Coach: Luc Roy (11th year)

Class: A; Conference: KVAC

Last year’s results: Boys: Eighth in KVAC, eighth in region. Girls: 12th in KVAC, 12th in region.

Returning athletes: Boys: Seniors — Dominic Sclafani, Cameron Bancroft, Graham Huckins; Juniors — Alexander Wood, Riley Smith; Sophomore — Isaah Carman. Girls: Seniors — Erin Childs, Madison Bangs; Sophomores — Ashley Childs, Marla Tanous.

Key losses: Boys: Zane Dustin, Nathaniel McNutt, Logan Hallee, Morgan Ray and Luck Haviland. Girls: Marie Martin, Morgan MacNeil, Caitlyn Riggott, Kelsey Riggott, Chasity Pike-Rainey.

Promising newcomers: Boys: Freshmen — Liam Childs, Josh Cabral, Copper Hall, Damian Martin, Jamison Able, Payton Sherbinski, Caden Poland, Adam Angevine. Girls: Juniors — Audrey Tucker, Halle James; Sophomores — Sadie Johnson-Ouillette, Rachel Chase, Isabelle Thomas. Freshmen — Kaylynn Johnson, Jade Martel-Bixby, Kara Moxcey.

What to expect: The boys’ team lost over half its varsity runners from 2016 and has many new members that will find their place. The Vikings expect improvements through the season as the runners develop. The girls’ team gains some proven runners, which will help develop the entire group. Roy expects the team will perform much better than last year.

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