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Lawrence's Jordan Fredericks, left, gains yardage after getting

Lawrence's Jordan Fredericks, left, gains yardage after getting around Bethpage's Jake Einbinder. (Nov. 2, 2013) Credit: Richard T. Slattery

1. LAWRENCE GOLDEN TORNADOS

2013 Record: 11-1

Coach: Joe Martillotti, 5th Season

KEY PLAYERS

Jordan Fredericks

RB/DB, 5-11, 200, Sr.

Simon Jones

RB/LB, 6-1, 245, Sr.

Mike Spinelli

DE/TE, 6-1, 230, Sr.

Melik Mavruk

DT/OT, 6-2, 265, Sr.

Sean Moran

QB/DB, 5-11, 185, Sr.

ABOUT THE TORNADOS

Fredericks amassed 2,700 all-purpose yards last season and 34 touchdowns. Moran will start at quarterback. Wide receiver Sam Locascio caught 28 passes for 570 yards and eight touchdowns.

 

2. PLAINEDGE RED DEVILS

2013 Record: 9-2

Coach: Rob Shaver, 18th season

KEY PLAYERS

Davien Kuilan

QB/LB, 6'1, 215, Jr.

John Gullo

DB/WR, 5'11, 165, Sr.

Andrew Rakitzis

OL/DL, 5'10, 210, Sr.

Jake Schozer

RB/LB, 5'10, 180, Sr.

John Huetz

WR/DB, 5'10, 170, Sr.

ABOUT THE RED DEVILS

Schozer played every game last season and made 80 tackles. Raymond Ragione, a senior lineman who plays on both sides of the ball, recorded three sacks and 22 tackles.

 

3. GLEN COVE BIG RED

2013 Record: 5-5

Coach: Pete Kopecky, 23rd season

KEY PLAYERS

David Perkins

QB, 6'1, 196, Sr.

Sean Peet

OC/LB, 6'1, 188, Sr.

DJ Taylor

OT/DE, 5'10, 215, Sr.

Chris Lent

TE/DE, 6'1 212, Sr.

Gaetano Famiglietti

OG/LB, 5'9, 225, Jr.

ABOUT THE BIG RED

Perkins dropped 20 pounds off his playing weight and 0.4 seconds off his 40-yard dash time. The quarterback ran for four touchdowns and threw for 10.

 

4.LYNBROOK OWLS

2013 Record: 6-3

Coach: Stephen Locicero, 9th season

KEY PLAYERS

Stephen Rossetti

OL/DL, 6'1, 245, Sr.

Zachary Locicero

QB/WR, 6'0, 175, Jr.

Dylan Lucas

RB/DB, 5'8, 165, Sr.

Owen Daly

OLB/WR, 6'3, 190 Sr.

Eddie Bouhall

WR/DB, 6'2, 198, Sr.

ABOUT THE OWLS

Daly made 58 tackles last year, 32 of them solo, and recovered three fumbles. Last year, the Owls rushed for more then 2,600 yards. Lucas had 862 and eight touchdowns.

 

5. BETHPAGE GOLDEN EAGLES

2013 Record: 6-3

Coach: Erwin J. Dill, 5th season

KEY PLAYERS

Michael Sforza

HB/LB, 6'3, 208 Sr.

Yoannis Efstathiou

RB/LB, 6'1, 189, Sr.

Jake Einbinder

QB/S, 5'9, 162, Sr.

Brian Seiter

HB/DB, 5'10, 172, Jr.

Kevin Stursberg

G/DT, 5'11, 194, Sr.

ABOUT THE EAGLES

Efstathiou led team with 981 yards and ten touchdowns last season. The senior also recorded six sacks. Newcomer Thomas Galgano, a sophomore halfback, is athletic and will complement Efstathiou.

 

6. FLORAL PARK KNIGHTS

2013 Record: 6-4

Coach: Michael Spina, 20th season

KEY PLAYERS

Brian Barry

FS/RB, 6'1 170, Sr.

Robert Sjoberg

RB/LB 5'11, 190, Sr.

Josh Sanders

RB/LB 5'10, 170, Sr.

Isaiah Corbett

OL/DL 6'0, 280, Sr.

Frankie Finochio

OL/DL, 5'9, 220, Sr.

ABOUT THE KNIGHTS

Barry scored six touchdowns last year. He also made four interceptions, two of which he ran back for touchdowns. He also had one punt return for a touchdown.

 

7. HEWLETT BULLDOGS

2013 record: 3-6

Coach: Jay Iaquinta, 25th season

KEY PLAYERS

Jeremy Leguillow

RB/DB 5'8, 180, Sr.

Mike Curiel

OG/DT, 6'2, 270, Jr.

Tredd Smith

LB, 6'0, 190, Sr.

Greg Bernal

OG, 6'2, 260, Sr.

Paul Lane

NG 6'3, 290, Sr.

ABOUT THE BULLDOGS

Leguillow gained 656 yards last year as a running back and had 318 yards on punt and kick off returns. The senior made 28 tackles as a safety.

 

8. DIVISION DRAGONS

2013 record: 3-5

Coach: Ray Weidlein, 11th season

KEY PLAYERS

Fred Gray

RB/S 5'9, 160, Sr.

Mike Ambrosio

OL/DT ,6'1, 275 Sr.

Vincent Perricone

OL/DL ,5'11, 225, Sr.

Jay Vanasco

WR/S, 5'8, 155, Sr.

Mike O'Leary

LB/TE 6'0, 190, Sr.

ABOUT THE DRAGONS

Gray ran for 1,183 yards and 13 touchdowns last season. As a safety, Gray made 47 tackles and had four interceptions.

 

9. VALLEY STREAM NORTH SPARTANS

2013 record: 6-4

Coach: Tom Schiavo, 17th season

KEY PLAYERS

Brian Carroll

TB/DB, 5'6, 160, Sr.

Pat McGreevy

WR/DB, 5'6, 150, Sr

Joe Ruscillo

QB/DB, 5'8, 160, Sr.

Tom Canny

WR/DB, 6'3, 175, Sr.

Shomari Jackson

OL/DL, 6'2, 250, Sr.

ABOUT THE SPARTANS

Carroll is a jack-of-all-trades, seeing action at quarterback, wide receiver, and tailback in the pro-style offense.

 

10. NORTH SHORE VIKINGS

2013 Record: 3-6

Coach: Dan Agovino, 13th season.

KEY PLAYERS

Giorgio Recine

OL/DL, 6'0 275, Sr.

Michael Floccari

QB , 5'11, 170, Sr.

Michael Moritz

RB/LB, 5'9 175, Sr.

Anthony Lisena

C/DT 5'10, 235 Sr.

Tristin Vitale

RB/WR/LB - 5'5, 150, Sr.

ABOUT THE VIKINGS

Recine forced four fumbles, two of which he recovered, and recorded seven solo sacks. He is being recruited by Hamilton.

 

11. SOUTH SIDE CYCLONES

2013 record: 3-6

Coach: Phil Onesto, fourth season.

KEY PLAYERS

Steven DeMare

QB/S 5'9, 155, Sr.

Luke Scaduto

RB/LB 5'9, 165, Sr.

Stephen Parker

WR/CB 5'10, 165, Sr.

Jason Dantona

OL/DL 5'10, 240, Sr.

Kyle McWalters

OL/LB 6'1, 190, Sr.

ABOUT THE CYCLONES

Scaduto will get the bulk of the carries and Parker will be DeMare's go-to receiver. Sean Buchner will line up at WR and RB.

 

12. MANHASSET INDIANS

2013 record: 1-7

Coach: Henry Simpkins, 2nd season

KEY PLAYERS

Tommy Duran

QB, 6'4, 200, Sr.

Alex Demeri

OL/DL, 6'1, 230, Sr.

Ny 'Shiem Inmon

OL/DL, 5'8, 230, Sr.

Caelan Clinton

OL/DL, 6'2, 240, Sr.

Mike Belluci

WR, 6'1, 190, Sr.

ABOUT THE INDIANS

Duran anchors the spread offense with Demeri, Inmon, and Clinton blocking for him and Belluci catching passes.

 

13. GREAT NECK NORTH BLAZERS

2013 Record: 3-5

Coach: Kevin Graham, 1st season

KEY PLAYERS

Tyler Weiss

QB, 6'1, 180, Sr.

Mike Torres

RB/DB, 5'9, 170, Sr.

Josh Bijari

OL/DL, 6'3, 245, Sr.

Rom Cohen

RB/LB, 6'1, 220, Sr.

Jason Shokrian

RB/LB, 5'9, 165, Sr.

ABOUT THE BLAZERS

Return to Nassau III after spending last season in Nassau V. Don Madsamootoo and Aaron Lopez are key targets for Weiss.

 

14. ROSLYN BULLDOGS

2013 record: 7-1

Coach: Michael Corcoran, second season.

KEY PLAYERS

Thomas Davis

RB/DB, 5'8, 175, Sr.

Rich Woytsiak

LB, 6'1, 190, Sr.

Adam Combs

QB, 5'11, 180, Soph.

Marc Shulman

OL/DL, 6'2, 230, Sr.

Jeremy Kaplan

S/K, 5'11, 185, Sr.

ABOUT THE BULLDOGS

Davis rushed for seven touchdowns in Nassau V and Woytsiak made 56 tackles. Kaplan nailed all 20 of his extra point attempts.

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