Saranac Varsity Boys Basketball Team
The varsity boys basketball team will be coached by Brent Denis. The team's overall record was 5-14 last year with a 3-11 conference record.
This year's team will consist of Connor Christopherson, Heath Andre, Ian Baughn, Ben Weightman, Jake Liberty, Joe Tobin, Ryan Kerner, Dylan Everleth, Jake Mihalkovic, Kasey Favreau, Zach Vaughan, Ryan St. Clair, Dylan Gallagher and Jeremy Bullis.
"We have a terrific group of kids," said Denis. "I have been very please with their willingness to work hard and learn. We must evaluate each experience we have together, learn from it and implement what we have learned. As we gain experience, we hope to peak at the right time."
Saranac Varsity Bowling Team
The varsity bowling team will be coached by Mary LaDuke.
The girls team will consist of Heather Brousseau, Sabrina Bruce, Taylor Duquette, Brooke Farrell, Lindsey Koch, Rachel Lake, Jade Lakers, Ashley Rock, Catharine Weise, and Monica Whyman. The boys team will consist of Ben Alberry, Paul Carter, Taylor Chapple, Lance Defayette, Dalton Exford, Francis Frederick, James LaDuke, Micheal McGinley, Austin Postlewait, Patrick Robare, Jacques Simard, Chad Smith, and Albert Stickle.
"I feel that both our girls and boys teams will be contenders for the CVAC and sectional crowns this season," said LaDuke. "I have six returning girls and two are CVAC stand outs, Ashley Rock and Catharine Weiss. I also have six returning boys three of which are CVAC stand outs, Ben Alberry, Taylor Chapple and James LaDuke. All three will be starting the season with averages over 200."
Saranac Varsity Hockey Team
The varsity hockey team will be coached by Ed Davis.
This year's team consists of forwards Tyler Aubin, Nick Oliva, Ryan McCall, and Jeff Kurz; defensemen Joe Bridgeman, Austin Gilbert, Austin Newell, Jyle Erickson, Nate Haber, KJ Houle, Ian Fisher, Jeremy Barber, Matt McCasland, Tyler Ballantine, Kyle Donahue, Branon Cobb, Jordan Bashaw and Alex Sarazen; and goalies Zach Lareay and Dustin Plumadore.
"Saranac Chiefs will undergo changes this year with new coaching staff and many young and up and coming freshmen," said Davis.
The team's key strengths will be goal tending and team captains and leaders, as well as a great work ethic, he said. The year, however, will be a regrouping year with seven key platers lost from last year and nine from the year before.
Saranac Varsity Wrestling Team
The varsity wrestling team will be coached by Heath Smith.
The team will consist of Shawn LeGraves, Michael Dominy, Dylan Durgan, Codie Gillette, Kyle Staley, Hunter Bishop, Austin LaTulip, Trevor Goddeau, Lance Hackett, Michael Phillips, Ryan Guynup, Robert Secore, Joe Perry, Nate Wood, James Black, Joel Favor, Brandon Kiroy, Ben Perry, Tony Bushey and Josh Ryan.
"We have eight returning starters this year and with a lot of young wrestlers to help fill the varsity line-up," said Smith. "We are looking to make a run at a CVAC and sectional title this with only having one senior on the team."
Saranac Varsity Indoor Track Team
The varsity indoor track team will be coached by Jim Medeiros.
This year's boys team will consist of Ryan Kener, Matt Smith, Matt Terry, Travis Agoney, Nick Aierle, Jaylin Allen, Bill Badger, Decota Bapp, Nate Bedell, Jon Brown, Brandon Bushey, Conor Carrigan, Anthony Carrow, Greg Carrow, Adrien Carter, Dylan Charland, Nathan Cheney, Austin Couture, Chase Delisle, David Dormann, Corey Duval, Logan Frasier, Colbie Griffin, Casey Jackson, Quinn Jones, Taylor Kriplin, Mark LaPointe, Justin Liechty, Gus Light, Jake Martindale, Zach Mendoza, Dalton Mitchell, Micah Patterson, Noah Pearsall, Jon Raudenbush, Ed Seguin, Tim Snyder, Jake Spear, Sean Tyrell, Josh Wade, Danny Williams, Jarrett Wright, Jordan Wright and Levi Wright.
This year's girls team will consist of Samantha Aierle, Lexi Blockson, Alexis Bruno, Hope Craig, Emily Crawford, Alex Farrington, Lexi Haley, Tiffany Helms, Trisha Helms, Tricia Jackson, Amelia Jenks, Jaelynn Johnson, Abby Joyal, Morgan Kelly, Maureen Pellerin, Tori Phaneuf, Beth Plumadore, Kim Plumadore, Tawnia Provost, Maxine Rock, Tracy Rish, Nicole Turcotte, and Sabrina Bruno.
"I think we're going to have a very good boys team. A lot of the boys that had done outdoor track that hadn't done indoor track until this year have come out this season. We've got the bases covered," said Medeiros. "As for the girls, we've won the last 10 championships in a row. But, this is a smaller, less experience team. This is going to be a bit of a down year for us but we can still be competitive."