Preview: Class C boys basketball capsules

Posted Dec. 06, 2011, at 9:03 p.m.

BUCKSPORT GOLDEN BUCKS

Last year’s record, finish: 3-15, No. 17 in EM Class B

Roster: Sr. Mat Swazey, Sr. Mike Cummings, Sr. John Geagan, Sr. Evan Seekins, Jr. Mitchell Burgess, Jr. Sam Stearns, Jr. Chris Chaffee, Jr. Jimmy Osgood, Jr. Brady Macleod, So. Josh Gray, So. Ryan Grindle, Fr. Asher Bowden, Fr. Gabe Stearns; coach: Josh Tripp

Outlook: Looking to improve on last year’s season with some veterans and newcomers. We are making the switch from Class B to Class C. We are looking to use our depth, size and quickness to have a successful season.

CALAIS BLUE DEVILS

Last year’s record, finish: 15-4, lost in quarterfinal

Roster: Jr. Jordan Ayers, Sr. Jeremy Beers, Jr. Forrest Carle, Sr. Jesse Clark, So. Peter Descoteaux, Jr. Jonathon Edwards, Jr. Devin Hall, So. Cordell Hold, Sr. Jeff Jones, Jr. Joel Leeman, Sr. Dylan Lord, Sr. Joseph Mitchell, Fr. Tyler Niles, Sr. Roger Socobasin; coach: Ed Leeman

FORT KENT WARRIORS

Last year’s record, finish: 9-10, No. 9, lost in prelim round

Roster: Sr. Curtis Bouchard, Sr. Phil Pabellon, So. Cody Plourde, Jr. Charlie Nadeau, Sr. Tom Enerva, Sr. Drew Levesque, Sr. Zach Ouellette, Sr. Ryan Savery, So. Colby Jandreau, So. Lance Jandreau, So. Adam Bouchard, Sr. Phil Ouellette; coach: Scott Pelletier

Outlook: The outlook this season is one with optimism. We have seven seniors and a team hungry to play at the Bangor Auditorium. They lost in a prelim game last year at Madawaska and they are looking for redemption. We have a good balance of perimeter players and size, with skill at each position. I am in my first year at Fort Kent, after coaching four years at Wisdom. The team is poised and ready to get started.

GEORGE STEVENS ACADEMY EAGLES

Last year’s record, finish: 10-8, No. 11

Roster: Jr. Jasper Adams, So. Chase Bradford, Jr. Devon Coleman, Sr. Nicholas Dillon, Jr. Ben Estey, Sr. Adam Hatch, So. Brett Ingraham, Jr. Kiyoshi Kuniyoshi, Sr. River Plouffe-Vogel, So. Philip Shaheen, Jr. Jialun Tang, Sr. Schuyler Van der Eb, Jr. Xue Zheyang; coach: Dwayne Carter

HOULTON SHIRETOWNERS

Last year’s record, finish: 3-15, No. 16

Roster: Fr. Kyle Bouchard, So. Kole Buzzeo, So. Elyjah Crockett, Sr. Douglas Dickison, Fr. Jacob Drew, So. Nicholas Guiod, Sr. Zacharia Harvey, Fr. Noah Holmes, Fr. Daniel Howe, Jr. Isaiah Straubel, Jr. Daniel Swallow, Sr. Cody Woods; coach: Robert Moran

MADAWASKA OWLS

Last year’s record, finish: 12-7, No. 8, lost in quarterfinal

Roster: Fr. Ethan Wetmore, Jr. Aaron Thibeault, Fr. Cedric Gendreau, Sr. Dylan Wetmore, Jr. Derek Beaulieu, So. Jake Gendreau, Sr. Devin Pelletier, Sr. Travis Pelletier, Sr. Matthew Deschenes, Jr. Lenny Pelletier; coach: Donald Deschaines

NARRAGUAGUS KNIGHTS

Last year’s record, finish: 4-12, No. 18

Roster: Fr. Blake Wright, Fr. Nick Kennedy, Fr. Austin Tenney, Fr. Scott Wolley, So. Mathew Payne, So. Travis Alley, So. Spencer Thompson, So. Cody Dorr, So. John Batson, Jr. Josh Hachey, Sr. David Grant, Sr. Tyler Tenney, Sr. Andrew Kennedy; coach: Peter Wolley

Outlook: We are a very young team with a lot of potential and we are striving for a tournament spot.

SEARSPORT VIKINGS

Last year’s record, finish: 4-14, No. 14

Team roster: Sr. Jason Brooks, Sr. Milton Jones, Sr. Forrest Pacholski, Sr. Shane Seekins, Jr. Austin Bean, Jr. Alex Carroll, Jr. Buddy Ellis, Jr. Darren Harriman, Jr. Jake Keniston, Jr. Dillan Moody, So. Will Hutcheson, Fr. Jake Powell; coach: Brad Cook

Outlook: We have a hard-working group of players that continue to improve year over

year. The team members are hungry to succeed and will strive to contend

for a postseason berth.

SUMNER TIGERS

Last year’s record, finish: 17-4, No. 6, lost in regional final

Roster: Sr. Anthony Balsom, Jr. Justin Chipman, Jr. Allen Doughty, Sr. Dillan Harmon, Sr. Aaron Leighton, Sr. Joey Malloy, Jr. Tylor Martin, So. Cruz Moshier, Sr. Gabe O’Brien, Jr. Lucas Potter-Harmon, Jr. Tristan Raynor, Sr. Xavier Tracey; coach: Walter Crabtree

NOTE: Outlook information provided by coaches.

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