Coaches: Boys: Jamie Juntura, third year; Girls; Heidi Richards, fifth year

Conference/Class: KVAC/Class B

Last year’s results: Boys: third at KVACs, sixth at Class B states; Girls: ninth at KVACs, 16th at Class B states

Returning athletes: Boys: Marcos Argueta, Billy Bedard, Caleb Brown, Joseph Duchette, Jarod Farrar, Nathaniel Goullette, Noah Hutchinson, D’Andre James, Jacob Koris, Anthony Degone, Ryan Pratt, Joey Baumann; Girls: Seniors — Ashley Pratt, Amanda Poulin; Juniors — Shannon O’Malley, Allie Belaire, Miranda Coombs, Kayleigh Cote, Victoria Decoster, Carly Long, Julia Labbe, Emily Thibodeau

Key losses: Boys: Max Green, Will Parkin, Harrison Knowlton, Noah Castonguay; Girls: Brooke Varney, Mackenzie Varney, Sadie Royer

Promising newcomers: Boys: Ian Godfrey, Bradley Moreau, Cole Gagne, Eric Aboyoun; Girls: Sophomores — Keragan Davis, Alexandra Ryan, Nicole Daigle; Freshmen — Tamra Benson, Kristen Roux

Season outlook: The Leavitt boys will look to be a major presence this year in the KVAC. Many of last year’s underclassmen have a year of training under their belts to help boost the Hornets’ chances at success, including in the conference championship meet. The Leavitt girls hope to be healthier than last year, when injuries took their toll. There is a team-wide motivation to improve on last year’s results. Individually, Pratt will look to build on her success from last season in the pole vault, when she qualified for New Englands.


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