BOYS HOCKEY

Last year’s record: 8-8-5 (lost to Newton South in Division 3 North first round)

Head coach: Rob Ryan (3rd season, 8-25-8)

Team captains: Clint Gourdeau, Sr. D; Aidan Daly, Sr. F (asst. captain); Keegan O’Shea, Jr. F. (asst. captain)

Other key players: Finn Brophy, Jr. G; Grant Landon, Soph. G; Tucker Apgar, Sr. D; Luke McClintock, Soph. D; Kevin Murphy, Soph. D; Matt Dearborn, Jr. F; Will Hogan, Sr. F; Henry Jones, Sr. F; Jack Steward, Soph. F.

Home rink: Johnson Rink, Pingree School

Outlook: Having made the playoffs in just their second season back as a varsity program, the Generals would love to do so again on the strength of their goaltending, with Brophy having pitched four shutouts last winter to go with 2.55 GAA. Daly scored 17 goals a year ago and is capable of a 20-goal, 30-point campaign. Two senior forwards who have come back out for the team, Cam Guyer and Aidan Heney, provide speed, size and leadership to an another strong group.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Last year’s record: 18-4 (Lost to Pentucket in Division 3 North quarterfinals)

Head coach: Mike DiMarino (4th season, 52-13)

Team captains: Billy Whelan, Sr. G; Paul Horgan, Sr. G; Michael Moynihan, Sr. F.

Other key players: TBD

Home court: Hamilton-Wenham High School gymnasium

Outlook: The Generals graduated 10 seniors from a class that won three consecutive Cape Ann League titles. Still, they return their best player in Billy Whelan and have some intriguing underclassmen capable of filling the void. Hamilton-Wenham will look to reign superior in the competitive CAL once again.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Last year’s record: 11-10 (Lost to North Reading in first round of Division 2 North playoffs)

Head coach: Jon Flanagan (2nd season, 11-10)

Team captains: Jemma Shea, Jr. G; Maddy Rivers, Jr. F; Isabelle Dolan, Jr. G

Home court: Hamilton-Wenham High School

Outlook: With all three of their senior captains from a year ago graduated, the new leadership guard in Jemma Shea and Madison Rivers will begin their second season with Flanagan running the ship. The Generals’ third captain, Isabelle Dolan, will spend the first part of the season recovering from an injury, but is expected back at some point this winter.

BOYS INDOOR TRACK

Last year’s record: 0-5

Head coach: Steve Sawyer (20th season)

Team captains: To be named

Other key athletes: Jake Sturim, Sr. Distance; Sam Lombardo, Sr. Sprints/Relays; Dan McDonough, Sr. Throws; Charles Butler, Jr. Distance; Nicholas Greco, Jr. Sprints

Home meets held at: Andover HS/Reggie Lewis Center

Outlook: The participation numbers are low and the Generals will have trouble filling events, but will do the best they can led by some talented athletes.

GIRLS INDOOR TRACK

Last year’s record: 2-3

Head coach: Steve Sawyer (20th season)

Team captains: To be named

Other key athletes: Gwyneth Fitzpatrick, Jr. Hurdles/Sprints; Maeve Folger, Jr. Throws; Bennett Nostrand, Jr. Distance; Claudia Rushi, Jr. Hurdles/Sprints; Alli Chapdelaine, Jr. Sprints/Relays

Home meets held at: Andover HS/Reggie Lewis  Center

Outlook: With nary a senior on the roster but 11 very strong juniors, the Generals expect to be competitive in the Cape Ann League.

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