Harborfields Malcolm Wynter (3) carries the ball in the third...

Harborfields Malcolm Wynter (3) carries the ball in the third quarter during the Suffolk High School boys basketball game between Harborfields and Brentwood played on Friday, Dec 4, 2015 at Harborfields High School. Credit: Bob Sorensen

Amityville Warriors

Coach: Mark Epps

Last season: 9-8

Key players

G Joshua Serrano 6-2 Soph.

G Kadir Granville 6-2 Sr.

G Eric Campbell 6-2 Sr.

F Anthony Benjamin 6-4 Jr.

C Julius Goodard 6-5 Soph.

Outlook: Serrano and Campbell are the only returning starters. Goodard’s interior presence will help anchor a defense that Epps hopes will be “tenacious.”

Comsewogue Warriors

Coach: Joel Sutherland

Last season: 6-10

Key players

G Travis Williams 6-1 Sr.

G Dylan Cervini 6-1 Sr.

F Mike Stiles 6-2 Sr.

F Patrick Billings 6-4 Soph.

C David Heller 6-4 Soph.

Outlook: Billings and Heller are varsity newcomers but they’ll add size to a young team that believes it can contend for a playoff spot.

Harborfields Tornadoes

Coach: John Tampori

Last season: 13-7

Key players

G Malcolm Wynter 5-10 Sr.

G Robert Pecorelli 6-2 Sr.

G Alex Bloom 5-10 Sr.

F Danny Morgan 6-3 Sr.

F Alex Merhige 6-4 Jr.

Outlook: Harborfields returns its starting five from a team that lost to Bayport-Blue Point in the Suffolk Class A championship.

Islip Buccaneers

Coach: Jamie Lynch

Last season: 11-8

G Caleb Staneck 5-8 Sr.

G Neil Tapia 5-10 Sr.

G Adrian Robles 5-11 Sr.

F Raphael Alomar 6-1 Sr.

F Scott Mastermaker 6-4 Jr.

Outlook: Alomar and Staneck will be the main offensive threats, but Mastermaker’s interior presence could be key for a perimeter-oriented team. Tapia is one of the league’s best defenders.

Rocky Point Eagles

Coach: James Jordan

Last season: 8-10

Key players

G Harry Lynch 5-10 Sr.

G Alec Rinaldi 5-11 Soph.

F Ben Collesidis 6-2 Sr.

F Mason Cline 6-1 Sr.

F Colin Kotarski 6-1 Sr.

Outlook: Harry Lynch is one of the better players in the league, and Rocky Point will count on him for more than the 15 points he averaged last year.

Sayville Golden Flashes

Coach: Lou Lowe

Last season: 13-5

Key players

G Joey Mas 5-10 Soph.

G Nick Casazza 5-10 Sr.

F Hunter Schenkel 6-3 Sr.

F Joey Harclerode 6-4 Jr.

C Dan Martucci 6-4 Sr.

Outlook: Schenkel, who averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds last year, leads a team with a good mix of athleticism in the backcourt and size up front.

Westhampton Hurricanes

Coach: John Baumiller

Last season: 4-13

Key players

G Bryce Phillips 5-10

G Jacob Guadiello 5-9

G/F Griffin Schulz 6-0

G/F Nigel Braithwaite 5-10

F Nick Lafrese 6-5

Outlook: Phillips, who averaged 4.6 points, is the only returning player with significant varsity experience.


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