| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Monday afternoon saw a number of teams in Nassau County Conference I take the courts as we hit the homestretch of the boys high school spring season. In Conference I-B action, the Syosset Braves maintained its perfect season as it traveled to Great Neck North, sweeping the match, winning 7-0 to bump its overall record to 9-0. Freshman Adam Canarick and junior Chad Kagan clinched the match as it won its contest in fourth doubles. Daniel Shleimovich continued his outstanding play in first singles as he disposed of Alan Delman 6-0, 6-3. Great Neck North falls to 3-4 in Conference I-B play.

Sitting right behind Syosset in the standings is Roslyn, who hosted Locust Valley on Monday. Roslyn took care of Locust Valley 6-1, but the match was tighter than the score would indicate. Jack Lindenman of Roslyn battled with Locust Valley’s Hunter Locks in second singles, with Lindenman hanging on to win 6-2, 2-6, 6-3. Another close match was played at second doubles, as Matthew Ross and Dean Oken beat J. Palumbo and R. Johnson 7-6, 7-6. Roslyn moves to 7-2 while Locust Valley remains winless and drops to 0-8. Also in Conference I-B, Jericho hosted Manhasset took home the victory 4-3. The match of the day came at second doubles, as Tyler Bloch and Vinnie Wu of Jericho came back to Demetri Base and Daniel Strongin 1-6, 6-2, 6-3, to move Jericho ahead of Manhasset in the standings.

In Conference I-A action, Port Washington hosted Great Neck South as it tried to maintain its second place spot in the standings. Port Washington handled Great Neck South and picked up the 6-1 victory to improve its record to 7-1, just behind undefeated Cold Spring Harbor (7-0) in the standings. Great Neck South drops to 3-5 in Conference I-A play.

The South Side Cyclones continued its hot play as it traveled a town over to take on Oceanside in a Conference II showdown. The Cyclones took home the win 5-2, but there were a number of tightly-played matches that could have gone either way. Five of the seven matches went to three sets, as South Side got crucial victories in second and third singles, and first doubles. South Side improves to 8-1 as it continues to try and catch Garden City in the standings, while Oceanside drops to 4-4. Also in Conference II, Massapequa took all seven matches from Wantagh in a 7-0 victory. The doubles pairs of Matthew Masulo & Mattias Nyitray and Terrence Zweier & Brian Steidel led the way for the Chiefs to improve to 5-4 on the year.

In Conference III-A action, the Hicksville Comets handled Oyster Bay to pick up the 6-1 victory. Hicksville moves into a third-place tie with Carle Place, while Oyster Bay is still seeking its first victory of the season.