HILLS EAST THUNDERBIRDS

Coach: Megan Pfaeffle

2013 record: 6-13

Key players

Taylor Russo, 1B, Sr.

Danielle Bruno, CF, Sr.

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Rachel Warren, SS, Sr.

Alexa Califano, LF, So.

Maya Chinquee, P, Fr.

Outlook: A young team with a group of key, defensive players.

CENTRAL ISLIP MUSKETEERS

Coach: Tom Sherwood

2013 record: 5-16

Key players

Brianna Weiss, P/SS, Fr.

Desiree Pacheco, 1B, Jr.

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Maria Gonzalez, P/SS, Sr.

Kariyma Benjamin, OF, Jr.

Natalie Fernandez, 3B, Sr.

Outlook: Six returning starters, including freshman pitcher Weiss, with a good fastball and a impressive change-up.

WHITMAN WILDCATS

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Coach: Melyssa Cilmi

2013 record: 5-13

Key players

Nicole Civello, SS, Sr.

Gina Cipriano, 1B, Sr.

Aleysha Midgett, CF, Jr.

Laura Galligan, C, Jr.

Jenna Piromalli, P, Jr.

Outlook: Experienced pitchers and powerhouse hitters in hopes of a playoff run.

BAY SHORE MARAUDERS

Coach: Jackie Pasquerella

2013 record: 18-1

Key players

Sarah Edwards, C/1B, Sr.

Kim Goldsmith, P, Jr.

Kaly Alzate, 3B, So.

Elise Ambos, 2B, Sr.

Taylor Barbour, P/UTL, Fr.

Outlook: Led by Edwards, who has three league and one county title under her belt.

SMITHTOWN WEST BULLS

Coach: Dave Miller

2013 record: 13-7

Key players

Gianna Gatto, C, Sr.

Teresa Staiano, CF, Sr.

Samantha Morganelli, 2B, Sr.

Kim Plaspohl, P, Jr.

Kassie Furr, IF, Jr.

Outlook: Dowling-bound Gatto possesses incredible arm strength and is a line-drive gap hitter.

SMITHTOWN EAST BULLS

Coach: Glenn Roper

2013 record: 10-9

Key players

Stefanie Aplin, C, Sr.

Alexa Carnemolla, 2B, Sr.

Angela Pagano, 3B/SS, Sr.

Kristina Hussey, OF/IF, Sr.

Samantha Giannetti, CF, Sr.

Outlook: Good defense, clutch hitting.

WEST ISLIP LIONS

Coach: Michelle Jantzen

2013 record: 14-6

Key players

Alyssa Monteverde, P, Sr.

Shannon Cronin, OF, Sr.

Stephanie Neglia, 3B, Fr.

Rachel Wandzilak, P, So.

Amanda Arena, 1B, Fr.

Outlook: Strong pitching behind Monteverde and sophomore Wandzilak.

CENTEREACH COUGARS

Coach: Sal Santoro

2013 record: 11-10

Key players

Tia LaPuma, 1B, Sr.

Karissa Menzinger, P/2B, So.

Lindsay Ness, C, Fr.

Amanda Catapano, SS, Jr.

Karly Sauve, OF, So.

Outlook: Seven returning starters; overall team speed is a huge plus.

COPIAGUE EAGLES

Coach: Jean Ann Kohn

2013 record: 0-19

Key players

Priscilla Nunez, OF, Jr.

Emely Olivo, OF/3B, So.

Heather Voisey, P, Fr.

Yanarys Lopez, 2B, Fr.

Leidy Nunez, 2B/SS, So.

Outlook: Developing team honored for its sportsmanship last season.

NEWFIELD WOLVERINES

Coach: Bill King

2013 record: 4-16

Key players:

Val Scura, Sr., CF

Sam Wood, Sr., 3B

Tabitha Butler, Jr., P

Jessica Clark, 8th, SS

Marissa Siegel, Sr., 2B

Outlook: Centerfielder Scura is a switch power hitter with great range.

NORTH BABYLON BULLDOGS

Coach: John Egan

2013 Record: 5-14

Key Players

Theresa Cardello, P, Sr.

Gina Napoli, P, Jr.

Alexis Rutha, SS, Jr.

Elizabeth Brunner, 1B, Jr.

Brianna Klaus, 3B, Jr.

Outlook: Looking to improve behind Rutha's bat and Cardello's arm.