2011 season: 10-10, lost in Division 1 first round
Returning starters (7): Dan Kinnon, Sr., OF/P; Vin Parilla, Sr., OF; Keith Simpson, Sr., C; Ryan Moloney, Jr., P/1B; Jake Cassidy, Jr., OF; Jake Welch, Jr., 3B; Austin Marino, Jr., INF/DH
Returning lettermen: Nick Zacchilli, Sr., INF/P; Kelly Smith, Jr., OF; Joel Rodriguez, Jr., SS
Promising newcomers: Dylan Cole, Jr., OF; Robbie Del Signore, Soph., P/1B; Tom Corey, Soph., P; Brett Evangelista, Soph., 2B; Tim Jennings, Soph., C; Zach Tavano, Soph., 2B; Mike Ryan, Frosh., SS
Captains: Dan Kinnon, Jake Welch, Nick Zacchilli
Returning leaders: Dan Kinnon .466, 15 runs, 22 RBI, 5-2, 2.23 ERA, 55 Ks, 37.2 innings; Jake Welch .377, 20 runs; Austin Marino .321; Vin Parilla .295, 13 runs; Ryan Moloney .283, 3-3, 3.45 ERA, 38 Ks, 42.2 innings
Returning honorees: Dan Kinnon, Eagle-Tribune All-Star; Ryan Moloney and Jake Welch, second-team All-Division 1; Jake Cassidy, third-team All-Division 1
Odds and ends: Last year was the Lancers' first non-winning season since 2003. ... Dan Kinnon will play at Southern Maine. ... Freshman Mike Ryan will start at short.
Assistants: Dan Grant, assistant; Dan Ford, assistant; Steve Campo, JV; Brian Finnegan, JV assistant; Tim Burns, freshmen
Coach Brent Demas (10th year, 127-68): "I think our team athletic ability is through the roof. We've got to square up our defense. We have a nice mix with enough experience and athleticism. Now we have to get back on top again."
2011 season: 11-8, lost in Division 1 first round
Returning starters (8): Branden Rodgers, Sr., OF; Andrew Curran, Sr., C; Drew Sutherland, Sr., OF; Nick Pica, Sr., P/INF; Kyle Cahill, Sr., SS; Kruz Komaridis, Sr., OF; Tim Viehoff, Sr., P; Curtis Lonergan, Sr., P
Returning lettermen: Kyle Cherbonneau, Sr., OF
Promising newcomers: Dave Andrews, Jr., P/OF; Andrew Herlihy, Jr., P/1B; Brandon Paquin, Jr., P/3B; Rick Casey, Jr., P/OF; Matt Marchman, Jr., C/2B; Stefan Burnett, Jr., P/OF; Dan Arsenault, Jr., 1B; Nate Rossi, Soph., C; Tom Diskin, Frosh., 2B
Captains: Andrew Curran, Nick Pica, Brandon Rodgers
Returning leaders: Andrew Curran .400, 13 runs; Drew Sutherland .391, 10 runs; Kruz Komaridis .319, 11 RBI; Nick Pica 2-1, Tim Viehoff 3.71 ERA
Returning honorees: Andrew Curran, Eagle-Tribune All-Star; Drew Sutherland, second-team All-Division 1; Curtis Lonergan, third-team All-Division 1
Odds and ends: Longtime former JV coach Ralph Van Nostrand passed away in January. ... Andrew Curran is an Eagle-Tribune All-Star in football and baseball.
Assistants: Ryan Piper, assistant; Chris O'Neil, assistant; Dan Colburn, JV; Kerry Boles, freshmen
Coach Ron Manseau (30th year, 258-242): "Our pitching should be consistent, but we lost our No. 3 and No. 4 hitters."
2011 season: 16-6, lost in Division 1 semifinals
Returning starters (6): Dan Peters, Sr., INF/P; Evan Breen, Sr., P; Trevor Bouvier, Sr., SS; Mike Downing, Sr., OF; Joe Lemenager, Jr., OF; Dan Morin, Jr., 3B/P
Returning lettermen: Matt Barbin, Sr., 2B; Clayton Landers, Sr., P; Dominic Gigante, Jr., P
Promising newcomers: Jake Ratka, Sr., P; Cory Varga, Sr., SS; Ryan Decker, Sr., LF; Jake White, Soph., C; Mitch Dufton, Soph., LF; Jared Williamson, Soph., 2B
Captains: Mike Downing
Returning leaders: Mike Downing .333, 12 runs, 11 RBI; Dan Morin .255, 10 runs, 10 RBI; Joe Lemenager 22 runs, 13 RBI; Trevor Bouvier 15 runs, 14 RBI; Dan Peters 5-2, 2.44 ERA, 38 Ks, 37.1 innings; Evan Breen 3-2, 2.80 ERA
Returning honorees: Dan Peters, second-team All-Division 1; Trevor Bouvier, third-team All-Division 1
Odds and ends: Last year's club was primed for a state title run but an arm injury to ace Nick Poore was too much to overcome.
Assistants: Bob Larsen, JV
Coach Dan Keleher (16th year, 205-115): "Dan Peters and Evan Breen return as 1 and 1A. The rest of the staff got a lot of experience because of Nick's injury. Lemenager is back to lead off which will help what should be a decent attack."
2011 season: 9-12, lost in Division 1 semifinals
Returning starters (5): Justin Bundzinski, Sr., INF; Jeff Singster, Sr., RF; Ryan McCarthy, Jr., SS/P; Matt Grant, Jr., CF; Jake Damphousse, Soph., P
Returning lettermen: Nolan Dow, Sr., C; Ben Neary, Sr., OF; Josh David, Jr., OF
Promising newcomers: Ryan O'Connor, Sr., P; Dylan Young, Sr., INF; Jake Cameron, Jr., INF/OF; Pat Mahoney, Jr., INF; ; Jameson Collins, Jr., 1B; Cameron Toohey, Soph., Utility
Candidates: 66 Captains: To be named
Returning leaders: Jeff Singster .356; Ryan McCarthy .319, 19 runs, 13 RBI; Justin Bundzinski .302, 18 runs, 10 RBI; Jake Damphousse 2-2, 3.30 ERA
Returning honorees: Ryan McCarthy, third-team All-Division 1
Odds and ends: Last year's Cinderella club caught fire in the postseason, making the semifinals for the first time since the 1995 team went to the Class I finals. The Owls threw a scare into eventual champion Nashua North last spring before falling 3-1 in the semis. ... Jeff Singster follows in big brother, P.J.'s shoes. Cameron Toohey, a promising sophomore, comes from good stock. His dad, Brian, is in the Greater Lawrence Tech Hall of Fame. ... As of Friday, Timberlane was still seeking a freshmen coach.
Assistants: Kevin Fitzgerald, assistant; Dylan Mullin, assistant; Jeff Baumann, JV
Coach Jamie Fish (11th year, 81-123): "This is a great group of character kids, a great group to coach. I like what I've seen with our flexibility and versatility. Damphousse, O'Connor, Grant and Mahoney lead the pitching staff. I think we will be OK."
2011 season: 8-9, lost in Division 2 first round
Returning starters (7): Evan Sage, Sr., C; Nick Roussel, Sr., 1B/P/3B; Devin DeCarteret, Sr., 1B/3B; Pat McLean, Sr., P/OF; Justin Moran, Jr., P/3B; Alex Newton, Jr., 2B/SS; Jake Vaiknoras, Soph., SS
Returning lettermen: None
Promising newcomers: Chris Gamble, Soph., SS/2B; Dan Spicer, Soph., C/P
Captains: Nick Roussel, Devin DeCarteret
Returning leaders: Evan Sage .379, 13 runs, 14 RBI; Pat McLean .367, 12 runs; Alex Newton .280; Jake Vaiknoras .250 11 runs
Returning honorees: Evan Sage, second-team All-Division 2
Odds and ends: Matt Stone, who went 31-56 in five years, left for Lowell Catholic. ... Last year's club showed much improvement after back-to-back 3-win seasons. Former JV coach Billy Beauchesne is the new head coach. He was a four-year letterman at Pelham (2002-05) and is now a gym teacher at Andover High. ... With such low numbers, there is no JV program.
Assistants: Andy Sawyer, Dan Spinney, Jason Gillespie, Chris Mader, Jordan McDonald
Coach Billy Beauchesne (1st year): "We expect to compete at a high level. Every member of the varsity has the ability to contribute to this team."
2011 season: 8-9, lost in Division 2 first round
Returning starters (8): Casey Nolan, Sr., 1B/P; Sam Whipple, Sr., OF; Jon Scheidegger, Jr., C; Hunter Wong-Wagner, Jr., C; Grant Wong-Wagner, Jr., OF; Josh Yaratz, Jr., P/3B; Ben French, Jr., 1B/P; Brendon Hamilton, Jr., CF/P
Promising newcomers: Rich Boyd, Jr., SS; Travis Broadhurst, Jr., 2B; Nick Currao, Jr., C; Jordon Johnson, Jr., 3B; Jake Mann, Jr., OF; Jackson Morton, Soph., SS/P; Kyle Seale, Soph., OF; Zack Tessier, Soph., 2B
Captains: Sam Whipple
Returning leaders: Brendon Hamilton .357, 13 runs; Casey Nolan .319, 11 runs, 2-0; Jon Scheidegger .292, 10 runs, 13 RBI; Hunter Wong-Wagner .288, 10 runs; Josh Yaratz 3-2
Returning honorees: none
Odds and ends: New assistant Dustin Ramey was co-captain of the 2005 team. ... Sophomore Jackson Morton led the basketball team in scoring this winter.
Assistants: Dan St. Hillaire, Dustin Ramey, Jeff Jackson, Joe Santaniello
Coach Mike Moore (2nd year, 8-9): "I like this team. We lost some good players, but we kept the nucleus of starters. We'll move the ball around, get guys moving, play a little more small ball. We've got the lineup to do it."
2011 season: 3-14, didn't make Division 2 tourney
Returning starters (8): Steve Dastous, Sr., OF; Tom Mullin, Sr., P/3B; Mike DiOrio, Sr., SS/CF; Matt Carbonello, Jr., LF/P; Zach Sprague, Jr., OF; Adam Dolan, Soph., 2B/P; Jeff Peterson, Soph., 1B/P; Connor Whittemore, Soph., INF/P
Returning lettermen: Matt Masse, Jr., OF/P; David Crichton, Soph., 1B/DH
Promising newcomers: Dan Farias, Jr., 1B/DH; Greg Macary, Soph., P/Of; David Carbonello, Frosh., C; Danny Moynihan, Frosh., Utility
Captains: Steve Dastous and Tom Mullin
Returning honorees: Steven Dastous, third-team All-Division 2
Odds and ends: Last year was the Jaguars' first varsity season. ... Freshman Danny Moynihan, who coach Derek Lee deemed "an incredible talent", suffered a broken femur this winter playing junior hockey and is due back midseason. ... Freshman starting catcher David Carbonello is already a three-sport varsity athlete.
Assistants: Tim Donovan, assistant; Bryan Carney, assistant; Jay Matthews, pitching coach; Jim Bail, catching coach; Brian White, JV
Coach Derek Lee (2nd year, 3-14): "This club brings a passion to the game. If we play our hardest, 100 percent of every inning in every game, winning and a spot in the playoffs will be a product of all that."