The Syosset Braves moved to 2-0 on the young season with a 6-1 victory over Roslyn on Wednesday afternoon.
The defending Nassau County champions got wins from Caroline Lee and Sarah Wong at first and second singles, respectively, as both players were able to secure victories in three sets.
The clinching match came on the first doubles court as the sophomore-senior duo of Alex Ho and Ruth Abraham hung on to beat Roslyn’s Sophia Remnek and Sara Lok.
“Having won the first set, we started off on the right foot, but the second set we weren’t playing great,” said Abraham. “We were both struggling to gain momentum, but we didn’t get down on ourselves. And the third set, we gave it our all and played really well.”
After dropping the second set, Abraham and Ho stepped up their play in the third set to complete the 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 win.
“We’re both really aggressive,” added Ho. “And we love to go after the girl at the net and we feed off of each other’s energy.”
Below are more scores from Wednesday:
Bellmore JFK 7, Calhoun 0
Danielle Wender came back from a set down to beat Lucy Zalayet 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-1 at third singles to lead Bellmore.
Great Neck North 7, Jericho 0
Amy Delman, Alina Lyakhov and Alyssa Ghassabian won their matches at first, second and third singles, respectively, to lead Great Neck North.
Hicksville 4, Oyster Bay 3
At third singles, Dennise Huaman fought back to beat Rose Lindstrom 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 and lead Hicksville to a tight 4-3 win over Oyster Bay.
Clarke 7, Carey/Sewanhaka 0
Clarke’s Sherin Davis and Elizabeth Tercy won 6-2, 6-3 at fourth doubles to help Clarke move to 2-0 on the season.
South Side 7, Long Beach 0
South Side notched its first victory of the season, helped out by Lauryn Rose and Emily Azueta’s 7-5, 6-7(2), 10-5 win at third doubles.
Herricks 4, Plainview JFK 3
Angel Walia and Celeste Zhang led Herricks with straight-set wins at second and third singles, respectively, as Herricks edged Plainview.
Oceanside 5, Lynbrook 2
Oceanside won three of the four doubles flights, including a 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 win by Sari Goldstein and Sydney Fuchs over Lexie Samelson and Ava Schwam at third doubles, to help lead Oceanside on Wednesday.
Mepham 6, Valley Stream South 1
Mepham was aided by victories from all four of its doubles flights to win its second straight match to start the season.
Wheatley 5, Friends Academy 2
Kavina Amin got the best of Ines Roti in an excellent second singles battle, winning 6-0, 3-6, 6-4 to lead Wheatley past Friends Academy 5-2.
North Shore 4, Locust Valley 3
Rebekah Lando and Kate Salerno edged Sophia Marciano and Lindsey Hawkins at third doubles, winning 6-7(1), 7-6(4), 7-6(5) as North Shore got past Locust Valley 4-3.
Cold Spring Harbor 7, Manhasset 0
Merri Kelly Hannity beat Alexis Morton at first singles as Cold Spring Harbor won its first match of the season in a victory over Manhasset.
Baldwin 7, Plainedge 0
Kimberly Wallace outlasted Jenna Cosenza 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 at third singles to help lead Baldwin to a win over Plainedge.
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