Nassau B/D boys basketball team-by-team outlook
ACADEMY CHARTER PANTHERS
Last season: No varsity team
Coach: Gordon James
Jarrett Digle G 5-10 8th; Justin Faulkner F 6-0 Jr.; Dimitri Martin G 5-8 Jr.; Rayne Shim F 6-0 Jr.; John Tinch G 6-0 Jr.
ABOUT THE PANTHERS: Will rely on the junior class for the first varsity team in program history.
CARLE PLACE FROGS
Last season: 2-16
Coach: John Cantwell
Julian Alfaro G 6-0 Sr.; Ben Armstrong G 5-10 Sr.; Marc Chiappone G 6-0 Sr.; Joe Cola C 6-1 Sr.
ABOUT THE FROGS: Quick, young team that will rely on its seniors to set the tone.
COLD SPRING HARBOR SEAHAWKS
Last season: 14-6
Coach: Jason Mercurio
Aidan Adomaites F 6-5 Sr.; Kip Dallaris G 6-2 Soph.; Tommy Milana G 5-10 Sr.; Nick Suter F 6-3 Sr.; Jack Vavassis F 6-2 Sr.
ABOUT THE SEAHAWKS: Returns an experienced team, led by Vavassis, Milana and Adomaites.
EAST ROCKAWAY ROCKS
Last season: 7-12
Coach: Paul Collins
Stefano Cilluffo G 5-9 Sr.; Franklin Infante G 5-7 Soph.; Chris Levins G 5-11 Sr.; Edward McCann F 6-1 Sr.
ABOUT THE ROCKS: Returns Levins and Cilluffo, who averaged 13 and eight points per game, respectively.
Last season: 17-6
Coach: Darrol Lopez
Jovani Duran C/F 6-2 Sr.; Elliot Edwards G 6-1 Sr.; Donovan Ishmael C/F 6-2 Sr.; Jayden Seraphin G 6-1 Jr.; Michael Warren Jr. G 5-11 Soph.
ABOUT THE MULES: The defending Nassau B champions return Warren Jr. and Ishmael, who averaged 9.5 points and six assists per game and 7.5 points and 7.9 assists, respectively.
OYSTER BAY BAYMEN
Last season: 18-3
Coach: Brian Boyle
Joe Deblasio G 5-8 Sr.; Thomas Fletcher F 6-1 Sr.; Yahve Jean-Baptiste G 6-1 Sr.; Jack Rispoli C 6-5 Jr.; Khalil Williams F 6-5 Sr.
ABOUT THE BAYMEN: Aggressive trapping defense and up-tempo offense, led by Williams, who averaged 12 points and 11 rebounds per game.
Last season: 3-17
Coach: Jim Curcio
Alec Barres G/F 6-3 Sr.; Evan Eberlein C 6-3 Sr.; Anthony Giunta C 6-4 Sr.; Jason Koty 5-11 G Jr.; Andrew Sivin G 5-9 Sr.
ABOUT THE WILDCATS: Good size down low and guard play, led by Barres, who averaged 13.3 points per game.