GARDEN CITY TROJANS

Coach: Marisa Reichman

2013 record: 13-4

Key players

Melissa Ward, P/UTL, Fr.

Ashley Nessler, C/3B, Sr.

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Erin Cunningham, P/OF, Fr.

Outlook: Last season's conference champs have holes to fill but have a strong nucleus led by Ward, who hit .492, and Nessler, who hit .409.

GLEN COVE BIG RED

Coach: Valerie Amilicia

2013 record: 7-12

Key players

Kendall Young, 3B, Sr.

Gabrielle Heenan, C, Jr.

Caitlin Brown, SS, Jr.

Alyssa Pagano, 1B, Sr.

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Sara Tenke, P, So.

Outlook: Not much gets past Young at third base. The four-year varsity player has quick reflexes, great range and a cannon of an arm.

BETHPAGE GOLDEN EAGLES

Coach: Annie DiPrima

2013 record: 8-13

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Key players

Danielle Nendza, SS, Sr.

Jackie Schultheis, C, Sr.

Nicole Carroll, P/1B/2B, Sr.

Corrin Tempesta, OF/IF, Fr.

Danielle Olive, IF/OF, Soph.

Outlook: Nendza has great range in addition to a strong arm and quick release. Schultheis provides some pop in the middle of the order.

CARLE PLACE FROGS

Coach: Chris Ceruti

2013 record: 11-7

Key players

Kaitlyn Davis, P, Sr.

Courtney Mulcare, SS, Sr.

Lydia Rice, C, Jr.

Keara Mooney, 2B, Sr.

Laura Murphy, lF, Sr.

Outlook: Fundamentally sound team is led by Davis, a master at working the corners of the plate in the circle who also hits well with runners in scoring position.

JERICHO JAYHAWKS

Coach: Kristina LoCastro

2013 record: 10-3

Key players

Marina Egbaria, 3B, Soph.

Rachel Hirschheimer, P, Soph.

Brianna Carone, C, Fr.

Karen Bazakos, SS, Jr.

Rachel Reiben, 2B, Sr.

Outlook: Almost the entire team graduated last year, but the Jayhawks return Hirschheimer in the circle and have a strong infield around her, led by Egbaria at third.

COLD SPRING HARBOR SEAHAWKS

Coach: Steve Cacioppo

2013 record: 13-3

Key players

Olivia Taglich, P, Jr.

Sabrina Odierno, C, Soph.

Victoria Campbell, 1B, Sr.

Jaclyn Albers, 3B, Sr.

Julie Watson, OF, Sr.

Outlook: Taglich throws strikes and has a solid defense behind her, especially at the corners with Campbell and Albers. Odierno is always a threat for an extra-base hit.