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Leto Falcons

Last year: 7-17 Class 4A, District 6

Coach: Lou Llerandi, ninth year.

Assistants: David Savage, Tony Morrison, Javier Magria.

Classification: Class 4A, District 6.

Nickname: Falcons.

Stadium: Leto Field, 4409 W Sligh Ave.

Record: 7-17. Lost in first round of districts.

Key Players: Matt Rouse (pitcher, outfield), Marco Ramierez (pitcher, outfield), Chris Bulnes (second base), Paul Schale (shortstop), Marco Sarduy (catcher), George Perez (third base), Brian Neuman (first base, DH).

Strengths: With 10 returning players, including six starters and seven seniors, Leto has plenty of experience. Llerandi said the Falcons should be strong up the middle, with Bulnes, Sarduy and Rouse.

Weaknesses: The Falcons are looking for a few good arms, and may have to use some of their infielders in relief roles. Rouse and Ramierez are the only pitchers with any experience.

Outlook: Leto lost 11 one-run games last year, and the Falcons are counting on their experience to get a few more wins this year. Llerandi said it's important for his team to get a good start.