Coach: Daniel Nagis
Top players: Alex Bassetto, Soph.; Frank Ferconio, Sr.; Joe Minik, Sr.; Matt Rogers, Sr.; JJ VanEekeren, Sr.
Outlook: Bassetto emerged with a 70 at regionals last year and had a strong summer. Ferconio and Minik return from last year’s sectional qualifying team. The Redwings have not won a conference title in over 10 years or a regional title in four years, goals they are hoping to accomplish this year.
Coach: Ryan Hall
Top players: Jeremy Forbes, Sr.; David Lipan, Sr.
Outlook: Hall still is sorting through newcomers, trying to find the right mix as the season gets under way, but he has Forbes and Lipan back from last year. “We are anxious to keep building our program and hope to send the team to the state tournament this year,” Hall said.
Coach: Barry Baldwin
Top players: Ciaran Conroy, Jr.; Scott Dunsire, Jr.; Uzair Khan, Sr.; Eddie Lieser, Sr.; Sean Morris, Jr.
Outlook: The Redhawks lost some key players from last season, including Peter Mandich, who is playing at Villanova. Dunsire is a returning state qualifier, while Lieser, the team captain, qualified for sectionals last year. Finishing fourth at sectionals, behind the teams that finished in the top three spots at the state meet, has motivated the Redhawks for this season.
Coach: Ryan Hantak
Top players: Justin Azzaro, Jr.; Griffin Brown, Jr.; Michael Doherty, Sr.; Josh Harrington, Sr.; Kurt Krejci, Sr.; Robert Leonard, Sr.; Ben Martin, Sr.; Kevin Maxson, Jr.; Dane Nelson, Jr.; Mark Ramm, Jr.; Joe Whang, Jr.;
Outlook: The most decorated player in program history, Raymond Knoll, is off to Iowa, but the Class 3A state runner-up from 2012 still has plenty of firepower. Doherty is one of the area’s best players. One thing Knoll left behind is a 34-match DVC winning streak, which the Huskies are eager to extend.
Coach: Bart Carbonneau
Top players: Anders Nelson, Sr.; Ian Langton, Jr.; Jimmy Roach, Jr.; Drew Rouches, Jr.; Will VanAlsburg, Jr.
Outlook: Carbonneau takes over a state-qualifying team from longtime coach Spike Grossheusch, who retired. Roach had a solid summer on the IJGA circuit, as did Rouches, who joins the team from the JV squad last year. Nelson is in his fourth varsity season.
Coach: Dave Owles
Top players: Tate Anderson, Sr.; Austin Connell, Sr.; Conrad Esch, Soph.; Jason Marrs, Sr.; Nathan Martahan, Fr.; Zach Mayer, Sr.; Jake Wright, Soph.
Outlook: The Warriors just missed qualifying for state the past two seasons. Marrs has added motivation after suffering a heartbreaking end to his season at sectionals last year. Martahan is the first freshman to make the team since Thomas O’Bryan and Josh Stefanski in 2008.