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1. SOUTH SIDE CYCLONES

Coach: Jerry D'Angelo

Key players

G Keith Ruiz 5-11

G Erik Shirland 6-0

G Alex Sorensen 6-1

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F Paul Pandolfi 6-3

F Garett Gallego 6-3

Outlook: A deep, unselfish and athletic team that should compete for a county championship.

2. CAREY SEAHAWKS

Coach: Martin Kelly

Key players

G Dylan DeMeo 5-9

G Adrian Denner 6-4

F Andrew Ris 6-2

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F Kieran Murchie 6-5

F Tom Gallant 6-3

Outlook: Strong team behind Denner, who averaged 17.5 points per game last season.

3. JERICHO JAYHAWKS

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Coach: Walter Bachman

Key players

G Daniel Schneider 5-10

G Jack Roberts 6-1

F Joshua Francis 6-3

F Mike Goren 6-3

C Jackson Weinrab 6-6

Outlook: The defending county champions are well-coached and should be in the mix once again.

4. WESTBURY GREEN DRAGONS

Coach: Dave Graff

Key players

G Christian Hamilton 5-9

G Jonathan Dean 5-9

F Shakel Cafield 6-2

F Brian Newell 6-2

C Malachi Dean 6-3

Outlook: Strong unit that should be a contender for a playoff spot.

5. BELLMORE JFK COUGARS

Coach: Rory Block

Key players

G Jake Berger 5-10

G Evan Teich 6-0

F Eric Pauly 6-1

F John Cuttitta 6-0

C Nick Bandini 6-2

Outlook: With 16 players, depth is a strength.

6. WANTAGH WARRIORS

Coach: Keith Hunter

Key players

G Matthew Buchner 5-10

G Kyle Cain 5-10

F Brett Neuman 6-1

F Dan Devine 6-4

C Thomas Burke 6-5

Outlook: A gritty, attacking defense is a strength for a team hoping to make the playoffs.

7. GARDEN CITY TROJANS

Coach: Laurence Steimer

Key players

G Mark Desantis 5-9

G Joe Leighton 5-9

F Rob Wotczak 6-2

F Matt Kelly 6-4

C Conor Lumdoon 6-5

Outlook: Will rely heavily on solid three-point shooting.

8. NEW HYDE PARK GLADIATORS

Coach: Don Rood

Key players

G Christopher Ferlazzo 6-0

G Kevin Su 5-9

G Hassan Fuller 6-0

F Brennan Scanlon 6-0

F Ryan Korzevinski 6-3

Outlook: Could surprise late in the season once new players jell.