 State Semifinals vs. Swampscott, 5-0
• Globe Ranking: 15 | Herald RPI (Division 3): 1
• Goal differential: plus-54 (91-37) | Nonleague differential: plus-18 (28-10)
• Seniors-10 Juniors-8 Sophomores-7 Freshmen-10
• Streak: Won 3 | Last game: Won 4-1 vs. Scituate, Gould Cup final, Feb. 20
• Biggest win: 9-1 vs. Pembroke, Jan. 19
• Worst loss: 3-0 at North Quincy, Jan. 23
• Record in one-goal games: 1-1 (lost 4-3 vs. Canton, won 4-3 vs. Pembroke)
• Shutouts: 4-1
• Last state championship: 2016 | Other titles: 2007 (Div. 2), 2001, 1997

Nantucket Whalers (10-7-2, 4-2 Cape & Islands League)
• Finished second in C&I League (Vineyard, 10 points)
• Last postseason appearance: 2017
o Lost in Division 3 South semifinals vs. Rockland, 4-2
• Last postseason win: 2017 Division 3 South quarterfinals vs. Norwell, 5-4 (OT)
o Also beat Ashland, 5-3, in Division 3 South first round
• Globe Ranking: N/A | Herald RPI (Division 3): 31
• Goal differential: plus-24 (65-41) | Nonleague differential: plus-7 (37-30)
• Seniors-6 Juniors-7 Sophomores-8 Freshmen-4
• Streak: Won 2 | Last game: Won 4-1 vs. Attleboro, Wednesday
• Biggest win: 9-1 at Cape Tech/CCA, Dec. 29
• Worst loss: 6-1 vs. Sandwich, Dec. 15
• Record in one-goal games: 1-2 | Won reg. season finale vs. N. Reading, 4-3
• Shutouts: 3-2
• Last state championship: None
• Last sectional title: None

Division 3 South First Round
No. 2 Norwell vs. No. 18 John Paul II
Friday, March 1, 6 p.m., Gallo Arena

• Winner will face No. 10 Coyle & Cassidy on Sunday

Norwell Clippers (15-4-2, 9-0-1 South Shore League)
• Won South Shore League
• Last postseason: Lost 4-2 vs. Bishop Stang in Division 3 South first round
• Last postseason win: 2017 Division 3 South first round, 5-0 vs. GNBVT
• Globe Ranking: N/A | Herald RPI (Division 3): 19
• Goal differential: plus-57 (94-37) | Nonleague differential: plus-7 (30-23)
• Seniors-6 Juniors-7 Sophomores-8 Freshmen-2
• Streak: Won 2 | Last game: Won 5-2 vs. Dennis-Yarmouth, Feb. 22
• Biggest win: 10-2 at Abington, Dec. 15
• Worst loss: 4-0 vs. Scituate, Feb. 18
• Record in one-goal games: 1-0 (2-1 vs. Bishop Stang, Feb. 16)
• Shutouts: 5-2
• Last state championship: None
• Last sectional title: 2015
o Won 5-1 vs. Hanover in Division 3 South final
o Lost in Division 3 state semifinals vs. Watertown, 3-0
o Other sectional title: 2009

John Paul II Lions (12-9-1, 2-4 Catholic Central II)
• Finished third in Catholic Central II behind Lowell Catholic (12 points) and St. Joseph Prep 8)
• Last postseason: Lost 5-3 vs. Ashland in Division 3 South first round
• Last postseason win: None
• Globe Ranking: N/A | Herald RPI (Division 3): 48
• Goal differential: plus-39 (82-43) | Nonleague differential: plus-38 (65-27)
• Seniors-5 Juniors-5 Sophomores-2 Freshmen-6 8th graders-2
• Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 5-1 vs. Diman in Division 3 South prelim, Feb. 25
• Biggest win: 8-0 vs. O’Bryant, Dec. 9 and 8-0 at Cardinal Spellman, Feb. 16
• Worst loss: 6-0 vs. Lowell Catholic, Jan. 26
• Record in one-goal games: 2-5
• Shutouts: 7-2-1
• Last state championship: None
• Last sectional title: None

Division 3 South First Round
No. 4 Bourne vs. No. 13 Foxboro
Friday, March 1, 8 p.m., Gallo Arena

• First meeting in last 10 seasons
• Winner will face either No. 5 Greater New Bedford (14-5-1) or No. 12 Dartmouth (12-6-3) on Sunday in Division 3 South quarterfinals

Bourne Canalmen (14-5-1, 11-1 South Coast Conference)
• Won South Coast Conference
• Last postseason: Lost 2-1 vs. Ashland in Division 3 South quarterfinals
• Last postseason win: 2018 Division 3 South first round vs. Silver Lake, 5-4
• Globe Ranking: N/A | Herald RPI (Division 3): 11
• Goal differential: plus-58 (100-42) | Nonleague differential: plus-1 (22-21)
• Seniors-10 Juniors-7 Sophomores-4 Freshmen-1
• Streak: Lost 2 | Last game: Lost 3-0 vs. Westwood, Feb. 20. Lost 4-1 vs. Hanover, Feb. 16. Last win: 7-0 vs. Somerset-Berkley, Feb. 13
• Biggest win: 12-3 at Greater New Bedford, Jan. 12
• Worst loss: three losses by three goals (Westwood, Hanover and Westfield)
• Record in one-goal games: 1-0 (4-3 vs. Sandwich, Canal Cup, Feb. 2)
• Shutouts: 4-1
• Last state championship: 2004 – only title

Foxboro Warriors (12-6-3, 3-5-2 Hockomock League)
• Finished third in Hockomock – Davenport (Canton, 18 points, N. Attleboro, 16)
• Last postseason: Lost 5-1 vs. Ashland in Division 3 South preliminary round
• Last postseason win: 2017 Division 3 South preliminary round vs. Tri-County, 4-1
• Globe Ranking: N/A | Herald RPI (Division 3): 29
• Goal differential: plus-40 (87-47) | Nonleague differential: plus-44 (65-21)
• Seniors-3 Juniors-6 Sophomores-9 Freshmen-10
• Streak: Won 3 (6-0-1 since Jan. 30) | Last game: Won 5-1 vs. Mashpee/Monomoy, preliminary round on Feb. 25
• Biggest win: 9-2 at Stoughton, Feb. 8
• Worst loss: 4-0 vs. Canton, Jan. 16
• Record in one-goal games: 1-1
• Shutouts: 4-3
• Last state championship: None
• Last sectional title: None