The high school girls’ tennis season’s opening week continued on Wednesday as a number of different teams took to the courts in search of a win.
The Roslyn Bulldogs rolled past Syosset 5-2 in a Conference I showdown Wednesday. Marissa Luchs led the way for Roslyn at first singles, battling back from a set down to beat Katie Cirella of Syosset 1-6, 7-5, 6-4.
Also in Conference I, Port Washington snuck past Locust Valley 4-3 thanks to its third doubles tandem. The Pirates’ Emily DeRayna and Brittany Polevikov knocked off Sara Orellana and Jessica Cameron 6-3, 6-4 to help Port Washington notch the home victory. Both Roslyn and Port Washington improve to 2-0 on the season.
Great Neck North hosted Oyster Bay in Conference II-A action, and pulled out a 4-3 victory. Ashley Yu and Shannon Nassi fought back from a set down in second doubles 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to seal the victory. Great Neck South traveled to Garden City and routed the Trojans 7-0 in a Conference II-A bout. Rachel Weiss beat Ann Marie Donohue 6-4, 6-4 at first singles to move the Rebels to 2-0. In Conference II-B play, Hewlett held home-court and beat Lynbrook 6-1.
Mepham took care of Hicksville in Conference III-A 5-2. The Pirates were led by Sydney Anterer, who beat Nihanka Shah 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in third singles to help Mepham notch its first win of the season.
In Conference III-B, Farmingdale went on the road and beat MacArthur 5-2 behind the third doubles tandem of Rebecca Hassett and Kris Court. The Lions’ pair beat MacArthur’s Ciara Nagran and Genvia Galo 6-4, 6-2 to lead Farmingdale, while Angelica Pena cruised past Stephanie 7-5, 6-2 in third singles to seal the victory.
Stay tuned to Long Island Tennis Magazine throughout the fall for coverage of girls’ high school tennis on Long Island.