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MacArthur outfielder Chris Danetti is forced out at

MacArthur outfielder Chris Danetti is forced out at second base by Oceanside second baseman Dylan Judd in a Nassau Class AA baseball final on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

CONFERENCE AA-I

FARMINGDALE DALERS

Coach: Frank Tassielli

2016 record: 11-8

Key Players

Nicolas Luc, P, 5-11, 180, Sr.

Mike Manetta, SS/P, 6-1, 185, Sr.

Robbie Keane, 2B, 5-11, 160, Jr.

Matt Fierst, OF, 5-9, 170, Sr.

Angus McCloskey, 1B/P, 6-2, 190, Sr.

FREEPORT RED DEVILS

Coach: Roberto Delgado

2016 record: 8-12

Key Players

Argenis Henrique, 3B, 5-11, 180, Sr.

Franklin Gonzalez, P, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Anthony Lamar, C, 6-10, 210, Jr.

Braylin Marine, SS, 6-1, 180, Jr.

Yuderli Adames, IF/P, 5-10, 165, So.

HICKSVILLE COMETS

Coach: Frank Ciaramitaro

2016 record: 5-12

Key Players

Joe Sarni, P/SS, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Peter Capel, C, 6-0, 210, Sr.

Terence Wong, P/OF, 5-10, 170, Sr.

J.J. Bernet, OF, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Austin Mars, P/OF, 5-11, 175, Sr.

MASSAPEQUA CHIEFS

Coach: Tom Sheedy

2016 record: 19-6

Key Players

Dan Gdanski, P, 6-3, 198, Sr.

Luke O’Mahoney, 1B/OF, 6-0, 200, Sr.

Chris Wasson, SS, 6-1, 170, Sr.

Mike Cottone, CF, 5-8, 145, Sr.

Stephen Sattanino, P, 5-9, 160, Sr.

Matt Pinto, RF, 5-10, 155, Sr.

OCEANSIDE SAILORS

Coach: Mike Postilio

2016 record: 16-2-1

Key Players

Dylan Judd, C, 6-0, 190, Jr.

Brendan McFall, P, 6-1, 180, Jr.

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

Jared Campo, SS, 5-10, 155, Sr.

Tyler Judd, CF, 5-10, 165, Sr.

PORT WASHINGTON VIKINGS

Coach: Matt Holzer

2016 record: 9-10

Key Players

Dexter Jarach, P, 5-11, 170, Sr.

Mitchell Levine, 3B/P, 6-1, 170, Sr.

Jack Stolper, 1B, 5-11, 185, Jr.

Michael Esposito, OF/P, 6-2, 220, Sr.

Russell Kindler, C, 6-0, 195, Sr.

SYOSSET BRAVES

Coach: Pat Fitzgerald

2016 record: 7-12

Key Players

Angelo Brucculeri, OF/P, 5-8, 155, Sr.

Gregg Schuster, C, 5-9, 150, Sr.

Griffin Laine, P, 6-2, 170, Sr.

Jordan Rappaport, P/1B, 6-1, 200, Jr.

Matt Tesoriero, P/IF, 5-10, 175, Jr.

CONFERENCE AA-II

BALDWIN BRUINS

Coach: Frank Esposito

2016 record: 7-8

Key Players

Fred Lucas, SS, 5-11, 185, Sr.

Allan Drew, C, 6-2, 200, Sr.

Stephen Strategakos, P, 6-0, 180, Sr.

Jake Myles, OF, 5-10, 170, Jr.

David Algonza, P/OF, 6-0, 172, Sr.

CALHOUN COLTS

Coach: Art Canestro

2016 record: 12-3

Key Players

Mike Losak, P/CF, 5-11, 150, Sr.

Jack Pugliano, IF/P, 5-9, 140, Jr.

Matt Pelcher, C, 5-6, 140, Fr.

Rob Oliver, OF, 5-9, 160, Sr.

EAST MEADOW JETS

Coach: John Marciante

2016 record: 21-6

Key Players

Justin Reyes, 2B/OF, 5-7, 165, Sr.

Sal D’Onofrio, SS, 5-7, 170, Sr.

Kyle Leibel, CF, 5-8, 155, Sr.

HERRICKS HIGHLANDERS

Coach: Rich Bizelia

2016 record: 9-7

Key Players

Eric Del Valle, CF, 5-9, 165, Jr.

LONG BEACH MARINES

Coach: Jason Zizza

2016 record: 5-12-2

Key Players

Kevin Dunn, P/1B, 6-1, 185, Sr.

Sam Brinster, P/3B, 6-0, 180, Jr.

Evan Garcia, P/2B, 6-0, 185, Jr.

Evan DeNardo, C, 5-10, 170, So.

Dillon Razler, SS/P, 5-9, 160, Jr.

PLAINVIEW-OLD BETHPAGE JFK HAWKS

Coach: John Givargidze

2016 record: 13-8

Key Players

Mark Faello, P/SS, 5-9, 165, Jr.

Tyler Marinaccio, P/OF, 5-10, 165, Jr.

Justin Kimmel, P, 6-4, 200, Sr.

Matt Butigian, 3B, 5-9, 185, Sr.

Ryan Saltzman, CF/2B, 5-9, 165, Jr.

VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL EAGLES

Coach: Frank Alesia

2016 record: 7-12

Key Players

Joseph Stewart, CF/P, 5-11, 185, Sr.

Joe Pena, C, 5-11, 190, Sr.

Jarid Rivas, SS/2B, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Alex Toussaint, OF, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Devon De la Rosa, SS/P, 6-0, 160, Jr.

COUNTY WIDE

ELMONT SPARTANS

Coach: Ed McCormack

2016 record: 5-12-1

Key Players

Steven Girdhari, SS/P, 5-10, 147, Sr.

William Cook, 1B/P, 6-2, 150, Jr.

Aaron Ruthman, CF/P, 5-8, 164, Sr.

Jaydel Richardson, OF, 5-7, 206, Sr.

Vincent McDonald, OF/1B/DH, 6-4, 190, Sr.

GREAT NECK NORTH BLAZERS

Coach: Erik Connolly

2016 record: 1-18

Key Players

Dylan Silverstein, CF, 5-9, 175, Sr.

Joey Jacobs, P, 5-8, 150, Jr.

Jacob Seidenberg, 2B, 5-5, 150, Jr.

Josh Rubin, C, 5-4, 130, Sr.

Corey Rutkin, 3B, 6-0, 190, Sr.

WEST HEMPSTEAD RAMS

Coach: Kevin Cloghessy

2016 record: 11-7

Key Players

Kyle Suffa, P/C, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Dylan Suffa, P/C, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Savion Thorpe, P/1B, 6-3, 180, Sr.

Zach Koster, C, 6-3, 190, Sr.

Ross Schimenti, C/2B, 5-7, 160, Jr.

Matt Arasmo, P/OF, 5-7, 160, Sr.

HEMPSTEAD TIGERS

Coach: Joseph Merolle

2016 record: 0-12

ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDERS

Coach: Adam Stiles

2016 record: 7-9

Key Players

Jason Rodriguez, CF/P, 6-1, 245, Sr.

Idris Carter, SS/P, 6-1, 175, Fr.

Andres Adames, 1B, 5-10, 215, Sr.

John Rosa, C, 5-9, 190, Jr.

Victor Mondragon, DH/1B, 5-8, 225, Sr.

UNIONDALE KNIGHTS

Coach: Ciro Gentile

2016 record: 13-6

Key Players

Noah Kuilan, P/IF, 6-2, 210, So.

Justin Cunningham, P/IF, 5-11, 155, Sr.

Jahmel Hinton, 1B/C, 6-0, 260, Sr.

Suraj Prashad, P/IF, 5-10, 150, Jr.

Jose Peralta, P/C, 5-10, 140, Jr.

WESTBURY GREEN DRAGONS

Coach: Todd Goodwin

2016 record: 4-14

Key Players

Remy Bailey, P/OF, 5-11, 170, Sr.

Jhair Garcia, 2B, 5-7, 150, Sr.

Marco Garcia, SS/2B, 5-10, 150, Sr.

Devin Singh, SS/3B, 5-9, 160, So.

Saul Ventura, OF/P, 5-9, 155, So.

CONFERENCE A-I

BELLMORE JFK COUGARS

Coach: James Bailin

2016 record: 17-9

Key Players

Jason Coules, P/SS, 6-1, 185, Jr.

Anthony Citarelli, P/OF, 6-5, 200, Sr.

Dylan Judd, OF/P, 6-0, 175, Jr.

Mike Cagen, P, 5-10, 175, Jr.

Terry Beeker, P/3B, 6-1, 180, So.

GARDEN CITY TROJANS

Coach: Dave Izzo

2016 record: 9-9

Key Players

Rich Marooney, OF, 5-8, 180, Sr.

Andrew Nagel, P, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Erick Wortmann, P/1B, 6-6, 220, Sr.

Kevin McNiff, SS/P, 5-10, 160, Jr.

Anthony Riggi, 1B/DH, 5-11, 205, Sr.

GREAT NECK SOUTH

Coach: Ciro Ambrosio

2016 record: 2-15

MACARTHUR GENERALS

Coach: Steve Costello

2016 record: 16-6

Key Players

Bobby Lewis, P/1B, 6-2, 240, Sr.

Chris Moustouka, C/OF, 5-11, 175, Sr.

Michael Andreoli, P, 6-1, 170, Sr.

Max Ziegler, P/1B, 6-2, 230, Sr.

Joe Keller, 1B/OF/P, 6-0, 170, Jr.

MANHASSET INDIANS

Coach: Mike Giardino

2016 record: 1-10-1

Key Players

Jamie Weiss, P/IF, 6-1, 180, Sr.

Phil Chang, C, 5-10, 175, Jr.

Robert Giovanelli, SS/P, 5-11, 185, Sr.

Robert DeCastro, P, 5-10, 180, Jr.

Freddy Giovanelli, IF/C/OF, 5-8, 165, Sr.

MEPHAM PIRATES

Coach: Bill Murphy

2016 record: 14-8

Key Players

Mike Valentino, C/SS, 5-9, 180, Sr.

Matt Conry, OF, 5-8, 160, Sr.

Brian Porricelli, P/OF, 5-11, 165, Sr.

Kevin Chaimowitz, 1B/P, 6-2, 212, Sr.

Mike Proios, IF, 6-1, 175, Jr.

CONFERENCE A-II

CAREY SEAHAWKS

Coach: Mike Farina

2016 record: 19-5

Key Players

Tyler DeMeo, CF/P, 5-8, 160, Sr.

Dom Rutigliano, 1B/P, 6-0, 180, Jr.

Dan Conte, SS/P/OF, 5-9, 185, Sr.

Zach Dente, 3B/1B, 5-10, 190, Sr.

Mike Jones, OF/P, 6-0, 170, Sr.

HEWLETT BULLDOGS

Coach: Andrew DeBernardo

2016 record: 10-12-1

Key Players

J.J. Lantigua, P/OF, 6-2, 175, Sr.

Jesse Metz, 2B/P, 5-11, 175, Sr.

Harry Fink, C/DH, 5-11, 210, Sr.

Matt Kim, 3B/P, 5-11, 195, Jr.

Chris Rodriguez, C/OF, 5-9, 195, Jr.

JERICHO JAYHAWKS

Coach: Dan O’Shea

2016 record: 15-3

Key Players

Julian Drew, 2B/C,

Spencer Russell, P/1B,

Joe Niemir, C/1B,

Michael Maola, P/3B,

Sal Velotti, P/IF, 5-10, 175, So.

NEW HYDE PARK GLADIATORS

Coach: Doug Robins

2016 record: 13-10

Key Players

Thomas Messina, P/1B, 6-3, 190, Jr.

Nick Pellegrino, C, 5-8, 165, Sr.

Dharyll Moon, OF, 6-2, 155, So.

Arian Puran, 3B, 5-10, 185, Jr.

ROSLYN BULLDOGS

Coach: Dan Freeman

2016 record: 4-15

Key Players

Robbie Pomeranz, OF/P, 6-2, 165, Sr.

Christopher Scheel, 2B, 6-1, 165, Sr.

Joseph Na, P/1B, 5-10, 150, Jr.

Josh Liepper, P/3B, 5-7, 140, Sr.

Ben Faber, C, 5-9, 155, Sr.

SEWANHAKA INDIANS

Coach: Mike Ryan

2016 record: 3-15

Key Players

Justin Bellamy, P/3B, 5-11, 185, Sr.

Christopher Zunno, SS, 5-6, 140, Sr.

Angel Sanchez, CF, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Michael Sokol, P/2B, 5-9, 155, Jr.

Tim Brendel, P/SS, 5-9, 145, So.

CONFERENCE A-III

BETHPAGE

GOLDEN EAGLES

Coach: Robert Fisher

2016 record: 7-10

Key Players

Gannon Kenney-McGowan, 3B/P, 6-3, 210, Sr.

Matt Collins, CF, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Mike Narbutt, P, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Carmine Szynal, 2B/P, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Pete Schimmel, OF/P, 6-1, 180, So.

GLEN COVE BIG RED

Coach: Jon Dolecki

2016 record: 10-10

Key Players

Brian Shannon, C/P, 6-0, 175, Sr.

Robert Rizzo, 2B, 5-9, 155, Sr.

Victor Cintron, P/OF, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Cameron Filipone, P/1B, 6-0, 170, Jr.

Chris Capobianco, 3B/1B, 5-9, 165, Jr.

LEVITTOWN DIVISION

BLUE DRAGONS

Coach: Tom Tuttle

2016 record: 18-4

Key Players

Brandon O’Brien, P/IF, 6-1, 175, Sr.

Nick Fressle, P, 6-4, 185, Jr.

Joe Wolf, P, 5-11, 175, Sr.

Sean Paprocki, OF, 5-10, 175, Sr.

PLAINEDGE RED DEVILS

Coach: Colin Fratrik

2016 record: 6-12-1

Key Players

Billy Wildeman, P, 6-0, 158, Sr.

Jason Bottari, SS, 5-9, 160, Jr.

Joe Cottone, P/OF, 5-10, 165, Jr.

Nick Demicco, 1B, 6-1, 225, Jr.

SOUTH SIDE CYCLONES

Coach: Tom Smith

2016 record: 8-11

Key Players

Jimmy Barrett, C, 5-11, 195, Sr.

Kenny Hoefer, SS/P, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Patrick Leach, C/OF, 6-0, 185, Jr.

Aymar Carmichael, P, 5-10, Sr.

Will Dragovich, 1B, 6-2, 195, Jr.

WANTAGH WARRIORS

Coach: Keith Sachs

2016 record: 25-5

Key Players

Jimmy Joyce, 3B/P, 6-3, 215, Sr.

Anthony D’Onofrio, SS/P, 5-8, 175, Jr.

Trevor Fagan, C, 6-1, 210, Sr.

Anthony Fontana, 1B/P, 6-4, 235, Jr.

John Conroy, OF, 5-7, 170, Sr.

CONFERENCE A-IV

FLORAL PARK KNIGHTS

Coach: Paul LaMarca

2016 record: 2-17

Key Players

Christopher Stefl, P/1B, 6-4, 220, Sr.

Kyle Bacchus, P/IF, 5-8, 155, Sr.

Gregory Marmarowski, P/1B/3B, 5-11, 190, Jr.

Justin Rahaman, C/IF, 5-8, 165, Sr.

Christopher Leary, SS/P, 5-6, 150, So.

LAWRENCE GOLDEN TORNADO

Coach: Dennis Leonard

2016 record: 11-8

Key Players

Carlos Duran, SS/P, 5-10, 160, Jr.

Joe Amoruso, C, 6-0, 185, Jr.

Josh Ramos, 3B/P, 6-0, 185, Jr.

Aaron Jackson, OF/P, 5-10, 170, Jr.

Eric Morales, 2B, 6-0, 160, Sr.

LYNBROOK OWLS

Coach: Al Marrazzo

2016 record: 12-8-1

Key Players

Nick Tuzzio, SS, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Paul Scibelli, 3B/P, 6-0, 205, Sr.

Tom Sullivan, CF, 5-10, 160, Sr.

Ryan Mueller, 1B, 6-0, 200, Jr.

Dom Sinopoli, OF, 5-8, 150, Sr.

NORTH SHORE VIKINGS

Coach: Scott Lineman

2016 record: 19-5

Key Players

Anthony Carleo, C/IF/P, 6-0, 185, Jr.

Kenny Belanger, P/OF, 6-3, 170, Sr.

Dan Livoti, P/C, 6-3, 170, Sr.

Matt Lewin, CF, 5-7, 155, So.

Joe Livoti, IF, 6-0, 175, Sr.

VALLEY STREAM NORTH SPARTANS

Coach: Phil Sanfilippo

2016 record: 5-13

Key Players

Jonathan Caluori, 1B/P, 5-11, 195, Sr.

Nick Casatelli, SS/P, 5-10, 175, Sr.

Daniel Keane, 2B, 6-0, 175, Sr.

Anthony Collura, OF, 6-3, 185, Sr.

Thomas Graziano, SS/P, 5-9, 175, Jr.

VALLEY STREAM SOUTH FALCONS

Coach: Ken Ward

2016 record: 12-8-1

Key Players

Luis Dono, C/P, 5-10, 205, Sr.

Nick Hernandez, SS, 6-2, 150, Jr.

Chris Peralta, OF/P, 6-0, 178, Jr.

Matt Doncell, P, 6-0, 153, Jr.

Michael Charles, IF, 5-11, 165, Sr.

CONFERENCE A-V

CLARKE RAMS

Coach: Tom Abruscato

2016 record: 17-7

Key Players

E.J. Cumbo, CF, 5-6, 175, Sr.

Matt Boyko, P/1B, 6-2, 195, Sr.

Kemal Deljanin, SS/P, 5-10, 180, Sr.

Chris Giardino, C/3B, 5-9, 160, Fr.

Vinny Trovato, P/OF, 5-11, 175, Sr.

COLD SPRING HARBOR SEAHAWKS

Coach: Rich Greeney

2016 record: 6-13

Key Players

Harrison Cohen, P/OF, 5-11, 180, Sr.

Theo Farynick, IF/P, 5-9, 175, So.

Sebastian Sandler, 2B/SS/P, 5-7, 160, Jr.

Albert Kirchner, P, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Matt Taglich, OF/P, 6-0, 180, Sr.

ISLAND TREES BULLDOGS

Coach: Joe D’Auria

2016 record: 15-7

Key Players

Nick Carita, P, 5-9, 170, Jr.

Vincent Palazzo, 1B, 6-1, 210, Sr.

Ryan Kelly, SS, 6-1, 165, Jr.

Kevin Cunningham, C, 5-10, 220, Sr.

Anthony Pellegrino, 3B, 5-9, 180, Jr.

LOCUST VALLEY FALCONS

Coach: John Lonardo

2016 record: 10-11

Key Players

Thomas Eletto, SS, 6-3, 175, Jr.

Brian Wright, P/OF, 6-4, 195, Sr.

Jack Barstow, P/3B, 6-0, 190, Sr.

Billy Finke, P/1B, 6-5, 200, Sr.

Danny Wilson, P, 6-3, 175

MINEOLA MUSTANGS

Coach: Helms Bohringer

2016 record: 7-12

Key Players

Chris Wiercinski, P/1B, 6-1, 160, Jr.

Mike Conway, IF/P, 6-1, 185, Jr.

Justin Bestler, P/1B, 5-11, 180, So.

SEAFORD VIKINGS

Coach: Mike Milano

2016 record: 18-6

Key Players

A.J. Cain, P/OF, 6-1, 210, Sr.

Vincent Pecora, C, 5-8, 170, Jr.

Mike Tito, SS, 5-6, 150, Sr.

Joseph Ipoliti, P, 5-9, 140, Sr.

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

CONFERENCE B/C

FRIENDS ACADEMY QUAKERS

Coach: Michael Damm

2016 record: 0-18

Key Players

Max Botwinick, P/IF, 6-1, 165, Sr.

Joey Horne, P/IF, 5-8, 150, So.

Jared Toby, C, 5-8, 170, So.

Chris Petrocelli, IF, 5-9, 190, Sr.

CARLE PLACE FROGS

Coach: Brian Krummenacker

2016 record: 14-7

Key Players

Matthew Morrison, P, 6-3, 160, Jr.

Thomas Browne, SS, 6-0, 150, Sr.

Chris Kelly, OF, 6-3, 210, Sr.

Clay Pine, 2B, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Anthony Buffalino, OF, 5-9, 160, Sr.

EAST ROCKAWAY ROCKS

Coach: James Hickey

2016 record: 11-10

Key Players

Christopher Deptulski, OF/P, 5-10, 155, Sr.

Justin Schmidt, P/1B, 6-1, 215, Sr.

Christian Barto, OF/P, 5-11, 150, Sr.

Jordan Chelius, OF/P, 6-0, 135, Sr.

Jon Starkman, 1B, 5-11, 155, Jr.

MALVERNE MULES

Coach: Joe Dunn

2016 record: 5-13

Key Players

Alex Berry, P, 6-0, 180, Jr.

Timmy Bosques, P, 5-10, 160, So.

Christian Morgan, 1B, 5-10, 180, So.

OYSTER BAY BAYMEN

Coach: Jay Davis

2016 record: 16-2

Key Players

James Lossee, P/SS/2B, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Harrison Treble, P, 6-0, 195, Sr.

Kalman Lipsman, SS, 6-1, 180, Sr.

Dereck Vickers, P, 5-11, 185, Sr.

James Treiber, OF, 5-7, 160, Sr.

WHEATLEY WILDCATS

Coach: Paul Paino

2016 record: 15-4

Key Players

Antonio Deodato, P/OF, 5-10, 165, Sr.

Will Feil, P/IF/OF, 6-0, 180, Jr.

Brian Doria, P/OF, 6-1, 190, Sr.

Eric Beierlein, SS, 5-7, 155, Sr.

Matt Cristina, 1B, 6-5, 225, Sr.

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