4. Neumann-Goretti (22-1, 3). The senior headliners include pitcher-outfielder Joey Gorman (St. Joseph's), outfielder Jimmy Kerrigan (Temple), shortstop Marty Venafro, and catcher Nicky Nardini.
5. Methacton (17-11, 8). The Warriors' bid to claim the Pioneer Athletic Conference crown is headed by third baseman-pitcher Joey Casselberry, first baseman Matt Dale, and catcher-closer Clayton Harwick.
6. West Chester Rustin (14-7, NR). At the plate, the Golden Knights are fueled by shortstop-third baseman Kevin Jewitt (Villanova) and second baseman Joe Palladino. Jack Fritz is the pitching ace.
7. La Salle (17-6, NR). The offense is sparked by third baseman Mike Piscopo (Northeastern), centerfielder Ryan Otis (Bucknell), catcher Corey Baiada, and second baseman Colin Pyne.
8. North Penn (11-9, NR). The Knights have three strong pitchers: Bryce Mengel, Bobby Reddick, and Alec Lashkevich. Catcher Eddie Posavec and outfielder Casey Clauss spark the offense.
9. Chestnut Hill Academy (20-7, NR). The Blue Devils have one of the area's best infields: first baseman Matt Primavera, second baseman Sam Feirson, shortstop Dan Hull, and third baseman Matt Rowland.
10. Central Bucks South (11-8, NR). Second baseman Dylan Glassmire and shortstop Chris Coia (Radford) spearhead the offense. Ricky Dennis is the ace of the Titans' pitching staff.
Under consideration (listed alphabetically): Boyertown (14-8), Council Rock North (19-3), Great Valley (13-8), Hatboro-Horsham (8-12), West Chester East (19-4), West Chester Henderson (16-5).
- Rick O'Brien