Patrick Radomski of Massapequa after getting a point in the...

Patrick Radomski of Massapequa after getting a point in the Long Island Division I boys volleyball championship against Smithtown West on Nov. 11, 2021. Credit: James Escher

Newsday's annual list of the top boys volleyball players across Long Island high schools as the season gets underway, listed in alphabetical order.

KJ Anderson, Farmingdale, OH, Jr.

A transfer from Ward Melville, he had 55 kills and 35 blocks as a middle blocker.

Justin Barish, Half Hollow Hills, S, Sr.

He’ll be a key contributor toward Hills’ success.

Colin Beanland, West Islip, OH, Sr.

He was second for the Lions in kills with 117.

Tommy Bello, Calhoun, MB, Sr.

He recorded 209 kills and 69 blocks to help lead the Colts to an appearance in last season’s Nassau Division II final.

Jack Chow, Syosset, OH, Sr.

He will be the centerpiece on offense for Syosset after picking up 103 kills and 30 aces.

Joseph Cruz, East Islip, L, Sr.

He totaled 176 digs in 2021.

Max DeBonis, Bay Shore, L, Jr.

He tallied 292 digs, 36 assists, 26 aces and 12 kills.

(From left) Ayden DesLauriers of Eastport-South Manor and Tommy Bello...

(From left) Ayden DesLauriers of Eastport-South Manor and Tommy Bello of Calhoun.

Ayden DesLauriers, Eastport-South Manor, OH, Soph.

A libero in his freshman season, he had 358 assists, 120 digs, 65 kills, 26 aces and 20 blocks last year for the state Division II champion Sharks.

Erick Duignan, Connetquot, OH, Sr.

He recorded 136 kills, 78 digs, nine blocks and eight aces in 2021.

John Dwyer, Northport, OH, Sr.

After switching from the right side, Dywer will be a key component for the Tigers on the outside this season.

Dylan Epstein, Port Washington, S, Sr.

He played a key role in Port Washington’s run to the Nassau Division I final in 2021.

Kyle Fagan, Ward Melville, OH, Soph.

Missing most of last season because of injury, Fagan is projected to become one of the top outside hitters in Suffolk.

Sean Farrell, Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK, OH, Sr.

He had 84 kills for the Hawks last season.

Matt Fisher, Smithtown West, OH, Sr.

He was a major contributor toward Smithtown West winning the Long Island Division I championship last season.

Julian Frey, Patchogue-Medford, MH, Jr.

He totaled 112 kills and 24 blocks as a sophomore.

Glenn Gandarillas, Sachem East, OH, Sr.

He posted 123 kills and 12 aces in 2021.

Aaron Johnson, Syosset, MH, Jr.

He’s expected to provide quality production from the middle for Syosset.

Declan Kerns, Westhampton, OH, Sr.

He totaled 100 kills and 55 blocks.

Aiden Kozak, East Islip, OH, Sr.

He had 64 kills and 21 assists.

Graham Labeck, West Islip, OH, Sr.

He led the Lions with 158 kills.

Jalen Li, Syosset, OH, Sr.

He posted 145 kills, 32 blocks and 17 aces.

Evan Liao, Herricks, OH, Jr.

He averaged 10 kills per game for the Highlanders.

Alex Lillie, Connetquot, MB, Jr.

He had 33 kills and 27 blocks in only nine games.

Alex Lombardo, East Hampton, S, Sr.

He recorded 425 assists, 119 digs, 29 aces, 28 digs and 17 blocks.

Dylan Marvin, Port Washington, OH, Sr.

He’ll be the centerpiece for the Vikings on the outside.

Jonathan Matthews, Valley Stream South, OH, Sr.

An absolute force on the court, he recorded an eye-opening 421 kills along with 80 digs, 51 blocks and 30 aces last season.

Geoff Ndoria, Sachem North, OH, Sr.

With 75 kills in limited playing time last season, he’ll take on a much bigger role this fall.

Matthew Pantorno, Farmingdale, S, Sr.

He totaled 744 assists, 44 aces, 26 kills and 26 blocks for the Dalers, who went 18-2 last season.

Jaxon Parisi, Farmingdale, OH, Jr.

He posted 235 kills and 44 aces for the Dalers.

Ohm Patel, Patchogue-Medford, OH, Sr.

He was Pat-Med’s top offensive producer with 151 kills.

Jaron Popp, Ward Melville, OH, Sr.

He racked up 225 kills last season along with 77 digs and 15 blocks.

(From left) Ryan Pucella of Calhoun, Tristan Rezza of Massapequa...

(From left) Ryan Pucella of Calhoun, Tristan Rezza of Massapequa and Patrick Radomski of Massapequa. 

Ryan Pucella, Calhoun, S, Sr.

He tallied 578 assists for the Colts.

Patrick Radomski, Massapequa, S, Sr.

He’ll play a key role for the three-time defending Nassau Division I champion.

Richie Ragonese, Ward Melville, L, Sr.

After splitting time between outside hitter and libero in 2021, totaling 103 digs and 85 kills, he will be a full-time libero this season.

Tristan Rezza, Massapequa, MB, Jr.

He’ll be a major component as Massapequa looks to make another Long Island championship appearance.

Sean Rogalle, Connetquot, RS, Sr.

He tallied 109 kills, 24 digs and 18 blocks.

Kacey Ruais, Connetquot, RS, Sr.

He totaled 124 assists, 98 digs and 11 aces.

Evan Sacks, Commack, S, Sr.

He’s expected to play a bigger role after averaging 15 assists and three kills per game.

Brian Sanchez, Calhoun, L, Sr.

He totaled 295 digs last season.

Jack Schiffl, Massapequa, OH, Sr.

He’ll look to command the outside once again for Massapequa.

Sean Seely, Bethpage, OH, Sr.

He’ll be the centerpiece for the Golden Eagles in 2022.

(From left) Jack Schiffl of Massapequa, Aaron Williams of Roslyn...

(From left) Jack Schiffl of Massapequa, Aaron Williams of Roslyn and Sean Seely of Bethpage. 

Jack Setter, Smithtown West, L, Sr.

He’ll have plenty of impact for the defending Long Island Division I champion.

Seamus Smith, West Islip, MH, Jr.

He recorded 84 kills, 22 blocks and a team-leading 30 aces.

Patrick Soulias, Whitman, RS, Sr.

He totaled 105 assists, 81 kills, 60 digs and 13 aces in 2021.

Nikko Tenedorio, Bay Shore, OH, Jr.

He had 287 kills, 240 digs, 35 blocks, 28 assists and 21 aces for the Marauders.

Seth Terry, Westhampton, S, Jr.

He’ll help set the tone after recording 130 digs and 70 kills in 2021.

Destin Vorhees, Eastport-South Manor, OH, Sr.

Coming off limited action last season, he and Ayden DesLauriers are expected to form one of Suffolk’s strongest combinations on the outside.

Thomas Walker, Lindenhurst, OH, Sr.

He had 89 kills, 52 blocks, 13 digs and 13 aces in his first season at outside hitter after previously playing middle blocker.

Aaron Williams, Roslyn, MH, Sr.

His hitting helped lift the Bulldogs to the Nassau Division II title last season.

Brandon Yeh, Valley Stream South, S, Sr.

He racked up 620 assists last season along with 50 digs, 37 aces and 13 kills.


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