| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

South Shore recently defeated Piquet Lane, 4-1, to win the 2013 North Shore Men's Tuesday Night Tennis League at Piquet Lane Country Club. The South Shore team, captained by Mitch Kessler, finished in fourth place during the regular season, but made it's way to the finals by defeating The Magic in the quarterfinals and Engineers Country Club in the semifinals.

Piquet Lane made its way to the finals by defeating Country Estates in the quarterfinals and Shelter Rock Country Club in the semis. The highly competitive match was decided with South Shore winning three of the matches in third sets (by the winning doubles teams of Steve Brill & Dennis Mah, and Kevin Hayes & Ken Luba) and in a third set super tie-breaker (Ira Friedman & Jamie Zucker). The first doubles team of Rick Bates & Brad Shafran won in straight sets.

"It was a great team effort this year," said South Shore Captain Mitch Kessler. "Great guys and a great season!"

The South Shore team last won the NSMTL championship in 2010.