The high school tennis action continues to heat up as teams enter the middle part of the season and begin to prepare for the playoff push.
One of those teams who has been in playoff form from the beginning of the season is the Roslyn Bulldogs, and they continued its undefeated season with a 6-1 victory over Plainview JFK on Tuesday afternoon.
Roslyn’s win was anchored by its doubles teams, as Gavin Koo and Daniel Beckles came back to win 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 over Ben DeMarinis and Eric Treihaft at third doubles, while Danny Cohen and Ethan Sims notched a 6-2, 6-2 win over Ethan Bloom and Tyler Burd at fourth doubles.
Maintaining pace with Roslyn in Nassau County’s Conference I was the Syosset Braves, who won 7-0 over Cold Spring Harbor to improve to 6-1. Kabir Rajpal continued his excellent play in the first singles flight with a straight-sets victory, while Azim Gangat and Peter Bukary won a thrilling 5-7, 6-4, 13-11 match over Sam Genser and Ben Nordemann at first doubles to lead the way for Syosset.
Great Neck North edged Hewlett 4-3, as Jeremy Ahdoot and Kyle Kamali won 6-3, 6-2 at first doubles to lead the Blazers. Great Neck North needed wins at all four doubles flights to ensure the victory, and move to 2-4 in conference play.
Asher Lipman and Matthew Rothstein won 6-4, 7-6(5) over Ryan Klein and Joshua Rosen at fourth doubles to lead Jericho to a 5-2 victory over Port Washington.
Carle Place and Hicksville played in a very tight contest on Tuesday, with multiple matches coming down to three sets with the overall team match on the line. Gavin Manganiello notched a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win at third singles, while Rolphy Bireaux and Jason Yang fought back from a set down to win 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 win at second doubles to lead the Frogs to a 5-2 victory over Hicksville. With the win, Carle Place improves to 3-3 on the season.
Elsewhere, Plainedge defeated Valley Stream Central 5-2 to improve to 4-2 in Nassau County’s Conference III-B.
Wheatley swept all seven courts in a 7-0 victory over Friends Academy.