Owen J. Roberts: The only area school with two returning state medalists is led by seniors Demetri D'Orsaneo and Derek Gulotta.

Garnet Valley: The Jaguars finished last season undefeated in the Central League. Among the returners are junior Ben Tuohey, who placed third at districts, and sophomore Matt Marino. In his rookie campaign last winter, Marino placed fourth at districts.

Boyertown: The Bears aim to defend last season's district and regional titles. Led by Jordan Wood, the Bears will also try to improve from their 13th-place finish at last season's Class AAA championship.

Spring-Ford: The Rams will rely on Ryan Hayes to lead them again this year. Spring-Ford finished as the runner-up in the last season's District 1 tournament.

Council Rock South: The Golden Hawks are the defending Suburban One National and District 1 Class AAA champions. Sophomores Riley Palmer and Zack Trampe, along with senior Ben Kenis are coming off strong years.

Lower Moreland: The Lions earned last season's Bicentennial title. Among the returners are Dmitri Bourlako, Joe Chalhoub, Patrick Giordano, and John Chung.

- Avery Maehrer