The week did not start well for HASTINGS, DOBBS FERRY, and ARDSLEY.
On May 6, Hastings was blanked by visiting Edgemont, 7-0, with all the Panthers’ wins coming in straight sets. That same day, Dobbs Ferry fell, 5-0, at Scarsdale, while Ardsley lost, 6-1, at Pelham. Ardsley’s sole win was from the first doubles duo of Josh Fader and Eric Biolos.
Ardsley rebounded with a 6-1 win at Blind Brook on May 10. Ardsley swept the singles matches with straight-set wins by Bode Vujnovich, Alec Dron, and Anay Mody. At first doubles, the Panthers suffered their lone loss as Biolos and Fader dropped a three-set match by scores of 6-4, 6-7, and 8-10. Ardsley captured the remaining three doubles matches as Sal Balsamo and Kevin Khitrov won 6-2 and 6-4 at second, while Josh Weintraub’s service ace on match point gave him and Ben Goldstein a straight-set win at third. Zach Weinhouse and Michael Fischgrund followed with a straight-set win at fourth.
Dobbs Ferry fell to visiting Briarcliff, 4-1, on May 10. The Eagles’ lone win was from Max Brose.
Ardsley finished off the week with a 4-3 win over host Eastchester on May 11. At fourth doubles, Weintraub and Goldstein triumphed 6-4 and 6-3, while the first doubles team of Fader and Biolos came out on top, 6-2 and 6-1. The second doubles team of Fischgrund and Weinhouse was victorious, 7-6 and 6-4. At second singles, Vujnovich won 6-1 and 6-4.
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IRVINGTON swept visiting Rye Neck, 5-0, on May 10. At first singles, Efie Frechter defeated Rye Neck’s Matthew Steeves by scores of 6-3, 3-6, and 7-6 (10-7). The Bulldogs posted straight-set wins in the remaining four matches. In singles, Walter Fried downed Aaron Caplan, 6-0 and 6-0, while Noah Yin bested Harrison Du, 6-1 and 6-2. In doubles, Brett Clinton and Max Shevrin beat Thomas Lavelle and Nicholas Murphy, 6-0 and 6-2, and Joseph Song and Srikar Puri defeated Cameron Park and Gabriel Tan by scores of 6-2 and 6-1.