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March 27, 2013

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Georgetown

Coach: Justin Spurr (2nd year)

Last year’s record: 14-11

Key returning players: CJ Ingraham, Sr., Tom Pingree, Sr., Dave Ingraham, Sr., Jeff Moore, Sr., Curtis Putnam, Sr., Alan Navarro, Sr., Dan Manning, Jr., Colby Ingraham, Jr., Ben Noelk, Jr., Patrick Slack, Jr., Kevin Terban, Jr., Chris Chiklakis, Jr., Nick Correnti, Jr.

Newcomers: Angel Senquintin, Sr., Duncan Hough, Jr., Richard Langell, Jr., Johnny Orlando, Jr., Gus Savage, Jr., Kyle Nelson, So., Mike Goddu, Fr., Ryan Slack, Fr.

Strengths: Experience, 14 players return from the state-championship roster.

Concerns: Staying focused.

Coach’s outlook: “Everyone wants to know how we can top last year, and all I tell them is come see this year’s team. My personal feeling is we have a stronger, deeper and all-around better team than last year. In our opinion, we have 21 varsity players that could start for us at any time, and we would not skip a beat. That shows how well these baseball players have been brought up through the Georgetown baseball youth programs.”

First game: April 5 vs. North Shore Tech

Newburyport

Coach: Steve Malenfant (2nd year)

Last year’s record: 15-6

Key returning players: Evan Habib, Sr.; Colton Fontaine, Sr.; Connor Wile, Sr.; Ryan Short, Sr.; Colby Morris, Sr.; Connor MacRae, Sr.; Mike Sweeney, Sr.; Ian Michaels, Sr.; Brian Fiascone, Sr.

Newcomers: Andrew Fiascone, Sr., James Nutter, Jr.; Leighton Paradis, Jr.; Caleb Stott, Jr.; Chance Carpenter, Jr.; Cam Beaulieu, Jr.

Strengths: Experienced seniors and depth.

Concerns: Communication.

Coach’s outlook: “Our goal, as usual, is to win a CAL championship. To do so we have to come into the season with commitment and playing our best baseball to start.”

First game: April 11 vs. Masconomet

Pentucket

Coach: Tom L’Italien (10th year)

Last year’s record: 11-9

Key returning players: Josh Creamer, Sr., Connor McGuirk, Sr., John Cleary, Sr., Gerry Scutt, Sr., Jake Greaney, Sr. DJ Englke, Jr., Bobby Barry, Jr., Ryan Kuchar, Jr.

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