1. MASSAPEQUA CHIEFS
Coach: Shari Roessler
Key players: G Olivia Batista 5-8; G Bianca Furci 5-8; F Carmela Gampero 5-9; F Megan McCabe 5-10; F Melanie Hingher 6-1
Outlook: Nassau AA runner-up returns most of its core, including Hingher and McCabe, who control the paint.
2. FREEPORT RED DEVILS
Coach: Meredith Jones
Key players: G Maya Thomas 5-7; G Janique Lewis 5-8; G/F A.J. Smith 6-0; F Taylor Abraham 5-10; C Megan Clowser 6-0
Outlook: Smith's scoring and versatility lead this group, which reached the semifinals last season.
3. SYOSSET BRAVES
Coach: Diane Malley
Key players: G Sarah Solomon 5-5; G Rebecca Margolin 5-7; G Rachel Greenspan 5-7; G Molly Breslow 5-6; F Julia Rauchenberger 5-10
Outlook: Solomon is an excellent outside shooter. Group buoyed by last year's playoff appearance.
4. UNIONDALE KNIGHTS
Coach: Danielle Nicol
Key players: G Sakara Hester-Torres 5-6; G Ashley Jara 5-4; G Diamonae McLean 5-7; F Bianca Nwatu 5-9; F Belinda Saint-Louis 6-0
Outlook: Led by dual-threat point guard Hester-Torres and Jara, a solid shooter. Eighth-grader McLean has good upside.
5. FARMINGDALE DALERS
Coach: Pete Cerrone
Key players: G Jillian Alonso 5-6; G Lauren Hill 5-7; F Bridget Weill 5-7; F Sam Cummingham 5-9; F Sam Huebner 5-9
Outlook: Hopes to rebound after missing playoffs. Hill is the go-to scorer and Cunningham is a gritty inside presence.
6. HEMPSTEAD TIGERS
Coach: Randi Harrison
Key players: Cassandra Scott; Jorri Young
Outlook: Lost in the first round of the playoffs last season and enters a rebuilding phase after graduating several key players.
Coach: Tom Catapano
Key players: G Jade Aponte 5-5; G Taylor Howell 5-5; G Aziah Hudson 5-6; F Tiara Place 5-10; C Lames El Gammal 6-1
Outlook: Outlook: Defending L.I. champ return several standouts and will again contend. El Gammal is dominant in the post.
Coach: Jason Manning
Key players: G Claire McNamara 5-6; G Megan McNamara 5-6; G Cassie Cesario 5-3; G Risa Zucker 5-3; C Emily Ott 5-10
Outlook: Guard-dominant team that relies on speed and shooting. Mara Stewart also will contribute.
Coach: Frank LoCascio
Key players: G Sabrina Adamo 5-6; G Jillian Wynne 5-7; F Alyssa Allen 5-7; F Natece Willis 5-9; C Atalah Eady 5-11
Outlook: Playoff contender. Eady, recovered from torn ACL, has improved jumper and Willis is potent inside.
EAST MEADOW JETS
Coach: Pete Olenik
Key players: G Gabby Heim 5-3; G Myasia Smith 5-3; G Crista San Antonio 5-5; F Nicole Gogh 5-6; F Emily Shurina 5-7
Outlook: Heim is a cerebral point guard and freshman Shurina has good perimeter game and improved post moves.
PORT WASHINGTON VIKINGS
Coach: Dennis Trottier
Key players: G Tyler Owens 5-4; G Anna Catrone 5-6; F Mia Walker 5-8; F/G Phylicia Waskover 5-7; F Rachel Rosen 5-8
Outlook: Walker excels defensively and Catrone is a good shooter and ball-handler. Owens is a promising freshman.
PLAINVIEW JFK HAWKS
Coach: Nicholas Tomasulo
Key players: G Emily Alexander 5-2; G Jessica Pantowich 5-5; G Jennifer Golio 5-5; F Amanda Neumann 5-7
Outlook: Golia has savvy and is an aggressive defender as team looks to pressure and push tempo. Forward Krystal Korason (torn ACL) could return later this season.
VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL EAGLES
Coach: Malyssa Thorngren
Key players: G Isabella Gandesegui 5-3; G Jasmin Garden 5-3; G Naomi Bolasingh 5-6; F Rachelle Saint-Preux 5-9; C Nicole Carter 5-11
Outlook: Athletic group looks to build on run to quarterfinals. Bolasingh can play either guard spot.
Coach: Dave Radtke
Key players: G Shannon Myles 5-5; G Angeline Klein 5-6; G Jessy Davidson 5-6; F Ashley Simoes 5-7; C Brianna Impastato 5-8
Outlook: Uptempo with constant pressure defense and frequent substitutions. Caitlyn Buckley (injury) expected back in January.
Coach: John Lavas
Key players: G Kaley Nictas 5-5; G Lauren Bascelli 5-6; G/F Erin Rivera 5-7; G/F Bridgette Stacom 5-6; F Chase McGahan 5-9
Outlook: Fifth-year starter Rivera is vocal leader and versatile scorer, Stacom a strong pressure defender.
LONG BEACH MARINES
Coach: Kristin Ciccone
Key players: G/F Kadaja Bailey 5-10; G Alexis Farina 5-6; G Paige Rogoff 5-4; G Bridget Rafferty 5-6; G/F Siobhan Rafferty 5-8
Outlook: Talented group will be dangerous as chemistry builds. Bailey, a freshman, has superstar potential.
Coach: Bill Zatulski
Key players: G Megan Callahan 5-5; G Dana Brown 5-6; F Katie Healy 5-10; F Claire Murphy 6-0; G/F Allison McCutchan 5-9
Outlook: Six seniors, including a solid shooter in Callahan. Forwards Honora Campbell and Kim Pike have great upside.
Coach: Jim Mulvey
Key players: G Alexa Morris 5-4; G Megan Anderson 5-5; G Taylor O'Brien 5-6; G Nicole Moccio 5-5; F Maeve Testa 5-9
Outlook: Reached semifinals for the first time. Deep roster, and Anderson a steadying force.
WESTBURY GREEN DRAGONS
Coach: Dwight Gibson
Key players: G Sarah Worsham 5-5; F Dajiah Martin 5-9; F Crystal Turner 5-7; C Raynasha Noel 5-8; G Sienna Richardson 5-3
Outlook: Rebuilding, but athletic group continues to develop skills. Martin is a strong finisher inside.
Coach: Tom Magno
Key players: G Arielle Pierre 5-5; G Zhaneia Thybulle 5-3; F Monique Joseph 5-9; F Nkem Nwabadu 5-10; C Noelle Dixon 6-1
Outlook: Lost in the first round of the Nassau AA playoffs. Joseph is a scorer, there is good size in the front court and Josie Rodriguez is an outside shooter.
Coach: Stan Bujacich
Key players: G Christina Pedon 5-4; G Nikki Sliwak 5-5; G Kiernan Rathgaber 5-7; F Darcy Smith 5-9; C Alex Parlato 6-4
Outlook: Perennial contender boasts athletic, defense-oriented group led by Fordham-bound Parlato, a dominant 6-4 post presence.
GARDEN CITY TROJANS
Coach: Anthony Sparacia
Key players: G Michaela Bruno 5-6; G Becky Reifler 5-6; G Samantha Auricchio 5-9; F Kerry Defliese 5-6; F Kerry McCarraher 5-7
Outlook: Deep, versatile team that will again contend, led by Auricchio, an elite shooter who has expanded all-around game.
Coach: Alex Soupios
Key players: G Daniella Ford 5-7; G Destiny Hurt 5-6; G Ashley Dann 5-4; G/F Michelle Niles 5-8; C Casey Hayes 5-11
Outlook: Returns nine players from playoff team. Hayes, a force in the post, is a rising star.
Coach: Andrew Schneider
Key players: G Tatianna Pierre 5-3; G Sydney Adler 5-7; G Jillian Silverman 5-5; F Marlee Lehrhoff 5-9; F Haley Rothman 5-6
Outlook: Uptempo team that utilizes pressure defense and deep rotation. Adler creates well off the dribble.
GREAT NECK SOUTH REBELS
Coach: Tom Umstatter
Key players: G Betsy Tanenbaum 5-4; G Gianna Ferrante 5-6; G Jennifer York 5-0; F Christine Vissachelli 5-8; C Jessica Vissachelli 5-10
Outlook: Tanenbaum is a speedy, ball-distributing point guard and the Vissachelli sisters are rugged rebounders.
BELLMORE JFK COUGARS
Coach: Darryl Wolfe
Key players: F Rachel Katz 5-7; G Hannah Ferry 5-5; G Nicolina Torchia 5-7; G/F Skylar Eiskowitz 5-6; C/F Cora Travaglione 5-8
Outlook: Developing team returns eight, including Travaglione, a scorer and shot-blocker. Ferry is solid at point guard.
SOUTH SIDE CYCLONES
Coach: Katelyn Dunn
Key players: G Sarah Mullooly 5-7; F Victoria Mercado 5-8; F Maria Karanasos 5-11; F Laura McNally 6-0
Outlook: The Cyclones are a defensive-minded group led by Mullooly, a floor leader who is a good ball-handler and shooter.
Coach: Theresa Schmidt
Key players: G Victoria Porcasi 5-6; G Brett Robison 5-6; G Alyssa Jacobs 5-4; G/F Keva Moore 5-7; F Dana Susse 5-9
Outlook: A guard-heavy team reliant on speed and pressure defense, led by point guard Porcasi.
Coach: Lauren Majewski
Key players: F Lauren Lynch 5-10; F Chloe Murphy 5-11; G Erin Barry 5-4; G Jacqueline Albanese 5-7; G Alexa Durso 5-5
Outlook: The Indians have playoff experience and return several key players, including Albanese, an excellent shooter who averaged 13.8 points a game last season.
PLAINEDGE RED DEVILS
Coach: Lauren Tartamella
Key players: G Erica Marigliano 5-3; G Kelsey Marigliano 5-5; G Alexandra DiChiara 5-7; F Katie McSweeney 5-7; F Valerie Cirisano 5-9
Outlook: Kelsey Marigliano (16.2 points) is proficient driving to the basket, while DiChiara is a talented sophomore.
NEW HYDE PARK GLADIATORS
Coach: Ron Pickett
Key players: G Jalissa Sanchez 5-6; G Danielle Estapinian 5-5; G/F Laila Chadli 5-8; G/F Brianna Patrizi 5-10; F Alex Bongiorno 5-10
Outlook: Senior-laden group led by Chadli (11.5 points). Sanchez is a pass-first guard, and Patrizi has recovered from torn ACL.
GREAT NECK NORTH BLAZERS
Coach: Erik Connolly
Key players: G Nicole Yazdanpanah 5-4; G Joyce Gallo 5-6; G Lauren Kerendian 5-5; F Nicole Lalezarzadeh 5-7; C Caroline O'Byrne 5-9
Outlook: One win last season, but Blazers' starting lineup returns, more experienced. Yazdanpanah (13.8 points) can shoot.
1. DIVISION BLUE DRAGONS
Coach: Steve Kissane
Key players: G Erin McCauley 5-4; G Erin Morris 5-6; F Erica Bleimeyer 5-9; F Jessica Fressle 5-10; C Nora Tracey 6-0
Outlook: Bleimeyer and Fressle are the lone returning starters from a team that went undefeated in conference last season. Kate McDonough and Madison Gillis will also contribute.
2. HEWLETT BULLDOGS
Coach: Frank Viggiano
Key players: G Alex Levy 5-3; G Kristen DeCicco 5-5; G Kylie Halpern 5-7; G Nathalie Nidetch 5-6; F Sabrina Feldman 5-10
Outlook: Feldman can block shots and is improving offensively. Levy is an aggressive guard who will help guide the half-court offense.
3. ROSLYN BULLDOGS
Coach: Beth Shackel-Scott
Key players: G Jordan Tullman 5-6; G Samantha Busch 5-6; G Molli Spencer 5-6; F Callie Migden 5-11; F Sam Wiebe 5-11
Outlook: Jamie Clark and Ali Ben-Levy will also contribute. Major focus will be on getting defensive stops that lead to quick transition baskets.
4. GLEN COVE BIG RED
Coach: Greg Mayerhofer
Key players: G Taylah Hudson 5-8; G Tristyn Hudson 5-8; G Amara Phillip 5-7; F Grace Brady 6-2; F Rianna Cedeno 5-9
Outlook: Taylah Hudson, the all-time leading Glen Cove scorer who is committed to Texas Southern, will lead an offense that will look to push the ball. Brady averaged a double-double as a freshman.
5. FLORAL PARK KNIGHTS
Coach: Michael Spina
Key players: G Kaela Hilaire 5-3; G Erica Bowe 5-7; G Jeanna Orfanos 5-3; F Faith Balletta 5-8; C Natalie Hickman 5-11
Outlook: Hilaire began the year 27 points away from 1,000. The junior, who was second team All-LI last season, also had 580 assists. The Knights will have to rebound from the loss of center Lorraine Hickman, who suffered an ACL injury this summer.
6. BETHPAGE GOLDEN EAGLES
Coach: Joseph Inghilterra
Key players: G Camryn Roeller 5-8; G Danielle Olive 5-2' G Tara Gallagher 5-2; G/F Lauren Oury 5-6;
G/F Brianna Fehrenbach 5-7
Outlook: With eight returning players, Inghilterra's group is experienced. Bridgette Cullinane, Taylor Hughes, and Taylor Hannaberry will add to the Eagles depth.
1. NORTH SHORE VIKINGS
Coach: Keith Freund
Key players: PG Alexandra Cantwell 5-9; SG Gabrielle Zaffiro 5-8; SF Ashleigh Sheerin 5-9; PF Samantha Capobianco 5-11; C Giulianna Telvi 6-1
Outlook: The defending Nassau Class A champions are 68-4 against Nassau opponents since 2010. Kelly Johansen will play significant minutes off the bench.
2. LAWRENCE GOLDEN TORNADOS
Coach: George Klein
Key players: G Nayalise Montilla 5-8; G Erika Kirchner 5-4; G Shania Miller 5-4; F Kiara Stephens 5-10; F Kaleah Norwood 5-7
Outlook: Norwood (9 pts/g) and Montilla (14 pts/g) will shoulder much of the offensive load. Stephanie Sedhom will provide front court help off the bench.
3. LYNBROOK OWLS
Coach: Steve LoCicero
Key players: G Kacie Curran 5-5; G Erin Bond 5-2; G/F Amanda Digiorgio 5-9; F/C Kerrin Montgomery 6-1; G/F/C Ciara Gordon 5-11
Outlook: Gordon can play all positions and is committed to play lacrosse at Binghamton. Sophia LoCicero and Gabrielle Patick give Owls depth.
4. VALLEY STREAM NORTH
Coach: Geoffrey O'Connell
Key players: G Tara Meehan 5-6; G Leeza Theodore 5-7; F Lisa LoSchiavo 5-8; F Katie Canny 5-7; C Julia LoSchiavo 5-9
Outlook: Hard working group with height. LoSchiavo is the lone underclassman in the starting lineup.
5. VALLEY STREAM SOUTH
Coach: Daniel Drumm
Key players: G Nicole Cutrone 5-2; G Adela Li 5-3; F Kelyse Land 5-6; F Karyss Rawlins 5-7; C Uju Nwaigwe 6-0
Outlook: Nwaigwe averaged a double-double last season. Cutrone moves from shooting guard to point guard. She is a lock-down on-the-ball defender
6. ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDERS
Coach: Don Crummell
Key players: G Jade Reid 5-6; G Iyanna Mitchel 5-5; G Amia Davenport 5-5; F Sarina Murray 5-6; F Roslyn Stevenson 5-7
Outlook: Core of squad that made the playoffs for the first time in three years returns. Reid scored 12 points per game last season. Mitchel averaged 8.
ISLAND TREES BULLDOGS
Coach: Bob Kaible
Key Players: G Natalie Sulmonte 5-5, G Catherine Zamros 5-8, G Christie Ciaramitaro 5-6, F Megan Fischer 5-8, F Brianna Wilson 5-8
Outlook: The Bulldogs will be athletic and strong defensively. Kelly Cembrale and Kristie Nyjak will contribute off the bench.
WEST HEMPSTEAD RAMS
Coach: Chris Van Kovics
Key Players: PG Lisette Palomo 5-2, SG Ellen Murphy 5-4, SF Kayla Cleare 5-11, PF Jordan McLeod-Shaw 5-8, C Maia Jones 5-8
Outlook: With four seniors in the starting lineup, West Hempstead will look to make a serious run at a playoff spot. Taylor Greaves and Kelly Valerio bring versatility off the bench.
Coach: Bob Vachris
Key players: G Ally Palermo 5-0, G Julia Siler 5-4, F Kathryn Siler 5-8, F Jenna Siler 5-9, C Madison O'Hagan 5-10
Outlook: The Vikings are looking for their fourth conference title in the last five years. The Siler sisters anchor a deep roster.
Coach: Denise Zunno
Key Players: G Samantha Pastore 5-6, G Erica Barron 5-5, F Lizzy Brown 5-7, F Samantha Venus 5-7, C Gabby Jurksas 6-3
Outlook: Venus is a dual threat. The senior is dangerous from behind the arc when playing small forward and a strong inside presence when playing power forward.
Coach: Shaun Fean
Key Players: G Hannah Zirkel 5-7, G Brianna Ventola 5-6, G Jessica Gibaldi 5-6, F Gabriella Martins 5-8, F Diana Schmitt 5-6
Outlook: Zirkel, who was All-Conference last season, will lead strong group of guards. The Rams will be stout defensively.
LOCUST VALLEY FALCONS
Coach: Mike Guidone
Key Players: G Julie Spence 5-2, G Caroline Rawa 5-9, G Lauren Sabatino 5-7, F Lydia Volpe 5-7, C Taylor Herlich 6-0
Outlook: Rawa and Sabatino lead a senior-laden group. Their new up-tempo offense will look to capitalize on fast breaks and three-pointers.
FRIENDS ACADEMY QUAKERS
Coach: Mike Indovino
Key Players: G Stella Davis 5-8, G Danielle Ramsay 5-5, G Alexis Toles 5-7, G/F Lindsay O'Sullivan 5-10, F/C Elisabeth Shibley 5-11
Outlook: Quakers are coming off B/C LI Championship and are now in A-V. Forward Catherine Lori will add to a deep Quaker unit. O'Sullivan, a junior, has played varsity since seventh grade and has a high basketball IQ.
COLD SPRING HARBOR SEAHAWKS
Coach: Rory Malone
Key players: G Holly Logan 5-3; G Tara Atkinson 5-6; F Brooke Jensen 5-7; F Bridget DeGiorgio 5-8; C Caroline Kiernan 5-10
Outlook: Has four starters back from last year's Class A runner-up. Returns to Class B play.
OYSTER BAY BAYMEN
Coach: Sandy Rossen
Key players: G Gianna Gotti 5-4; G Faith Smith 5-3; G Christina Testa 5-4; F Keva Green-Knox 5-9; F Stephanie Mattocks 5-9
Outlook: Defending Nassau B champ led by Gotti, a penetrating guard, and Testa, an outside shooter.
CARLE PLACE FROGS
Coach: Mike Bello
Key players: G Sarah Pisani 5-2; G Kacey Burden 5-9; G Elissa Frein 5-6; F Abigail Selhorn 5-11; F Brianna McKeough 5-11
Outlook: Class B runner-up the last two years. Pisani orchestrates offense and Burden creates mismatches.
Coach: Michael Pelan
Key players: G Stephanie Gee 5-3; G Alexis Lopez 5-4; F Keyeria Dawson 5-7; F Destiny Samuel 6-0; C Alexis Lake 6-0
Outlook: Lopez and Gee are five-year starters; Samuel is a shot-blocker who can also handle the ball.
Coach: Ashley Rogala
Key players: G Allie LaMonica 5-3; G Perri Schreiber 5-3; F Hannah Woodward 5-5; F Olivia Braito 5-5; C Alana Leahy 5-8
Outlook: Offense runs through LaMonica, and Woodward can sink threes. Team expects strong transition play.
EAST ROCKAWAY ROCKS
Coach: Karin Leary
Key players: G Ally Cilluffo 5-6; G Caitlin O'Mara 5-6; G Erica Acampora 5-6; F Kim McCann 5-8; C Alessia Drevnyak 6-0
Outlook: Fast-break team with focus on defense and a balanced offense. McCann is a solid scorer and Acampora has good range. Drevnyak, a consistent double-double threat, is a strong rebounder and reliable scorer inside.