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2015-16 Chester County Area Preview Capsules

Ches-Mont League National Division Avon Grove Coach: Ken Riale 2014-15 record: 2-20 overall. Key Players: James Petersion, Sr, F; Tyler McCrory, Sr, G. Outlook: The Red Devils should be improved with Riale in his second season. Bishop Shanahan Coach: Ken Doyle. 2014-15 record: 12-11 overall. (Lost in first round of district playoffs) Key players: Jordan Ambrose, Sr, F; Doug Costin, Sr, C; Drew Dolan, Sr, G; T,J. Booth, Jr, G. Outlook: Eagles should be a district playoff team again. Coatesville Coach: Chuck Moore. 2014-15 record: 16-10 overall (Lost in third round of district playoffs) Key Players: Justus Martinez, Sr, C; Jordan Young, Sr, F. Outlook: Red Raiders should be in the hunt for league title and a district playoff team. Downingtown East Coach: John Goodman. 2014-15 record: 10-12 overall. Key Players: Cary Angeline, Sr, C; Jaret Cooper, Sr, G; Vaushan Jennings, Sr, G. Outlook: Cougars will go as far as Angeline takes them. Downingtown West Coach: Jason Ritter. 2014-15 record: 23-6 overall. (Lost in first round of PIAA playoffs) Key Players: Dom Guerrera, Sr, F; Ryan Betley, Sr, F; Josh Warren, Sr, C. Outlook: Ches-Mont title winner and one of top teams in district. W.C. East Coach: Chris Cowles 2014-15 record: 6-16 overall. Key Players: Kyle Smith, Sr, G; Ty Richardson, Sr, F; Zae Murray, Sr, G. Outlook: Vikings start the Cowles era with enthusiasm. W.C. Henderson Coach: Chris Bruno. 2014-15 record: 12-10 overall. Key Players: Matt Dinacci, Sr, F; Tommy Blackwell, Sr, G. Outlook: Young team on the rise. American Division Great Valley Coach: Paul Girone 2014-15 record: 14-11 overall. Key Players: Andrew Gal, Sr, F; Alex Girone, Sr, G; Andrew Weininger, Sr, F; Will Buzan, Sr, G. Outlook: Patriots should be a district playoff team and compete for conference title. Kennett Coach: Brian Urig. 2014-15 record: 11-11 overall. Key Players: Connor McGlone, Sr, G. Outlook: Looks like a rebuilding year for the Blue Demons. Octorara Coach: Gene Lambert. 2014-15 record: 18-9 overall. (Lost in first round of PIAA playoffs) Key Players: Jackson Ray, Sr, C; Christian Ray, Soph, G; Saleem Pugh, Jr, F; Dom London, Jr, G; Jevante Mayo, Jr, F. Outlook: Lambert will have Braves in league title hunt and a district playoff berth. Oxford Coach: Kevin Kelly. 2014-15 record: 13-10 overall. (Lost in first round of district playoffs) Key Players: Brian Dorsey, Sr, G; Tyler Farr, Sr, G; Shane Quigley, Sr, F; Thomas Cruz, Sr, F. Outlook: Oxford is a favorite to win the American Conference and be a district playoff team. Unionville Coach: Joe Kilpatrick 2014-15 record: 11-11 overall. Key Players: Pat Clark, Sr, C; Drew Mienninger, Sr, G; Jordan Shastern, Sr, G. Outlook: Indians will be surprise team in American Conference. W.C. Rustin Coach: Keith Cochran 2014-15 record: 13-10 overall. (Lost in first round of district playoffs) Key Players: Jake Nelson,. Fresh, F; Taj Asparagus, Jr, G; Ryan Loucks, Sr, F. Outlook: Knights will contend for American title and may be a district playoff team. Other Schools Malvern Prep Coach: John Harmutak. 2014-15 record: 11-17 overall. Key Players: Will Powers, Sr, G; Tommy Wolfe, Jr, F; Ray Buran, Jr, G; Mike Hollingsworth, Sr, C. Outlook: Friars will be improved and chasing Haverford School in Inter-Ac. Devon Prep Coach: Jason Fisher 2014-15 record: 7-15 overall. Key Players: Danny Brace, Sr, C; Daniel Shannon, Jr, G. Outlook: Tide should be a .500 team in Bicentennial League. Westtown Coach: Seth Berger 2014-15 record: 18-10 overall. (Lost in finals of Private Schools Tournament) Key Players: Jair Bolden, Sr, G; Mo Bamba, Jr, F; Najjia Hunter, Jr, G. Outlook: The Friends League champs and one of the best teams in the state. Conestoga Coach: Mike Troy 2014-15 record: 25-6 overall. (Lost in first round of PIAA playoffs) Key Players: Daryl Caldwell, Sr, G; Andrew Larkin, Sr, F; M.J. Lezanic, Sr, G. Outlook: Pioneers will be chasing Ridley in Central League and be a district playoff team. Church Farm Coach: Marc Turner 2014-15 record: 14-11 overall. (Lost in district championship game) Key Players: Fred Olihampo, Soph, C; Emmitt Jeffries, Sr, F; James Lawton, Jr, G. Outlook: The Bicentennial League favorite and a district playoff team.

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