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Nassau League AA-III softball preview

Freeport Red Devils

Coach: Danielle Sekesan

2015 record: 9-8

Key players

Daelyn Ross 3B Soph.

Jennifer Jimenez CF Jr.

Kimberly Serna 2B Jr.

Darielys Veras SS Jr.

Deonna Horne P Sr.

Outlook: Ross has pop and is sure-handed at third. Jimenez, hitting leadoff, can get on base in a variety of ways.

Great Neck South Rebels

Coach: Andy Berlin

2015 record: 12-4

Key players

Christine Vissichelli P Sr.

Nicole Kuzler P/UTL Jr.

Lily Kimmel 1B Sr.

Kristen Renta C Jr.

Jessica Vissichelli OF Jr.

Outlook: Christine Vissichell throws with power and fields her position well. Kuzler is a savvy pitcher who mixes it up, and also strong defensively when playing the infield.

Uniondale Knights

Coach: Jessica Modica

2015 record: 3-13

Key players

Ashley Deleon C Sr.

Joi Ockimey SS Jr.

Talia Augustin 1B Sr.

Marisa Concepcion 2B Sr.

Briana Devone 3B Sr.

Outlook: Deleon has an excellent arm behind the plate, and lots of speed around the bases. Ockimey, with quick reflexes at short, covers plenty of ground.

Hempstead Tigers

Coach: Divine Jackson

2015 record: 2-16

Key players

Jocelyn Quinteros P Jr.

Leslie Lima SS Sr.

Vicky Gonzales 2B Sr.

Sabeta Phoenix UTL Sr.

Danielle Pierre 1B Soph.

Outlook: Entire infield returns, anchored by Lima and Gonzales up the middle. Quinteros, who keeps hitters off balance, leads a young and developing pitching staff.

Westbury Green Dragons

Coach Jaclyn Frank

2015 record: 4-14

Key players

Anastasia Giddens 1B Sr.

Jessica Galeas C Sr.

Sienna Richardson SS Sr.

Johanna Rodriguez P Sr.

Gabrielle Brathwaite 2B Sr.

Outlook: Quick on the bases and strong defensively in the infield. Galeas, a speedy leadoff hitter, sets the table for Giddens, a run-producing contact hitter.

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