Suffolk III boys basketball team-by-team outlook
Last season: 20-2
Coach: Peter Grossi
Devon Balfour G 6-1 Sr.; Donald Henderson C 6-3 Sr.; Jaylen Trent G 5-9 Jr.; Carter Vandekieft C 6-4 Jr.; Jarell White G/F 6-4 Sr.
ABOUT THE CLIPPERS: White could become the first player in school history to record 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds, Grossi said. White averaged 25.1 points and 12.6 rebounds.
Last season: 5-15
Coach: Ed Miller
Stephen Cartolano G 5-5 Sr.; Zach Cogliati G 5-5 Sr.; Ryan DeCoursey G 6-0 Sr.; Matt Robbert F6-2 Jr.; Josh Washington F 6-3 Sr.
ABOUT THE COUGARS: DeCoursey averaged 14 points and eight assists, Robbert, who averaged 11 points and eight.
Last season: 10-10
Coach: Joel Sutherland
Aleks Djordjevic F/C 6-2 Sr.; Liam Gray G 6-0 Soph.; Milan Johnson G 5-11 Soph.; Jaden Martinez G/F 6-0 Jr.; Michael McGuire G 5-11 Jr.
ABOUT THE WARRIORS: Johnson and Martinez will lead playoff push.
DEER PARK FALCONS
Last season: 20-3
Coach: John McCaffrey
Malik Edmead G 5-10 Jr.; D’Andre Edwards G 5-8 Soph.; Freddy Gomez F 6-0 Sr.; Shane Hewlette F 6-3 Jr.; Jordan Rios G6-1 Jr.
ABOUT THE FALCONS: Edmead is receiving Division I interest after averaging 21.7 points per game.
HUNTINGTON BLUE DEVILS
Last season: 7-13
Coach: Brian Carey
Ian Ardell C/F 6-6 Sr.; Dan Danziger G/F 6-3 Jr.; Matt Girimonti G/F 6-3 Jr.; Max Rentsch G 6-0 Fr.; Chad Rowe G 6-0 Soph.
ABOUT THE BLUE DEVILS: Will rely on Ardell’s size and presence in middle.
Last season: 7-14
Coach: Anthony Agostino
Colin Cassara G 5-10 Jr.; Chandler Giovinco F 6-3 Sr.; Ziggy Hoe G 6-0 Soph.; Devin Ward G 5-9 Jr.
ABOUT THE WOLVERINES: Led by Cassara, who averaged 10 ppg.
NORTH BABYLON BULLDOGS
Last season: 9-11
Coach: Brendan McCaffrey
Kevin Blanchet G/F 6-0 Jr.; Bradley Celestin G/F 6-1 Sr.; Dylan Diaz G 5-10 Jr.; Kareem O’Brian G/F 6-1 Jr.; Frank Toney G 6-0 Sr.
ABOUT THE BULLDOGS: Led by Toney, who averaged 13 points and four assists, and Diaz, who averaged 15 points and five assists.
SMITHTOWN EAST BULLS
Last season: 4-13
Coach: Al Chandler
Jared Borner C 6-5 Jr.; Zach Chandler G 5-9 Jr.; James Peters G 6-1 Sr.; Jack Sanderson G 5-10 Sr.; Marcin Termena G 6-3 Sr.
ABOUT THE BULLS: Plays fast-paced style with athletic guards.
WEST ISLIP LIONS
Last season: 7-13
Coach: Tom Cross
Will Byrne G 5-10 Jr.; Pat Cunningham G 6-1 Sr.; Mark Regan F 6-3 Jr.; Kevin Rion F 6-2 Soph.; Matt Walsh G 6-0 Sr.
ABOUT THE LIONS: Entire starting lineup returns.