| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
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The high school season on Long Island is heating up as the end of the regular season is near which makes each match that much more important as teams battle for a playoff spot.

In Nassau County’s Conference I, the Hewlett Bulldogs secured two key victories this weekend, beating Manhasset 5-2 on Friday before taking out Jericho 7-0 on Saturday.

In Saturday’s match, Nila Katsman and Chelsea May clinched their team’s victory by beating Natalie Becker and Saipranavi Kethiredy 6-3, 7-5 at second doubles.

The Commack Cougars improved to 11-1 in Suffolk County by beating Huntington 7-0. Valerie Slackman notched a 6-1, 5-7, 7-6 win at second singles while Karen Li won in straight sets at third singles to lead the way.

Below are other scores from Friday and Saturday this weekend as reported to Long Island Tennis Magazine.

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►Port Washington 5, Roslyn 2

Katie Kors and Phoebe Levitsky came back to win 2-6, 6-3, 6-1 over Carly Freeman and Mia Rabinovich at third doubles to lead Port Washington.

►Baldwin 7, Carey/Sewanhaka 0

Kayla McKenzie, Nicolette Carrion and Kimberly Wallace won at first, second and third singles, respectively, to lead Baldwin back into the win column.

►​Syosset 7, Jericho 0

Syosset’s win was clinched by the second doubles team of Olivia Tiegerman and Zia Mukherjee who won 6-1, 6-3.

►Wheatley 5, Locust Valley 2

Wheatley maintained its undefeated record with a 5-2 triumph over Locust Valley, which included a 6-2, 0-6, 6-2 win by Anika Mittle and Riya Mittle at first doubles.

►​Mepham 7, Malverne/East Rockaway 0

Julia Chicchillo won at second singles as Mepham remained undefeated on the season.

►Freeport 6, Hempstead 1

Nia Hall and Amber Sanchez outlasted Ashanti Vallenci and Roselyn Gomez 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(6) at second doubles as Freeport defeated Hempstead 6-1.

►Great Neck North 5, Cold Spring Harbor 2

Great Neck North improved to 7-3 in Nassau’s top conference led by Alyssa Ghassabian’s 7-5, 6-7(3), 7-3 win at third singles.

►Plainview JFK 5, North Shore 2

Rachel Zweig came back to win 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 over Erica Jud at third singles to lead Plainview to the win over North Shore.

►​Bellmore JFK 4, Massapequa 3

In a tight contest, Samantha Bergman and Stephanie Gaynor edged Olivia Gottlieb and Lauren Meneilly at fourth doubles to lead Bellmore to the victory.

►Great Neck South 4, Herricks 3

Katherine Wang and Noah Fisher rallied from 1-5 down in the third set to win 6-7(3), 6-4, 7-5 at third doubles and clinch the Great Neck South win.

►Roslyn 4, Cold Spring Harbor 3

Roslyn edged Cold Spring Harbor as the team victory was sealed thanks to Carly Freeman and Sophia Remneck’s 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 win over Kelly O’Rourke and Eller Amoruso at first doubles.

►​Hicksville 7, Plainedge 0

Fatima Aguilar and Maya Persaud were winners at first doubles to lead Hicksville past Plainedge.

►​Lynbrook 4, South Side 3

Lynbrook’s first doubles team, Jacey Stock and Sammi Feldman, won a thrilling 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(3) match to lead Lynbrook to the narrow victory over South Side.

►Oceanside 7, New Hyde Park 0

Oceanside got back into the win column after suffering its first loss of the season. Martina Eulua won her match at first singles to lead the way.