As April arrives, the spring season is accelerating for ECNL clubs around New England.
Games are underway at Connecticut FC, FC Stars, FSA FC and Scorpions SC, bringing some sense of normalcy to the region's youth landscape. The COVID-19 pandemic is still present, of course, but it's encouraging to see kids competing again after the Spring 2020 season was abruptly halted and then canceled.
Enough preamble and scene-setting, though. Who are standouts and notable performers across New England's ECNL scene?
Read on for some answers and takeaways.