Ches-Mont NationalAvon GroveCoach: Dave Whitcraft
2013 record: 8-12
Key Players: Eric Ligda, Sr, P; Elliot Forde, Sr, P; John D'Aquanoo, Sr, If; Joe Thompson, Sr, IF.
Outlook: Ligda is a stopper and the Red Devils should be improved.
Bishop ShanahanCoach: Brian Boyko
2013 record: 7-13
Key Players: Connor Kerns, Sr, Of; Alex Savini, Sr, If; Brendan March, Sr, P; Frank Chubb, Jr, P.
Outlook: The eagles may contend in the National.
CoatesvilleCoach: Hal Ziegler
2013 record: 21-7
Key Players: Brian Brown, Sr, P; Aaron Cummings, Sr, If; Bobby Stewart, Sr, C; Bobby Keuhn, Jr, p; Cesar Asadi, Jr, P; Jared Urban, Soph, If; Jonathan Walker, Sr, P.
Outlook: The Red Raiders will make a run at another district title.
Downingtown EastCoach: Pete Susi
2013 record: 6-14
Key Plaers: Eric Sigovich, Sr, P; Dan Gittis, Sr, P; Pierce Greenleaf, Sr, If; Kyle Ajjin, Sr, If; Nick amicone, Sr, If; Spencer Cobb, Sr, C.
Outlook: The Cougars may be a surprise team in the National.
Downingtown WestCoach: Dave Oleszek
2013 record: 12-11
Key Players: Sean Eshe, Sr, P; River Carbone, Sr, P; A.J. Catanese, Sr, p.
Outlook: The Whippets are a major contender for league honors.
West Chester EastCoach: Scott Kelley
Key Players: Culver Hughes, Jr, P; Alex Corialos, Sr, Of; Shane Springer, Jr, C; Jimmy McGuire, Jr, p; Ian Street, Soph, If.
Outlook: The Vikings are on the upswing.
West Chester HendersonCoach: Luke Mcnichol
2013 record: 15-6
Key Players: Brad Patton, Sr, C; Tyler McCabe, Sr, If; Dave Reitman, Sr, P; Matt Persick, Sr, If; Mark Jones, Sr, Of; Mark Weaver, Sr, P; James Pryleasa, Sr, Of; Chandler Liero, Sr, If; Scott Lorback, Sr, Of.
Outlook: Never count out a Luke McNichol coached squad.
Ches-Mont AmericanGreat ValleyCoach: Matt Schultz
2013 record: 13-8
Key Players: Allen Barry, Jr, If; Tom Allen, Jr, If; Dylan Nicklas, Sr, If.
Outlook: The Patriots lost a lot to graduation but still will will be tough.
KennettCoach: Andy Fowkes
2013 record: 5-15
Key Players: Dave Vilifane, Sr, Of; Matt Kelly, Sr, If; Ian Slicer, Sr, C; Joe Zirolli, Sr, P; Joey Panell, Jr, Of.
Outlook: The Blue Demons will hit and if they find some pitching may contend.
OctoraraCoach: George Hadfield
2013 record: 6-14
Key Players: Dom Lapp, Sr, P; Mark Dastalfo, Jr, P; Justin Gallagher, Jr, If; Chase Thomas, Soph, Of; Derrick McHenry, Jr, C.
Outlook: The Braves are a very young team.
OxfordCoach: Andy Wendle
2013 record: 3-17
Key Players: Joey Boggs, Jr, P; Kyle Price, Sr, If.
Outlook: Nowhere but up for the Hornets.
UnionvilleCoach: Mike Magee
2013 record: 17-4
Key Players: Nick Ward, Sr, If; Drew Jarmuz, Jr, Of; Matt Foster, Sr, P; Alex Pechin, Jr, P; Chris Koehler, Jr, If.
Outlook: A lot of talent for the Indians and the favorites to repeat in the American.
West Chester RustinCoach: Brad Harkins
2013 record: 14-7
Key Players: Mark Osis, Sr, Of; Frank Siderio, Charlie Concannon, Sr, Of; Jimmy Brennan, Jr, If.
Outlook: The Knights will be Unionville's main contender in the American.
Other SchoolsConestogaCoach: John Vogan
2013 record: 15-6
Key Players: Andrew Born, Sr, Of; Steven Born, Sr, Of; Tom Richter, Sr, If; Max Dolente, Sr, If.
Outlook: My pick to win the Central League.
Malvern PrepCoach: Fred Hilliard
2013 record: 25-7
Key Players: Gardner Nutter, Sr, p; Dan Gandieri, Sr, Of; Chris Butera, Jr, P; Matt Maul, Sr, If.
outlook: One of the better teams in southeast Pennslyvania and favorites to repeat in the Inter-Ac.
Devon PrepCoach: Mark Aquliante
2013 record: 16-7
Key Players: Sean Phalen, Jr, P; Zach Schellenger, Sr, P; Dom Hardaway, Jr, C.
Outlook: The Tide could make a run at the PIAA Class A title with a veteran group.
Church FarmCoach: Greg Thompson
2013 record: 12-8
Key Players: Orion Ramroup, Sr, P; Luiny Monergo, Sr, If; Stephan Zaryeranski, Soph, Of.
Outlook: The griffins should be major player in the Bicentennial League.