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Suffolk I boys basketball team-by-team outlook

Longwood's Isaiah Whitty

Longwood's Isaiah Whitty  Credit: Bob Sorensen

BRENTWOOD INDIANS

Last season: 16-7

Coach: Anthony Jimenez

KEY PLAYERS

Bryce Harris G/F 6-4 Jr.; Alan Houston F 6-5 Jr.; Kenny Lazo G 6-0 Jr.; Jordan Riley G 6-1 Soph.; Romello Wright G 6-0 Jr.

ABOUT THE INDIANS: Led by Harris, who is receiving Division I interest

CENTRAL ISLIP MUSKETEERS

Last season: 18-4

Coach: Jim Mott

KEY PLAYERS

Frantzy Jean-Baptiste G 5-9 Jr.; Ronald Matthews F 6-2 Soph.; Ty-Shon Pannell G 5-9 Jr.; Lennin Pichardo F 6-3 Sr.; Isiah Sween G 5-9 Soph.

ABOUT THE MUSKETEERS: Pannell, a three-year varsity player, will leads both on and off the court.

COMMACK COUGARS

Last season: 7-13

Coach: Peter Smith

KEY PLAYERS

Aidan Keenan G 6-2 Sr.; Spencer Malloy F 6-3 Jr.; Justin Meisel F 6-5 Sr.; Kyle Murphy F 6-2 Sr.; Jack Reardon G 5-9 Jr.

ABOUT THE COUGARS: Keenan, a three-year starter, and Murphy averaged 14 and 10 points, respectively.

FLOYD COLONIALS

Last season: 7-13

Coach: Rob Hodgson

KEY PLAYERS

Andrew Bilotti F 6-1 Jr.; Josh Blair F 6-1 Soph. CJ Brackett G 5-10 Fr.; Kieory Smith G 6-1 Jr.; Greg Trent G 6-0 Sr.

ABOUT THE COLONIALS: Led by Trent, who averaged seven points.  

LONGWOOD LIONS

Last season: 15-7

Coach: Patrick Hayes

KEY PLAYERS

Andrew Knox G 6-1 Sr.; Jordan Manderson G 5-10 Jr.; Jarnel Rancy F 6-7 Sr.; Elijah Whitty G 6-3 Sr.; Isaiah Whitty G 6-3 Sr.

ABOUT THE LIONS: Isaiah Whitty, averaged 12 points and six rebounds; Elijah Whitty, who averaged 12 and four.

PATCHOGUE-MEDFORD RAIDERS

Last season: 14-6

Coach: Wilhem Dortonne

KEY PLAYERS

Nolan Crean G 6-0 Sr.; Joseph Harrison G 6-1 Soph.; Wyatt Reckston F 6-4 Sr.; Neal Senior F 6-5 Sr.; Daniel Stevenson G 6-4 Jr.

ABOUT THE RAIDERS: Led by Crean, who averaged 10 points

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SACHEM EAST FLAMING ARROWS

Last season: 9-11

Coach: John Finta

KEY PLAYERS

Chris Boothe F 6-3 Jr.; Ryan Kennedy G 6-0 Sr.; Jordan Miranda G 5-8 Sr.; DJ Olsen F 6-2 Sr.; Liam Sheehy F 6-6 Sr.

ABOUT THE FLAMING ARROWS: Boothe and Sheehy provide size.

SACHEM NORTH FLAMING ARROWS

Last season: 3-17

Coach: Matt Candemeres

KEY PLAYERS

Bradley Anacreon G 5-9 Sr.; James Butler G 5-11 Jr.; Ryan Bittlingmeyer G 6-1 Sr.; Mike Galdamez G 6-0 Sr.; Joe Petillo G 5-10 Sr.

ABOUT THE FLAMING ARROWS: Led by Anacreon, who averaged more than 18 points.

WARD MELVILLE PATRIOTS

Last season: 17-5

Coach: Alex Piccirillo

KEY PLAYERS

Myles Brown G/F 6-3 Jr.; Ray Grabowski G 6-3 Sr.; Jack Holland G 6-0 Jr.; Paul “Otto” Nicholson F/C 6-6 Jr. ; Rob Soto G 5-10 Sr.

ABOUT THE PATRIOTS: Led by Grabowski, who averaged 15 points and seven rebounds, and Soto, who averaged 10 points and four assists.

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