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Hillsborough boys soccer preview: Teams and players to watch

Gaither forward Jordan See, colliding with Sickles goalkeeper Brandon Stout, scored 19 goals as a junior last season.

DANIEL WALLACE | Times

Gaither forward Jordan See, colliding with Sickles goalkeeper Brandon Stout, scored 19 goals as a junior last season.

1. Gaither

Cowboys return a ton of talent, including top scorer and keeper, from a Class 5A region semifinalist. 2. Jesuit

Eighteen players, including top scorer Brett Durrance, return for this perennial state contender.

3. Tampa Prep

Reigning 2A state champ lost a ton of seniors, but defense should remain solid.

4. Berkeley Prep

Scoring extraordinaire T.J. Roehn graduated, but Bucs still possess some offensive pop.

5. Steinbrenner

Essentially everyone returns for a 4A playoff team that shocked Jesuit in the regular season.

In the conversation: Durant, Newsome, Sickles, Wharton

11 players to watch

Joshua Davis, F, Jr., King

Coming off a 15-goal season.

Brett Durrance, F/MF, Jr., Jesuit

Led Tigers in goals (16) and assists (15) last winter.

Tevin Gage, F/MF, Sr., Bloomingdale

Collected 13 goals for a 6A playoff team.

Tyler Hartlage, F/MF, Sr., Jesuit

Arguably the Tigers' best overall player.

Danny Johnson, MF, Sr., Plant

One of his seven goals beat Countryside in regions.

John Nardozzi, GK, Sr., Gaither

Allowed one regulation goal in two playoff games last season.

Alex Noble, MF, Jr., Wharton

Football's kicker will get a late start this season.

Oli Ortiz, F, So., Steinbrenner

Led upstart Warriors with nine goals last season.

Joey Perfetto, MF, Sr., Newsome

Prolific playmaker had 22 assists as a junior.

Jordan See, F, Sr., Gaither

Coming off a 19-goal season for region semifinalists.

Brian Steel, D, Sr., Tampa Prep

Steadiest defender during Terps' state title season.



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Hillsborough boys soccer preview: Teams and players to watch 11/07/10 [Last modified: Sunday, November 7, 2010 10:11pm]
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