SUFFOLK I

SACHEM EAST FLAMING ARROWS

Coach: Ralph Forman

2014 Record: 17-8

Key Players

Marissa Wilson, 1B Sr.

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Jamie Butalewicz P Sr

Allie Laird SS Jr

Emily Corchia RF Sr.

Marisa Genussa 2B Sr.

Outlook: Wilson led the county in homers with eight. Strong defensive infield also includes Kayla Caitobellota at catcher and Amanda Fitzgerald at third.

 

COMMACK COUGARS

Coach: Harold Colley

2014 Record: 16-6

Key Players

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Alyssa Persich CF Sr.

Alyssa Bluethgen P Jr.

Christina Rayfield SS Sr.

Jill McFadzen 3B Sr.

Alexa Corben UTL Jr.

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Outlook: Persich is a lefty slapper who can also hit for power. At 6-2, Bluethgen is a presence in the circle. Strong senior core also includes Gabby Gambino at first.

 

CONNETQUOT THUNDERBIRDS

Coach: Ross Castaldo

2014 Record: 17-5

Sarah McKeveny P/CF Soph.

Erin Sweeny SS Sr.

Victoria Swaine 1B/3B Sr.

Steviemarie Otto 2B Sr.

Kayla Kenehan OF/P Soph.

Outlook: Powerful lineup will bash the ball and score a lot of runs. McKeveny, a power pitcher, won't allow many to cross the plate.

 

LONGWOOD LIONS

Coach: Jackie Legnon

2014 Record: 14-6

Key Players

Leah Mele SS/2B Sr.

Madison Rappold C/3B Sr.

Alexandria Reggiani 2B/SS Sr.

Jenna Beekman OF Sr.

Emily Koerick P/SS Fr.

Outlook: Will put the ball in play and use speed. Mele is aggressive in the leadoff spot. Koerick throws a variety of pitches with speed and accuracy.

 

PATCHOGUE-MEDFORD RAIDERS

Coach: Dave Gervino

2014 Record: 12-8

Key Players

Sam Van Dorn P Sr.

Cait Burghacher SS Soph.

Nicole Zukowski 1B Jr.

Sierra Cardenales RF Sr.

Liz Rohme 2B Sr.

Outlook: Van Dorn is a strikeout pitcher but will also induce ground balls. Strong defense behind her, anchored by Burghacher at short.

 

FLOYD COLONIALS

Coach: Fred Luhrs

2014 Record: 10-11

Key Players

Jayna Rios SS Fr.

Brooke Kane P Sr.

Brianna LoMonaco 2B Fr.

Paige Whitman 3B/DH Jr.

Macy Kane P/1B Soph.

Outlook: Made playoffs for first time in over a decade last season. Rios is an all-around player and Brooke Kane throws with power.

 

SACHEM NORTH FLAMING ARROWS

Coach: Ken Sasso

2014 Record: 11-10

Key Players

Kirsten Bello 3B Sr.

Leanne Villani 2B Sr.

Rebecca Amadeo P Jr.

Nicole O'Donnell 1B Jr.

Samantha MacPherson CF Fr.

Outlook: Bello is a doubles hitter. Villani is a solid leadoff hitter. MacPherson, an up-and-coming freshman, will find the gaps.

 

BRENTWOOD INDIANS

Coach: Eduardo Murillo

2014 Record: 1-18

Key Players

Brianna Murillo SS Fr.

Kayla Nunez 3B Soph.

Atrinette Casas P/INF Soph.

Becky Bahr UTL Sr

Nicole Minardi UTL Jr.

Outlook: Young team led by Murillo, who hits for contact and extra bases. Nunez has some pop. Casas has developed her repertoire.

 

WARD MELVILLE PATRIOTS

Coach: Joseph Burger

2014 Record: 1-18

Key Players

Brianna Dade SS Sr.

Mary Garr LF Sr.

Kristina Maggiacomo P Eighth grader

Natalie Rodgers 1B Jr.

Katie Emig 3B Soph.

Outlook: Dade drives the ball to all fields, Garr gets to a lot of balls in left. Young team featuring three eighth graders. Maggiacomo has great control.

 

LINDENHURST BULLDOGS

Coach: Rick Caravaggio

2014 Record: 6-14

Key Players

Kasey Ryan 3B Sr.

Shannon Griffin C/P Jr.

Alyssa Schwalb C/INF Soph.

Victoria Weinsheimer CF Sr.

Sam Lowe LF Sr.

Outlook: Ryan is a vacuum at third. Griffin has a strong arm and is great at snap throws. Sophomore pitcher Haley Spinella has good command.

 

NORTHPORT TIGERS

Coach: Krystle Canino

2014 Record: 8-12

Key Players

Alexa Gonzales P/OF Sr.

Jessica Conforti P/SS Jr.

Gianna Ranieri P/1B Soph.

Haley Schmeizer 3B Soph.

Danielle Petrunti INF Soph.

Outlook: Young team that has grown together. Gonzales specializes in tracking the ball and Conforti gets to nearly anything hit her way at short.

SUFFOLK II

WEST ISLIP LIONS

Coach: Beth Crimi

2014 Record: 21-3

Key Players

Rachel Wandzilak P/OF Jr.

Amanda Arena 1B Soph.

Stephanie Neglia SS Soph.

Jessica Perrone CF Sr.

Giana Raimondi C Soph.

Outlook: Wandzilak brings finesse and an assortment of pitches to the cirlcle. Arena can put the ball over the fence and Neglia is a solid contact hitter.

 

WHITMAN WILDCATS

Coach: Bonnie MacConnell

2014 Record: 15-6

Key Players

Jenna Piramelli P Sr.

Linda Powell P Jr.

Laura Galligan C Sr.

Aleyshia Midcet CF Sr.

Melissa Triolo 3B Soph.

Outlook: Piramelli has good control and placement on the plate and Powell has speed that can overpower batter. Galligan knows both pitchers well.

 

NORTH BABYLON BULLDOGS

Coach: John Egan

2014 Record: 13-8

Nahtica Shepperd C Soph.

Gina Napoli P Sr.

Alexis Rutha SS Sr.

Elizabeth Brunner 1B Sr.

Brianna Klaus 3B Sr.

Outlook: Made playoffs for first time in over two decades last season. Shepperd is a five-tool player. Napoli, one of nine seniors, is a finesse pitcher who works the plate.

 

SMITHTOWN EAST BULLS

Coach: Glenn Roper

2014 Record: 14-8

Samantha Cusano P Sr.

Catherine Pederson SS Sr.

Cristina DePaola OF Jr.

Nicole DePaola OF/INF Jr.

Morgan Catalanotto INF Soph.

Outlook: Cusano can locate and keep hitters off balance. Pederson has tremendous range and a quick release. DePaola cuts off the gaps.

 

BAY SHORE MARAUDERS

Coach: Jaclyn Pasquerella

2014 Record: 12-9

Key Players

Kim Goldsmith P Sr.

Rhianna Paoletti SS Sr.

Rachel Mihlstin CF Soph.

Ana Vargas OF Sr.

Jamie Soldinger C Jr.

Outlook: Goldsmith spins the ball well, changes speeds, and hits the corners. Paoletti has great range up the middle and in the hole. Middle of lineup returns.

 

RIVERHEAD BLUE WAVES

Coach: Jeff Doroski

2014 Record: 7-12

Key Players

Dani Napoli SS Sr.

Carla Tanston 1B Sr.

Casey Plitt P Soph.

Jess Freeborn 2B/OF Jr.

Kayla Ormandy C Sr.

Outlook: A more complete team this year. Napoli, a contact hitter who drives the ball, hit .510 last season. Tanston is dangerous when she gets a hold of one.

 

SMITHTOWN WEST BULLS

Coach: Dave Miller

2014 Record: 7-13

Key Players

Kassie Furr SS Sr.

Kim Plaspohl P Sr.

Kiley Magee 1B Soph.

Amber Meystrik 3B Soph.

Julia Chapman 2B Soph.

Outlook: Furr has an extremely strong arm at short. Plaspohl will move the ball and hit her spots. The ball jumps off Magee's bat.

 

HALF HOLLOW HILLSEAST

THUNDERBIRDS

Coach: Megan Pfaeffle

2014 Record: 6-14

Key Players

Kristen Ulmer P/INF Soph.

Maya ChinQuee P/INF Soph.

Alexa Calisano CF Jr.

Angela Scurti C Soph.

Jordan Russo 2B Jr.

Outlook: Will split time in the circle between Ulmer and ChinQuee, both can move the ball and hit their spots. Calisano has speed, range, and power off the bat.

 

CENTRAL ISLIP MUSKETEERS

Coach: Tom Sherwood

2014 Record: 2-17

Amaris Negron P/SS Soph.

Brianna Weiss SS/OF Soph.

Anyssa Padilla 2B Sr.

Desiree Pacheco 1B Sr.

Ashley Pèna OF Soph.

Outlook: Padilla has a consistent bat and led the team in hitting. Negron is a gap to gap hitter who can drive the ball. Weiss is a solid contact hitter.

 

COPIAGUE EAGLES

Coach: Jean Kohn

2014 Record: 0-20

Key Players

Leidy Nunez SS Jr.

Priscella Nunez LF Sr.

Miranda Zanatta C Sr.

Bertalisa Rivas 2B Jr.

Emily Olivo 3B/OF Jr.

Outlook: Heads are always in game. Leidy Nunez is quick on the bases, and fields anything hit her way. Priscella Nunez gets a great read on the ball.

 

NEWFIELD WOLVERINES

Coach: Bill King

2014 Record: 8-12

Key Players

Jess Clark SS Fr.

Jennifer Sarcone C Sr.

Tabitha Butler P Sr.

Danielle Balsamo 1B Jr.

Grace Scura 2B Fr.

Outlook: Clark, wit extra base power and quick hands at short, was league Rookie of the Year last season. Sarcone calls her own game and Butler is a workhorse.

SUFFOLK III

EASTPORT-SOUTH MANOR

SHARKS

Coach: Laura Ward

2014 Record: 18-4

Key Players

Marissa Rizzi P Jr.

Christina Rizzi C Jr.

Jackie Chester 3B Sr.

Kailah Konkel SS Jr.

Daniella Detore OF Jr.

Outlook: Marissa Rizzi balances power and finesse, and has chemistry with her catcher and twin sister, Christina. Chester is a power hitter with a quick release at third.

 

HAUPPAUGE EAGLES

Coach: Jim McGowan Sr.

2014 Record: 18-7

Key Players

Catherine Vaughan P Jr.

Kaitlyn Snyder SS Sr.

Lyndsay Smocer C Sr.

Angela Barbone CF Jr.

Jillian Choinski 2B Fr.

Outlook: Will score plenty behind Vaughn, Snyder, and Smocer. Vaughn goes from center to the circle and Smocer from first to catcher. Former Bay Shore Coach: Jim McGowan Sr. takes over.

 

HALF HOLLOW

HILLS WEST

COLTS

Coach: Bryan Dugan

2014 Record: 22-4

Key Players

Nicole Graber SS Jr.

Alyse McAlpine 2B Jr.

Alexandra Parkas C Soph.

Gabrielle Casalino 3B Jr.

Alexis Kleet P Jr.

Outlook: Everyone but Francesca Casalino returns from county championship winning team. Very strong up the middle with Graber and McAlpine.

 

KINGS PARK KINGSMEN

Coach: Kim McGinley

2014 Record: 16-5

Key Players

Cassie Cancemi P Soph.

Taryn McGinley 3B Jr.

Arianna Ambrosio C Sr.

Cheyenne Giarraputo 2B Sr.

Carly Califano CF Sr.

Outlook: Cancemi has control over five pitches and has led team to playoffs three straight years. Nothing gets by McGinley at third.

 

EAST ISLIP REDMEN

Coach: Jason McGowan

2014 Record: 16-6

Key Players

Alexa Martone C Sr.

Courtney Greene P Soph.

Heather Zenk 2B Jr.

Jackie Carty 3B Soph.

Emily Churpita SS Jr.

Outlook: Solid pitching and defense. Martone has a great arm and is a leader behind the plate. Greene is a hard throwing lefty with a strong curve and screwball.

CENTEREACH

COUGARS

Coach: Sal Santoro

2014 Record: 15-6

Key Players

Amanda Catatano SS Sr.

Lindsay Ness C Soph.

Karissa Menzinger P Jr.

Meghan Brajevich 2B Jr.

Julianna Gamble 3B Jr.

Outlook: Catatano led the team in hits and home runs and has great range at short. Ness, on varsity since seventh grade, is a solid contact hitter and has a strong arm behind the plate.

DEER PARK

FALCONS

Coach: John McCaffery

2014 Record: 6-14

Key Players

Alli Wiener 2B Sr

Tori Fox C Soph.

Jaxie Collard P Sr.

Theresa Grimaldi 3B Jr.

Toni Santora P/SS/3B Fr.

Outlook: Improved offense for team that lost six one-run games. Dowling-bound Wiener has a strong glove and is a prototypical leadoff hitter. Collard changes speeds.

 

BELLPORT

CLIPPERS

Coach: Erin Molloy

2014 Record: 5-15

Key Players

Courtney Kane P Soph.

Jasmine Seaton CF/SS Sr.

Katie Skelly C Sr.

Brooke Tenreiro 1B Fr.

Alexandra Krawczyk INF Fr.

Outlook: Kane, a three-year starter, mixes power and finesse. Seaton is a lefty slapper and runs like a deer in the outfield.

 

HUNTINGTON

BLUE DEVILS

Coach: John Walsh

2014 Record: 5-14

Key Players

Tara Byrnes C Sr.

Ellyn Byrnes P Sr.

MaryGrace Trousdell 3B Sr.

Kaitlin Wascher CF Sr. Slap hitter fast

Sara Grassi SS Soph.

Outlook: A strong hitting team led by the Byrnes twins. Tara hits for power and Ellyn for contact in the leadoff spot. Troudsell also has pop.

 

WEST BABYLON

EAGLES

Coach: Nicole Torres

2014 Record: 4-13

Key Players

Breanna Kuhner SS Jr.

Brianna Ortiz P Sr.

Nicole Magioncalda OF/C Sr.

Erin Ehrichs UTL Soph.

Erin Heslin UTL Soph.

Outlook: Kuhner uses her short game and speed to her advantage and covers a lot of ground at short. Ortiz has great movement and variety with her pitches.

SUFFOLK IV

SAYVILLE GOLDEN FLASHES

Coach: Tiffany Rowan

2014 Record: 22-4

Key Players

Olivia Kaczmarek C Sr.

Jess Griffin CF Sr.

Lyndsey Shaw SS Fr.

Chrissy Malone 3B Sr.

Allie Petillo P Sr.

Outlook: Kaczmarek, an All-Long Island catcher, and Griffin, who covers a lot of ground and gets a great read off the bat, are hoping to capture a fourth straight Long Island championship.

 

ISLIP BUCCANEERS

Coach: Dennis McSweeney

2014 Record: 16-7

Key Players

Taylor Larson, C, Jr.

Nicole Sciara C/INF Sr.

Maddie Federson P. Soph.

Juliana Williams, 2B Sr.

Sam Seeger SS Soph.

Outlook: The county runner-up is led by Larson, a power hitter. Sciara has some pop as well. Federson combines speed and movement in the circle.

 

BAYPORT-BLUE POINT PHANTOMS

Coach: Nicholle Marchetta

2014 Record: 11-10

Key Players

Julia Saliba C Sr.

Savanna Neuhaus P/UTL Soph.

Katelyn Torlincasi P Fr.

Jamie Peterson UTL Fr.

Sara Badamo CF Jr.

Outlook: Saliba has quick hands and great bat speed, and blocks well defensively. Neuhaus and Torlincasi will rotate in the circle.

 

HARBORFIELDS TORNADOES

Coach: Katie Brophy

2014 Record: 5-15

Key Players

Lindsay Pressman P/SS Jr.

Angela Barbaris C Soph.

Victoria Walsh C/DH Sr.

Julia Annunziata CF Sr.

Erin Walden 1B/P Jr.

Outlook: Pressman has velocity and movement. Barbaris and Walsh bring power to the lineup and are solid behind the plate.

 

GLENN KNIGHTS

Coach: Chris Vandernoth

2014 Record: 0-20

Kelly Coney C Jr.

Annabell Adams CF Soph.

Sophia Reuter 2B Jr.

Alexa Spiler 3B Sr.

Casey Gross LF Sr.

Outlook: Coney manages the game well and is a clutch hitter, and Adams swipes bags and plays aggressive in the outfield.

 

AMITYVILLE WARRIORS

Coach: Tiffany Mendelson

2014 Record: N/A

Emily Marin SS Sr.

Yesenia Paula CF Soph.

Jennice Vasquez 1B Sr.

Silvia Sanchez 2B Sr.

Angela Cruz 3B Soph.

Outlook: Program returns to varsity level. Marin has great range and a strong arm and Paula tracks balls well off the bat.

SUFFOLK V

ROCKY POINT EAGLES

Coach: Ron Kenehan

2014 Record: 17-6

Key Players

Courtney Lawrence P Sr.

Paige Csikortos 2B Jr.

Karisa Lawrence 3B/P Soph.

Juliana Vosilla C Soph.

Katelyn Wilbur SS 7th grade

Outlook: Lawrence is a hard-throwing spin pitcher. Csikortos is an ambidextrous slap hitter.

 

MOUNT SINAI

MUSTANGS

Coach: Tom Tilton

2014 Record: 17-6

Key Players

Julia Gallo 2B Sr.

Cassandra Wilson P/CF Sr.

Jessica Parente 3B Sr.

Maria Pallerin 1B Sr.

Lové Drumgold SS Fr.

Outlook: Gallo has a great glove to lead the defense. Parente and League Rookie of the Year Drumgold lead the offense.

 

MILLER PLACE PANTHERS

Coach: Dana Kuroski

2014 Record: 15-5

Key Players

Taylor Ludewig CF Sr.

Sage Biamonte LF Sr.

Beth Whitlow 1B Jr.

Audrey Smith SS Eighth grade

Sandra Lombardi C Sr.

Outlook: Ludewig, an Adelphi commit, will anchor the lineup. Biamonte covers a lot of ground in left. Lombardi is a lefty slap hitter.

 

EAST HAMPTON

BONACKERS

Coach: Lou Reale

2014 Record: 9-10

Key Players

Ali Harned SS Sr.

Dylan Scheider INF/P So.

Maddie Schenck C Fr.

Franny Denaro INF So.

Ella Gurney INF Eighth grade

Outlook: Harned, a four-year starter and returning all-county player, is one of two seniors on a young East Hampton team.

 

SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER

WILDCATS

Coach: Amber O'Malley

2014 Record: 7-13

Key Players

Alex Hutchins SS Sr.

Caitlin Mirabell CF Sr.

Hailey Tilton LF Sr.

Melissa Marchese C 8th grade

Joy Papagianopoulos 3B 8th grade

Outlook: Hutchins is a power-hitter, and Mirabell covers a lot of ground. Tilton has a strong arm.

 

WESTHAMPTON

HURRICANES

Coach: John Vahle

2014 Record: 2-18

Key Players

Lauren Ramos C Fr.

Aurora MacDonald CF Sr.

Anna Collins 3B Sr.

Kennedy Skala LF Sr.

Lexi Miller SS Fr.

Outlook: Ramos, who led the team in every offensive category last year, calls every pitch behind the plate. MacDonald and Skala cover a lot of ground.

 

COMSEWOGUE WARRIORS

Coach: Jason Surdi

2014 record: 0-18

Key Players

Emily Whitman SS Fr.

Camella Femoyer C Sr.

Taylor Murray 3B/P Jr.

Alyssa Olson CF Sr.

Danielle Mattera 1B Sr.

Outlook: Whitman is a rising star who started as an eighth grader. Femoyer has a powerful bat. Mattera is a fundamentally sound defender.

SUFFOLK VI

CENTER MORICHES

RED DEVILS

Coach: Rich Roberts

2014 Record: 23-3

Key Players:

Erin Creen P Sr.

Cierra Smith SS Jr.

Caroline Casey CF Jr.

Alexa Andersen 2B Jr.

Megan Ricci C Jr.

Outlook: Creen, with a curveball and a changeup that constantly keeps hitters off balance, leads the defending Class B Long Island champs. Smith is an excellent defensive shortstop.

 

BABYLON PANTHERS

Coach: Rick Punzone

2014 Record: 16-5

Key Players

Alyssa Sasuk P/2B Sr.

Gwen Donaldson SS Soph.

Molly Cummings C Fr.

Erin Going CF Jr.

Bridgette Rohl OF Sr.

Outlook: Donaldson is a three-year starter and returning all-county player. Sasuk and up-and-coming Allie Stanya will anchor the rotation.

 

HAMPTON BAYS BAYMEN

Coach: Richard Douls

2014 Record: 15-3

Key Players

Rebecca Harris SS Sr.

Meghan Harris 3B Sr.

Marley Tyler P Jr.

Mackenzie Tyler CF Fr.

Laura Zaweski 2B Jr.

Outlook: Tyler is a power pitcher who has developed a solid screwball and curveball. Rebecca Harris will provide power and Meghan Harris and Zaweski are quality line drive hitters.

 

PIERSON/BRIDGEHAMPTON WHALERS

Coach: Eric Bramoff/

Woody Kneeland

2014 Record: 11-6

Key Players

Sam Duchemin P Sr.

Sabrina Baum INF Sr.

Meg Schiavoni INF Sr.

Zoe Diskin OF/1B Sr.

Isabel Peters OF Soph.

Outlook: Duchemin, a hard-throwing righty with great command, leads a group of 10 returnees from last year's Class C Long Island champions.

 

PORT JEFFERSON ROYALS

Coach: Debbie Brown

2014 Record: 7-9

Key Players

Shannon Fee SS Sr.

Riley Ellis P Fr.

Jackie Brown C Soph.

Caroline Biondo 1B Sr.

Gillian Kenah 3B Soph.

Outlook: Fee is the power hitter in the lineup. Ellis mixes in a few different pitches and hits second. Brown's a quick leadoff hitter.

 

MATTITUCK TUCKERS

Coach: Kelly Pickering

2014 Record: 6-10

Key Players

Lisa Angell P Sr.

Rachel Voegal C Jr.

Ashley Perkins 1B Eighth grade

Ashley Chew SS Fr.

Caralee Stevens 3B/SS Sr.

Outlook: Angell struck out more than 100 batters last year with her mix of pitches and strong arm. Voegal will bat in the cleanup spot.

 

SOUTHOLD/GREENPORT PORTERS

Coach: Lori Marra

2014 Record: 6-10

Key Players

Sarah Tuthill 3B/P Sr.

Rosemary Volinski C Jr.

Ashley Hilary P Fr.

Brittany Doucett SS Sr.

Willow Sutton RF Sr.

Outlook: Tuthill is a versatile, two-time all-league player who will bat in the cleanup spot. Hilary has good command of the strike zone.

 

MERCY MONARCHS

Coach: Rich Schaub

2014 record: 4-11

Key Players

Alexandra Hulse C Jr.

Micaela Zebroski SS Sr.

Clair Sullivan 3B Sr.

Nicole Gravagna P/1B Fr.

Victoria Pace P/OF Sr.

Outlook: Hulse, a lefty, is a strong defender and line-drive hitter. Zebroski has a quick bat and good range at short. Gravagna is the No. 1 pitcher.

 

SOUTHAMPTON MARINERS

Coach: Virginia

McGovern

2014 Record: 4-13

Key Players

Samantha Wesnofske P Fr.

Lexi Rosko C/OF Sr.

Emily Goleski P Sr.

Chloe Scheuch RF Jr.

Chloe Schmidt 3B Jr.

Outlook: Wesnofske pounds the strike zone, and added pitchers to her arsenal over the offseason. Rosko, who batted over .400 last year, is the offensive leader.