Meet the top 50 boys soccer players on Long Island. (Players are listed in alphabetical order.)
M/D, 5-10, 160, Sr.
Great agility and footwork make him a lockdown defender.
F, 6-0, 170, Sr.
A four-year varsity starter with a high soccer IQ.
Great Neck North
F, 5-11, 160, Senior
A natural goal scorer, Alvarenga is Nassau's top returning goal-scorer with 11 in 2014.
Half Hollow Hills West
F, 5-10, 150, Senior
The Hills West captain has a hard shot-on-goal and is dangerous nearly every time he gets near the ball.
F, 5-2, 130, Sr.
One of Nassau's top returning scorers with 13 points.
M, 6-0, 175, Senior
Making the switch from center back last year, Dabrowski can read the field well. He has great accuracy with passes and terrific size, speed and leadership skills.
F, 5-11, 185, Senior
The four-year starter has dangerous speed and ball skills, which makes him dangerous in the open field. His playoff experience makes him a natural leader.
MATT DI LUCCIO
M, 5-11, 175, Senior
Di Luccio has started and played every minute since the beginning of his sophomore year.
M, 5-10, 150, Senior
The three-year starter's vision and creativity are the keys to Floral Park's offense.
D, 5-7, 140, Senior
Flynn anchors a defense that allowed 0.7 goals per game in 2014.
Great Neck North
M, 5-6, 150, Sr.
He commands the field for Great Neck North.
D, 5-11, 155, Sr.
He keyed a defense that allowed three goals in 2014 regular season.
M, 5-10, 150, Sr.
He had seven goals and two assists as a junior.
F, 5-5, 130, Senior
The quick forward has solid footwork and creates space to get open.
F, 5-7, 140, Junior
Nassau's top returning points scorer had 10 goals and seven assists in 2014.
F, 5-9, 150, Sr.
Tenacious on both sides of the field with a high work rate.
F, 5-8, 160, Senior
The quick senior forward will be a dangerous weapon on the skillful North Babylon attack.
F, 6-0, 160, Senior
The versatile forward, who also contributes defensively, is hard to beat with passes in the air.
St. John the Baptist
F, 5-11, 155, Sr.
Quick trigger in the box and a great finisher.
GK, 6-1, 180, Senior
The four-year varsity keeper is regarded as one of the best at his position on Long Island.
F, 5-9, 185, Senior
Lamarre's six goals led the Nassau B favorites last year.
M, 5-11, 155, Sr.
Technically sound with great dribbling skills.
D, 5-10, 155, Senior
Lee, who led the JV team in scoring, has been Chaminade's unsung hero since switching to center back last year.
G, 6-3, 175, Sr.
He had seven shutouts and led South Side to the Nassau A title.
M, 5-10, 155, Sr.
Tremendous field vision and crafty distributor.
GK, 5-10, 180, Junior
Lyons was part of a defense that earned 14 shutouts in its Nassau AA championship run.
Half Hollow Hills East
M, 5-11, 170, Senior
Manus leads a team that returns six starters from last season.
M, 5-7, 160, Senior
The crafty three-year starter with exceptional field vision will prove to be dangerous for Amityville.
M, 5-8, 155, Junior
The strong-dribbling junior had six goals and six assists last season.
M, 6-0, 170, Sr.
With a powerful strike and quick feet, he's a force on either side of the field.
G, 6-0, 155, So.
He recorded six shutouts as a freshman.
M, 5-7, 150, Senior
The four-year varsity player is very quick with excellent touch and field awareness.
M, 5-11, 150, Sr.
He had six goals and eight assists last year.
D, 5-8, 140, Senior
Meyers challenges opposing offenses with his anticipation and quickness.
D, 6-0, 175, Senior
The four-year varsity defender solidifies the Miller Place backline.
D, 6-1, 170, Senior
A tough, physical defender, Nambiar utilizes his size and skill to impact the game.
GK, 6-3, 200, Senior
A baseball standout, O'Brien joined the soccer team midway through last year and drastically strengthened the defense.
M/A, 5-3, 120, Sr.
Great instincts and vision make him a precision distributor.
Valley Stream Central
F, 5-10, 170, Jr.
His speed makes him one of Nassau's most dangerous forwards.
M, 5-6, 135, Junior
Smooth technically and capable of attacking with speed, Rambarran is a threat on both ends of the field.
F, 5-6, 170, Senior
Reneau has quick feet and deceptive speed. He scored 14 goals last year.
D, 5-10, 185, Senior
Samuels anchors a defense that allowed 0.73 goals per game in 2014.
F, 6-3, 175, Senior
The relentless forward has great speed and athleticism, which makes him hard to beat on passes through the air. He had 18 goals last season.
M, 5-10, 135, Junior
The three-year crafty varsity midfielder is dynamic and creative in the open field with skillful ball skills.
F/M, 5-8, 140, Senior
Siguenza, the unsung backbone on last year's team, is highly skilled with a high soccer IQ.
GK, 6-5, 185, Sr.
Has the mental and physical capacity to take over a game.
F, 6-1, 185, Jr.
Started every game since eighth grade.
M, 6-1, 175, Junior
The skilled, athletic center midfielder, teamed with Sloan, gives Hicksville a potent 1-2 punch.
M/A, 5-8, 140, Jr.
Dangerous in the box and can score with both feet.
F, 5-11, 165, Jr.
He had 14 goals and two assists last season.