Fallston

Coaches: Mike Hollandsworth (girls) and Leal Williams (boys)

Top prospects, boys: Noah Kudla, Jr.; Nikos Katsaros, Jr.; Dan Lekites, Jr.; Andrew Parks, So.; Jacob Heiland, Fr.; Nick Shrout, Jr.; Firuz Etemad-Moghadam, So.; Jacob O'Neill, Sr.; Scott McGill, So.

Top prospects, girls: Brooke Hutton, Sr.; Nicole Wohlfort, Jr.; Claire Palmer, Sr.; Sophie Kudla, Fr.; Sam Lewis, Jr.; Kay Rinkers, Jr.; Caroline Scranton, Jr.; Kelly McCreesh, Sr.; Emma Freeman, Sr.


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Outlook: The boys' team, 29 strong, returns six of its top seven runners from last year and is led by junior Noah Kudla, one of the top returnees in the county. The girls' team, with 13 on the roster, has three of the top seven back. Senior Brooke Hutton and newcomer Nicole Wohlfort lead the girls. Both teams seem certain to improve on their conference finish of last year.

Harford Tech

Coaches: Jeff Matteson and Lauren Hoover

Top prospects, boys: Austin Wright, Sr.; Zack Armijo, So.; Tyler Moran, Sr.; Hunter Lidke, Jr.; Matt Gengenback, Sr.

Top prospects, girls: Phoebe Steiger, Jr.; Madeline Miller, So.; Hailey Jefferson, Jr.; Alicia Kilgore, Sr.; Katrina Yaroshevich, Sr.

Outlook: The Tech teams, with a total of 17 runners, are described by their coaches as "much stronger than last year." Both teams are likely to improve on their 2012 finish in the UCBAC.

Havre de Grace

Coaches: Bill Walsh and Alex Spooner

Top prospects, boys: Patrick Brinsfield, Sr.; Aramis Cartagena-Ortiz, Fr.; Tyrone Dixon, Fr.; Jordan Ramsburg, Fr.; Brandon Sophia, Jr.; Cameron Standiford, Sr.

Top prospects, girls: Madison Bault, So.; Tara Brown, So.; Kaitlyn Castillo, Sr.; Brianna Clark, Jr.; Martine Ianniello, Sr.; Danielle Jankovich, Sr.; Abbigale Lyons, So.; Delaney Newhart, Sr.

Outlook: The Warriors return their top six runners from the girls' team that last year qualified for the state meet. The boys' team is in the rebuilding mode with one returnee and five newcomers.

John Carroll

Coaches: Rob Torres (girls) and Mike Monaghan (boys)

Top prospects, boys: Evan Moore, So.; Adam Bognanni, Jr.; Will Hopkins, Sr.; Zane Van Pelt, Sr.; C.J. Skokowski, Jr.; Rob Flynn, So.; Cole Alban, Sr.

Top prospects, girls: Kristen Kohles, Sr.; Amanda Spaeth, Sr.; Alex Gromacki, Sr.; Elizabeth Driver, Jr.; Holly Driver, So.; Rachel Amrhein, Jr.; Ellie Marindin, So.; Faith Ensor, So.; Adria Pirozzi, Fr.

Outlook: The girls' team returns its top seven and should be a contender for the IAAM A Conference title. Torres describes the team of 31 girls as having "the deepest amount of talent we've had since joining the IAAM." The boys' team is in a rebuilding year with 13 of its 18 runners freshmen or sophomores. Sophomore Evan Moore leads the boys' team.