We take a look ahead at the 2017-18 boys basketball season on Long Island with some intriguing storylines and some of the top players to watch
Find out who made the 2017 All-Long Island boys basketball honorable mention list
Congratulations to all who were named to the 2017 All-Long Island boys basketball teams
CHAMINADE FLYERS Coach: Mike Pienkos 2015 Record: 21-3 Key players Straton Podaras , C, 5-11, 190, Sr. Cole Masterson, SS, 6-1,185, Sr. Julien Arcos, P, 6-3, 220, Sr. Joseph Pizzingrillo, 3B, 6-0, 185, Sr. Michael Goulard, 1B/P, 6-1, 190, Sr. Outlook: Podaras hit .333 with 19 runs and 11 RBI for
Here's a preview of the CHSAA and private school boys basketball teams on Long Island.
PRIVATE SCHOOLS 1. LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN CRUSADERS Coach: John Buck Key players G Chris Atkinson 5-9 G Devonte Green 6-2 G Elijah Bailey 6-2 F Robyn Missa 6-9 F Marvin Prochet 6-7 Outlook: Scorer Green and point guard Atkinson make Crusaders go. 2. OUR SAVIOR N. AMERICAN PIONEERS Coach: Ron Stelzer
KELLENBERG FIREBIRDS Coach: Ken Conrade 2014 Record: 21-8 Key Players Katherine Piorkowski P Sr. Amanda Riveira CF Sr. Alexa Russell SS Jr. Kelly Rasulo 3B/1B Jr. Kacie Badolato C Jr. Outlook: Winners of three straight CHSAA state championships. Piorkowski returns to the circle. Speed will put
PRIVATE SCHOOLS LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN CRUSADERS Coach: Rich Slater Top players G Boogie Brozoski, Jr. 5-5 F Taylor Byrne, Jr. 6-2 G Katie Lavelle, Sr. 5-9 G Nani Redford, Jr. 5-6 G Erin Storck, Jr. 5-8 Outlook: The reigning Class A Federation champs have talent, depth and experience everywhere.
Jamal Benn's 35 points lifted Lawrence-Woodmere to a 65-62 win over York Prep in the NYSAIS Tournament quarterfinals
Lawrence Woodmere Academy takes on Staten Island Academy in this non-league boys basketball game played on 1/6/11.