The draw is out for the NEPSAC Class A tournament, and there are few surprises.
Northfield Mount Hermon, after an undefeated regular season, has earned the No. 1 seed. The No. 2 spot has gone to Worcester Academy, who had just one loss all year. In terms of who missed the cut, Phillips Exeter, Buckingham Browne & Nichols and Hotchkiss all come to mind. But it's also hard to justify excluding any of the eight teams in favor of a program in that trio.
So, how could it all shake out? To answer that, we've offered predictions for every matchup and the entire bracket, from the quarterfinals up through the final.
Whoever emerges with the trophy will have rattled off three wins in five days, culminating with the Nov. 17 championship match. Which team can pull it off?