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Bayport-Blue Point's Jack Piekos celebrates against Sayville. (May

Bayport-Blue Point's Jack Piekos celebrates against Sayville. (May 22, 2013) Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

1. BAYPORT-BLUE POINT PHANTOMS

Coach: Jim Moccio

2013 record: 27-0

Key players

Jack Piekos, P/OF/1B, 6-1, 190, Sr.

Alex Dura, SS/P, 5-10, 185, Sr.

Sal Geraci, C, 5-4, 150, Jr.

Matt McKinnon, CF, 5-10, 170,Sr.

PJ Weeks, P, 5-8, 200, Jr.

Outlook: Gibson award-winner Piekos (11-0, 0.38 ERA) is nearly untouchable.

2. MILLER PLACE PANTHERS

Coach: Tom Veryzer

2013 record: 18-8

Key players

Ethan Fox, 3B, 6-2, 215, Sr.

Kyle McPartland, P, 6-0, 185, Sr.

TJ Dromerhauser, SS/2B, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Vinny Bua, OF, 5-9, 165, Sr.

Tom Contrelli, P, 6-2, 185, Sr.

Outlook: County finalist returns McPartland, the ace, and Fox, a big bat.

3. SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER WILDCATS

Coach: Sal Mignano

2013 record: 12-10

Key players

Tyler Osik, 3B, 5-10, 205, Sr.

Brian Morrell, SS/P, 5-11, 160, Fr.

Jack Massa, C, 6-0, 175, Sr.

Chris Moran, OF/P, 5-11, 180, Sr.

Zach Parilla, OF, 5-10, 170, Sr.

Outlook: Will make the playoffs for 29th straight year, but must develop pitchingl.

4. MOUNT SINAI MUSTANGS

Coach: Eric Reichenbach

2013 record: 13-9

Key players

John Sfakis, OF, 6-0, 185, Sr.

Dom Caputo, C, 5-7, 175, Sr.

Anthony Flynn, P, 6-3, 180, Sr.

John Feltman, P, 6-0, 190, Sr.

Sam Kessler, P, 5-10, 165, So.

Outlook: Sfakis (2 HR, 16 RBIs) leads offense; Flynn (1.62 ERA) is difficult to solve.

5. WESTHAMPTON HURRICANES

Coach: Tom Hoare

2013 record: 6-14

Key players

Daniel McEvoy, SS, 5-6, 160, Jr.

Brett Pisaneschi, P/DH, 5-10, 190, Sr.

Ernie Geraci, OF, 5-10, 165. Jr.

Ryan Burke, 1B, 6-3, 185, Sr.

Ryan Osborne, CF, 5-9, 160, Sr.

Outlook: They have pop behind

Geraci (.491) and McEvoy (.379).

6. EAST HAMPTON BONACKERS

Coach: RJ Etzel

2013 record: 2-18

Key players

Maykell Guzman, SS/P, 5-11, 175, Sr.

Brendan Hughes, 1B, 6-1, 190, Sr.

Peter Shilowich, P/1B/3B, 6-2, 215, Sr.

Patrick Sillich, C, 5-9, 200, Jr.

Jack Abrams-Dyer, CF, 5-11, 165, Jr.

Outlook: They hope to improve behind pitching/hitting threat Guzman.

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