| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Thunderbirds of Half Hollow Hills East improved to 3-0 on the season on Thursday as it defeated Ward Melville 6-1 in a non-league contest.

Hills East was led by Brian Rhee, who outlasted the Patriots’ Matt Roberts 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-0 to anchor the singles play.

The Thunderbirds have now won 20 of the 21 flights played this season. It will try and carry that momentum into a road matchup with cross-town rival Half Hollow Hills West.

Hills West moved to 4-0 on Thursday, defeating Whitman for its fourth straight 7-0 victory.

Below are the rest of the results from Suffolk County on Thursday:

Huntington 7, Hauppauge 0
Glenn 6, Kings Park 1
Smithtown West 7, Smithtown East 0
West Islip 4, Islip 3
Bay Shore 7, Sayville 0
Patchogue-Medford 6, Miller Place 1
Port Jefferson 4, Bellport 3
Shoreham-Wading River 5, Eastport-South Manor 2
East Hampton/Bridgehampton/Pierson 6, Westhampton 1