The first half of the Development Academy season is in the books, and there's plenty to dissect from the last three-plus months of action.
Before games return around early March, we've taken stock of some of the region's top players from the fall. The 20 players highlighted within turned heads in one way or another, and have bright futures ahead.
A handful of players from New England's five clubs are all featured, meaning Beachside, Boston Bolts, New England Revolution, Oakwood and Seacoast United are represented.
Of those players highlighted within, most are from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.