Biddeford

Coach: Keith LeBlanc

Last year’s record: 7-11

Key returning players: Kerry Crepeau, Brady Crepeau, Joey Curit, Colin Lavigne, Jeremy Lugiano

Key newcomers: Jason Vadnais, Logan Magnant, Nick Gallant, Curtis Petit, Evan Paquette, Owen Sullivan, Trevor Therrien, Brandon Dion, Carter Edgerton

Coach’s outlook: We’ve got a good mix of veterans and newcomers. We hope to have a balanced offense. Defense will be the key to having a good season. Brady Crepeau and Jason Vadnais will lead the pitching staff. The offense will be led by Kerry Crepeau and Brady Crepeau. Joey Curit returns behind the plate.

Kennebunk

Coach: Brian Dill

Last year’s record: 11-6

Key returners: Eric Aiken, Ryan Coughlan, Zander Kosmala, Nate Lapointe, Thomas Wildes, Justin Wiggins

Key newcomers: Derek Smith, John Jarowicz, Jack Kiley, Cole Hoffman, Ian Connors, Caj Gibson, Bryan Hickey

Coach’s outlook: If the new players can adjust to the move up to varsity, we should contend for a playoff spot. Our strength should be pitching and defense with decent team speed.

Massabesic

Coach: Leon Renaud

Last year’s record: 4-12

Key returning players: Weston Bergeron, Dawson Renaud, Brandon Dyer, Derek Coulombe, Jake Gregoire

Key newcomers: Josh Daigle, Ryan Gullickson, Tyus Sprague- Ripley, Robert Mathews

Coach’s outlook: This should be a fun season. Existing senior leadership along with key newcomers will make this team very competitive team. Pitching, defense and team speed should be a strength.

Old Orchard Beach

Coach: Tom LaChance

Last year’s record: 6-10

Key returning players: Evan O’Donnell, Thomas Fregeau, Dylan Creswell, Sam Custeau, Logan Melnick, Nate Doody, Mason Beaudoin, Cody Blanchett, Brian Davis, Peyton Blanchette, Joey McCullum, Ryun Hogan, Kyle Allen, Dustin Brown

Key newcomers: Jake Maloney, Chandler Payea, Lane Gaudet, Sean Pratt

Coach’s outlook: The whole team returns from a year ago and we added 11 players to the program. Improvement and becoming a focused team will be the key. In 10 seasons of coaching, this is the most coachable group and they love the game. Our success will depend on how they push and support each other. I am optimistic that Gulls baseball has the talent to peak at the right time.

Sanford

Coach: Mark Boissonneault

Last year’s record: 4-12

Key returning players: Xavier Chase, Frankie Veino, Tylar Burgess, James Roche, Brad Bouchard

Key newcomers: Nate Martineau, Shawn Merrifield, Tye Laviolette

Coach’s outlook: Pitching is the biggest question of this team. Frankie Veino has the potential to be a legit number 1 one. After that there are many questions. Brad Bouchard, Mike Ravesi and newcomer Shawn Merrifield need to step up on the mound for Sanford to compete. Merrifield has not played since his freshmen year and has the makeup to be that other pitcher that Sanford needs. Defensively, Sanford is solid with Roche, Chase, Ravesi, Martineau, and Veino and Keith Kerrigan make up the infield with Matt Webber, Bouchard, Devin Gouin, and Laviolette rounding up the outfield. Burgess could be one of the better catchers in the league this year.

Thornton Academy

Coach: Ray Petit Last year’s record: 11-5 Key returners: Ben Lambert, Evan Balzano, Brandon Hall, Brogan Searle- Belanger, Zach Ham, Josh LePauloue, Andrew Coleman

Key newcomers: Luke Chessie, Ben Steva,

Coach’s outlook: Should be good defensively. Pitching is the key to our success.

Wells High School

Coach- Todd Day

Last year’s record: 10-6

Key returners: Charlie Bell, Cody Cousins, Nick Cousins, Shawn Ramsey, Liam Bell, Andrew Skeats, Michael Wrigley , Cameren Cousins, Matt Marrero,Tim Barnard

Key newcomers: Tyler Bridge, Gary Andrews, John Miles, Ryan Sousa

Coach’s outlook: Look to make some noise in tourney after finishing fourth in Heal points last season in a very competitive Class B.


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