| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Syosset High School defeated Roslyn 4-3 in a Conference I battle over the weekend. On Friday, the Lady Braves notched its first win of the season by coming back and winning the final two matches against Roslyn.

Trailing 2-3, Tal Bodner defeated Ashley Messinger to even the match at 3-all. The deciding match would come down to first doubles, and Gabi Sklar & Marissa Levine of Syosset came through with a 7-5, 2-6, 7-6(5) win to give Syosset its first victory of the year.

Also in Conference I on Friday, Great Neck South won its second straight conference match to open the year, moving past Friends Academy 4-3 behind Haarika Reddy’s 5-7, 7-5, 6-1 comeback win at third singles.

These two matches weren’t the only tight ones over the weekend. In Conference II, Great Neck North improved to 4-0 with a 4-3 victory over Cold Spring Harbor. The difference in this one came at fourth doubles, as Great Neck North’s Megan Xu & Sam Damaghi knocked off Ally Pomper & Olivia Howell 7-6(4), 7-5.

Also in Conference II, Massapequa picked up its first victory of the season, defeating Bellmore 4-3. Nicole Schiraldi notched a huge comeback win for the Chiefs, beating Sharma Shivani 1-6, 6-4, 7-5.

Long Beach defeated Carey 6-1 in Conference III-B action. It was led by a pair of freshman, Alexa Goffin & Jamie Alegria, both of whom were making the varsity debut. Both girls looked strong in their debut, both winning in straight sets to anchor the Long Beach victory.

Here are the rest of the scores from across Long Island over the weekend:

Nassau County
Manhasset 5, Jericho 2
Locust Valley 4, Port Washington 3
Glen Cove 4, Oyster Bay 3
South Side 5, Oceanside 2
Hewlett 5, Lynbrook 2
Baldwin 6, Mepham 1
Hicksville 4, Valley Stream South 3
Valley Stream Central 4, Valley Stream North 3

Suffolk County
Floyd 6, Eastport-South Manor 1
Mercy 5, Center Moriches 2
Commack 7, Half Hollow Hills West 0
Harborfields 5, Smithtown East 2
Half Hollow Hills East 6, Half Hollow Hills West 1
Northport 5, Hauppauge 2
Glenn 6, Whitman 1
Sayville 6, West Islip 1
North Babylon 5, Central Islip 2
Copiague 6, Babylon 1
Brentwood 5, Lindenhurst 2
Mt. Sinai 5, Stony Brook 2
Ward Melville 4, Patchogue-Medford 3
Miller Place 6, Comsewogue 1
Longwood 7, Sachem North 0
Sachem East 7, Bellport 0
Mattituck 4, Eastport-South Manor 3
Floyd 6, Westhampton 1
Hampton Bays 4, Shoreham Wading River 3
Brentwood 5, Lindenhurst 2