| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

A number of boys tennis teams took to the courts Friday afternoon with each match becoming more and more important as we wind down the regular season.

In Conference I-B, Great Neck North won its fourth consecutive match to improve to 10-3 on the season. The Blazers cruised past the Jericho Jayhawks 7-0 on Friday, pulling out a few close doubles matches to secure the shutout victory.

Alan Delman got things started for Great Neck North, defeating Brady Berman 6-3, 7-5 at first singles. At first doubles, Alex Ahdoot & Daniel Cohen pulled out a 6-7(5), 7-5, 10-7 victory over Jericho’s Mitchell Leighton & Jake Bernstein.

Also in Conference I-B on Friday, the Syosset Braves maintained its undefeated record to improve to 10-0, beating Manhasset 6-1. The key victory came from senior Dan Weinberg and sophomore Hunter Kirsch, who beat Ahmad Chaudry and Austin Te 6-4, 6-1.

Port Washington edged Great Neck South 4-3 in a tightly-contested Conference I-A matchup. The deciding victory came from Max Egna, who beat Landon Phillips 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 to help Port Washington win its second straight.

Plainview got past Hewlett 5-2 in a Conference I-A matchup. Jungmin Lee beat Joey Austin 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 at third singles to lead the way for the Hawks, who snap a three-match losing streak.

Oceanside stayed red hot over the weekend, beating North Shore 5-2 to win its seventh match in its last eight contests. Mitchell Plesser led the way for the Sailors with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Jagger Gillman at second singles.

Carle Place beat East Meadow 5-2 in a Conference III-A matchup on Friday. The Frogs received excellent play from its singles players Giancarlo Cavallero, Sahil Kadakia and Brandon Deveau, who all won their respective matches in straight sets.

East Meadow was able to get itself right back into the match with its doubles play, but Carle Place’s first doubles team of Ryan Tammaro & Anthony Buffolino secured the win with a three-set victory at first doubles.

In Conference III-B, Plainedge got past Bethpage 5-2. Dylan Pagan & Kyle Oleksak led the way for Red Devils with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 comeback win over Justin Chiu & Sam Danziger.