Coach: Nick Hoffner
Last season: 20-5, ranked No. 2
Postseason: Class 4A state champion
Outlook: The Lions have reached the Class 4A state final each of the past two seasons, and took home the school’s first state championship in 2018. Veterans Gabe Delgado (UMBC), Brendan Foster (Salisbury), Ryan Kulick (York) and Brian Jakubek (York) lead a talented, seasoned bunch hungry for more titles. Howard is comfortable in tough situations, winning its five playoff games by a combined eight runs in possibly the most difficult path (Catonsville, Dulaney, Urbana, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Severna Park)...