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Thursday Broadcast Notes: Division 1 South first round

No. 4 Duxbury Dragons vs. No. 13 Mansfield Hornets
Division 1 South First Round | Thursday, Feb. 27, 4 p.m., Gallo Arena
Winner will face No. 5 Braintree or No. 12 Walpole in quarterfinals on Saturday

Duxbury (12-6-4, 10-3 Patriot League)
Defending Division 1 state champions
Last postseason: Lost in Super 8 play-in game vs. Xaverian, 4-2
Won 2-0 vs. Wellesley, Division 1 South quarterfinals
Won 3-2 (2OT) vs. Barnstable, Division 1 South semifinals
Won 3-0 vs. Franklin, Division 1 South final
Won 3-1 vs. Winchester, Division 1 final
Finished second in Patriot League - Keenan Division, 20 points (Plymouth North, 21)
Goal differential: plus-27 (64-37)
T-16th in Division 1 in goals scored, 11th in goals against
Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 3-0 vs. Austin Prep, Buddy Ferreira Classic
Home: 7-3-1 | Road/Neutral: 5-3-3
Biggest win: 8-0 vs. Pembroke, Jan. 18
Worst loss: 4-0 vs. Hingham, Jan. 27 and 6-2 vs. Arlington Catholic, Feb. 15
Shutouts: 7-2-1 (eight shutouts for goalie Steve Pisani)
State titles: 2000, 2005, 2007, 2019

Mansfield (7-7-6, 3-1-4 Hockomock League)
Fourth consecutive tournament appearance
Last postseason: Lost 3-2 (OT) vs. Franklin, Division 1 South quarterfinals
Last postseason win: 2013, Division 2 South quarterfinals, 2-1 vs. North Quincy
Finished T-second in Hockomock League - Kelley-Rex Division, 10 points (Franklin, 12, KP, 10)
Goal differential: minus-4 (51-55)
34th in Division 1 in goals scored, 33rd in goals against
Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 6-2 at Barrington (R.I.), Feb. 19
Home: 2-1-5 | Road/Neutral: 5-6-1
Biggest win: 4-0 vs. Oliver Ames, Jan. 29 and 6-2 vs. Barrington (R.I.), Feb. 19
Worst loss: 6-1 at Winthrop, Feb. 1
Shutouts: 3-2
Last state title: None
Last sectional title: None

No. 6 Marshfield Rams vs. No. 11 Wellesley Raiders
Division 1 South First Round | Thursday, Feb. 27, 6 p.m., Gallo Arena
Winner will face No. 14 Archbishop Williams in quarterfinals on Saturday

Marshfield (11-6-4, Independent)
22nd consecutive tournament appearance
Last postseason: Lost in Super 8 1-loss bracket vs. Framingham, 3-0
Lost in Super 8 opener vs. BC High, 4-2
Last postseason win: 2018 Division 1 South final vs. Braintree, 1-0 (OT)
Played as independent this season following dissolution of Atlantic Coast League; will join Patriot League beginning next season
Goal differential: plus-26 (69-43)
T-9th in Division 1 in goals scored, 19th in goals against
Streak: Won 2 | Last game: Won 3-2 vs. Franklin, Melchiono Showdown, Feb. 20
Home: 6-2-2 | Road/Neutral: 5-4-2
Shutouts: 5-1-1
Leading scorer: Tim Doyle, Sr. (7-19--26)
Last state title: 2011
Last sectional title: 2018
Lost in Division 1 final vs. Waltham, 4-1

Wellesley (10-8-2, 5-5-2 Bay State Conference)
Seventh consecutive tournament appearance and 13th in last 14 years
Last postseason: Lost in Division 1 South quarterfinals vs. Duxbury, 2-0
Won 3-0 vs. Walpole in first round
Finished third in Bay State Conference - Carey Division, 12 points (Framingham, 22)
Goal differential: plus-6 (40-34) | Nonleague differential: plus-3 (17-14)
45th in Division 1 in goals scored; fewest goals scored by Division 1 tournament team, and by any team with winning record in state
T-8th in Division 1 in goals against
Streak: Lost 1 | Last game: Lost 5-1 vs. Waltham, Feb. 19 | Last win: 5-2 vs. Concord-Carlisle, Feb. 15
Home: 4-5-1 | Road/Neutral: 6-3-1
Shutouts: 5-5
Last state title: None
Last sectional title: None

No. 8 Barnstable Red Raiders vs. No. 9 Falmouth Clippers
Division 1 South First Round | Thursday, Feb. 27, 8 p.m., Gallo Arena
Winner will face No. 1 Hingham in quarterfinals on Saturday

Season series: Falmouth leads, 1-0-1. Tied 3-3 in Hyannis on Jan. 18, won 4-2 at home on Feb. 8. Clippers hold 4-2-4 lead over last 10 meetings in series.
Last postseason meeting: Red Raiders won, 4-3, in 2015 Division 1 South first round
Teams are first (Falmouth) and fourth (Barnstable) in goals scored, respectively, in Div. 1

Falmouth (12-9-1, 5-0-1 Cape & Islands League)
28th consecutive tournament appearance
Last postseason: Lost 1-0 vs. Franklin, Division 1 South first round
Last postseason win: 2017 Division 1 South first round vs. Duxbury, 4-3
Won inaugural C & I - Atlantic title, 11 points | Goal differential: plus-18 (77-59)
Finished T-1st in Division 1 in goals scored (B-R), T-37th in goals against
Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 4-0 vs. Archies, Feb. 19, Buddy Ferreira Classic
Snapped three-game losing streak (Marshfield, BC High, Austin Prep)
Home: 9-7 | Road/Neutral: 3-2-1 | Gallo: 1-0 (Won 3-0 at Sandwich, Feb. 5)
Biggest win: 7-0 vs. Nauset, Jan. 4 | Worst loss: 6-1 vs. Austin Prep, Feb. 17
Shutouts: 5-1
Leading scorer: Nick Champani, Sr. & Stone Devlin, Jr. (17-16--33)
Last state title: 1996 | Last sectional title: 1996

Barnstable (11-7-2, 4-1-1 Cape & Islands League)
Third consecutive postseason appearance
Last postseason: Lost 3-2 (2OT) vs. Duxbury, Division 1 South semifinals
Won 4-2 vs. Braintree, quarterfinals
Finished second in C & I - Atlantic, 9 points | Goal differential: plus-25 (73-48)
Finished T-4th in Division 1 in goals scored (Westford), T-25th in goals against
Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 5-4 vs. Weymouth, Melchiono Showdown consolation
Home: 7-2-2 | Road/Neutral: 4-4 | Gallo: 1-0 (Won 5-2 at Sandwich, Dec. 31)
Biggest win: 8-0 vs. Taunton, Dec. 21 | Worst loss: 6-0 vs. Marshfield, Feb. 19
Shutouts: 3-2 | Both shutout losses vs. Marshfield
Leading scorer: Chris Cordeiro, Sr. (15-19--34)
Last state title: 1991 | Last sectional title: 1991

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