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Long Island Lutheran’s Celeste Taylor (12) scores against

Long Island Lutheran’s Celeste Taylor (12) scores against Baldwin in the New York State Federation Tournament of Champions Class AA girls semifinal basketball game Friday, March 23, 2018, in Glens Falls, N.Y. Baldwin won the game 64-47. Photo Credit: HANS PENNINK/Hans Pennink

PSAA

LAWRENCE WOODMERE TIGERS

Last season: 14-5

Coach: Karim Shabazz

KEY PLAYERS

Cherish Atkinson G 5-2 Jr.; Inara Coles G 5-0 7th; Ariel Dugue G/F 5-5 Sr.; Jada Graves G/F 5-5 Fr.; Autumn Washington C 6-0 Jr.

ABOUT THE TIGERS: Shabazz’s goal is to win the conference after coming close last winter.

  

  

PORTLEDGE PANTHERS

Last season: 15-5

Coach: Corinne Turner

KEY PLAYERS

Sarah Buonaguro G 5-7 Jr.; Bella Greenwald PG 5-6 Soph.; Nicole Guarino C 5-6 Sr.; Cami Kleinwaks F 5-9 Soph.; Remi Sisselman G/F 5-10 Soph.

ABOUT THE PANTHERS: Sisselman, an up-and-coming talent, will lead the defending conference champions.

  

STONY BROOK SCHOOL

BEARS

Last season: 7-10

Coach: Tim Stone

KEY PLAYERS

Beth Felix G 5-5 Sr.; Sarah Hull F 5-8 Sr.; Wura Obasanjo F 6-0 Jr.; Liz Robbins G 5-6 Jr.; Niamh Scanlon G 5-6 8th

ABOUT THE BEARS: New to the PSAA, the Bears hope to make waves against the conference’s top teams.

  

WALDORF STARS

Last season: 5-7

Coach: Paul LeSueur

KEY PLAYERS

Ali Fraim F 5-10 Sr.; Kennedy Meyers G 5-4 7th; Lucinda Peal G 5-4 Jr.; Mollie Resnick G 5-6 Jr.; Tess Wallace G 5-2 Sr.

ABOUT THE STARS: LeSueur’s goal is to make the playoffs with solid guards running the show.

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INDEPENDENT

LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN CRUSADERS

Last season: 17-7

Coach: Rich Slater

KEY PLAYERS

Paris Clark G/F 5-9 Fr.; Emma Glezen G/F 6-1 Sr.; Chardonnay Hartley PG 5-3 Fr.; Tamia Lawhorne G/F 6-0 Sr.; Celeste Taylor G 5-11 Sr.

ABOUT THE CRUSADERS: A competitive schedule featuring 10 preseason top-25 teams in the nation will show their mettle.

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