| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The Nassau County playoffs got underway on as 12 teams battled in the six first round matches on Monday afternoon with the a trip to the quarterfinals on the line.

Both Port Washington and Plainview JFK rolled into the final eight with shutout victories. For the Hawks, the second doubles pair of David Weissman and Ethan Bloom won 6-2, 6-1 to lead the way.

Plainview will host Cold Spring Harbor on Tuesday.

Cold Spring Harbor notched a 5-2 win over Wheatley in its playoff match on Monday. At first doubles, Thomas Campbell and Oscar Como won 6-4, 6-1 over Evan Hirsch and Jack Goldman, while Alex Aronow and Sam Genser notched a 6-1, 6-1 win over Jesse Romano and Jordan Soleimani on the third doubles court.

Port Washington swept all seven courts in its 7-0 win over Calhoun. Rob Konoff and Matt Schwartz led the way with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Ian Wolin and Giacomo LaCorte at fourth doubles.

Up next for Port Washington is a home contest against Jericho, who ousted Bellmore 6-1 on Monday.

Great Neck North powered its way into the quarterfinals with a 5-2 win over Hewlett, anchored by its doubles teams. The Blazers won all four doubles courts, all in straight sets, led by Tyler Moradof and Tim Lee’s clinching win at third doubles.

The Blazers will travel to Roslyn on Tuesday.

The other quarterfinal will see two-time defending champion Syosset host Manhasset in a battle of unbeatens.

Eric Yu beat Samir Singh 6-2, 6-0 to lead Manhasset over Friends Academy in its first round match on Monday and improve the Indians to 15-0.