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Nassau Countywide baseball preview

1. UNIONDALE KNIGHTS

Coach: Ciro Gentile

2013 record: 1-16

Key players

Matthew Inoa, 2B/3B, 5-8, 165, Sr.

Freddy Ventura, LF, 5-8, 155, Sr.

William Britt, CF, 5-10, Sr.

Ali Ghiraz, SS/3B, 5-10, 175, So.

Nestor Berrios, P/2B, 5-8, So.

Outlook: Looking for a bounce back year in CW after difficult season in AA-1.

2. HEMPSTEAD TIGERS

Coach: Nick Wisz

2013 record: 0-18

Key players

Khalik Watts, CF/P, Sr.

Cliff Richards, 1B, Jr.

Yeudy Pichardo, 1B, Jr.

Jason Guardado, OF/P, So.

David Williams, OF/P, Jr.

Outlook: Young Tigers looking for first win in two years.

3. WESTBURY GREEN DRAGONS

Coach: Todd Goodwin

2013 record: 7-11

Key players

Vinny Marshman, OF, 6-2, 170, Jr.

Dennis DeLaRose, OF/P, 5-9, 160, Sr.

Kyle Spruill, P/SS/3B, 6-3, 160, Jr.

Oscar Torres, P/OF, 6-0, 170, Sr.

Quentin Abram, 1B, 5-7, 200, Jr.

Outlook: Experienced pitching of Spruill, Torres, DeLaRose has them in title hunt.

4. WEST HEMPSTEAD RAMS

Coach: William Cloghessy

2013 record: 5-13

Key players

Hardvis Batista, SS/P, 5-9, Sr.

Yoldalyn Canela-Vargas, C/P, Sr.

James Valerio, 1B/OF, Sr.

Charles Smith, P, 6-2, Sr.

Ryan Sandberg, IF/P, So.

Outlook: First-year competing in the Countywide developmental league.

5. ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDERS

Coach: Adam Stiles

2013 record: 6-12

Key players

Kelvin Rodriguez, P/IF, 5-11, 165, Jr.

Darween Canela, CF/P, 5-10, 160, Sr.

Justin Terry, OF/P, 5-7, 150, Jr.

Frank Abreu, SS, 5-7, 150, Sr.

Danis Rodriguez, UT, So.

Outlook: Rough Riders made strides in 2013 and Rodriguez is an ace.

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