Nassau Conference ABC-IV softball preview

East Rockaway shortstop Gina Skelly slides in to East Rockaway shortstop Gina Skelly slides in to second base safely to secure a stolen base in a game against Oyster Bay on May 17, 2013. Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

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EAST ROCKAWAY ROCKS

Coach: Joe Lores

2013 record: 22-6

Key players

Gina Skelly, SS, Sr.

Tiffani Parente, C, Sr.

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Caitlin O'Mara, 1B, So.

Marisa Felbinger, OF, So.

Emily Galligan, 3B, Sr.

Outlook: Led by O'Mara, who has power and speed. Skelly and Parente also have pop.

WANTAGH WARRIORS

Coach: Christine Moran

2013 record: 6-10

Key players

Angela Barth, P, Sr.

Julie VanO'Linda, C/IF, So.

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Kelly Saronka, 2B, Sr.

Lindsay Stevens, SS, Sr.

Julia Guida, CF, So.

Outlook: This is a rebuilding year, but the Warriors have a lot of potential.

NORTH SHORE VIKINGS

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Coach: Toni Papetti

2013 record: 2-12

Key players

Caroline Robertson, SS, Sr.

Lauren Abbondondolo, C, Sr.

Victoria Danis, 2B, Sr.

Noelle Pisacano, OF, Sr.

Jessica Gioia, 3B, So.

Outlook: Led by Robertson, who has great range and a strong arm at short.

VALLEY STREAM NORTH SPARTANS

Coach: Dave Aguado

2013 record: 4-8

Key players

Jenna Abruzzino, CF, Sr.

Sam Estupinian, SS, Fr.

Kelly Kroez, 3B/P, Fr.

Kaylee Naraine, P/OF, Jr.

Tara Meehan, C, So.

Outlook: A young team looking to compete for a playoff spot.

SEWANHAKA INDIANS

Coach: Deidre Kelly

2013 record: 7-6

Key players

Jill Filippi, 3B, Jr.

Jancarla Herrara, SS, So.

Sabrina Spiridigliozzi, LF, Sr.

Shantel Oliver, CF, Sr.

Allyssa Rullo, P, Fr.

Outlook: Strong particularly on left side of the infield with Filippi and Herrara.

WHEATLEY WILDCATS

Coach: Christina Cambria

2013 record: 1-11

Key players

Samantha Palazzolo, C, So.

Samantha Hurtado, P, Fr.

Morgan Tursi, P/IF, So.

Perri Schreiber, SS, Jr.

Rachel Tomei, P, Jr.

Outlook: Palazzolo is quick behind the plate and has a great eye at plate.

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