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North Penn

• Coach: Paul Duddy (13 sea­sons) • Last year’s record: 14-4-3 over­all, (9-2-3 in the Subur­ban One Con­ti­nen­tal Con­fer­ence)

• No­table losses: Brian Zolot, Michael McCul­lough, Dy­lan Eiger, Matt Ross, Drew Lightfoot, Ryan Lang­ton, Cur­tis Wash­burn

• Key re­turnees: Se­niors – Matt Robin­son, Sean Gor­man, Alex Evans, Zach Miller, Jamie Bon­ner, Jeff Rus­sell

• Oth­ers to watch: Se­nior – Ri­ley Gaibler; Ju­niors – Dy­lan McMa­hon, Tim Lang­ton

• Strengths: The Knights are en­cour­aged by the mix of tal­ent and ex­pe­ri­ence in the at­tack­ing third and the de­fen­sive third.

• Ques­tion marks: There is a chance that it will take a few games to find the lineup that works the best. The Knights are still try­ing to find the proper mix of play­ers to fill out the mid­field.

• Out­look: Led by one of the best play­ers in the area Matt Robin­son, the Knights are hop­ing to win the league cham­pi­onship. The tal­ent level is deep and the Knights are one of four or five teams that are in the mix for the ti­tle.

Pen­nridge

• Coach: Peter Val­imont (five sea­sons)

• Last year’s record: 4-14 over­all (3-11 in the Subur­ban One Con­ti­nen­tal Con­fer­ence)

• No­table losses: Mike Gaito, Ja­cob Stear, Scott Moyer

• Key re­turnees: Se­niors – Ian McKelvey, Joe Mas­gai; Ju­niors – Kris Gross, Zach Jar­rett

• Oth­ers to watch: Ju­niors – Adam Ge­bert, Justin Csaszar; Sopho­more – Henry Sav­age

• Strengths: The Rams picked up a lot of ex­pe­ri­ence last year and the speed they re­turn bodes well for 2012. Coach Val­imont is also ex­cited about the im­prove­ments goalie Zach Jar­rett has made and the valu­able depth be­hind him.

• Ques­tion marks: The Rams sched­ule is not easy and they will be tested early and of­ten. The big con­cern is whether or not they can stay pos­i­tive if they hit a few early speed bumps.

• Out­look: First and fore­most, coach Val­imont just wants his team to en­joy the game. But the goals of com­pet­ing for league cham­pi­onship and earn­ing a dis­trict play­off ap­pear­ance re­main im­por­tant.

Soud­er­ton

• Coach: Tom Quin­tois (13 sea­sons) • Last year’s record: 11-6-4 over­all • No­table losses: Lasana Dukuly, Max Neben­hadl, Eric Riegler, Rob Schae­fer, An­drew Stacy, Neil McGarry, Luke Hartzell

• Key re­turnees: Se­niors – Ryan Molyneaux, Jeff Wolf, Tyler Af­fler­bach, Eli­jah Pizzo, Tyler MacDougall, Matt Hay­den, Trey Ziegler, Wil­son Gon­za­lez, Alex Pinkney; Ju­niors – Nick Stulb, Adam Str­o­gis; Sopho­mores – Ty­lor Stroszeski, Chadd Ziegler

• Oth­ers to watch: Se­nior – Evan Kerr; Ju­nior – Jor­dan Rawa; Sopho­more – Sameer Pa­tel

• Strengths: The In­di­ans feel they are very skilled and very or­ga­nized. Their deep run in the Dis­trict One playoffs a sea­son ago has this ex­pe­ri­enced team mo­ti­vated and ready to build on last year’s suc­cess.

• Ques­tion marks: Re­plac­ing the grad­u­ated play­ers needs to be fig­ured out in the early part of the sea­son. They took their big­gest hit on de­fense, specif­i­cally with the loss of leader and de­fen­sive back Eric Rei­gler.

• Out­look: Coach Quin­tois said,” Our league is as good as ever and we look for­ward to the chal­lenge of our dif­fi­cult sched­ule.”

Cal­vary Bap­tist

• Coach: Joe Crum­lish (nine sea­sons)

• Last year’s record: 7-7 over­all (5-32 in the ACCAC)

• No­table losses: Nate Bergey (goalie), David Mas­sanga (striker)

• Key re­turnees: Se­nior – J.R. Kicin­ski (for­ward)

• Oth­ers to watch: Se­nior – Tyler Nichols (mid­field)

• Strengths: The War­riors ex­pect

their mid­field to con­trol pos­ses­sion and set the tempo in each game. Not only is their mid­field full of tal­ented play­ers, but lead­ers.

• Ques­tion marks: Coach Crum­lish is un­sure on what kind of pro­duc­tion his for­ward will give him this sea­son. He is still look­ing for a higher fin­ish­ing rate. They are hope­fully they will find their go-to goal scor­ers early in the sea­son.

• Out­look: The War­riors are ex­cited to play in the re­shaped ACCAC. Now that the 10-time de­fend­ing champs of Faith Chris­tian are no longer in the league, the War­riors hope to make a push for a league cham­pi­onship.

Christo­pher Dock

• Coach: Matt Moyer (10 sea­sons) • Last year’s record: 9-8-2 over­all (7-2-1 in the Bi­cen­ten­nial League)

• No­table losses: Brooke Moyer, Cody Caroff

• Key re­turnees: Se­niors – Jonathan Bishop, Robby John­son, Matt Bel­jan, Zach Rice, Chris­tian Lan­dis

• Oth­ers to watch: Se­nior – Ryan Thomas; Ju­niors – Ryan Moyer, Lo­gan Huns­berger

• Strengths: The Pi­o­neers bring back the ma­jor­ity of the start­ing lineup, plus a few play­ers that saw an ex­tended pe­riod of time off the bench. The ex­pe­ri­ence is some­thing coach Moyer sees as in­valu­able.

• Ques­tion marks: In or­der for the Pi­o­neers to have the type of sea­son they are ex­pect­ing they need to stay fit. Health is­sues could de­te­ri­o­rate the pos­si­bil­i­ties for this tal­ented team.

• Out­look: Coach Moyer said, “With the ex­pe­ri­ence re­turn­ing we are look­ing to be com­pet­i­tive in the league, dis­trict and the state com­pe­ti­tion.”

Faith Chris­tian

• Coach: Ryan Cly­mer (eight sea­sons)

• Last year’s record: 17-1-2 over­all (10-0 in the ACCAC)

• No­table losses: Justin Festa, Doug Cordi, Dave Gian­ini, Ethan Toomey

• Key re­turnees: Se­niors – Thomas Ty­de­man, Cameron McDon­ald, Ben Mau­rer; Ju­nior – Dy­lan Papiernik

• Oth­ers to watch: Ju­niors – Eli­jah Bartholomew, Sam Bloxam

• Strengths: The Lions like the way their of­fense con­trols the game. Their abil­ity to pos­sess and at­tack should be a valu­able strength, es­pe­cially if they find an early goal. They should be able to set the tempo.

• Ques­tion marks: In­clud­ing a new goalie the en­tire de­fense has a new look. There are ques­tions to see how they can gel and per­form against the new level of com­pe­ti­tion they will face on the sched­ule this sea­son.

• Out­look: The first year in the Bi­cen­ten­nial League should be an in­ter­est­ing one for the Lions. Af­ter dom­i­nat­ing the ACCAC, the will need to find out quickly if they can com­pete for a league ti­tle. They also have their goals set on win­ning the Dis­trict One ti­tle and se­cur­ing state play­off ap­pear­ance.

Lans­dale Catholic

• Coach: Joe Wil­son (six sea­sons) • Last year’s record: 7-8-2 over­all (7-5-1 in the Philadel­phia Catholic League)

• No­table losses: Bren­dan Pin­der (mid­fielder), Cameron Take­mori (goalie)

• Key re­turnees: Se­niors – Alex Manzo, Matt Hull, Dan McMe­namin, Bobby Kelly

• Oth­ers to watch: Se­niors – Chris Quasti, Alex Downey, Zach Neri; Ju­nior – Michael Lewis

• Strengths: The large ju­nior class ex­cites the Cru­saders. Out of the 17 ju­niors, most of them have var­sity ex­pe­ri­ence. They also re­turn seven se­niors, all with strong lead­er­ship qual­i­ties.

• Ques­tion marks: The Cru­saders lost their three-year start­ing goalie to grad­u­a­tion and their lead­ing goal scorer. Those are two key play­ers whose ab­sence that will need to be filled by new­com­ers.

• Out­look: Coach Wil­son said, “I like our ex­pe­ri­ence. It is the most re­turn­ing var­sity play­ers that I have had and we have been in the playoffs the last two sea­sons. We are look­ing to ad­vance past the quar­ter­fi­nals in the league.” The Cru­saders had their sea­son at that junc­ture the past two sea­sons.”

Hat­boro-Hor­sham

• Coach: Kyle McGrath (four sea­sons)

• Last year’s record: 7-9-2 over­all (6-6-2 in the Subur­ban One Con­ti­nen­tal Con­fer­ence)

• No­table losses: Ryan Smith, Ryan New, Chris Rus­so­mano, Paul Hag­gerty

• Key re­turnees: Se­niors – Jeff O’Brien, Timmy O’Neill, Sasha Malofiy; Ju­niors – Chris Hobbs, Phil Tor­re­sani

• Oth­ers to watch: Se­niors - Tyler Milewski; Ju­nior – Trot Euter­moser; Sopho­mores – Dante D’Alonzo, Corey Milewski

• Strengths: The Hat­ters are hun­gry to im­prove on their seven-win sea­son from a year ago. They bring en­ergy to the field ev­ery time they take it and their youth­ful­ness makes it an en­joy­able time for all.

• Out­look: Coach McGrath said, “Af­ter los­ing 10 se­niors to grad­u­a­tion there are a lot of open spots to be sorted out in pre­sea­son. The boys have a pos­i­tive out­look on the sea­son and have been work­ing hard to com­pete in a very dif­fi­cult league.”

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