Coach: Christian Boileau (second year)

Conference: KVAC Class: A North

Last year’s record: 8-10, lost in regional semifinals

Returning players: Seniors — Ryan Pratt (SS/P), Thomas Wing (IF/OF/P); Junior — Corey Rogers (1B/P); Sophomore — Ethan Andrews (C/IF).

Key losses: Brandon Cardona, Brad Durrell, Jake Davenport, Anthony Franchetti, Amos Herrin, Colton Lawrence, Tye Nichols, Evan Roberts.

Promising newcomers: Seniors — Moses Clark (OF/P), Kyle Farrington (DH/1B); Juniors — David McDonald (2B/P), Alex Philbrick (IF/P), Miles Pelletier (P/3B), Sean Testa (OF/P); Sophomores — Hunter Bolduc (C/P), Ryan Nelson (P/IF).

Season outlook: Mt. Blue returns four starters from a team that knocked off No. 2 Edward Little in the quarterfinals a year ago. Defense should be a strength. The Cougars will need to rebuild their pitching staff and develop their lineup in order to return to the regional playoffs.

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