* Coaches: Boys, Scott Hubbard (11th season). Girls, Andrew Mack (fourth season)
* Last year: Boys did not qualify for Division I state tournament; girls finished second.
* Key returners: Boys — Anthony Miles, junior; Cooper Lockwood, sophomore; Jackson Rose, junior. Girls — Alice Davis, senior; Bianca Melloni.
* Key newcomers: Boys — Jack Miller, freshman; Will McClelland, senior. Girls — Too early to tell.
* Outlook: The BHS boys, who lost a few to graduation, will look to Miles and Lockwood to lead a large group of inexperienced players. On the girls side, the Seahorses are rebuilding after losing two of their top scorers from last year’s Metro championship team.
* Opener: April 29 at Rocky Ridge GC; April 29 at CC of Barre
* Coaches: Jeff Evans (18th year); Seth Emerson (second year)
* Last year: Won Division I state championship
* Key returners: Peter Scrimgeour, senior; Carter Knox sophomore; Christian Jaunich, senior.
* Key newcomers: Too early to tell
* Outlook: CVU graduated Jack Tomashot, the leader of back-to-back championship teams who’s playing at Kenyon College. The Redhawks have a lot of depth behind their top two players, Scrimgeour and Knox.
* Opener: April 29 at Essex
* Coach: Jake Orr (second season)
* Last year: Boys did not qualify for Division I state tournament; girls did not attend state tournament.
* Key returners: Boys — Matt Nelson, senior; Caleb Mann, senior; Artie Barrett, senior. Girls — Mickenzie Bogner, junior; Christa Roy, junior.
* Key newcomers: James Comi, freshman; Kyle McPhearson, junior.
* Outlook: The Laker boys have more depth than a year ago, with Nelson and Mann leading the way.
* Opener: Boys at St. Johnsbury on April 29; girls at CC of Barre on April 30.
* Coach: Kim Perry (sixth season)
* Last year: Boys did not qualify for states; girls finished fifth.
* Key returnees: Boys — Connor Calhoun, junior; Brock Paquette, junior; Ryan Manley, junior; Alex Leclair, senior; Brody Almeida, junior; Zach Godin, sophomore. Girls — Erin Murray, senior; Alanna Melita, senior; Emily Evenson, sophomore; Maria Reed, junior.
* Key newcomers: Boys — Sullivan Martin, freshman. Girls — Jessica Poratti, freshman (could be really, really good); Jordan Dumouchel, freshman.
* Outlook: The boys have a strong squad looking to return to the state tournament after failing to qualify the past two years. Calhoun, who was out with an injury at the end of last season, and Paquette are both capable of consistently breaking 80. The girls also improved from last year.
* Opener: Boys at Essex CC on April 29; girls at CC of Barre on April 30.
* Coach: Chuck Webber (24rd season)
* Last year: Sixth at Division I state tournament.
* Key returners: Alec Carew, senior; Dustin Perry, junior; John Fodero, senior.
* Key newcomers: Too early to tell.
* Outlook: Hit hard by graduation, the Cougars have an inexperienced roster led by Carew, a captain who was No. 2 in last year’s lineup.
* Opener: April 29 at Rocky Ridge GC
* Coach: Father Dallas St. Peter (third season)
* Last season: Did not qualify for state tournament
* Key returnees: Ethan Prehoda, junior; Brendan Thompson, sophomore; Maddie Myers, sophomore.
* Key newcomers: Caleb Connerty, junior; Jac Raunio, junior
* Outlook: Maddie Myers is the reigning Division II girls state champion. The Green have more depth this year with a large group of promising newcomers.
* Opener: April 30 at Middlebury
* Coaches: Carl Backman (ninth season); Ryan Navin.
* Last year: Boys did not qualify for Division I state; girls finished eighth.
* Key returners: Boys — Conner O’Toole, senior; Jake Barron, junior; Evan Geremia, sophomore. Girls — Nina Stevens, senior; Kalie Coleman, senior; Meagan Boucher, junior; Riya Pitel, senior.
* Key newcomers: Noah Beatty
* Outlook: Backman is confident the Rebels, with a group of talented underclassmen, can improve on last year’s 360 team average. Geremia is coming off a year which he qualified for states as an individual. Stevens is heading into her fourth season playing for the Rebels’ girls team.
* Opener: Boys at St. Johnsbury CC on April 29; girls at CC of Barre on April 29