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Suffolk V boys basketball team-by-team outlook

Amityville's Divaahd Lucas moves the ball upcourt during

Amityville's Divaahd Lucas moves the ball upcourt during the first half of the Suffolk Class ABCD Final at Floyd on Feb. 26. Photo Credit: Daniel De Mato

AMITYVILLE WARRIORS

Last season: 27-2

Coach: Gordon Thomas

KEY PLAYERS

Stephen Augustine F 6-5 Jr.; Shawn Gillzen F/C 6-4 Jr.; Myles Goddard G/F 6-4 Jr.; Divaahd Lucas G/F 6-6 Jr.; Zack Miles G 6-0 Sr.

ABOUT THE WARRIORS: Lucas and Goddard are set to take on a larger role for the defending Class A state champions.

BAYPORT-BLUE POINT

PHANTOMS

Last season: 15-6

Coach: Charlie Peck

KEY PLAYERS

Vincent Orlando G 5-10 Sr.; Pierce Prendergast G 6-6 Jr.; Luke Schartner G 6-2 Soph.; James Sena F 6-3 Jr.; Zach Silver G 6-1 Sr.

ABOUT THE PHANTOMS: Led by Prendergast, who averaged 21.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and four assists.

EAST HAMPTON BONACKERS

Last season: 11-10

Coach: Dan White

KEY PLAYERS

Turner Foster G 6-0 Sr.; Malachi Miller G 6-0 Sr.; Max Proctor G 5-11 Sr.; Bladimir Rodriguez F 6-4 Sr.; Jeremy Vizcaino G 6-0 Jr.

About the Bonackers: Features Rodriguez, who averaged 14 points and 10 rebounds.

MILLER PLACE PANTHERS

Last season: 8-12

Coach: Brian Sztabnik

KEY PLAYERS

Thomas Cirrito G 5-11 Jr.; Matt Frank G 6-0 Jr.; Tim Hirdt F 6-2 Jr.; Justin Leichter G 6-0 Jr.; Thomas Nealis C 6-5 Sr.

ABOUT THE PANTHERS: Will rely on an experienced junior class, along with Nealis, a senior, who averaged 8.2 points and 11.7 rebounds.

MOUNT SINAI MUSTANGS

Last season: 12-9

Coach: Ryan McNeely

KEY PLAYERS

Nick Hurowitz G 6-3 Sr.; Ryan McNeely G 6-1 Jr.; Nick Pintabona F 6-2 Sr.; Avery Romelien G 6-0 Sr.; Alex Rudolph G 6-2 Sr.

ABOUT THE MUSTANGS: Returns five of top six scorers, including Hurowitz and Pintabona, who averaged 14 points and seven rebounds and 12 points and nine rebounds, respectively.

SAYVILLE GOLDEN FLASHES

Last season: 7-13

Coach: Garrett Lynch

KEY PLAYERS

Aidan Arnesen C 6-6 Jr.; PJ Kloska G 5-10 Jr.; Max Llewellyn F 6-1 Soph.; Jesse Mas G 5-10 Sr.; Lucas Rhodes F 6-2 Sr.

ABOUT THE GOLDEN FLASHES: Led by Mas, who averaged 10 points .

SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER WILDCATS

Last season: 1-18

Coach: Kevin Culhane

KEY PLAYERS

Tommy Bell G 5-9 Soph.; Matt Cook F 6-1 Sr.; Tristan Costello F 6-0 Soph.; Adam Gawreluk C 6-7 Soph.; Cameron LoSchiavo G 5-8 Jr.

ABOUT THE WILDCATS: Young team, looking to improve.

WESTHAMPTON HURRICANES

Last season: 20-3

Coach: John Baumiller

KEY PLAYERS

Colby Bloxon G 5-8 Sr.; Evan D’Alessandro F 5-11 Sr.; Riley MacDonald G 6-1 Sr.; Brian Mensch F 6-0 Sr.; Alec Small G 5-8 Sr.

ABOUT THE HURRICANES: Inexperienced but expecting to put together a strong season.

WYANDANCH WARRIORS

Last season: 6-14

Coach: Barry L. Baker Jr.

KEY PLAYERS

Savyon Barker G/F 6-1 Sr.; Darnell Evans G 5-9 Jr.; Marcus Haywood G 6-0 Sr.; Dionte Jordan G/F 6-0 Sr.; Matthew Lattimer G 6-1 Sr.

ABOUT THE WARRIORS: Returns 21-point scorers Jordan and Evans.

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