With the 2014 high school baseball season getting underway last week in what should be another fantastic season, the Deseret News has compiled capsules for every 2A team in the state with information on what to expect this season.

The region rankings are based on coaches' preseason projections. Every coach was invited to participate and submit information on their team.

There are eight new head baseball coaches in 2A this year: Travis Madsen (Wasatch Academy), Walt Bills (Summit Academy), Stuart Henry (American Leadership), Jason Edwards (North Sevier), Ron Cropper (South Sevier), Rory Bowen (South Summit), Victor Sandoval (Rowland Hall) and Trent Thompson (Altamont)

Here's a region-by-region look at all 24 teams in 2A.

Region 13

-Beaver

-Delta

-Diamond Ranch

-Enterprise

-Kanab

-Milford

-Millard

-Parowan

1. Parowan High School

Head coach: Brett Harrison

2013 Record: 19-9 (2nd in Region 13 with 9-3 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Grand in second round, eliminated by Emery in championship game

Returning Contributors

Caleb Murphy

Jake Topham

Kirk Harrison

Tristan Adams

Coach Comment: “Good six or seven kids returning with varsity experience from last year's team.”

2. Beaver High School

Head coach: Curt Heslington

2013 Record: 20-2 (1st in Region 13 with 12-0 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Emery in second round, eliminated by Parowan in one-loss bracket

Returning Contributors

Tilston Bradshaw: 8-0 record as starting pitcher last year

Jesse Mcmullin: Starting catcher hit .380 as a junior

Colby Limb: Starting left fielder hit .370 as a junior

Coach Comment: “Return four starters from last season's 20-2 team. We will need to fill a few voids. If this happens we should be a pretty solid bunch. Region will be the best in 2A, so we need to play very well. Players are looking to build on our past success as a program.”

3. Delta High School

Head coach: Cory Webb

2013 Record: 5-15 (Tied for 5th in Region 12 with 2-8 record)

2013 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Contributors

Kale Leavitt, catcher, batted .380 last year

AJ Schena, pitcher/CF, batted .300 last year

Coach Comment: “Six returning starters. New region and classification and the kids are all ready to go. Defense should be solid. If we can hit the ball we have a good chance to make a run.”

4. Millard High School

Head coach: Jeremy Teeples

2013 Record: 13-12 (4th in Region 13 with 6-6 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Emery in quarterfinals, eliminated by Parowan in one-loss bracket

Additional information not provided

5. Enterprise High School

Head coach: Kyle Bundy

2013 Record: 11-12 (5th in Region 13 with 5-7 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Grand in first round, eliminated by Beaver in one-loss bracket

Returning Contributors

Kayson Bundy, sophomore: Was our leading hitter last year. One of three freshmen in 2A to make honorable mention from last year.

Klint Simkins, junior: Also a top hitter from last year and will be a No. 1 or No. 2 pitcher this year.

Damon Jones, senior: Probably would have been one of the top double leaders in the state until he went out with a knee injury.

Dustin Tullis: Also a top pitcher from last year. Led the team in RBIs

Coach Comment: “Only have two seniors on the team, but really heavy in the junior and sophomore classes. We have a lot of potential to do really well if they will play up to it. With the regions the way they are, however, it is anyone's ballgame. Our pitching is not overpowering, so we are going to have to rely on good defense to stay in games.”

6. Kanab High School

Head coach: Mason Fox

2013 Record: 10-11 (3rd in Region 13 with 7-5 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Emery in semifinals, eliminated by Parowan in one-loss bracket

Returning Contributors

Luke Crosby, CF, brings speed and aggressiveness, led team in HBP, .310 batting average as a junior

Madison Knape, C/OF, drives the ball to all fields; second on team in RBIs last year

Merril Terry, P, utility, fastest guy on the field, returning first-team all-stater

Taylor Glover, P, Left-handed pitcher picked up four wins as a sophomore looks to rebound with a stellar senior year

Dan Ramsay, P/INF, Looks to anchor the pitching staff as a senior with a lot of experience

Coach Comment: “We are looking to use our five seniors to guide us to a winning season. We have some great young arms coming into the program this year and want to use our experience and blend it in with some young talent.”

7. Diamond Ranch Academy

Head coach: Bo Iverson

2013 Record: 3-9 (6th in Region 13 with 3-9 record)

2013 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Contributors

Zeb Pierson, pitcher

Charles Chuning, infielder

Coach Comment: “Every year is a new good group of players for the Diamond Ranch squad. We have a good group of boys with some baseball experience to be the core of our team. Our goal is to come out and compete every game, discover what out potential is, and work hard to give ourselves a chance to win every game. We are super excited to be on our brand-new 100 percent turf field. We are looking forward to a great season.”

8. Milford High School

Head coach: Tyler McMullin

2013 Record: 1-13 (7th in Region 13 with 0-12 record)

2013 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Contributors

Lucas O’Daniel, senior, P/3B

Wade Netto, junior, C

Coach Comment: “Starting a lot of underclassmen. Hopefully be competitive in region play this year.”

Region 15

-Altamont

-Emery

-Grand

-Monticello

-North Sevier

-San Juan

-South Sevier

-Wasatch Academy

1. Emery High School

Head coach: Steve Gordon

2013 Record: 19-6 (Tied for 1st in Region 15 with 8-2 record)

2013 Postseason: Beat Parowan 15-9 in 2A championship game

Additional information not provided

2. Grand High School

Head coach: Jared Meador

2013 Record: 17-7 (Tied for 1st in Region with 8-2 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Kanab in quarterfinals, eliminated by Beaver in one-loss bracket

Additional information not provided

3. San Juan High School

Head coach: Charlie Taylor

2013 Record: 13-11 (3rd in Region 15 with 5-5 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Gunnison in first round, eliminated by Parowan in one-loss bracket

Additional information not provided

4. Monticello High School

Head coach: Bryan Bowring

2013 Record: 6-12 (6th in Region 15 with 2-8 record)

2013 Postseason: Did not qualify

Additional information not provided

5. South Sevier High School

Head coach: Ron Cropper (1st year)

2013 Record: 5-16 (5th in Region 15 with 3-7 record)

2013 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Contributors

Trevor Jones

Wyatt Hansen

Dallyn Owens

Brock Bastian

Coach Comment: “We will be a very young team. However, we will surprise some teams this year. Pitching will be a strong suit early and the rest should follow as the year progresses.”

6. North Sevier High School

Head coach: Jason Edwards (1st year)

2013 Record: 10-8 (3rd in Region 16 with 4-4 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Emery in second round, eliminated by Parowan in one-loss bracket

Returning Contributors

Tyrell Williams, junior, Pitcher/3B

Jacob Thompson, junior, 2B

Fisher Andersen, sophomore, P/SS

Landry Nelson, sophomore, 1B

Coach Comment: “We will again be very young with the majority of our team being made up of sophomores and three juniors. We hope to be able to compete well in a very tough region. We have several players that are trying to come back from injuries suffered in basketball and wrestling, but hope to have them back by the time region play begins.”

7. Altamont High School

b>Head coach: Trent Thompson (1st year)

2013 Record: Did not participate

Additional information not provided

8. Wasatch Academy High School

Head coach: Travis Madsen (1st year)

2013 Record: 0-9 (5th in Region 16 with 0-8 record)

2013 Postseason: Did not qualify

Returning Contributors

Andrew Fletcher, can play multiple positions well

Will Boyce, pitcher

Coach Comment: “Still in the building process. There are several players with very little baseball experience, but they are committed, hard working and will compete.”

Region 16

-American Leadership Academy

-Gunnison

-Layton Christian Academy

-Manti

-North Summit

-Rowland Hall

-South Summit

-Summit Academy

1. Gunnison High School

Head coach: Jared Anderson

2013 Record: 16-8 (2nd in Region 16 with 5-3 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Millard in second round, eliminated by Manti in one-loss bracket

Additional information not provided

2. Manti High School

Head coach: Jim Nelson

2013 Record: 18-4 (1st in Region 16 with 8-0 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Richfield in first round, eliminated by Beaver in one-loss bracket

Additional information not provided

3. Summit Academy

Head coach: Walt Bills (1st year)

2013 Record: 7-6 (1st in Region 14 with 6-2 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Millard in first round, eliminated by San Juan in one-loss bracket

Additional information not provided

4. South Summit High School

Head coach: Rory Bowen (1st year)

2013 Record: 8-10 (2nd in Region 14 with 5-3 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Kanab in first round, eliminated by Manti in one-loss bracket

Returning Contributors

CJ Dinneno

Daxton Hansen

Bracken Santos

Rylee Allen

Coach Comment: “Excited about the possibilities.”

5. North Summit High School

Head coach: Brent Scholes

2013 Record: 5-11 (5th in Region 14 with 3-5 record)

2013 Postseason: Did not qualify

Additional information not provided

6. American Leadership Academy

Head coach: Stuart Henry (1st year)

2013 Record: 7-10 (4th in Region 16 with 3-5 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Beaver in first round, eliminated by North Sevier in one-loss bracket

Returning Contributors

Hudson Chapple, senior: An outstanding returning shortstop who will also see time pitching this year

Jake Atwood, senior: Strong first baseman with a big bat, and will also see time pitching this year

Travis Morrill, senior: Will be an impact player in center field and will be a significant pitcher.

Kalin Johnson, senior: Will be a solid third baseman and catcher with a good bat.

Coach Comment: “We have a strong core of experienced seniors and a good group of young guys hungry to prove themselves. We expect to be competitive this season.”

7. Rowland Hall High School

Head coach: Victor Sandoval (1st year)

2013 Record: 5-11 (3rd in Region 14 with 4-4 record)

2013 Postseason: Lost to Parowan in First round, eliminated by Enterprise in one-loss bracket

Additional information not provided

8. Layton Christian Academy

Head coach: Jared Miller

2013 Record: 2-10 (5th in Region 14 with 2-6 record)

2013 Postseason: Did not qualify

Additional information not provided