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Nassau B girls basketball team-by-team outlook

Leah Burden of the Carle Place High School

Leah Burden of the Carle Place High School drives to the basket against the Wheatley High School during basketball match on Feb. 18, 2017 in Old Westbury, New York. Photo Credit: Anna Sergeeva

NASSAU B

CARLE PLACE FROGS

Last season: 17-7

Coach: Tim O’Hagan

KEY PLAYERS

Leah Burden PG 5-7 Sr.; Erin Leary G 5-11 Soph.; Giana McKeough G 5-9 Sr.; Caroline McLaughlin C 5-10 Sr.; Abby Selhorn F 5-10 Sr.

ABOUT THE FROGS: The defending Long Island Class B champions return Burden.

COLD SPRING HARBOR

SEAHAWKS

Last season: 18-4

Coach: Rory Malone

KEY PLAYERS

Anna Conza G 5-5 8th; Caroline DeBellis G 5-8 Sr.; Annie Kraft F 5-5 Soph.; Niki Mormile F 5-7 Sr.; Sophia Taglich G 5-7 Sr.

ABOUT THE SEAHAWKS: Could compete for a county championship with three star seniors.

EAST ROCKAWAY ROCKS

Last season: 10-12

Coach: Karin Leary

KEY PLAYERS

Emily Chelius F 5-8 Sr.; Brooke DeGuilio F 5-7 Sr.; Kailey Hyland G 5-5 Sr.; Juliet McCarthy G 5-6 Sr.; Hunter Vertuccio G 5-7 Jr.

ABOUT THE ROCKS: Five returning seniors have the Rocks in contention.

FRIENDS ACADEMY QUAKERS

Last season: 0-19

Coach: Jason Fiscina

KEY PLAYERS

Zeina Ashmawy F 6-1 Sr.; Sam Flores G 5-3 Soph.; Morgan Pascucci G 5-7 Sr.; Kasi Samuda F 5-10 8th; Emma Zambrotta PG 5-6 Fr.

ABOUT THE QUAKERS: Returns Ashmawy and Pascucci, the team’s two leading scorers last winter.

MALVERNE MULES

Last season: 3-17

Coach: Amanda Masson

KEY PLAYERS

Tyela Davidson G 5-5 Jr.; Quateka Dawson F 5-10 Sr.; Destiny Mitchell G 5-4 Jr.; Nia Moore G 5-3 Sr.; Princia Ulysse G 5-5 Fr.

ABOUT THE MULES: An athletic team that hopes to play up-tempo.

OYSTER BAY BAYMEN

Last season: 8-13

Coach: Rex Rossen

KEY PLAYERS

Mika Cornelious G 5-5 Sr.; Sophie Kaiser F 5-5 Sr.; Emma Kelly G 5-2 Fr.; Elizabeth Reilly F 5-7 Jr.; Gaby Treble G 5-8 Soph.

ABOUT THE BAYMEN: Rossen looks to run the fast break constantly while relying on ball movement and balance.

WHEATLEY WILDCATS

Last season: 4-14

Coach: Ashley Rogala

KEY PLAYERS

Alina Ali G 5-6 Soph.; Julia Braito F 5-7 Sr.; Cecelia Jozef F 5-9 Sr.; Samantha Rothstein G 5-7 Sr.; Brianna Werny G 5-3 Soph.

ABOUT THE WILDCATS: Goal is to earn a playoff spot behind three senior captains, Braito, Jozef and Rothstein.

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