We're about three weeks into the USL League Two season in New England, and with that some centerpieces and standouts are starting to separate themselves throughout the region.
Mindful of that, New England Soccer Journal has identified three-to-five players at each team in New England who have proven to be a (slight) cut above the rest. Those clubs represented are: AC Connecticut, Black Rock FC, Boston Bolts, GPS Portland Phoenix, Seacoast United Phantoms and Western Mass. Pioneers.
The six sides compete in the Northeast Division, which also includes Manhattan SC and Westchester Flames, two clubs in New York.
Here's our club-by-club look at standouts across the local USL2 landscape: