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Brett Figelman of Great Neck South.

Brett Figelman of Great Neck South. Credit: James Escher

NASSAU AA-I

Farmingdale Dalers

Coach: Frank Tassielli

2018 record: 14-11

Key Players

Dante Interlandi, P, 5-8, 150, Sr.

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

Robbie Manetta, C, 6-0, 165, Jr.

Justin Rosner, P, 6-0, 185, Jr.

Jacob Taormina, 2B, 5-8, 155, Sr.

Kevin Wilson, LF, 6-2, 190, Jr.

Hempstead Tigers

Coach: Nick Suesser

2018: 0-8

Key Players

Julian Minaya, P/SS, 5-11, 161, Sr.

Luis Ortega, SS/SB, 5-8, 170, Jr.

Jason Canales, 2B/3B, 5-9, 240, Sr.

Massapequa Chiefs

Coach: Tom D. Sheedy Jr.

2018 record: 22-6

Key Players

John Castagnozzi, 3B/P, 6-0, 180, Jr.

Travis Honeyman, SS/2B, 6-0, 165, Jr.

Wade Kelly, CF/C, 6-0, 150, Jr.

Chris Prystupa, P, 5-10, 180, Sr.

Nick Schwartz, C, 5-10, 150, Sr.

Dan Wolf, 1B/P, 5-11, 185, Sr.

Oceanside Sailors

Coach: Mike Postilio

2018 Record: 22-4

Key Players

Leo Alvarez, LF/P, 6-2, 190, Sr.

Noah Eisel, 2B/P, 5-9, 161, Sr.

Jake Lazarro, SS, 6-2, 190, Sr.

Chris Siklas, 1B, 6-3, 227, Sr.

Frank Trotta, 3B, 6-1, 185, Sr.

Austin Vlahakis, OF, 5-9, 165, Sr.

Syosset Braves

Coach: Tom Morritt

2018 Record: 6-12-1

Key Players

Cameron Mayer, P, 6-4, 190, Sr.

Brandon Grunberg, 1B, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Stephen Fanelli, C, 5-10, 180, Sr.

Dylan Banks, INF, 5-10, 170, Sr.

PJ Daniels, SS, 5-7, 145, Jr.

Nick Hrelja, IF, 5-7, 150, Sr.

NASSAU AA-II

Baldwin Bruins

Coach: Frank Esposito

2018 record: 8-10

Key Players

Michael Ahearns, P/OF, 6-2, 195, Sr.

Marcus Crawford, P, 6-3, 205, Sr.

Reed Hoskins, C, 6-1, 200, Sr.

Anderson Moreno, P/OF, 5-9, 170, Jr.

Tristan Seijo, P/CF, 5-9, 175, Jr.

John Strategakos, P/IF, 5-8, 160, Sr.

East Meadow Jets

Coach: John Marciante

2018 record: 13-10

Key Players

Eric Bernstein, 3B/1B, 6-0, 200, Sr.

Charlie Cucchiara, P/IF, 5-11, 180, Sr.

Matt Fried, P/2B, 6-0, 200, Sr.

Sean Kennedy, P/CF, 5-10, 165, Jr.

Daniel Molina, OF/SS, 5-8, 150, Jr.

Tyler Patterson, OF/C, 5-8, 160, Sr.

Hicksville Comets

Coach: Frank Ciaramitaro

2018 record: 1-15

Key Players

Ryan Casper, SS, 6-0, 165, Jr.

Anthony Gambino, 1B/P, 5-11, 190, Sr.

Connor O’Keefe, OF, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Anthony Pandolfi, C, 5-10, 180, Jr.

Nick Pathmanathan, P/3B, 5-11, 185, Sr.

Matt Viscovich, MI, 6-0, 160, Sr.

Long Beach Marines

Coach: Jason Zizza

2018 record: 5-12-1

Key Players

Robbie Cody, OF, 6-0, 175, Sr.

Evan Denardo, C, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Robbie Denardo, IF/P, 5-11, 180, So.

Matt Gernhardt, IF/DH, 5-10, 185, Jr.

Jananda Hamilton, IF/C/DH, 5-11, 200, Jr.

Aidan White, IF/P, 6-1, 180, Jr.

Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK Hawks

Coach: John Givargidze

2018 record: 16-8

Key Players

Dylan Banner, IF/P, 6-1, 180, Fr.

Tyler Galletti, C, 6-0, 190, Sr.

Ziv Gar, P, 5-10, 150, Jr.

Jordan Lambert, OF/P, 5-11, 160, Jr.

Michael Rothstein, 1B, 6-1, 200, Sr.

Ethan Schorr, IF/P, 5-11, 185, Sr.

Port Washington Vikings

Coach: Matt Holzer

2018 record: 9-8-1

Key Players

Alex Chang, P/CF, 5-11, 160, Sr.

Aaron Klug, SS, 5-11, 180, Sr.

Derek Livingston, 5-11, 180, Jr.

Sean Meth, 3B/P, 5-11, 180, Jr.

Jackson Sattinger, 6-0, 160, Jr.

Jackson Trenaman, 5-11, 170, Sr.

NASSAU B

Carle Place Frogs

Coach: Brian Krummenacker

2018 record: 9-11

Key Players

Marc Chiappone, 2B, 5-11, 165, Sr.

Christopher DeVeau, OF/1B, 6-0, 170, Jr.

Danny Driscoll, SS/P, 5-10, 170, Jr.

Tommy Harrington, P/1B, 6-3, 150, Sr.

Kyle Pellegrino, OF/P/1B, 5-10, 150, Jr.

Richie Vento, P/1B, 6-1, 185, Sr.

Cold Spring Harbor Seahawks

Coach: Rich Greeney

2018 Record: 6-13

Key Players

Colin Bertsch, 1B/3B, 6-2, 190, Sr.

Rich Casaccio, IF, 5-10, 175, Jr.

Jon Cosmai, P/1B, 6-1, 190, Sr.

Theo Farynick, SS/P, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Kyle Jaspers, C, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Noah Porcelain, OF/C, 5-7, 155, Soph.

East Rockaway Rocks

Coach: James Hickey

2018 record: 15-8

Key Players

Stefano Cilluffo, P/SS, 5-9, 160, Sr.

Dan Del Valle, OF/P, 6-0, 180, Sr.

Dylan Henshaw, OF/P, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Bryan Morgenthaler, 2B/P, 5-6, 140, Sr.

Chris Perri, OF/P, 6-0, 160, Jr.

Matt Perri, C, 5-11, 165, Jr.

Malverne Mules

Coach: Joe Dunn

2018 Record: 6-13-1

Key Players

Sam Bosques, P/IF, 5-10, 160, Sr.

Timmy Bosques, P/IF, 5-10, 160, Sr.

Josh Hillel, IF/OF, 6-0, 190, Jr.

Christian Morgan, C/1B, 5-11, 230, Sr.

Brandon Saunders, OF, 5-9, 165, Sr.

Khalil Smith, P/IF, 5-9, 215, Sr.

Oyster Bay Baymen

Coach: Tom Pisani

2018 record: 1-20

Key Players

Eddie Clark, SS, 5-8, 165, Jr.

Thomas Fletcher, IF, 6-0, 175, Sr.

Tyler Perinace, IF/P, 5-10, 150, So.

Matt Wong, OF/P, 5-9, 165, So.

Matt Yerkes, OF/P, 5-11, 170, So.

Wheatley Wildcats*

Coach: Paul Paino

2018 record: 25-5

Key Players

Francis Cappi, P, 6-4, 190, Sr.

Joe Martello, P, 6-1, 200, Sr.

Matt McCleary, IF/P/C, 5-10, 175, Jr.

Nick Papageorge, P/IF, 6-2, 190, Jr.

Nick Sampogna, 2B, 5-10, 160, Jr.

NASSAU A1

Calhoun Colts

Coach: Art Canestro

2018 Record: 13-8

Key Players

Anthony D’Andrea, P, 6-4, 200, Sr.

Dante DiMarco, C, 5-9, 165, Jr.

Jake Edwards, 1B, 6-0, 175, Sr.

Ben Kovel, P, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Matt Monahan, P, 6-0, 170, Sr.

MacArthur Generals

Coach: Steve Costello

2018 record: 19-5-1

Key Players

Justin DeMaria, OF, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Kyle Gaertner, IF, 5-8, 170, Jr.

David Johnsen, P, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Jimmy Mahoney, IF/P, 5-10, 165, Jr.

Dom Notarstefano, C, 5-10, 170, Jr.

Sean Tierney, 1B, 6-1, 240, Jr.

Great Neck South Rebels

Coach: Ciro Ambrosio

2018 Record: 18-1

Key Players

Adrian Balkcom, IF

Brett Figelman, C

Eric Madenber, IF

Phil Meinist, P

Herricks Highlanders

Coach: Rich Bizelia

2018 Record: 10-7-1

Key Players

Matt Yip, C, 5-11, 170, C

William McCreery, SS, 6-2, 185, Sr.

Chris Marshiano, P, 5-11, 170, Sr.

Peter Carreca, P/OF, 6-1, 170, Jr.

Michael Scordo, C, 5-10, 185, Sr.

Mepham Pirates

Coach: Eric Passman

2018 record: 12-10

Key Players

Marco Baez, P, 6-2, 215, Sr.

Nick Cuccinella, OF, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Kenny Franquiz, SS, 6-1, 180, Jr.

Matt Hegi, DH/OF, 6-2, 217, Jr.

Gionni Maccio, OF, 5-8, 165, Sr.

Adelson Molina, C, 5-9, 180, Jr.

Valley Stream Central Eagles

Coach: Paul Klimuszko

2018 record: 1-15

Key Players

Shane Benvin, C/P, 5-9, 205, Sr.

Eric Chacon, 2B/P, 5-2, 140, Sr.

Miguel Giral, OF, 5-10, 150, Sr.

William Morales, OF, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Nick Polanco, C/3B, 5-8, 210, Jr.

Jamal Ritter, 1B/P, 6-1, 165, Sr.

NASSAU A2

Bellmore JFK Cougars

Coach: Michael Gattus

2018 record: 11-9

Key Players

Ben Cohen, OF, 5-10, 150, Sr.

Anthony Communale, P, 5-9, 170, Jr.

Phillip LoGiudice, P, 6-1, 170, Jr.

Zach Rosenfeld, 3B, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Ryan Schechner, P/OF, 6-0, 175, Jr.

Kevin Ziminski, C, 5-8, 165, Sr.

Carey Seahawks

Coach: Doug Robins

2018 record: 10-8

Key players

Kevin Bell, SS, 5-10, 155, Sr.

Matt Cosgrove, P/1B, 6-4, 230, Sr.

Riley DeMeo, OF, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Devin Hartz, OF, 5-8, 180, Sr.

Connor Huckemeyer, P/SS, 6-1, 190, Sr.

Garrett Scavelli, P/CF/ 5-11, 185, Jr.

Garden City Trojans

Coach: Dave Izzo

2018 record: 15-9

Key Players

Billy Duff, P, 6-8, 230, Sr.

Jake Fraher, 3B/2B, 6-0, 160, Sr.

Michael Rasquin, OF/C, 5-9, 160, Sr.

Tommy Reifler, SS, 5-10, 150, Sr.

Andrew Zupicich, C/DH, 6-3, 265, Sr.

Jericho Jayhawks

Coach: Dan O’Shea

2018 Record: 2-13

Key Players

Anthony Cammisuli, CF, 5-9, 145, Jr.

Kevin Paek, SS, 5-9, 150, Sr.

Rohan Raju, P, 6-1, 165, Sr.

Sal Velotti, P/3B, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Manhasset Indians

Coach: Mark Giardino

2018 record: 4-15

Key Players

Will Allen, 1B/P, 6-0, 200, Sr.

Joe Brunetti, OF, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Colin Hanlon, IF/P, 5-10, 160, Jr.

Joe LoCurto, C, 5-11, 160, Sr.

Jay Schlaefer, P/OF, 5-11, 170, Sr.

Cole Zaffiro, P/IF, 6-1, 170, Jr.

New Hyde Park Gladiators

Coach: Joe Rotondaro

2018 record: 6-12

Key Players

Mike DiMartino, P, 6-2, 180 Jr.

Dharyl Moon, OF, 6-2, 165, Sr.

Luke Orbon, IF, 5-11, 175 Soph.

Joe Vitiello, IF, 5-8, 160, Sr.

NASSAU A3

Bethpage Golden Eagles

Coach: Rob Fisher

2018 Record: 12-11

Key Players

Pete Schimmel, CF/P, 6-3, 195, Sr.

Richie Gennaro, P, 6-4, 185, Sr.

Brody Paola, C, 6-1, 175, Sr.

Chris McGuggart, SS/2B, 5-8, 140, Jr.

Brian O’Boyle, SS/P, 6-3, 190, Jr.

Nick Wendling, P/1B, 6-0, 200, Sr.

Glen Cove Big Red

Coach: George Kearnes

2018 Record: 8-11

Key Players

Tyler Buehre, C/OF, 5-11, 165, Jr.

Kieran Calderon, 1B/P, 6-2, 175, Sr.

Matt Graf, IF/P, 6-2, 170, Sr.

Anthony Rant, OF/P, 5-11, 160, Sr.

Hewlett Bulldogs*

Coach: Andrew DeBernardo

2018 record: 11-10-1

Key Players

Jason Barry, SS/P, 6-0, 155, Sr.

Antonio Egidio, 1B, 5-11, 240, Sr.

Anthony Isayov, OF/P, 5-10, 160, Jr.

Sam Kelstein, P/OF, 5-9, 205, Jr.

Dillon Ristano, C, 5-10, 200, Sr.

Niko Tessitore, P/IF, 6-0, 165, Sr.

Plainedge Red Devils

Coach: Colin Fratrik

2018 record: 14-4-1

Key Players

Nick Incalcaterra, P, 6-5, 215, Sr.

DJ Kregeloh, 3B, 5-10, 185, Sr.

Anthony Labita, MI, 6-2, 170, Jr.

Dom Tuozzo, P, 6-3, 180, So.

Frank Whitenack, P, 5-11, 175, Jr.

Zach Zarra, IF, 5-11, 180, Jr.

Roslyn Bulldogs

Coach: Dan Freeman

2018 Record: 4-15

Key Players

Jordan Bernstein, P/OF, 5-10, 155, Jr.

Hayden Liederman, P/SS, 5-11, 145, Soph.

Ethan Lipetz, P/SS, 5-10, 155, Sr.

Noah Simpson, P/IF, 5-11 160, Sr.

Jordan Zucker, P/OF, 5-10, 155, Soph.

South Side Cyclones

Coach: Thomas Smith

2018 Record: 8-12

Key Players

Tyler Costaro, P/IF, 5-11, 165, Sr.

Danny Kelleher, OF/P, 6-3, 195, Jr.

Sean Kelly, P/1B, 6-2, 170, Jr.

Tim O’Brien, P, 6-0, 225, Sr.

Anthony Pericolosi, OF, 6-0, 180, Jr.

Jason Schwartz, IF, 5-9, 170, Jr.

NASSAU A4

Division Blue Dragons

Coach: Tom Tuttle

2018 Record: 21-6

Key Players

Robert Bradley, P

Matt Cavanagh, OF

Colin Diez, CF/P, 5-7, 170, Sr.

Hunter Traenkle, 3B/P, 5-11, 205, Sr.

Floral Park Knights

Coach: Rob Brusca

2018 record: 6-13

Key Players

Steven Cascio, 1B, 5-9, 195, So.

Matt Delarosa, CF/P, 5-10, 140, Jr.

Pat Fagan, C/1B/P, 5-10, 185, Jr.

Chris Leary, SS/3B/P, 5-8, 165, Sr.

Chris Naronis, SS/P, 5-7, 150, Fr.

Drew Stabinsky, P/3B, 5-10, 190, Jr.

Lynbrook Owls

Coach: Al Marrazzo

2018 record: 7-11

Key Players

Dan Dalrymple, P/IF, 5-11, 190, Jr.

Nick Focarazzo, OF, 5-7, 140, Jr.

Jason Holquist, P/IF, 5-10, 155, Sr.

Phil Piro, P/1B, 5-10, 160, Jr.

Kyle Schneider, 1B, 6-0, 160, Sr.

Anthony Ulrich, C, 5-11, 175, Jr.

North Shore Vikings

Coach: Scott Lineman

2018 record: 17-6

Key Players

David Aufiero, P/SS, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Robert Clarke, P, 6-0, 183, Sr.

Matt Lewin, CF, 5-8, 160, Sr.

Danny Livoti, C/P, 6-2, 191, Sr.

Will Scarola, OF/SS, 6-0, 175, Jr.

Michael Tedesco, 1B, 6-0, 195, Sr.

Valley Stream North Spartans

Coach: Phil Sanfilippo

2018 record: 15-8

Key Players

Tristan Ferreira, 1B/3B, 6-2, 190, Sr.

Joseph Gisonda, 2B/SS, 5-9, 165, Sr.

Christopher Manzi, P/LF/1B, 6-2, 165, Sr.

Colin McGreevy, P/3B, 5-9, 180, Sr.

James Saracino, C, 5-10, 180, Sr.

Eddie Ye, P/SS/CF, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Wantagh Warriors*

Coach: Keith Sachs

2018 record: 24-3

Key Players

John Bednor

Spencer Gustofson

Ethan Herman, P

Mason McLane, SS/P

Ray Rathgaber

Dylan Scott, C, Sr.

NASSAU A5

Clarke Rams

Coach: Tom Abruscato

2018 record: 16-8

Key Players

Tyler Cox, SS/2B/OF, 6-1, 180, So.

CJ Cumbo, 2B/SS, 5-7, 155, Jr.

Chris Giardino, C/3B, 5-10, 180, Jr.

Chris Lydon, P/OF/1B, 5-10, 160, Jr.

Derek Smith, OF, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Brendan Turton, P, 6-1, 185, Sr.

Island Trees Bulldogs

Coach: Joe D’Auria

2018 Record: 11-11

Key Players

Greg Carita, P/OF, 6-2, 190, Jr.

Ryan Costanza, 2B/P, 6-0, 160, Sr.

James Ecock, P, 6-3, 180, Jr.

Charlie Eisele, C, 5-7, 170, Sr.

George Grammer, SS, 6-0, 155, Sr.

Rich Imbro, CF, 5-8, 160, Sr.

Locust Valley Falcons

Coach: John Lonardo

2018 record: 7-11

Key Players

Chris Cruz, IF/OF, 5-11, 165, Sr.

Christian Eletto, P/SS, 6-2, 170, Jr.

Albert Jacobs, OF, 6-0, 175, Sr.

Steve Proko, P/CF, 6-1, 175, Sr.

Constantinos Siafakas, P, 6-3, 165, Sr.

Chris Volpe, IF, 5-10, 160, Sr.

Mineola Mustangs

Coach: Helms Bohringer

2018 record: 14-7

Key Players

Justin Bestler, P/1B, 5-11, 200, Sr.

Jerry Flood, OF/P, 5-11, 160, Jr.

Joe Lubrano, P/1B, Sr.

Nick Ramos, C, 6-0, 210, So.

Jimmy Tighe, SS/P, Jr.

Seaford Vikings

Coach: Mike Milano

2018 Record: 12-9

Key Players

Nicholas Barreiros, C, 6-0, 165, Jr.

Tim Saulpaugh, SS, 6-1, 260, Sr.

Valley Stream South Falcons*

Coach: Richard Hess

2018 record: 7-12

Key Players

Kyle Barry, C/1B, Sr.

Moises Doncell, UTIL, Jr.

Matthew Dono, P/IF, Jr.

Shawn Leyesa, P, Sr.

Jayden Mendoza, IF, Jr.

Michael Schippell, P/CF, Jr.

NASSAU COUNTYWIDE

Elmont Spartans

Coach: Greg Leger

2018 Record: 5-10

Key Players

Ricardo Fortuna, IF/P, 5-9, 180, Jr.

Dante Lewis, OF, 5-11, 168, Sr.

Timothy Melendez, 6-3, 190, 1B/P, Sr.

Camren Patterson, IF/P, 6-0, 140, Jr

Andrew Peguero, 3B/P/1B, 6-2, 205, Jr.

Starlyn Rodriguez, P/OF, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Friends Academy Quakers

Coach: Michael Damm

2018 Record: 7-11

Key Players

Alex Carden, SS/P, 5-9, 150, Jr.

Joe Horne, 2B, 5-8, 150, Sr.

Daniel Selby, P/1B/OF, 5-11, 175, Jr.

Jared Toby, C/1B, 5-10, 188, Jr.

Justin Toby, OF, 5-11, 160, Jr.

Great Neck North Blazers

Coach: Erik Connolly

2018: 12-4

Key Players

Noah Hakim, OF, 5-8, 175, Sr.

Michael Jacobs, P, 5-10, 150, Jr.

Aaron Kamali, OF, 6-1, 175, Sr.

Solomon Hackman, IF, 5-7, 170, Jr.

Joe Ghassabian, IF, 5-9, 205, Sr.

Zack Salm, IF, 5-7, 155, Sr.

Lawrence Golden Tornadoes

Coach: Tommy Beirne

2018 record: 1-17

Key Players

James Kelly, IF/P, 5-10, 150, Sr.

Harrison Kim, IF/OF/P, 6-0, 155, Sr.

Tyler Kim, IF/P, 6-0, 155, Sr.

John Loughlin, 3B/OF/P, 5-7, 150, Sr.

Nick Pasquariello, 1B/C/P, 6-0, 165, Sr.

Junior Soloman, U, 5-10, 140, Soph.

Roosevelt Rough Riders

Coach: Adam Stiles

2018 Record: 10-9

Key Players

Jonathan Abreu, SS/P, 5-7, 150, Sr.

Wilmer Bonilla, C, 5-8, 190, Jr.

Cris Cabrera, 3B/P, 6-0, 235, Soph.

Idris Carter, OF/P, 6-2, 190, Jr.

Pablo Lopez, 1B/P, 5-9, 175, Sr.

Sewanhaka Indians

Coach: Chris Kassoff

2018 record: 13-5

Key Players

Nick Balletta, C/RHP, 5-10, 185, Sr.

Steven Brendel, 1B/P, 5-8, 168, Jr.

Tim Brendel, SS/RHP, 5-10, 160, Sr.

Liam Farrell, OF, 5-9, 160, Sr.

Alec Gugliemo, IF/RHP, 5-9, 165, Fr.

Uniondale Knights

Coach: Ciro Gentile

2018 record: 7-10-1

Key Players

Rodrigo Depaz, C/3B, 6-1, 170

Kevin Juncal, 2B/P, 5-7, 140, So.

Noah Kuilan, SS/P, 6-2, 200, Sr.

Devon Reshard, 1B/3B, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Joan Rodriguez, CF/SS/P, 5-8, 150, So.

Westbury Green Dragons

Coach: Todd Goodwin

2018 Record: 7-11

Key Players

Devin Singh, SS/P, 6-0, 200, Sr.

Saul Ventura, C/OF, 5-10, 185, Sr.

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