Boys lacrosse preview for Towson area schools [Pictures]
While Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association squads will follow all the new NCAA rules designed to create more action on the field, their public school counterparts will continue to follow the 2012 status quo. Regardless of the rules, look below to see if your favorite team has a chance to be the last one standing after a season-long sprint to the finish.
This team-by-team preview includes Boys' Latin, Calvert Hall, Dulaney, Friends, Gilman, Loch Raven, Loyola Blakefield, Lutheran, St. Paul's, and Towson.
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Towson High( File photo / March 12, 2013 )
2012 record: 8-7
Coach John Cummings' quote: "I think our strength will be our defense because it's the only position where we have two returning players who started the whole year last season. That experience will help out."
Breakdown: Towson's defense returns veterans Drew Turner, a senior, and junior Brian Pflaum along with sophomore Josh Ritter. Junior Colby Hogan, who started on junior varsity last year, moves between the pipes where he replaces graduated goalie Connor Skeen (Stevenson University). The most experienced returning midfielder is senior Quinn Likens, but junior Noah St. John also has varsity experience. Vying for playing time in the midfield will be senior Alan Buagas and juniors James Psoras and Dustin Lovely. Senior John Lockwood headlines the attack that features sophomore AJ Bosse and freshman Jack Ware. Bosse was called up to varsity from junior varsity during the season last year. Cummings is still searching for roles for the rest of the squad, but is happy with the preseason work ethic. "I like the commitment to hard work this year and we are in a lot better shape than we were last year," Cummings said.