Teams to watch statewide: Marquette, Traverse City Central
Top local teams: Rockford, Heritage
Preview: Marquette won the title last season and appears ready to do it again.
Locally, Tom Yura, Jacob Yura, and Ben Buscarino lead a strong Heritage attack.
State finals prediction: Marquette will edge Traverse City Central for another title.
Teams to watch statewide: Petoskey, Cadillac, East Grand Rapids
Top local teams: Clare, Powers Catholic, Greenville, Mount Pleasant, Okemos
Preview: Cadillac could be a dark horse. It returns state slalom and giant slalom champion Keenan Cooper, first-team all-stater Nate Houk, and two other starters from last season.
State finals prediction: Petoskey will handily win another title.