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Nassau A-I girls basketball team-by-team outlook

NASSAU A-I

CALHOUN COLTS

Last season: 14-7

Coach: Peter Magnuson

KEY PLAYERS

Taylor Baumann F 5-7 Sr.; Izzy Kessler G 5-6 Soph.; Chloe McGuire G 5-5 Jr.; Lise Anne Orlich G 5-9 Sr.; Allie Trabold G 5-6 Sr.

ABOUT THE COLTS: Graduated all five starters but are quick, tough and athletic.

GARDEN CITY TROJANS

Last season: 10-10

Coach: Steve Bilello

KEY PLAYERS

Kelly Brennan G/SF 5-8 Soph.; Grace Kelly G/SF 5-8 Sr.; Claire McGuire C 5-10 Jr.; Jaimie Murray PG 5-1 Jr.; Yasmine Worrell G 5-8 Sr.

ABOUT THE TROJANS: A defensive-minded team led by seniors Worrell and Kelly.

GREAT NECK SOUTH REBELS

Last season: 9-9

Coach: Tom Umstatter

KEY PLAYERS

Tiana Carter F 5-10 Sr.; Valerie Deligiannis F 5-9 Jr.; Noa Fisher G 5-7 Soph.; Emma Forstner F 5-9 Jr.; Amber Roggendorf C 5-10 Soph.

ABOUT THE REBELS: A young team with just one senior still has the goal of making a playoff run.

HERRICKS HIGHLANDERS

Last season: 3-17

Coach: Jon Lavas

KEY PLAYERS

Carly Adessa G 5-4 Sr.; Nicole Baer G/F 5-8 Soph.; Kiara Liriano G 5-5 Soph.; Sheila O’Mara G 5-4 Soph.; Rachel Saji F 5-7 Jr.

ABOUT THE HIGHLANDERS: A team looking to get out and run, leaning on its aggressive defense.

MACARTHUR GENERALS

Last season: 10-7

Coach: Dave Radtke

KEY PLAYERS

Dorianna Cardon F/G 5-6 Sr.; Marissa D’Angelo F/G 5-6 Sr.; Zoey Quinn G 5-6 Soph.; Tara Sweeney G 5-6 Jr.; Jessica Tolve G 5-5 Sr.

ABOUT THE GENERALS: Will look to play an up-tempo style with a very athletic group.

MEPHAM PIRATES

Last season: 12-7

Coach: Jim Mulvey

KEY PLAYERS

Max Bresnaider F/C 5-8 Sr.; Julia Cardace G 5-3 Jr.; Lorrie Dellacroce G 5-5 Jr.; Caroline Keane G 5-4 Sr.; Julia Rawlinson G 5-5 Soph.

ABOUT THE PIRATES: Will look to play fast by relying on its athletes.

VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL EAGLES

Last season: 2-17

Coach: Malyssa Thorngren

KEY PLAYERS

Grace Caton F 5-8 Sr.; Kaitlin Gabbidon G 5-2 Sr.; Ariana Haughton G 5-5 Fr.; Janyay Legagneur G/F 6-1 Jr.; Britney Russell G 5-5 Soph.

ABOUT THE EAGLES: Lost key players but will lean on Legagneur, an athletic wing who is good off the dribble.

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