Coach: John Romano, first season
Last year: 15-14
Key losses: Ryan Cheryshyn, James Quiles, David Bollok.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Wilson Guapacha (12 ppg., 5 rpg.), Jr. G Dwayne Brown (10 ppg., 3 spg.), Sr. C Dayshawn Bradshaw.
Newcomers: Jr. G/F Matt Kraemer, Jr. G/F Alex Cruz, Sr. G Jorge Guiterrez, Jr. G Dimitri Brouard.
Outlook: The Tigers are excited to build on the core group of seniors and juniors and develop a new identity with added depth. The team will be dependent on speed and intensity to make up for lack of size and will look to be competitive against an improved schedule.
Coach: Todd Hartman, 12th season
Last year: 18-6, NJAC-Liberty champs, North 2 Group II quarterfinalist.
Key losses: Nick Burbella, Matt Geisser, Emmett Simmons, Tom Vadakkedam, Kevin Healey, Rob Orangeo.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. F Brad Daugherty, Sr. F Matt O’Connor, Jr. G John Crown, Jr. F Donny Dattolo, Jr. C Alex Mansone, Jr. G/F Matt Pitts, Jr. G/F Paul Wettengel.
Newcomers: Sr. G Chris Jaramillo, Jr. F Ryan George, Jr. G Sam Cappabianca, Jr. G Matt Fernicola, Jr. G Kevin Simmons, Jr. G/F Mark Fernicola, So. G Matt Winschuh, So. G/F Joey Jandoli, Fr. G/F Mike Boeckel.
Outlook: The Hornets are very hardworking and return three starters. They will be learning on the fly and incorporating a lot of new players from a team that has graduated 19 seniors in the past three years.
Coach: Mike Radzieski, third season
Last year: 6-16
Key losses: Gavin Wallace.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Kevin Armstrong, Sr. F Casey Weiss, Jr. G/F Mike Bangs, Jr. C Jake Ducey, Jr. F Justin Dalena.
Newcomers: Sr. F Devontae Edwards, Jr. G Jon Butler, Jr. G Will Ryan, So. G Pat Mulchahy, So. G Jesse Paradiso, So. G Sam Roselli, So. F Greg Vorel, So. F Matt Haughey.
Outlook: The Dodgers have a lot of talent however they are a young team that will need to overcome the bumps in the road for a team that is less seasoned.
Coach: Ed Franz, 25th season
Last year: 17-10
Key losses: Chris Pooler, Stephen Sangree.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. Matt Stark, Sr. Matt McFadden, So. G Brian Monaghan, Jr. F Pat Davis, Jr. C Alex Motley.
Newcomers: So. G Mason Toye, Fr. Justin Rodriguez, Markel Titus, Sr. Danny Tejeda.
Outlook: The Crimson looked promising after a solid summer program, but after the tranfer of Pooler and injuries to Stark and McFadden, the team is comprised of younger players that will have to step up as the season progresses.
Coach: John ByDook, 10th season
Last year: 13-10
Key losses: Matt Reese, Christian Cuccinello.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Richard Barkauskas, Sr. G Mark DiIonno, Sr. C Peyton Miller, Sr. F Dillon Myler, Sr. F Brad Smith, Jr. G Chris Boyhan.
Newcomers: Sr. F Noah Marshall, Jr. F Griffin Baker, Jr. F Felix Boerstoel, Jr. C James Schicke, So. G/F Tate Gillie.
Outlook: The Lakers return a number of players and should be a good team in the mix for the division championship. They are in a new division this season, which is a challenge the team is looking forward to.
Coach: Jeff Principe, first season
Last year: 2-18
Key losses: Lionel Chambers, Leonard Lee.
Returning letterwinners: Jr. G Declan Devens, Andrew Smith, Sr. F Ryan Orr, Sr. F Hayden Cerrato, Sr. F Deandre Fils-Aime, Sr. F Omari Dawud, Sr. G Enzo Gaya.
Newcomers: Sr. F D’Angelo Rivera, Jr. C Vinny Nardella, Jr. G Tommy Nowicki.
Outlook: The Red Hawks are aiming to be competitive in a very strong conference, improve on last year’s record and achieve a .500 or better record.
Coach: Michael London, second season
Last year: 10-16
Key losses: Joe McCabe, Hakeem Rowe.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Sammy Asani (21.4 ppg.), Sr. G Chris D’Avanzo (10.3 ppg.), Sr. F Ali Chaudry, Sr. G Johnny Lee, Sr. G Farzad Messaq, Jr. F Connor Davis.
Newcomers: Sr. Corey Kronenfeld, Sr. Zach Palmer, Sr. Daniel Rua, Jr. TJ Green, Jr. Ameer Koyas, So. Chris Corporan, So. Mark D’Addario, So. Ty Dauti.
Outlook: The Bombers look to be competitive in their conference, return to the state tournament and improve on last year’s effort.
Coach: Brandon Mefford, third season
Last year: 11-12
Key losses: Nick Ballistreri, Ryan McInerney, Glenn Reger, Brenner Krone, Ryan Mack, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Kevork Apkarian.
Returning letterwinners: Jr. G Nick LaSala, So. G Danny Polons, Jr. C Sean Ellicot
Newcomers: Jr. G Thomas LaChance, Jr. F/C AJ Pelaez, Jr. F Alejandro Ruiz, So. G Sean Scott, Jr. F/G JT Timpanaro.
Outlook: This year will be a complete rebuilding year. After graduating eight seniors, including all-conference player Ballistreri, there will be a lot of playing time available. The Bulldogs will be young and inexperienced but they have a strong work ethic and should improve as the season progresses.
Coach: Matt Arroyo, second season
Last year: 10-17
Key losses: Jr. G Zach Moen (injury).
Returning letterwinners: Jr. G Jaison Buchanan (12.6 ppg.), Sr. F Sean Duncan, Jr. C John Hamill (6 ppg.), Jr. G Chris Hausler (5.5 ppg.), Sr. F Eric Hausser (8.6 ppg.), Jr. G Peter Matthews, Jr. G Robert Scorzo, Jr. G Will Spreen (4 ppg.), So. F Matt Stewart, Jr. G Charlie Von Schalscha.
Outlook: The Colts return four starters and the sixth man from last season. With experience returning, Kinnelon should be competitive in the league, contend for the title at the Wallkill Valley Christmas Tournament, win a game in the MCT and make the state tournament.
Coach: Dave Grande, fourth season
Last year: 17-10, NJAC-Independence champs, MCT quarterfinalist.
Key losses: Andre Spruell, Ryan Feeney.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Justin Johannessen, Sr. F Amir Hamilton (6 ppg., 4.5 rpg., 1 bpg.), Jr. G Jordan Spencer (4.2 ppg., 1.4 rpg., 1.5 spg.), Sr. G/F Zach Williams, Jr. C Amir Allen (13.5 ppg., 10 rpg., 2.7 bpg.), Jr. F Sean Mollahan, So. G Syrus Young.
Newcomers: Sr. G Steve Lahoe, Jr. G Vinney Carlesi, So. G John Chan, So. G/F Jordan McDaniel, So. G Adam Wagner, So. G Conor Williams, Fr. G/F Chris Valente.
Outlook: The Crusaders are out to continue their success from last season after winning the NJAC-Independence for the first time. The team returns some key contributors and with some promising newcomers look to experience new levels of success with a strong, competitive schedule.
Coach: Jeff DeBell, ninth season
Last year: 9-16
Returning letterwinners: Sr. F Matt Reda, Sr. C Ian Campbell, Sr. G Brett Dericks, Sr. G James Hitchcock, Sr. G Bryan Peters, Sr. F Nick Valent, Sr. C Mike Brynes, Sr. C Josh Carr, Sr. G Will Veal, Jr. F Jamie Morella, Jr. G Derek Nelson.
Outlook: The Panthers have 11 returning varsity players but the group doesn’t have a lot of varsity playing time. If the team can come together and gain experience and confidence, it will be a good season.
Coach: Brady Mahar, first season
Last year: 8-14
Key losses: Ryan Cahill, Tyler Passero.
Returning letterwinners: Jr. F Mark Basista, Sr. F Kyle Cahill, Sr. G Nick Coppola, Jr. G Ryan Gaynor, Jr. G Eric Jones, Sr. C Gavin McGrath, Jr. G Joseph Michalewsky, Sr. G Nick Werther.
Newcomers: Jr. F John McGuire, So. G Stephen Tucker.
Outlook: The Wildcats have a strong foundation with three returning starters, talent throughout the program and a core group of upperclassmen that is dedicated, determined and focused.
Coach: Mike McDonagh, fifth season
Last year: 18-8, H/W/S semifinalist.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. GJeremy Delvalle, Sr. G Joe Ivin, Sr. G Logan Allen, Jr. G James Britt, Sr. G Andrew Begley, Jr. F Yusef Allah, Sr. G Dean Hedzovic, Jr. C Mike Mcdonald.
Newcomers: Sr. G Matt Dimarzo, So. G Tyler Ackers, Fr. F Eddie Omelia, Fr. C Jack Quinoa, Sr. C Ian Hall.
Outlook: The Tigers return their entire team, including four players that have competed at the varsity level since they were freshmen, so the roster is seasoned. Hackettstown hopes to compete for the conference title and compete every game.
Coach: Jesse Strehl, fourth season
Last year: 16-10
Key losses: Adam Walton, Kyle Adams, Brandon Potucek, Matt Rittweger, Kevin Lawson.
Returning letterwinners: Jr. G Brad Smolen, Jr. F John Nelson, Sr. F Billy Hemmer.
Newcomers: So. G Jack DeGroot, Jr. G Harrison French, Jr. G Connor O’Malley, So. G John Numann.
Outlook: The Wildcats will be a young team after losing seven seniors and five starters, but the returning players are excited about the opportunities in front of them and will look to play competitive basketball every game.
Coach: Joe DiGennaro, 18th season
Last year: 25-2, NJAC-Freedom champs, MCT semifinalist, North 1 Group III semifinalist.
Key losses: Vinny Ginefra, Bryan Langan, JR Reese, Tyler Jones, Chris Telman.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. F Joe Rossi (5 ppg.), Sr. G Connor Asay, Sr. G/F Anthony Anderson, Sr. F Brendon Gill, Jr. F Griffin Reilly, Jr. G Jared Shuster.
Newcomers: Sr. G Ryan Delp, Sr. G Joey DiGennaro, Sr. G Jay Flaherty, Sr. G Robbie Toth, Sr. G Will O’Connor, So. G Connor Brown, So. G Brandon Magnotta, So. G/F Sean Perry.
Outlook: The Falcons will look to compete for the division title and compete in the county and state tournaments.
Coach: Michael Serra, first season
Last year: 2-19
Key losses: Brian Atehortua, Bryan Galligan.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. F Quincy Samson (8.5 ppg., 3.5 rpg.), Sr. G Jim Fluke (3.7 ppg.), Sr. F Tim Hartman, Jr. G Terrell Jackson, Jr. F Nicholas Ramirez, Jr. G/F Tyler Robertson.
Newcomers: Jr. F Greg Cooper, Jr. G Justin Chuck, Jr. G Cameron Holser, So. G Chris Grube, So. G Evan Lamicella, So. G Joseph McKenna.
Outlook: The Patriots are an extremely hard working group of players that is looking to learn and get better every day.
Coach: Dan Gibson, fourth season
Last year: 8-16
Key losses: Jimmy DeCaro, Matt Beck, Justin Torres, Didier Louis, Dan Louis, Khanai Powell, John Kernusz.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Bryce Lewis, Sr. F Brenden Johansson, Sr. F/C Corey Small.
Newcomers: So. C Stephen Hamler, Jr. G Nick Decker, Sr. C Dom Butti, Sr. G Ralph Angolemmo, Jr. G Ben Schmick, Fr. G Paul Litrenta, So. G Justin Aquiar, So. F Adam Cueman.
Outlook: The Mustangs are no longer playing an independent schedule which means this will be the toughest schedule in the last four years. While the team has only one returning starter, everyone is eager to prove themselves as some new faces look to step up to the challenge. The success of the season rests on the ability to play with toughness, effort, attitude and motivation.
Coach: Ken Ferrare, ninth season
Last year: 9-14
Key losses: Carroll Rich, Tre Blair, Devin Lee.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Ryan Borneman (12 ppg., 3 apg.), Jr. G Mike Chapman (7 ppg.), Jr. F Hunter Kaldy, Jr. G Jared Badalementi, Jr. F Jake Voelkner, Sr. F Luke Luzzi.
Newcomers: Sr. C Jeff Wisniewski, So. C Brandon Hurt, So. G Mike Luo, Jr. G Luke Urbanik, So. G Nick Vittorio, Fr. F Bryce Mott.
Outlook: There will be a lot of new faces on the team this season and the Golden Eagles are looking forward to seeing how it all comes together.
Coach: Mike Herzenberg, first season
Last year: 1-21
Key losses: Vincent Mondo, Mitch Hohn, Raj Patel.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Amrit Nagendraa, Sr. G Nazier Burns.
Newcomers: So. G Evan Chao, So. F/C Nick Ho, So. G Marco Diaz, So. G/F Brandon Danis, Sr. G Parker Kerrigan, Sr. F Ryan Blake, Sr. F Connor Fahy, Sr. G Neil Patel, Sr. G Juan Gomez, Sr. G Druv Patel, Jr. C Jeff Hunt.
Outlook: The Vikings will focus on playing hard, fundamental basketball, paying attention to the small details of the game and improving each day. The team wants to compete for a full 32 minutes and put themselves in a position to win games.
Coach: Matt Tighe, second season
Last year: 14-13
Key losses: Michael Talbert (14 ppg., 6 apg.), Barry Lynch (14 ppg.), Pat Archer (7 rpg.).
Returning letterwinners: Jr. G Ben Kapinos, Jr. F Andrew Sciancalpore, Jr. F Mike Sasso, Sr. G Aiden Navarane, Sr. F Kevin Leary, Sr. F Jelil Bek.
Newcomers: So. G Chris Cheng, So. C Luke Nathan, Jr. G Eric Schuette, Jr. G Julian Boykins, Jr. G Jake Cassese, Jr. F Zak Durbin, Sr. G Ben Green, F Kian Garamani.
Outlook: The Rams return less than 10 points per game from last year’s team, but playing in a tough conference schedule should prepare the team for counties and states.
Coach: Jon Deeb, 13th season
Last year: 9-16
Key losses: Timmy Pilrun.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. F Doug Alexander (12 ppg.), Sr. G Anthony McMyne (9 ppg.), Jr. G Steven Loreng (9 ppg.), Jr. F Jack Clevenger, Jr. F Grant Dixon.
Newcomers: Sr. C Dan DeNure, Sr. G Steven Graham, Sr. G Brett Osetec, Sr. G Billy Jones, Jr. G Dante Sworn.
Outlook: The Gaels are returning four starters and several key players off the bench from last year’s team. Roxbury also has several newcomers and after a promising summer campaign, has high expectations for a successful season.
Coach: Mark Schartner, second season
Last year: 14-11
Key losses: Sam McClellan, Pat Gialanella, Dan Moylan.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Conor Barron (15.4 ppg, 4rpg., 2 apg.), Sr. G Sean McElwaine (7 ppg., 2 rpg., 3 apg.), Sr. F Sean Roehrich, Sr. F Tommy Hayes, Jr. G/F Kevin Leonard, Jr. G Dominic Grauso, Sr. G/F Billy Froetscher.
Newcomers: Jr. F Chase Wanic, Jr. f Ambrose Consol, Sr. F Kyle Fenske, Sr. C Brian Wagner.
Outlook: The Wolfpack are excited for this season as Barron and McElwaine return for their third season as starters the team hopes the varsity experience will propel them to a successful year.
Coach: Andrew Maclay, fifth season
Last year: 7-18
Key losses: Dillon Washington.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. Matt Toohey (13.5 ppg.), Sr. Kevin Cassidy, Sr. Billy Morin (8.3 ppg.), Jr. Zach Jackson, Jr. Kevin Hogrelius.
Newcomers: Jr. Gavin Ciccia, Jr. Chris Caraballo, Jr. Chris Caruso, So. Derrien Coley, So. Eric Look.
Outlook: The Scarlet Knights have worked hard to improve and are looking to grind out some wins and catch a few teams off guard. Some players have been moved back to their more natural positions this season, which will help the team.
Coach: Jason Hasson, fourth season
Last year: 21-8, NJAC-American champs, H/W/S champion, Non-Public North A semifinalist.
Key losses: Ryan Izzo.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. F Moustapha Diagne, Sr. G Matt Zignorski, Sr. G Damien Rance, Sr. F Jeromy Rodriguez, Jr. G James Scott, Jr. G Mike Zignorski.
Newcomers: Jr. G Ray Montilus, So. C Andrew Ward, Jr. G Sime Lisica, So. G Reuben Montilus.
Outlook: Returning five players and adding some high level newcomers, the Lions are expecting big things from this year’s team. They will be playing one of the toughest schedules in the state and will be tested early and often. If they can come together as a team and play for each other, they will be sucecssful.
Coach: Brian Brennan, 10th season.
Last year: 22-6, North 1 Group III finalist.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Anthony Argula, Sr. G Teddy Fischer, Sr. F Dillon Mendel, Sr. G Dean Tappen, Sr. F Nick Makowitz, So. F Nick Lucas, Jr. F Owen Mead.
Outlook: The Spartans have a core group of players returning and will look to compete in the conference and advance in the state tournament.
Coach: Matt Ferguson, 14th season
Last year: 6-18
Key losses: Phillip Thompson, Kevin Moran, Kahlil Stewart, Nick Kinsella.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. F Luke Venskus (11.1 ppg.), Sr. F Logan Costello (5.7 rpg.), Sr. F Tom Ryder, Sr. G Jordan Vallellanes, Jr. C Seamus Hughes.
Newcomers: Sr. G Tyler Klos, Sr. C Matt Emerson, Sr. F Brandon Kinsella, Jr. G Tim Ploch, Jr. G Nick Izzo, So. F Brian Moran, So. G Jacob Rodriguez.
Outlook: The Vikings are working hard to transition into the offense emphasizing good ball movement and shot selection while limiting turnovers. The players understand the importance of playing good pressure defense and are highly motivated to improve.
Coach: Todd Ervin, 24th season
Last year: 14-11, MCT quarterfinalist.
Key losses: Luke Conrad, Robert Raiola, Danny Winschuh.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Graham DeLaney, Sr. F Nikola Goles, Sr. G Miles Mitchell, Jr. F Jake Bevich, Jr. F Stefan Goles, Jr. F Colin McKenna, Jr. G Tristan LeMon.
Newcomers: Jr. G Matt Gentile, So. F John Burkard, So. F Kyle Kology, So. C Graham LeMon, Fr. G Johnny Mauer, Fr. G Jack Rooney.
Outlook: If the Cougars can defend and take care of the ball, they should have a successful year.
Coach: Dan Whalen, 24th season
Last year: 7-14
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Tyler Bell, Sr. G Billy Ross, Sr. G Ryan Murphy, Jr. G Stephen Clapp, Sr. F/G Rob Price, Sr. G Roman Paulius.
Newcomers: Sr. G Zack Lamb, Sr. G Nate Osemaha, Jr. G Dan Cimaglia, So. G/F Matt Douglas, So. G/F Josh Szott, So. G/F Anthony Kearns, So. G Davis Bell.
Outlook: The Green Wave will be young and inexperienced but will work hard and should improve as the season progresses.
Coach: Kevin Schmid, third season
Last year: 17-9, MCT semifinalist, North 2 Group III quarterfinalist.
Key losses: Alex Jacobs, Jack Horan, Nick D’Elia, Joe Lamberto, Peter Butkus, Dan Shea, Mike Sinzer, Joe Beneducci.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G/F Brian Kenez, Jr. C/F Jake Stagman, Sr. G Brendan O’Donnell, Sr. F Robert Annen, Jr. G Jamie Conklin.
Newcomers: Sr. G Keith Hall, So. G Vince Falvo, Fr. F Brad Bundschuh, Jr. C/F Zoltan Roemer, Jr. G Aaron Powell, Jr. G Andrew Keating, Jr. F Anthony Signorelli.
Outlook: The Minutemen are optimistic about this season. The conference is filled with a number of good teams and Mendham looks forward to showing up each game, giving a great effort and competing.
Coach: Bill Medina, fifth season
Last year: 13-12
Key losses: Tyler Storch (10.8 ppg.), Jesse Warech (14 ppg.).
Returning letterwinners: Sr. F Jacob Coleman, Sr. G Josh Grossman, Sr. G Jacob Kaplan, Sr. F Kevin Koske, Sr. F Henry Russnow, Sr. F Erik Werheim.
Newcomers: Sr. F Ben Appelblatt, Sr. F Jacob Appelblatt, Sr. G Joe DiCarlo, Sr. F Nick Mastrandrea, Sr. F Jason Pearlman, Jr. G Max Carus, Jr. F Justin Miklacki.
Outlook: With six lettermen returning, the Mustangs know they will have experience on the court. The goal this year it to practice hard, compete and get better every day. Strengths include team chemistry, quickness and motivation to build on last year’s success.
Coach: Bill Connolly, fourth season
Last year: 20-3, NJAC-National champions, MCT finalist.
Key losses: Sean Hoehn, Zach Certner, Nick Duff, James Mongey, AJ Tracey, Matt Strambi, Drew Hahn, Eric Demnitz.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. Jack Mongey, Jr. Collin Brunnock, Jr. Rohan Walker, So. Kevin Hoehn.
Newcomers: Sr. Salaam Jackson, Sr. Tyler Jones, Sr. Kevin Keefe, Sr. Chris Pooler, So. Jason Blanco, So. Luke Haralampous, So. Ashton Pardie, Fr. William O’Neill.
Outlook: The Colonials graduated eight seniors and five starters from last season’s team. The players have worked very hard to prepare for the upcoming season and are led by senior Jack Mongey.
Coach: Jim Tobin, 18th season
Last year: 8-15
Key losses: Pat McNamara, Ryan Clarke, Dylan Bishop, Sawyer Guard, Jonathan Yohanon.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Tobi Olugbenga, Sr. F Jonathan Yanko, Jr. F John McCloskey, Jr. G Andrew Nee (injured).
Newcomers: Sr. F James Cranmer, Sr. G Jake Mayer, Sr. G Chris Marcinek, Sr. F Jesse Sauers, Jr. F Anton Pezzano, Jr. F Christian Ammiano, Jr. G Danny Lobue, Jr. F PJ Rodick, Jr. F Carl Tate.
Outlook: This will be a transition year for the Chiefs as they lost their top two scorers to graduation. There is a good mix of players and the team expects to improve as the season moves on.
Coach: Michael Lupo, fifth season
Last year: 7-17
Key losses: Pat Lobban, Scott Sponder, Jeremy Koerber, Kevin Hills, Mike Plath.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. C Jordan Lorenzo, Sr. G Jake Harris, Sr. G/F Kevin Zoellner, Sr. G Christian Gegehheimer, Jr. G Jeremy Cerbo, Jr. F Chris Russell.
Newcomers: Jr. G Drew Walker, Jr. G Connor Foran, So. G Jason Zoellner, So. F Nick Geimer.
Outlook: The Cougars are a very scrappy, aggressive team that will look to improve on last season.
Coach: Dirk Kelly, 13th season
Last year: 14-11
Key losses: Steven Kelly, Jalil Tajiddin, Charles Grotyohann, Chris Guth.
Returning letterwinners: Jr. G Samir Wheeler (6 ppg., 2 apg.), Jr. F/G Andrew Cooney, Sr. F Aiden Black, Jr. F/G Andrew Cooney.
Newcomers: Sr. F Ethan Koontz, Jr. G Patrick O’Doherty, Sr. G JJ McDaniel, Jr. G Andrew Carragher, So. F Jason Heter, So. F Charlie Maker, So. F Collin Kelly.
Outlook: The Braves will be inexperienced, but if the players can come together as a team it will be a successful season.
Coach: Mike Farrell, sixth season
Last year: 15-11
Key losses: Hunter Ackerson, Cameron Esposito, Matt Olah, Glen Nanius, Gavin Gross, Kyle Yarzab, Sean Thornton.
Returning letterwinners: So. G Jared Vuz, Sr. G/F Mike Palazzi, Sr. F John Vuz.
Newcomers: Jr. G/F Alex Predenkoski, Sr. G Josh Albanese, Sr. F Tanner Geueke, Jr. F Patrick Madey, So. G/F Nathan Szkarlatiuk.
Outlook: This will be a bit of a rebuilding year for the Patriots as the team is missing some players that have been an integral part of the program for the last few years. The returning and new players will have to step up and continue to work hard to be competitive.
Coach: AJ Prentice, second season
Last year: 9-14
Key losses: Tanner Doganay, Rich Manlapig.
Returning letterwinners: So. C Steven Vatchev (11.3 rpg, 8.1 ppg., 3.7 bpg.), Sr. F Sami Doganay (7.6 ppg., 3.7 rpg.), Sr. G Jay Gobind, Jr. G David Douglas, Jr. G Tyler Olcott.
Newcomers: Jr. G James Crisman, Sr. F Andrew Rodriguez.
Outlook: The Devils will be very competitive this season as the team is well-balanced and looking to improve on last season.
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Coach: Armand Milanesi, first season
Last year: 28-5, Metro Christian champions, Garden State Associations of Christian Schools champion.
Key losses: Billy Hockman, Nathan Ellenwood.
Returning letterwinners: Sr. G Nick Capote, Sr. F Nathan Jules, Sr. G Mozardell Jean-Noel, So. C Ryan Crombie, Jr. G Jimmy White.
Newcomers: Fr. G Michael Jetton.
Outlook: The team will have a balanced attack despite losing a lot of production and will look to have a competitive season.