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2017 Division 6 high school football previews

Here is a look at each EMass football team in Division 6 heading into the 2017 season.

DIVISION 6 NORTH

Arlington Catholic

Coach: Serge Clivio (27th season). Career: Career: 127-171..

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Last year’s record: 0-11

Strengths: Experience, linebackers, offensive line

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Concerns: Running back, team speed

Offense: Multiple

Playing surface: Artificial turf

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Outlook: Arlington Catholic is ready to put the past two seasons after compiling two wins (0-11 in 2016) in its last 22 games. The Cougars’ underclassmen did gain invaluable experience during that stretch, which should lend itself to a better 2017. One player targeting a turnaround is senior quarterback Michael Burke. ‘‘He’s just improved leaps and bounds, and he’s come back with a lot more confidence this year,’’ said coach Serge Clivio. Seniors Kordell Parrish and Kieran Mullen provide Burke with a pair of quality targets in the passing game. The Cougars also added 6-foot-5, 260-pound tackle Luke Von-Hunnius (6-5, 260), a transfer from St. Clement. With Catholic Central All-Star Joe Greaney leading a strong group of linebackers, the Cougars appear poised for a turnaround.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., at Watertown

Austin Prep

Coach: Bill Maradei (39th season). Career: Career: 272-137-4 overall, 172-76 at Austin Prep.

Last year’s record: 2-9

Strengths: Returning backfield

Concerns: Offensive and defensive lines

Offense: Double wing

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: The Cougars will lean on senior captain Jake Thain (RB/WR) and junior quarterback Matt Rubino as they set their sights on reversing last season’s misfortunes. Rubino showed improvement in the preseason. ‘‘He’s got experience. He’s grown a lot. He’s taller and stronger. He’s a tough kid who throws a good ball,’’ said coach Bill Maradei, who hopes the offensive and defensive lines can overcome their struggles from last season. ‘‘We’ve got a lot of opportunity for people to win jobs on the offensive and defensive lines,’’ he said.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Salem

Bishop Fenwick

Coach: Dave Woods (20th season). Career: 157-70..

Last year’s record: 7-4

Strengths: Quarterback

Concerns: Experience on defense, running back

Offense: Spread

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: It would surprise coach Dave Woods if 2017 isn’t the year in which quarterback Cory Bright sets a school record. The junior, who was voted a team captain last November, is three touchdown passes away from tying the school mark of 29. Woods continues to hand the third-year starter more responsibility within the offense. ‘‘He’s great at reading defenses and checking out of plays, but he could also be a fullback in anybody’s offense,’’ Woods said of the 5-10, 185-pound signal-caller. Bright threw for more than 2,000 yards and rushed for more than 1,200 as an underclassman.

Season opener: Saturday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m., vs. Hamilton-Wenham

Essex Tech

Coach: Dan Connors (1st season). Career: Career: 0-0..

Last year’s record: 4-7

Strengths: Veteran running backs, defensive depth

Concerns: Inexperience

Offense: Pistol

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: Dan Connors, a former team captain at Everett High (2002), moves up to head coach after serving the program as an assistant coach for eight seasons, most recently as offensive coordinator. The Hawks return a pair of backs, senior captain Alec Bolstad and junior Manny Alves, both of whom will lead the offense as it breaks in sophomore quarterback Nick Sauvageau. ‘‘He is a North/South, punishing power back,’’ Connors said of Bolstad. ‘‘Manny is the same guy, but they’re basically a 1-2 punch. You’ll see them splitting carries.’’ A veteran front eight should power the Hawks’ defense, but junior cornerback Hunter Lane will lead what Connors called a ‘‘talented group, but an inexperienced group’’ in the secondary.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., at Ipswich

Greater Lowell

Coach: Shane Abrams (6th season). Career: Career: 15-40..

Last year’s record: 2-9

Strengths: Depth at skill positions

Concerns: Experience on offensive line

Offense: Spread

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: After sinking to a 2-9 record last fall, Greater Lowell attempts to bounce back with a plethora of playmakers. ‘‘We’re two deep at receiver, quarterback, running back, and they’re all solid high school football players,’’ said coach Shane Abrams. Dual-threat junior QB Jake Newell will target senior wideout R.J. Sawtelle, while senior Adonis Ngin leads the backfield. There are question marks up front, though, where Greater Lowell returns only one starting offensive lineman. ‘‘We were kind of senior heavy last year and are kind of filling in the gaps with some new guys,’’ said Abrams.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., at Lowell Catholic

Hamilton-Wenham

Coach: Jim Pugh (2nd season). Career: Career: 185-113 overall; 7-4 at Hamilton-Wenham..

Last year’s record: 7-4

Strengths: Experience, passing game

Concerns: Depth

Offense: Multiple

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: After a 3-8 finish two years ago, the Generals’ fortunes reversed a year ago, when Jim Pugh directed H-W to a 7-4 mark in his first season. Now the pieces could be in place for the Generals to build on last season’s success, starting with quarterback Bill Whelan, who poses a threat for opposing defenses. ‘‘He’s smart, can run the ball, can throw the ball. He’s the total package,’’ said Pugh. Whelan has a top target in senior Jake Lanciana (37 receptions in 2016) and has the support of fullback Phil Durgin and tailback Anthony Riccio. ‘‘He had a great year last year and was our leading ball carrier,’’ Pugh said of Riccio. ‘‘With that year under his belt we’re expecting big things. He’s a playmaker.’’ Pugh reserved special praise for Durgin, whom the 28th-year coach called ‘‘one of the hardest workers I’ve ever coached. Phil’s one of the hardest workers in the weight room, on the practice field, a very good leader, a long snapper. He does it all, too.’’

Season opener: Saturday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m., at Bishop Fenwick

Ipswich

Coach: Kevin Fessette (3rd season). Career: 12-10..

Last year’s record: 6-5

Strengths: Offensive and defensive lines, senior leadership

Concerns: Consistency on offense

Offense: Multiple

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: Ipswich enters the season counting on the 17 seniors scattered on its roster to lift the squad beyond last season’s 6-5 mark. Four of five offensive linemen return, but coach Kevin Fessette hasn’t decided which signal-caller they’ll protect -- three quarterbacks are vying for the starting job. Fessette hopes the veterans help the Tiger offense crank out points on a more regular basis this season. ‘‘Make sure we cut down on the mental errors and utilizing those guys’ experience should help us eliminate those errors and help our consistency,’’ he said.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Essex Tech

Northeast

Coach: Don Heres (12th season). Career: Career: 75-51..

Last year’s record: 10-3

Strengths: Backfield depth

Concerns: Inexperience at skill positions

Offense: Wing T

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: A successful season for the Golden Knights hinges on whether a group of talented athletes overcome their collective inexperience. ‘‘We have people who can be good, but you’ve got to remember there’s inexperience there, too,’’ said coach Don Heres, who lauded the potential of his five-man backfield. But if they’re going to battle past the mistakes that are a byproduct of inexperience, the Golden Knights need a group of leaders to rally the team. ‘‘I have to focus on leadership,’’ said Heres. ‘‘If we’re going to be successful it’s going to be because of 11 people, not because of who returned.’’ Despite breaking in new starters at all skill positions, the Golden Knights have the talent to achieve similar offensive production to last season when they averaged 30.5 points per game. ‘‘Our key is to be very disciplined,’’ said Heres. ‘‘If they do all that stuff, we have the ability to put points on the board.’’

Season opener: Saturday, Sept. 9, 10:30 a.m., vs. Manchester Essex

Salem

Coach: Matt Bouchard (4th season). Career: Career: 5-28.

Last year’s record: 3-8

Strengths: Leadership of core seniors, work ethic.

Concerns: Lack of varsity snaps at quarterback.

Offense: Multiple

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: In Year 4, coach Matt Bouchard has a dedicated group of seniors that have been with him since freshman year, led by senior captains Tyler Skeffington (tight end/linebacker) and Felix Crux (guard/middle linebacker). They have bought in. A year ago, the Witches nearly double their scoring output from the 2015 season, averaging 16.6 points per game. Senior Aneudy Espinal will start at QB and Jayco Pena snared 21 passes last season.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., at Austin Prep

Shawsheen

Coach: Albert Costabile (26th season). Career: Career: 165-104, 125-81 with Shawsheen.

Last year’s record: 8-4

Strengths: Enthusiasm, work ethic, good nucleus of skill players

Concerns: Inexperience on the offensive and defensive line

Offense: Multiple

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: With the graduation of stalwart Craig Rich, the Rams are leaning on senior wide receiver Sam Baker, a versatile threat, to lead the offense. Baker, who registered 395 yards rushing, 127 yards receiving and six touchdowns in 2016, can also play quarterback in the wildcat. He also serves as one of three leaders on the defense, a group that includes defensive end Chris Lucas (79 tackles, 3 sacks in 2016) and linebacker Mark Companeschi, who led the team with 100 tackles last fall. Longtime coach Al Costabile believes the Rams need to hit the ground running. ‘‘We have a lot of inexperience, and I think a real key for us is to get off to a fast start,’’ he said.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., at Wilmington

Stoneham

Coach: Bob Almeida (6th season). Career: Career: 155-95-1 overall; 30-26 with Stoneham..

Last year’s record: 7-4

Strengths: Running back

Concerns: Depth on offensive and defensive lines

Offense: Double wing

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: If the Spartans sustain their success on defense -- they yielded just 12.7 points per game last season -- it will be largely due to the work of defensive coordinator John Rafferty. ‘‘He’s simply outstanding,’’ said coach Bob Almeida. ‘‘He’s the best drill person. The way he conducts his defensive sessions are second to none, and the kids have bought in wholeheartedly to what we teach.’’ The Spartans did suffer a major loss with the graduation of standout linebacker Tim Russell, but Almeida remains confident in his replacements. Senior Tre Pignone moves from quarterback into the backfield, where the standout athlete can contribute in a variety of ways. ‘‘He’s such a threat running the ball that we felt it was best to put him at the wing position, where he can run and receive passes,’’ said Almeida. The Spartans shouldn’t skip a beat at quarterback with senior Jack McCabe taking the reins. ‘‘He’s a leader, number one. He’s intelligent,’’ said Almeida. ‘‘His mechanics are very good, his ball-handling skills are good, and he’s an athlete.’’

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m., vs. Archbishop Williams

Whittier

Coach: Kevin Bradley (17th season). Career: Career: 116-63..

Last year’s record: 3-8

Strengths: Athletic ability, senior leadership

Concerns: Size, inexperience

Offense: Multiple

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: After back-to-back 3-8 seasons, the Wildcats are determined to return to their winning ways with an athletic squad. Coach Kevin Bradley touted the leadership of seniors John Rose (OL/DL), Carvea Chen (WR/DB), Andrew Buzzell (LB), along with his son, Kevin Bradley (QB), all of whom are returning starters. ‘‘A lot has to do with leadership,’’ said the elder Bradley. ‘‘That’s the key. We’ve got that senior leadership and we can make some noise.’’ The Wildcats hope the addition of defensive coordinator Lance Little boosts a defense in which Bradley sees growth from last fall. ‘‘We didn’t have linebackers last year that could make the hit behind the line of scrimmage, and I think we have that this year,’’ he said. ‘‘They were young last year and they’ve grown over this year, so we’re hoping they step up.’’

Season opener: Saturday, Sept. 9, 10:30 a.m., vs. Southeastern

Winthrop

Coach: Sean Driscoll (11th season). Career: Career: 53-47..

Last year’s record: 3-8

Strengths: Depth on offensive line

Concerns: Inexperience, staying healthy

Offense: Spread

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: Winthrop hasn’t played a down of football and already faces a disadvantage: it expects to be without a home field until the Thanksgiving Day game against Revere -- that’s when construction on its artificial turf should wrap up. It’s a point of frustration for coach Sean Driscoll, whose roster includes only six seniors. ‘‘They’re going to have to mature fast,’’ he said. This season should serve as valuable experience for Winthrop’s 27 freshmen and sophomores, but some obstacles can be expected early in the year. ‘‘It’s like a total rehab after coming off a lousy year last year,’’ Driscoll said. ‘‘It’s definitely a rebuilding year.’’ Winthrop receives a boost up front from two-way lineman Calvin Tufa, a three-year starter Driscoll calls ‘‘my best all-around player.’’

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., at Danvers

DIVISION 6 SOUTH

Apponequet

Coach: Zane Fyfe (3rd season). Career: 8-14.

Last year’s record: 3-8

Strengths: Backfield

Concerns: Young starters

Offense: Wing T

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: The Lakers closed out the 2016 season with two wins in its final four games in their second season under Zane Fyfe. Junior backs Shayne Cooney, Brent Dixon and Bryce Burris all return on offense. The trio will also be the defensive anchors at linebacker. Senior Jimmy Sferrazza will split out wide while also patrolling the back end of the defense.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., at Middleborough

Ashland

Coach: Andrew MacKay (7th season). Career: 33-33.

Last year’s record: 7-4

Strengths: Senior leadership

Concerns: Inexperience

Offense: Spread

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: With 90 players on the roster, Andrew MacKay’s has a deep squad for his seventh season. Graduation claimed 18 players, but the Clockers have 18 seniors on the roster, though just three returning starters on each side of the ball. The preseason was a work in progress, but it produced great competition at a number of positions. Seniors Don Jones and Luke Gustavson fuel the spread attack and classmates Evan Smith and Manoj Donepudi are anchors in the trenches.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Seekonk

Bishop Stang

Coach: Dennis Golden (1st season). Career: First year (75-89-1 career, including past two years at CM).

Last year’s record: 3-7

Strengths: Focus, willingness to learn new system

Concerns: Learning a new system

Offense: Spread

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: The coach at Catholic Memorial the past two years, Dennis Golden is back home, as AD and head coach at Stang. Golden will have plenty of weapons to plug into his spread attack. Tim Manley and Justin Lopes both took snaps during the preseason. When they aren’t running the show they’ll see action at receiver or in the backfield. Matt Pauliks is another back/receiver. Senior Alex Govoni is a stopper at linebacker. Bryan Lester and Noah Gagnon anchor both lines.

Season opener: Saturday, Sept. 9, 1:30 p.m., vs. Nantucket

Cardinal Spellman

Coach: Ron St. George (10th season). Career: 73-39 at Spellman (256-124-5 overall)..

Last year’s record: 4-7

Strengths: Total team effort, progressing well.

Concerns: Lack of depth.

Offense: Multiple

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: With plenty of returners on both sides of the ball there is enthusiasm coming out of the Cardinal camp. In his 10th year, coach Ron St. George sees a purpose in his players and was happy with the effort in camp. Senior QB Rob Maguire pilots the attack, classmate Justin Olowu is coming off a 1,200-plus yard rushing season, and fellow senior Jack Kingston is another weapon. Senior Mike Spencer (6-6, 205 pounds) lines up at tight end and D end. Junior Andrew Force (6-2, 280) is a is a three-year starter in the trenches.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Hanover

Dedham

Coach: David Flynn (7th season). Career: 33-88.

Last year’s record: 2-9

Strengths: Experience, depth, new league.

Concerns: New league.

Offense: Pistol

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: As Dedham transitions to the Tri-Valley League Small after a long run in the Bay State Conference, and independent status, coach David Flynn has handed the ball to junior Ryan Flaherty to direct the Pistol attack. Juniors Tyler Martel, Nijal Hill, P.J. Devirgilio, and Cleevans Labathe will all get touches in the backfield. Seniors linebackers Tom McMillan and Ryan Malone are rugged defenders.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Medfield

Dover-Sherborn

Coach: Stephen Ryan (1st season). Career: 9-2 record (2004 season at D-S).

Last year’s record: 6-5

Strengths: Defensively ready to hit, Backfield

Concerns: Depth

Offense: Wing T

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: After guiding D-S to the Division 3 baseball final last spring, Steve Ryan is back at the helm of the football program for the first time since the 2004 season. He has Wellesley legend Andy Levin alongside as his offensive coordinator and senior captain Holden Ferrari to run the Wing-T. Co-captain Matt Strong and juniors Tim Polk and Tylan Mendesare the lead back. Captains Nick Novitch and Joe Bulotsky spearhead the D at linebacker. Senior Christian Taylor and junior Jamie Wirth are the leaders on the defensive front.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Weston

East Bridgewater

Coach: Shawn Tarpey (13th season). Career: 90-54-1.

Last year’s record: 11-2; defending D3A champion

Strengths: Work ethic, skill positions

Concerns: New faces on defense

Offense: Spread

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: Off the program’s first Super Bowl crown since 1990, and derailing previously-unbeaten St. Mary’s, 34-8, the Vikings have two performers back that played pivotal roles in the state final. Junior Liam LeVangie (two TD passes) returns at quarterback and senior co-captain captain Joey Donahue, who scooped up four fumbles, returning two for scores, is back at linebacker. Donahue and fellow captain Eric Duhamel will also team up in the backfield. Classmate Ben Ross will be split out wide and Evan Dyer will also receive playing time for the Vikings.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Abington

Fairhaven

Coach: Rudy Bulgar (8th season). Career: 23-50.

Last year’s record: 3-8

Strengths: Offensive line

Concerns: Inexperienced defense

Offense: Power I

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: In his eighth season on the Blue Devil sideline, Rudy Bulgar sees promise for his squad in the South Coast Small. Junior Brady Bennett takes over at QB after seeing action on defense last fall. Jacob Cadieux, a 5-10, 190-pound senior, is the lead runner. Junior Zac Guillotte (6-foot, 200) provides power at fullback and nose guard. Senior Chance Negalha anchors the second level at linebacker.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., at Greater New Bedford

Greater New Bedford

Coach: Chuck Allaire (11th season). Career: 58-67.

Last year’s record: 3-8

Strengths: Athleticism, positive attitude

Concerns: Inexperience

Offense: Split back veer

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: The Bears are inexperienced at key positions, but are coming off a good camp, with a good scheme for coach Chuck Allaire’s 11th campaign. A scrimmage against Falmouth was valuable, clearly defining for Allaire and his staff team needs and perspective. Senior Thiago Palma is making the switch to quarterback, from cornerback, to direct the split-back veer option. He will have a weapon in sophomore, a 5-foot-6 back who shined the preseason. Junior center Noah Saunders returns at the point of attack. Defensively, senior linebacker Mitchell Butler led the squad in tackles last season. Classmate Diogo Jesus is another dependable defensive player.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Fairhaven

Martha’s Vineyard

Coach: Ryan Kent (1st season). Career: 0-0..

Last year’s record: 1-10

Strengths: Experienced returnees

Concerns: Youth and low numbers

Offense: Spread

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: First-year head coach Ryan Kent welcomed just 40 players to camp on the island. But in last year’s one-win season plagued by injuries, a number of young players received playing time. And that has resulted in experienced players returning in the backfield and at linebacker. Senior Zach Moreis is back to direct the spread offense. Classmate John Morris and junior John McCormick are the lead backs, as well as contributing on defense. Senior Connor Bettencourt and sophomore Andres Garcia provide the muscle at the line of scrimmage. Kent, an assistant at MV a year ago, played on the 2000 Bellingham High squad that defeated the Vineyard in the Super Bowl.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m., vs. Carver

Medway

Coach: Chris Baker (2nd season). Career: 4-7.

Last year’s record: 4-7

Strengths: Commitment, dedication to program

Concerns: Coaches putting the players in the right positions for them to succeed.

Offense: Multiple

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: In his second season as coach, Chris Baker welcomed 70 players to camp with plenty of returning talent to make a run in the Tri-Valley Small. These young men have brought ‘‘a different level of commitment and dedication’’ to this year, according to Baker. He also been impressed with the team’s willingness to buy into the coaches’ messages to succeed. Senior Cam Connolly returns to lead the offense with Derek Pintsopoulos (running back) and Ryan Pepin (receiver) in his arsenal to exploit defenses.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Norton

Middleborough

Coach: Pat Kingman (7th season). Career: 38-27.

Last year’s record: 7-4

Strengths: Seniors at the skill positions; strong freshman class

Concerns: Low numbers

Offense: Spread

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: Senior Evan Gwozdz is back for his second season as the starting QB with 1,000-yard rusher Jeremy Soule alongside. The two helped power Middleborough to the South title in the Under Armour 7-on-7 summer league. Coach Pat Kingman preached attention to detail during camp: if the Sachems do the ‘‘first thing first,’’ then they should see similar success to their playoff run last year. Harrison LaPierre and Colin O’Brien are three-year starters as targets on the outside. Senior end Zach Jordan and junior Brandan Hogan spearhead the defense. Senior Sean McCarthy is an asset on both sides of the ball. Seniors Davis Riendeau and Matt Crowley are weapons at receiver.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Apponequet

Norwell

Coach: Jim Connor (5th season). Career: 25-18.

Last year’s record: 8-3

Strengths: Depth, talent

Concerns: Inexperienced starters

Offense: Wing T

Playing surface: Artificial turf

Outlook: Despite the departure of 17 seniors from an 8-3 squad, the Clippers have caught up quickly in the preseason are confident for the upcoming season. Coach Jim Connor has leaned on the good listeners who waited their turn and are now ready to turn it loose. Junior Cal Smith leads the Wing-T offense. Senior Bryce Griffin is a two-way threat at running back and linebacker. Junior Ben Bostrom will also see time in the backfield while senior Ethan Robbins will be split out wide. Classmate Colin Orleman starts at tight end and Chris Dwan is a force on the line.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m., at Amesbury

Old Rochester

Coach: Justin Kogler (3rd season). Career: 34-21.

Last year’s record: 9-3

Strengths: Defensive progression, team Speed, returners up front

Concerns: Inexperience at skill positions

Offense: Spread

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: The team’s leading rusher as a sophomore and junior, Harry Smith is four touchdowns and 400 yards shy of the program’s career records. The senior will be teamed up in the backfield with Will Garcia and junior receivers Anthony Childs and Matt Brogioli to power the spread attack. Seniors Emo Schiappa (6-3, 300) and Zach Kelley (5-10, 250) are three-year starters at the point of attack for a 9-3 squad that advanced to the D3 South quarterfinals.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., at Wareham

Rockland

Coach: Nick Liquori (1st season). Career: 0-0..

Last year’s record: 5-6

Strengths: Experience; deep at linebacker; leadership

Concerns: Lack of experience.

Offense: Double wing

Playing surface: Grass

Outlook: With two players coming back from injury and a new head coach who has been around the program for the last 12 years, the Bulldogs are in a good position to improve upon last year’s 5-6 record. A 1995 Rockland grad who won a state title with the program in 1992, Nick Liquori is the head baseball coach as well. Jon Baar, who broke his wrist in the first game of last season, takes over at QB. Conner Shea, who tore his ACL during training camp last year, will start at running back and linebacker. Those two captains lead a 12-player senior class that is determined to make the playoffs. Classmates Zach Sharland (TE/DE), Will Brenmore (MLB/OL) and Lou Casey (T/DT) headline a group ready to win.

Season opener: Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m., vs. Cohasset

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