9. Severna Park
Last season: 16-5, No. 13
Postseason: Class 4A East regional finalist
Outlook: In his first season, Milton said "expectations are pretty high" with 16 seniors on the team. Senior left-hander Ryan Callahan leads a deep pitching staff. Most coaches name the Falcons as one of the favorites for the Anne Arundel County title.
Coach: Larry Sheets
Last season: 25-9, No. 7
Postseason: MIAA A Conference quarterfinalist
Outlook: Junior Gavin Sheets, the coach's son, leads the Greyhounds, who lost 11 seniors from last year's squad. One local coach said Gilman has the hitters to compete, but pitching is their biggest question mark heading into the season.
Coach: Ryan Wolfsheimer
Last season: 15-6, unranked
Postseason: Class 4A North regional quarterfinalist
Outlook: With a squad full of seniors, the Lions are among the top teams in Baltimore County. Senior Bobby Donald batted .368 with 3 HRs and 21 RBIs last season, while junior Kurtis Ewers (.481, 16 RBIs, 3-3, 2.31 ERA) contributes offensively and on the mound.
Coach: Jim Miller
Last season: 14-5, No. 15
Postseason: Class 2A West regional quarterfinalist