| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Hawks of Plainview JFK got in the win column in Conference I on Monday, edging Jericho 4-3 on Monday afternoon.

The deciding match would come on the third doubles court as the sophomore-freshman duo of Ethan Treihaft and Sam Weissman came back from a set down to beat Warren Wang and Jayson Flum 1-6, 6-1, 7-6(2) to clinch the victory.

On Saturday, Cold Spring Harbor won its season opener with a 6-1 win over Friends Academy. The Seahawks were led by its singles play; Matt Cashin, Griffin Schlesinger and Shane Cashin all won in straight sets at first, second and third singles, respectively to anchor the Cold Spring Harbor victory.

The Seahawks were unable to follow that victory up with another one on Monday as it was defeated by Roslyn, who improved to 2-0 on the year with a 5-2 win.

The Bulldogs got two big wins on the doubles courts. At second doubles, Chase Greenberg and Josh Cohen came back from a set down to beat Nick Goldman and Max Harouche 5-7, 6-2, 7-6(2), while Jared Cohen and Mikey Weitz also fought back to post a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Henry Como and Oscar Como at third doubles to help anchor the win.

Syosset pushed its winning streak to 36 straight, posting a 7-0 win over Friends Academy on Monday. Junior Preet Rajpal paired with senior Adam Canarick to beat Will Kaminsky and Peter Fornell 6-1, 6-3 at first doubles to lead the way for the Braves.

Port Washington kept pace with Syosset and Roslyn atop the county’s top conference with a 6-1 win over Great Neck North.  Alex Karmen knocked off Alan Delman at first singles to lead the way for the Vikings.

Led by its doubles play, South Side improved to 3-0 on the season with a 5-2 win over Valley Stream Central. The Cyclones won all four of the doubles matches, anchored by Harry Ludwig and Colin Mullooly’s 6-4, 6-1 win at first doubles. Up next for South Side is an undefeated showdown with Oceanside, who moved to 2-0 on the season with a 7-0 triumph over Plainedge.

The Sailors’ Jason Denrich came back from a set down to beat Steve Sansone 5-7, 6-1, 8-6 in the day’s best match.

Massapequa moved to 2-0 as well on Monday, defeating Lynbrook 6-1. The Chiefs were led by Niles Ghaffar who notched a 6-3, 6-3 win over Azzam Hussain at first singles. Wantagh improved to 2-0 with a 6-1 win over Valley Stream South. Andrew Randazzo beat James Lee 6-4, 6-2 at third singles while Charlie Mazzer and Doug Fuchs were victorious over Malcolm Miller and Eddie Sung 6-3, 6-4 at first doubles to lead the Warriors.  

Oyster Bay got into the win column on Monday as it took down Carey 5-2. Jed Kaiser recorded a 6-4, 7-5 win over Steve Cassera at second singles to lead the way.

Playing in its season opener, Garden City got its season off on the right foot with a 7-0 triumph over Hicksville. Matt Giraldo and Will Crowley picked up the most exciting win for the Trojans, outlasting Hicksville’s Ayush Jha and Navneet Lingala 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.

Below are the rest of the scores from Nassau County:

►Manhasset 6, Herricks 1
►Wheatley 6, East Meadow 1
►Great Neck South 4, North Shore 3
►Hewlett 7, Bellmore JFK 0
►Locust Valley 6, Carle Place 1
►Glen Cove 5, New Hyde Park 2
►Clarke 5, Bethpage 2
►Calhoun 4, Malverne 3
►Farmingdale 7, Division 0
►Long Beach 6, MacArthur 1
►Mepham 6, Baldwin 1
►Freeport 6, Uniondale 1