ACADEMY CHARTER PANTHERS
Last season: 4-9
Coach: Gordon James
Dylan Bankasingh C 6-5 Jr.; Jarrett Dingle G 6-1 Fr.; Justin Faulkner F 6-3 Sr.; Wesley Hall G 6-1 Sr.; John Tinch G 6-1 Sr.;
ABOUT THE PANTHERS: Moving up from Class D to Class B, Academy Charter will rely on Dingle and Tinch. Dingle, receiving high Division-I interest, averaged 17.5 points and Tinch added 13.8 points last season.
CARLE PLACE FROGS
Last season: 0-19
Coach: John Cantwell
James Anastasio C 6-2 Sr.; Christopher Deveau F 5-10 Sr.; Chris Froehlich G 6-0 Sr.; Robert Imperiale G 5-10 Sr.; Sebastian Vitanza G 6-0 Jr.
ABOUT THE FROGS: Carle Place will rely on height and a strong defense, looking to make a turnaround to the playoffs, led by Vitanza and Anastasio.
COLD SPRING HARBOR SEAHAWKS
Last season: 19-3
Coach: Jason Mercurio
Kip Dallaris G 6-3 Jr.; Chris Discala F 6-2 Sr.; Ross Greenberg G 5-10 Sr.; Luca Sanna G 6-2 Jr.; Sam Weissberg G 6-0 Sr.
ABOUT THE SEAHAWKS: The defending Nassau Class B champions graduated a strong senior class, but will by led by Dallaris, who averaged 10 points last season.
EAST ROCKAWAY ROCKS
Last season: 9-11
Coach: Paul Collins
Joseph Acampora F 6-2 Sr.; Kyle Barth 5-8 Sr.; Franklin Infante G 5-9 Jr.; Matthew Machovec C 6-3 Jr.; Aidan O’Connor F 6-1 Sr.
ABOUT THE ROCKS: East Rockaway drops to Class C this season and will be looking for strong seasons from Infante and O’Connor. The addition of Machovec will help defensively.
Last season: 18-3
Coach: Darrol Lopez
Duane Bernard G 5-11 Sr.; Deandre Blagrove G/F 6-3 So.; Trey Robinson F 6-5 So.; Jayden Seraphin G/F 6-3 Sr. Michael Warren Jr. G 6-0 Jr.
ABOUT THE MULES: Led by Warren Jr.,who averaged 16 points, 9 assists and 3 rebounds last season, Malverne will also rely on Seraphin, who will take on a larger role after averaging 8 points and 6 rebounds last season.
OYSTER BAY BAYMEN
Last season: 13-8
Coach: Brian Boyle
Zacchary Hornosky G 6-0 Jr.; Sean O’ Toole C 6-5 Sr.; Terrence Pyres G/F 6-1 Sr.; Jack Rispoli C 6-5 Sr.; Max Weinberg F 6-4 Jr.;
ABOUT THE BAYMEN: With good size and experienced seniors, Oyster Bay looks to play a physical brand and compete for the Nassau Class B title.
Last season: 3-16
Coach: Jim Curcio
Brendan Behar G 6-0 Sr.; Michael DelGais PG 5-11 So.; Kyle Eberlein G 6-4 Sr.; Matt Ferrone F/C 6-3 Sr.; Jason Koty PG 6-0 Sr.
ABOUT THE WILDCATS: Wheatley has a combination of experienced and younger players in the second year of rebuilding the program. The team will rely on its ability to defend and create scoring opportunities off its pressure defense.