The high school football season will kick off before you know it and both Newton North and Newton South have a player on the list of top players in the region.
Newton South's senior defensive back Tyrone Thornton and all around athlete Joe DeNucci who played at Xavarian last year both made the MIAA Pre-season Players to Watch list compiled by ESPN Boston.
Find out when you can catch Thornton, DeNucci and their teammates play by checking out the high school football schedules - click here.
[Editor's Note - This article has been was updated at 2 p.m. on Aug. 27. Joe DeNucci was listed as playing at Newton South, but last year he played for Xavarian.]