Mt. Sinai boys lacrosse player Joey Spallina during practice on...

Mt. Sinai boys lacrosse player Joey Spallina during practice on March 22. Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

Luca Accardo, Syosset, FO/A, Sr.: A top faceoff specialist who scored nine goals last year, he will play some attack this season. He is committed to High Point.

Christian Alacqua, Chaminade, M, Sr.: Last season he had nine goals and four assists. He is committed to Notre Dame.

Anthony Annunziata, Huntington, FO, Jr.: Incredibly efficient on faceoffs and is committed to Yale.

Charles Balsamo, Chaminade, A, Sr.: Balsamo scored 25 goals and had 16 assists last season and was named to the Newsday All-Long Island second team. He’s committed to Duke.

AJ Barone, Seaford, M, Sr.: He does it all for the Vikings and never leaves the field. Barone had 29 goals and 18 assists last season.

Anthony Bartolotto, Miller Place, M, Sr.: He had 39 goals and 13 assists in his junior season. Bartolotto is committed to Cornell.

Anthony Bilello, Farmingdale, D, Sr.: An elite shutdown defenseman who helped lead a stingy Farmingdale defense in 2021. He’s committed to Binghamton.

Nick Bruckner, Ward Melville, M, Jr.: An athletic attack who scored nine goals last season and is committed to Harvard.

Chris Butler, Bay Shore, D, Sr.: A physical defender who had 23 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers as a junior. Butler will play at Pace.

Vinny Butrico, MacArthur, A, Sr.: A lefty attackman who is dangerous from the wing and has a quick release. He’ll play at Marist.

Matthew Caputo, Long Island Lutheran, A, Sr.: A top returning goal scorer for the Crusaders. He’s headed to Ohio State.

James Carretta, Mount Sinai, M, Sr: Carretta, a Georgetown commit, is a two-way midfielder who had 10 goals and six assists last season. 

Owen Carroll, Smithtown East, A, Sr.: A finisher who scored 45 goals and dished out 13 assists in 2021. He’s committed to Delaware.

Top row from left: Anthony Bilello of Farmingdale, Charles Balsamo of Chaminade, Anthony Bartolotto of Miller Place. Middle row, from left: Owen Carroll of Smithtown East, Jack Cascadden of Garden City, Francisco Cortes of Shoreham-Wading River. Bottom row, from left: Luca Cutolo of Syosset, Kevin Dolan of Ward Melville, Ryan Downing of Smithtown West.

Jack Cascadden, Garden City, M, Sr.: One of the top faceoff specialists in the country. He also scored 12 goals last season and will play at Cornell next year.

Michael Cassano, MacArthur, D, Jr.: Cassano shows good stick skills and a keen sense of the game.

Aaron Cho, Herricks, A, Sr.: Cho scored 27 goals and had 21 assists last year. He is committed to Boston University.

Ryan Collins, Oceanside, G, Sr.: Collins will anchor an Oceanside team hoping to compete for a top-five seed in Nassau A.

Cameron Connolly, Seaford, A, Sr.: He has the ability to score and facilitate the rest of the offense. The attack had 12 goals and 35 assists last season and is committed to LIU.

Francisco Cortes, Shoreham-Wading River, M, Sr.: A two-way midfielder who does it all, he had 20 goals and 15 assists last year and was a second team Newsday All-Long Island selection. Cortes is committed to Harvard.

Gavin Creo, Chaminade, A, Jr.: A shifty attack who will play a bigger role in the Chaminade offense this season. He’s committed to Richmond.

Luca Cutolo, Syosset, D, Sr.: A top shutdown defender who will play at Quinnipiac next spring.

Will Danowski, Bay Shore, A, Sr.: A big, strong attack who led Bay Shore with 30 goals last season. He’s committed to play at Stony Brook.

Tyler Davide, Sachem North, D, Sr.: He’s a tall and rangy defender committed to LIU.

Jack Delli-Pizzi, West Islip, D, Sr.: A team leader and aggressive defender who also has the speed to carry the ball in transition. He’ll play at Stony Brook.

Kevin Dolan, Ward Melville, M, Sr.: A versatile midfielder who had 32 goals and 10 assists last season. He’s committed to Fairfield.

Ryan Downing, Smithtown West, D, Sr.: A returning top-100 player and a leader for the talented Bulls defense. He is committed to play at Quinnipiac.

Owen Duffy, St. Anthony’s, A, Jr.: Duffy is an all-around player who scored 25 goals and had 24 assists last season. He is committed to North Carolina.

Will Feldmann, North Shore, M, Sr.: Feldmann scored 43 goals and had 19 assists last year. He will play at Binghamton.

Stevie Finnell, Garden City, M, Jr.: The midfielder scored nine goals and had three assists last season. He is committed to Syracuse.

Ronan Fitzpatrick, Sayville, A, Sr.: A crafty attack who had 51 goals and 13 assists last season. He’ll be playing at Towson.

Jack Flaherty, Chaminade, M, Sr.: A tall midfielder who has good vision on the offensive end. He’s committed to Navy.

Tyler Flynn, Ward Melville, M, Sr.: A midfielder who scored 10 goals last season and also excels on defense. He’s committed to Providence.

Joey Forchelli, MacArthur, M, Jr.: An aggressive midfielder who had 22 goals last season. He’ll be playing at Providence.

Billy Francois, Longwood, L/SM, Jr.: Francois plays all over the field and is a ground ball machine. He’s committed to Navy.

Matt Freeman, Port Washington, D/LSM, Sr.: A top-notch defender with a high lacrosse IQ and stick skills to use in transition.

Luke Galgano, Bethpage, M, Sr.: Galgano, a two-way midfielder, totaled 19 goals and 12 assists last season. He'll play at Delaware.

Alex Gatto, Roslyn, A, Jr.: Gatto, a Michigan commit, had 16 goals and 15 assists last year. 

Cal Girard, Manhasset, FO, Jr.: One of the top faceoff players in the county. He had seven goals last year and is committed to Duke.

Top row from left: Alex Gatto of Roslyn, Cal Girard of Manhasset, Alec Gregorek of Shoreham-Wading River. Middle row, from left: Michael Katz of Comsewogue, Liam Kershis of Shoreham-Wading River, Lucas LaForge of Mt. Sinai. Bottom row, from left: Gavin Locascio of Bayport-Blue Point, Tyler Martini of Wantagh, Tyler McCarthy of Connetquot.

Alec Gregorek, Shoreham-Wading River, A, Jr.: A varsity starter since eighth grade. He’s a talented scorer who had 43 goals and 18 assists last season. Gregorek is committed to Navy.

Henry Haberman, Port Washington, A, Sr.: One of the more skilled attackmen on Long Island. He followed up a 29-goal season as a freshman with 40 goals last season. Haberman is committed to Loyola.

Jack Halpin, Bellport, LSM, Sr.: An aggressive and athletic player who quarterbacks the Bellport defense. He’s committed to Albany.

Max Hawkinson, Cold Spring Harbor, FO/M, Sr.: A midfielder who combines winning faceoffs with some offensive punch. He scored nine goals last season and is committed to Rutgers.

Shaun Hill, Connetquot, FOGO, Sr.: A returning faceoff specialist, he’ll be playing at LIU.

Michael Ippoliti, St. Dominic, G, Jr.: A starter since his freshman year. Ippoliti is committed to Syracuse.

Curren Johnsen, Bellport, A, Sr.: A quick and athletic attack who also has great field sense. He had 28 goals and 32 assists last season and is committed to Lehigh.

Michael Katz, Comsewogue, A, Sr.: Katz is an aggressive scorer who had 46 goals and 18 assists last season. He is committed to Army.

Liam Kershis, Shoreham-Wading River, A, Soph.: Kershis was a key offensive weapon as a freshman on a talented team. He had 35 goals and 20 assists.

Jason Kozak, Floral Park, A, Sr.: He had 67 points as a junior and showed he can score (22 goals) and facilitate (45 assists).

Tyler Kuprianchik, Northport, FO, Sr.: A second-team Newsday All-Long Island selection last year who excels on faceoffs. He’s committed to Penn State.

Lucas LaForge, Mount Sinai, A, Soph.: A big-time shooter who scored 48 goals as a freshman and helped Mount. Sinai win the Long Island Class C championship.

Jay LaMay, Commack, M, Sr.: A top two-way midfielder who missed most of last season with a torn ACL. He’ll be playing at Fairfield.

Colin Langton, St. Anthony’s, D, Sr.: A physical defenseman who uses his size well to shut down the opposition. He’s committed to play at Army.

Michael Leo, St. Anthony’s, A, Sr.: One of the top goal scorers on the Island. He scored 40 goals and added 10 assists last season. Leo is committed to Syracuse.

Gavin Locascio, Bayport-Blue Point, M, Sr.: He poured in 27 goals and added six assists last season. Locascio is committed to play at UMass.

Brian Luzzi, Bethpage, A, Sr.: A sniper from anywhere on the field. Luzzi had 53 goals and 23 assists. He’ll be playing at Cornell next spring.

Tyler Martini, Wantagh, M, Sr.: A dynamic athlete who also stars in football. Martini had 22 goals and 13 assists and is committed to Binghamton.

Max McCarthy, St. Anthony’s, D, Sr.: A disruptive and athletic defender who is adept at causing turnovers. He’s committed to play at Harvard.

Vince McDermott, Massapequa, M, Sr.: He had 10 goals and was described by coach Michael Draper as "the heartbeat of the team."

Matt McIntee, East Islip, M, Soph.: McIntee had 47 points as a freshman and has a great ability to shoot on the run or make the right pass.

Justin McMahon, A, Chaminade, Sr.: A University of Pennsylvania commit who will help lead a loaded Flyers attack unit.

Tristan McMahon, Commack, LSM, Sr.: A four-year starter, McMahon was named the best long stick midfielder in Suffolk last season. He’s committed to Wagner.

Top row, from left: Dean Metzger of Carey, Michael Meyer of Northport, Brendan Staub of Garden City. Middle row, from left: Jesse Phelan of Cold Spring Harbor, Danny Seaman of Farmingdale, Jameson Smith of Bayport-Blue Point. Bottom row, from left: Robbie Smith of Huntington, Joey Spallina of Mt. Sinai, Jake Spallina of Mt. Sinai.

Dean Metzger, Carey, M, Sr.: Metzger can score himself or help facilitate. He totaled 29 goals and 24 assists last season.

Michael Meyer, Northport, A, Sr.: He’s a well-rounded player who had 40 goals and 21 assists last season and was a Newsday All-Long Island second-teamer. He’s committed to Bucknell.

Andrew Miller, Northport, D, Sr.: An athletic and strong defender who showed offensive skill in transition with 10 goals last season. He’s committed to play at Army.

Caden Morra, Plainedge, A, Jr.: Morra had 65 goals and was a second-team Newsday All-Long Island pick last season.

Nick Muelthaler, Floyd, M, Sr.: A two-way midfielder returning from an ACL injury last season. He’ll be a key on both sides of the ball for Floyd and is committed to Wingate.

James Napoli, MacArthur, M, Sr.: A dangerous dodger from anywhere on the field. Napoli is great in space and scored 19 goals last season.

Adrian Nowak, Kellenberg, A, Sr.: Nowak showed off his well-rounded offensive game last season when he had 23 goals and 24 assists. He’s committed to St. John’s.

Hunter Panzik, Manhasset, M, Sr.: A physical and athletic player who attacks downhill and has a great shot. He had 14 goals and eight assists last season and is committed to Air Force.

Matthew Papach, MacArthur, M, Sr.: An athletic two-way midfielder with a high lacrosse IQ. He’ll play at Wingate.

Matthew Perfetto, Manhasset, A, Sr.: A quick and shifty player who will quarterback the offense. He had 21 goals and 22 assists last season and is committed to Cornell.

Alex Pfeiffer, Sachem North, M, Sr.: A do-it-all two-way midfielder. Pfeiffer had 33 goals and 24 assists last season and will be playing at Albany.

Jesse Phelan, Cold Spring Harbor, D, Sr.: Phelan will play a key role on a Cold Spring Harbor defense that will be one of the best on Long Island. He’s committed to play at Dartmouth.

Patrick Pisano, Cold Spring Harbor, D, Sr.: A talented shutdown defender who was voted Nassau defenseman of the year last season. Pisano will attend Yale.

Jon Raucci, Seaford, M, Sr.: He is a speedy attack who can shoot from all angles. He had 39 goals and 11 assists last season and is committed to St. Leo.

Dawson Reilly, Manhasset, A, Sr.: An excellent shooter and dodger with a knack for scoring goals. He’ll be playing at Bryant next season.

Tommy Renner, Mineola, M, Jr.: An elite scoring midfielder who has scored 70 goals over the last two seasons. He’ll be playing at Michigan.

Chase Rogers, Islip, D, Jr.: A top-notch defender who will look to lead his team to playoff success. He’s committed to Yale.

Dylan Sageder, Mount Sinai, LSM, Sr.: An aggressive takeaway defender. Sageder is headed to Syracuse.

Jack Sandrib, Northport, D, Sr.: He will help anchor what is sure to be a stingy Northport defense. Sandrib committed to play at Siena.

Luke Schmitt, Garden City, M, Sr: Schmitt scored 10 goals and had eight assists last season. He is committed to Providence.

Danny Seaman, G, Farmingdale, Sr.: One of the top goaltenders on Long Island and the last line of defense for a strong Dalers defense. He had 112 saves last season and is committed to St. John's.

Jameson Smith, Bayport-Blue Point, M, Sr.: One of the top-all around athletes on Long Island. He’s equally adept at finishing or feeding. Smith had 30 goals and 37 assists last season and is committed to Johns Hopkins.

Robbie Smith, Huntington, A, Sr.: A big and strong attack, he scored 29 goals and had 19 assists last season and will be playing at Stony Brook next spring.

Will Snyder, St. Anthony’s, G, Sr.: The Fairfield commit will have plenty of talent in front of him but will be the last line of defense for one of the top teams in the nation.

Top row from left: Jake Spallina of Mt. Sinai, Gavin Takacs of Mt. Sinai, Joey Terenzi of Manhasset. Bottom row, from left: Tim Vine of Lindenhurst, Marcus Wertheim of Smithtown East, Brady West of South Side.

Jake Spallina, Mount Sinai, M, Jr.: A do-it-all midfielder who also takes faceoffs. He had eight goals and 10 assists last season and is committed to Syracuse.

Joey Spallina, Mount Sinai, A, Sr.: A playmaker who loves to get teammates involved and is a threat to score at all times. Spallina scored 45 goals and had 77 assists last year. He’s committed to Syracuse.

Matthew Sparhuber, Comsewogue, LSM, Sr.: A tremendous 1-on-1 defender who led an elite defense in takeaways last season. He’s committed to Lehigh.

Dylan Stadler, Syosset, M, Jr.: A two-way midfielder who contributed with eight goals and six assists last season. He’s committed to Marist.

Brendan Staub, Garden City, D, Sr.: Staub is a big, physical defender who scored six goals and was a Newsday All-Long Island second team selection last season. He is committed to Cornell.

Gavin Takacs, Mount Sinai, M, Sr.: A midfielder who can play anywhere on the field. He scored six goals last season and is committed to Stony Brook.

Joey Terenzi, Manhasset, M, Sr.: An electric offensive player who is one of the top recruits in the country. He had 26 goals and 20 assists last year and is committed to Virginia.

Peter Theodoropoulos, Eastport South Manor, A/M, Sr.: He scored 25 goals to go with 28 assists last season. He is committed to Lehigh.

Peter Thomann, Calhoun, D, Jr.: A defensive force who averaged eight ground balls and over two caused turnovers per game. He’ll play at North Carolina.

Alex Vieni, Calhoun, A, Sr.: A lefty attack who is just as effective scoring as he is on the ride. He had 36 goals and 22 assists last season and will be playing at Towson next year.

Tim Vine, Lindenhurst, G, Sr.: He saved 63.9% of the shots he faced last season. Vine is headed to Albany.

Cole Webber, Garden City, D, Jr.: An athletic shutdown defender who uses his size and speed well. He’s committed to Virginia.

Marcus Wertheim, Smithtown East, M, Sr.: A second team All-Long Island selection who is a top two-way midfielder. He had 38 goals and 32 assists last season and is committed to Brown.

Brady West, South Side, M, Sr.: A strong and fast goal scorer who is committed to play at Loyola next season. West had 19 goals and nine assists last year.

Ryan Woodland, Farmingdale, A, Sr.: He scored 29 goals last season and is a big attackman who also excels in basketball and football. He’s committed to Hofstra.

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