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Andy Primm of Massapequa looks on from second

Andy Primm of Massapequa looks on from second base after his RBI double against Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK during the third inning in Game 2 of the Nassau Class AA baseball finals on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

NASSAU AA-I

FARMINGDALE DALERS

Coach: Frank Tassielli

2017 record: 13-9

Key players

James DiSanti, 3B, 6-1, 190, Jr.

Robbie Keane, SS, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Phil Krpata, CF, 5-10, 160, Jr.

Justin Rosner, C, 5-10, 165, So.

FREEPORT RED DEVILS

Coach: Roberto Delgado

2017 record: 8-12

Key players

Viandi Abreu, C/1B, 5-11, 190, Jr.

Daniel Garcia, P/OF, 6-1, 150, Jr.

David Herrera, OF, 5-8, 160, Sr.

Anthony Lamar, C/1B, 6-1, 210, Sr.

Braylin Marine, SS/P, 6-1, 175, Sr.

MASSAPEQUA CHIEFS

Coach: Tom Sheedy

2017 record: 23-7

Key players

Nick Collins, P, 5-10,160, Sr.

Aidan Cooney, CF, 5-10, 145, Sr.

Phil Cottone, SS/3B, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Andy Primm, C, 5-7, 172, Sr.

James Zupo, 2B, 5-10, 165, Sr.

OCEANSIDE SAILORS

Coach: Mike Postilio

2017 record: 17-5-1

Key players

Matt Carey, P, 6-0, 160, Sr.

Dylan Judd, C, 6-1, 200, Sr.

Jake Lazzaro, SS, 6-2, 180, Jr.

Brendan McFall, P, 6-1, 190, Sr.

Chris Siklas, 1B, 6-3, 235, Jr.

PORT WASHINGTON VIKINGS

Coach: Matt Holzer

2017 record: 9-9-1

Key players

Alex Chang, P/OF, 5-11, 150, Jr.

Ryan Meth, 2B, 5-8, 150, Sr.

Brian Schorr, LF, 5-9, 153, Sr.

Jack Stolper, 1B/OF, 5-11, 180, Sr.

Jackson Trenaman, C, 5-11, 160, Jr.

SYOSSET BRAVES

Coach: Pat Fitzgerald

2017 record: 2-15

Key players

Brandon Grunberg, 1B, 5-10, 175, Jr.

Jordan Rappaport, P, 6-2, 210, Sr.

Matt Tesoriero, P, 5-11,185, Sr.

AA-II

BALDWIN BRUINS

Coach: Frank Esposito

2017 record: 6-13

Key players

Michael Ahearne, P, 6-1, 195, Jr.

Tom Airey, P/1B, 6-0, 190, Sr.

Chris Morro, IF, 5-7, 150, Sr.

Jake Myles, OF, 5-9, 180, Sr.

John Strategakos, P/IF, 5-10, 175, Jr.

CALHOUN COLTS

Coach: Art Canestro

2017 record: 13-5

Key players

Jake Edwards, OF, 6-0, 170, Jr.

Anthony D’Andrea, P, 6-3, 190, Jr.

Ben Kovel, P, 6-0, 180, Jr.

Matt Pelcher, C/IF, 5-8, 155, So.

Mike Porcelli, P, 5-8, 155, Sr.

EAST MEADOW JETS

Coach: John Marciante

2017 record: 14-8-1

Key players

Charlie Cucchiara, P/2B, 5-10, 170, Jr.

Matthew Fried, 2B/SS, 5-10, 175, Jr.

Patrick Hoffman, 1B/P, 6-1, 180, Sr.

Mike Wood, OF, 5-8, 160, Sr.

HERRICKS HIGHLANDERS

Coach: Rich Bizelia

2017 record: 12-9-2

Key players

John Bono, 2B, 5-8, 165, Sr.

Eric DelValle, OF/P, 5-8, 165, Sr.

Andrew Imperatore, P/OF, 6-3, 185, Sr.

Michael Lee, SS/P, 5-8, 165, Sr.

HICKSVILLE COMETS

Coach: Frank Ciaramitaro

2017 record: 8-13

Key players

Nick Delaney, C/IF, 5-9, 190, Sr.

Nick Pathmanathan, P/IF, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Tim Odulaja, P/IF, 5-8, 150, Sr.

Chris Fasce, OF, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Matt Smith, P/OF 6-4, 195, Sr.

LONG BEACH MARINES

Coach: Jason Zizza

2017 record: 5-14-1

Key players

Sam Brinster, 1B/P, 6-1, 190, Sr.

John Diaz, OF, 5-8, 150, Sr.

Evan Garcia, OF/P, 6-1, 195, Sr.

Dillon Razler, SS/2B/OF, 6-0, 170, Sr.

PLAINVIEW-

OLD BETHPAGE JFK

HAWKS

Coach: John Givargidze

2017 record: 21-5

Key players

Michael Cole, C, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Mark Faello, P/IF, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Tyler Marinaccio, P/OF, 5-10, 155, Sr.

Ryan Saltzman, OF, 5-10, 155, Sr.

VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL

EAGLES

Coach: Frank Alesia

2017 record: 2-16

Key players

Devon DeLarosa, SS/P, 5-11, 155, Sr.

Steven Dignam, IF/P, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Adrian Erazo, IF/OF, 5-9, 165, Sr.

Hugo Reyes, 3B/P, 5-9, 220, Sr.

Shayan Shah, OF/P, 5-9, 165, Sr.

NASSAU A-I

CAREY SEAHAWKS

Coach: Mike Farina

2017 record: 15-8

Key players

Dom Rutigliano, P/1B, 6-1, 185, Sr.

A.J. Vincenzi, P/OF, 6-1, 175, Sr.

Mike Ruffini, P/3B, 6-0, 200, Sr.

Matt Cosgrove, P/1B, 6-4, 270, Jr.

Chris Tile, 3B, 5-10, 175, Sr.

GARDEN CITY TROJANS

Coach: Dave Izzo

2017 record: 20-6-1

Key players

Mike Handal, CF, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Robert Lucano, P, 6-1, 165, Sr.

Kevin McNiff, P/2B, 5-11, 165, Sr.

Mark DiPierro, 1B, 6-1, 190, Sr.

Garrett Going, C/OF, 5-7, 152, Sr.

MANHASSET INDIANS

Coach: Mark Giardino

2017precord: 14-11

Key players

Jay Schlaefer, P/OF, 5-10, 175, Jr

Philip Chang, C, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Robert DeCastro, P, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Jack Zaffiro, P, 6-5, 200, Sr.

Colby Schmidt, 1B/3B, 6-0, 200, Sr.

MACARTHUR

GENERALS

Coach: Steve Costello

2017 record: 16-6

Key players

Joe Keller, 1B/P, 6-1, 170, Sr.

Joe Apollo, IF/P, 5-10, 180, Sr.

Justin DeMaria, OF, 5-9, 160, Jr.

Peter Zielinski, IF, 5-10, 185, Sr.

Anthony Esposito, P, 5-8, 160, Sr.

MEPHAM PIRATES

Coach: Eric Passman

2017 record: 14-8-1

Key players

Mike Prios, P/ 3B, 6-2, 190, Sr.

Billy McAdam, SS, 5-11, 175, Sr.

Gionni Macchio, OF, 5-8, 155, Jr.

Marco Baez, P/1B, 6-2, 190, Jr.

Kyle Bowers, 3B, 6-3, 270, Sr.

NEW HYDE PARK

GLADIATORS

Coach: Doug Robins

2017 record: 6-13

Key players

Luke Orbon, P/SS, 5-11, 170, Fr.

Joey Vitiello, SS, 5-10, 160, Jr.

Thomas Messina, P, 6-2, 185, Sr.

Conor Jacoby, P, 6-0, 180, Sr.

Adrian Puran, P, 5-11, 190, Sr.

SOUTH SIDE CYCLONES

Coach: Tom Smith

2017 record: 5-12

Key players

Patrick Leach, C, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Pierce Fine, OF, 6-3, 200, Sr.

Tyler Costaro, SS/P, 5-10, 165

Bobby Frankini, P, 6-2, 195, Sr.

Zach Leff, 3B, 6-0, 175, Sr.

NASSAU A-II

BELLMORE JFK

COUGARS

Coach: James Bailin

2017 record: 4-15

Key players:

Jason Coules, SS/P, 6-1, 190, Sr.

Dylan Judd, 1B/OF, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Terry Beeker, P, 6-1, 190, Jr.

Jordan Kanner, IF, 5-7, 150, Jr.

Shon Kehati, 1B/P, 6-0, 180, Sr.

GLEN COVE BIG RED

Coach: George Kearnes

2017 record: 1-17

Key players

Michael Capobianco, SS/P, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Chris Capobianco, 3B/P, 5-9, 190, Sr.

Cameron Fillipone, 1B/OF, 6-2, 170, Sr.

John Luzynski, C, 6-2, 210, Sr.

Jared Venegas, 1B/P, 6-2, 230, Sr.

HEWLETT BULLDOGS

Coach: Andy DeBernardo

2017 record: 12-7

Key players

Matt Kim, P/3B, 6-0, 200, Sr.

Chris Rodriguez, C/2B, 5-6, 200, Sr.

Matt Kohn, P/1B, 6-0, 160, Sr.

Dillon Ristano, C/1B, 5-10, 205, Jr.

Jason Barry, P/SS, 6-0, 170, Jr.

JERICHO JAYHAWKS

Coach: Dan O’Shea

2017 record: 10-8

Key players

Julian Drew, 3B, 5-9, 180, Sr.

Sal Velotti, P/SS, 6-1, 185, Jr.

Rohan Raju, P/OF, 6-3, 165, Jr.

Anthony Cammisuli, OF/P, 5-8, 150, So.

PLAINEDGE RED DEVILS

Coach: Colin Fratrik

2017 record: 17-6

Key players

Jason Bottari, SS, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Nick DeMicco, 1B, 6-1, 220, Sr.

Joe Cottone, OF/P, 5-9, 160, Sr.

Sean Mendyk, P, 6-3, 205, Jr.

Brian Bornkamp, CF, 6-0, 170, Sr.

ROSLYN BULLDOGS

Coach: Dan Freeman

2017 record: 8-7

Key players

Joseph Na, P/1B, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Ethan Lipetz, P/SS, 5-9,155, Jr.

Ben Rossman, 2B, 5-10, 160, Sr.

Jordan Zucker, Of, 5-8, 150, Fr.

David Adler, 3B/P, 5-7, 150, Sr.

WANTAGH WARRIORS

Coach: Keith Sachs

2017 record: 24-6

Key players

Anthony D’Onofrio, P/1B, 5-8, 180, Sr.

Anthony Fontana, P/SS, 6-4, 230, Sr.

Patrick Willix, P/1B, 6-2, 200, Sr.

Anthony Vano, CF, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Jake Castellano, OF, 6-0, 190, Sr.

NASSAU A-III

BETHPAGE

GOLDEN EAGLES

Coach: Rob Fisher

2017 record: 9-10

Key players

Kyle Issing, P/OF, 6-1, 195, Sr.

Mark Rossini, OF, 6-2, 190, Sr.

Pete Schimmel, OF, 6-2, 185, Jr.

Max Vera, C, 5-11, 190, Sr.

DIVISION BLUE DRAGONS

Coach: Tom Tuttle

2017 record: 18-9

Key players

Nick Fressle, P/1B, 6-4, 190, Sr.

Jay Melgar, SS/P, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Colin Diez, OF/P, 5-8, 165, Jr.

Hunter Traenkle, 3B/P. 5-9, 185, Jr.

FLORAL PARK KNIGHTS

Coach: Rob Brusca

2017 record: 11-10-2

Key players

Chris Leary, SS/P, 5-7, 135, Jr.

Brian Hamerman, CF/P, 6-2, 155, Sr.

Greg Marmorowski, C/P, 6-0, 210, Sr.

Pat Fagan, 1B/P, 5-10, 195, So.

Jeisson Romero, RF, 6-1, 210, Sr.

LAWRENCE

GOLDEN TORNADOES

Coach: Dennis Leonard

2017 record: 0-19

Key players

Joe Amoroso, C, 6-0, 180, Sr.

Carlos Duran, P/SS, 5-10, 155, Sr.

LYNBROOK OWLS

Coach: Al Marrazzo

2017 record: 13-9

Key players

Ryan Mueller, P/1B, 6-0, 225, Sr.

Sean Sebazco, SS/2B, 5-8, 150, Sr.

Taner Ceylan, CF/P, 5-8, 165, Sr.

John Walsh, P/IF, 5-10, 160, Sr.

Mike Quagliozzi, OF, 5-7, 140, Sr.

NORTH SHORE VIKINGS

Coach: Scott Lineman

2017 record: 12-7

Key players

Anthony Carleo, C, 6-0, 200, Sr.

Dan Livoti, P/C, 6-2,195, Jr.

David Aufiero, P/SS, 5-10, 165, Jr.

Matt Lewin, CF, 5-9, 160, Jr.

Jake Walton, P/3B, 6-1, 185, Sr.

VALLEY STREAM NORTH

SPARTANS

Coach: Phil Sanfilippo

2017 record: 10-8

Key players

Thomas Grazziano, SS/2B, 5-8, 170, Sr.

Anthony Franco, CF, 5-9, 160, Sr.

Sean Rogers, 1B/P, 6-2, 185, Sr.

Jalen Bertie, P, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Christopher Manzi, P/of, 6-1, 170, Jr.

NASSAU A-IV

CLARKE RAMS

Coach: Tom Abruscato

2017 record: 16-5-1

Key players

Mike Rodriguez, 3b/1b, 5-11, 185, Sr.

Chris Giardino, C, 5-10, 178, So.

Jimmy Apenleiter, ss/2b, 6-1, 175, Sr.

Matt Rubenstein, 1b/rf, 6-1, 195, Sr.

Teddy Vitetzakis, OF, 6-0, 190, Sr.

C.S. HARBOR SEAHAWKS

Coach: Rich Greeney

2017 record: 5-11

Key players

Theo Farynick, SS/P, 5-9, 175, Jr.

Kyle Jaspers, C/P, 5-9, 180, Jr.

Jon Cosmai, P/1B, 6-0, 185, Jr.

Nick Basso, OF, 5-10, 180, Sr.

ISLAND TREES BULLDOGS

Coach: Joe D’Auria

2017 record: 8-10

Key players

Nick Carita, P/OF, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Shay Elster, OF, 5-8, 155, Sr.

Joe Zub, 3B, 6-2, 210, Sr.

Anthony Pellegrino, 2B, 5-11, 175, Sr.

Ryan Costanza, SS/P, 5-10, 160, Jr.

LOCUST VALLEY FALCONS

Coach: John Lonardo

2017 record: 3-13-1

Key players

Thomas Eletto, P/INF, 6-3, 170, Sr.

Christian Eletto, P/INF, 6-1, 170, So.

Steven Proko, OF, 6-0, 165, Jr.

Sean Hogan, P, 6-2, 180, Sr.

MINEOLA MUSTANGS

Coach: Helms Bohringer

2017 record: 10-9

Key players

Justin Bestler, P/1B, 5-11, 210, Jr.

Chris Wiercinski, P/1B, 6-2,175, Sr.

Mike Conway, 3B, 6-11, 200, Sr.

Ed Pardo, OF, 5-8, 150, Sr.

Nick Dos Santos, OF, 5-10, 150, Sr.

SEAFORD VIKINGS

Coach: Mike Milano

2017 record: 18-4

Key players

Zachary Grof, P, 6-0, 165, Sr.

Vinny Pecora, C, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Nick Calandra, 3B, 5-11, 225, Sr.

Andrew Chirico, RF, 6-0, 195, Sr.

Johnny Leonardi III, LF, 5-10, 150, Sr.

VALLEY STREAM SOUTH

FALCONS

Coach: Rich Hess

2017 record: 9-9-1

Key players

Chris Peralta, CF/P, 6-1, 180, Sr.

Matt Doncell, P, 5-11, 160, Sr.

Nick Hernandez, IF, 6-2, 160, Sr.

Andrew Lazzara, LF, 6-1, 185, Sr.

Eddie Guzman, P, 6-5, 175, Sr.

NASSAU BC

CARLE PLACE FROGS

Coach: Brian Krummenacker

2017 record: 8-11

Key players

Christopher DeVeau, OF/1B, 6-1, 177, So.

Matthew Morrison, RHP/INF/OF, 6-3, 175, Sr.

Stephen Padilla, SS/LF/RHP, 5-9, 150, Sr.

Richard Vento, LHP/inf, 6-0, 180, Jr.

EAST ROCKAWAY ROCKS

Coach: James Hickey

2017 record: 10-10

Key players

Stefano Ciluffo, IF/P, 5-8, 145, Jr.

Dan DelValle, P/OF, 5-11, 160, Jr.

Dylan Henshaw, P/3B, 5-10, 150, Jr.

Bryan Morgenthaler, 2B/P, 5-5, 130, Jr.

Matt Perri, C, 5-9, 155, So.

MALVERNE MULES

Coach: Joe Dunn

2017 record: 6-9

Key players

Alex Berry, P/INF, 6-2, 200, Sr.

Timmy Bosques, P/inf, 5-10, 170, Jr.

Josh Hillel, CF/SS, 6-0, 160, So.

Christian Morgan, C/1B, 5-11, 210, Jr.

OYSTER BAY BAYMEN

Coach: Jeff Schiereck

2017 record: 17-1

Key players

DJ Albro, INF, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Ed Clark, INF, 5-10, 160, So.

Thomas Fletcher, INF/P, 6-1, 170, Jr.

Ryan Jarvis, INF/P, 6-0, 180, Sr.

WHEATLEY WILDCATS

Coach: Paul Paino

2017 record: 15-9

Key players

Francis Cappi, P/OF, 6-4, 190, Jr.

Mike Cunney, C/P/OF, 5-8, 175, Sr.

Will Feil, IF/OF, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Nick Papageorge, P/IF, 5-11, 170, So.

Joe Vella, IF, 5-10, 165, Sr.

COUNTYWIDE LEAGUE

ELMONT SPARTANS

Coach: Ed McCormack

2017 record: 5-12

Key players

Mohammad Arif, 1B/P, 6-0, 150, Sr.

Damien Rubio, 2B/P, 5-9, 165, Sr.

Starlyn Rodriguez, 2b/ss, 5-10, 145, Sr.

FRIENDS ACADEMY QUAKERS

Coach: Mike Damm

2017 record: 1-16

Key players

Alex Carden, SS, 5-8, 145, So.

Aaron Daniels, OF, 5-9, 195, So.

Joe Horne, 2B, 5-9, 165, Jr.

Jared Toby, P/INF/IF, 5-10, 190, Jr.

GREAT NECK NO. BLAZERS

Coach: Erik Connolly

2017 record: 9-9

Key players

Oliver Besman, P/OF, 6-2, 165, Sr.

Bradley Fritzhand, ss/2b, 5-6, 140, Sr.

Kevin Li, C, 5-8, 150, Sr.

Josh Rubin, C/P, 5-7, 140, Sr.

Marc Zalta, 1B/P, 6-2, 185, Sr.

GREAT NECK SOUTH REBELS

Coach: Ciro Ambrosio

2017 record: 1-14

Key players

Paul DiPaulis, INF, 5-4, 135, So.

Bret Figelman, C, 5-10, 200, Jr.

Jason Goldstein, P, 6-1, 215, Sr.

Eric Madenberg, INF, 5-11, 155, So.

Phil Menist, P/INF/OF, 5-10, 145, So.

HEMPSTEAD TIGERS

Coach: Joseph Merolle

2017 record: 0-17

Key players

Dailin Liranzo, C, 5-9, 130, Jr.

Julian Minaya, P/CF/SS, 6-0, 175, Jr.

Fabian Neile, CF, 6-0, 200, Jr.

Gustavo Parada, 3B, 5-10, 135, Jr.

ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDERS

Coach: Adam Stiles

2017 record: 16-2

Key players

Jonathan Abreu, 2B/P, 5-7, 150, Jr.

Idris Carter, SS/P, 6-2, 180, So.

Frank Cruz, UTIL, 5-7, 150, Sr.

Pablo Lopez, OF/P, 5-9, 175, Jr.

John Rosa, C/P, 5-10, 195, Sr.

SEWANHAKA INDIANS

Coach: Chris Kassoff

2017 record: 2-16

Key players

Nicholas Balletta, C/P, 5-11, 200, Jr.

Steven Brendel, P/1B, 5-6, 160, So.

Timothy Brendel, SS/P, 5-11, 160, Jr.

Michael Guglielmo, 3B/OF, 5-8, 155, So.

Luis Issac Sanchez, CF/P, 5-9, 185, Sr.

UNIONDALE KNIGHTS

Coach: Ciro Gentile

2017 record: 12-7

Key players

Nigel Amparo, C, 6-0, 210, Sr.

Noah Kuilan, SS, 6-0, 195, Jr.

Suraj Prashad, CF/P, 5-9, 155, Sr.

Jose Peralta, P/OF/SS, 5-9, 140, Sr.

WESTBURY GREEN DRAGONS

Coach: Todd Goodwin

2017 record: 8-10

Key players

Jahir Garcia, 2B, 5-7, 160, Sr.

Jerrold Lee, C/1B, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Rudolph Molina, 1B/P, 5-11, 170, Jr.

Devin Singh, SS/P, 5-10, 185, Jr.

Saul Ventura, OF/P, 5-10, 180, Jr.

WEST HEMPSTEAD RAMS

Coach: Chris DiMarzo

2017 record: 13-5

Key players

Nick Avila, 1B, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Ryan Charles, RF, 5-8, 200, Sr.

Ross Chimmenti, C/P, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Mark Pooran, P/SS/OF, 6-2, 175, Sr.

Nick Guarascio, 2B, 6-0, 162, Sr.

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