East Meadow could have a special season with nine of its top 10 runners back, including Sean Grady, Brad Kaufmann, Dave Carey and Mike Grady.
With five runners returning, led by Brian Benesch, Bryant Babel and Rich Gold, Oceanside will present a stiff challenge.
Port Washington is looking for a return to the top and has Taylor Titcomb, Sid Kakkar and Ryan Schwartz leading the way.
With seniors Dom Esposito and Brendan Nyreen and juniors Kyle Smith and Ryan Cooney, Massapequa should not be overlooked. Herricks could surprise with talented senior Aakaash Pillalamarri as well as Jack McGuire, Mike Dolan and Gabe DaSilva.
Manhasset is poised to make a run at the county title with Charlie Morris and Stephen Bourguet up front and All-Conference performer Mark Chouryguin back.
Whitman could be the team to beat with Zach Cammer, Mike Damato, Pat Cummings, Nick Denuzzo and Brian Windisch.
The senior combo of Joe DiRienzo and Ryan Scarpelli will keep Sachem East in the race.
Kris Moran returns for North Babylon, along with fellow junior Brock Schmidt and newcomers Billy Blatz and Shaun Coyle.
With five of its top seven back, including seniors Austin Coneys, Cameron Coneys, Ty Gamble and Conor Murphy, Harborfields is looking to win its fourth straight county title.
Center Moriches returns five of its top seven runners in John McMahon, Andrew Montefusco, Drew Comanda, Toney McFarlane and Tristan Sess. Southampton looks to contend with Eric Whittenberg, Kevin McCabe and Timmy Squires.
St. Anthony's is once again the favorite, led by Tom Diliberto, Kevin Kreider, Frank Segreto, Jake Hensler and Matt Taddeo.
Thomas Awad is poised to lead Chaminade into contention with help from Joe Ferencik.
Kellenberg has Raul McGee, Simon Tener and Chris Scarallo, while Sean Ferguson, Sean Hall and Paolo Fiore lead the way for St. John the Baptist.
RUNNERS TO WATCH
East Meadow, Sr.
Port Washington, Jr.
St. Anthony's, Sr.
Port Washington, Sr.
St. Anthony's, Sr.
Sachem East, Sr.
St. John the Baptist, Sr.
Port Jefferson, Sr.
North Babylon, Jr.