The Rebels of Great Neck South completed its undefeated 14-0 regular season with a 5-2 win over Wheatley Thursday. Amanda Zeitlin & Mollie Blank led the way for the Rebels as they notched a hard-fought 6-0, 3-6, 6-2 victory at third doubles. After a tremendous regular season, Great Neck South now sets its sights on a playoff run and potential county championship.
Great Neck South wasn’t the only team who concluded a fantastic regular season on Thursday. While the Rebels locked up the top spot in Conference II-A, the top team in Conference II-B, the Hewlett Bulldogs, won its ninth straight match to secure a first-round bye. The Bulldogs knocked off the Massapequa Chiefs 6-1 in its final regular season match Thursday. The win moves the Bulldogs to 11-1 on the season as it carries a nine-match winning streak into the county playoffs.
The Baldwin Bruins traveled to Mepham to take on the Pirates in a Conference III-A bout. Baldwin’s Daija Spencer came back to beat Ali Davila of Mepham 6-7(5-7), 6-0, 6-2 in first singles to push the Bruins to the win. Baldwin improved to 7-5 while the loss drops Mepham to 3-8 on the season.
The Wantagh Warriors continued its winning ways with a 6-1 victory over Malverne/East Rockaway. The Warriors got a huge contribution from Danielle Mirabella at first singles as she beat Courtney Jackson 6-0, 6-0 to help lead the way. Wantagh improves to 11-2 in Conference III-B.
Also in Nassau’s Conference III-B, East Meadow rolled past Valley Stream North 7-0 to finish off an undefeated regular season at 12-0.
Stay tuned to Long Island Tennis Magazine as the Nassau and Suffolk County girls playoffs continue on next week.
Brian Coleman is the Senior Editor for Long Island Tennis Magazine. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.