Berlin posted a 9-3 record in 2017 and made it to the Class M state semifinals. The Redcoats are among the few teams returning their starting quarterback, lead rusher and lead receiver, but will need to replace a trio of defenders who each racked up 100-plus tackles.
Last year’s record: 9-3
Key losses: RB/LB James Mazzarella, CB Matthew Wojciechowski, OL/DL Kevin Stafstrom
Key returners: DL Zach Hrubiec, QB Kevin Dunn, RB Alex Halkias
Player to watch for: WR Giancarlo Tuffano
Games to watch: at Bloomfield, Nov. 2; vs. Rocky Hill, Nov. 9