Meet the boys selected to Newsday's 2011 All-Long Island tennis team.
Player of the Year
Cold Spring Harbor, Jr.
The Nassau champion capped an undefeated season (27-0) with a state championship, defeating top-seeded Jeremy Court of New Rochelle in straight sets (6-4, 6-2) to win the title.
Garden City, Sr.
The four-time state qualifier advanced to this year’s state semifinal, where he was eliminated by the top-seeded Court.
Went undefeated in Suffolk play until losing to Stone in the county final. At the state tourney, he advanced to the quarters before being eliminated by Levine.
Defeated No. 1 seed Jeremy Dubin to win the Suffolk singles title, overcoming five match points in the second set en route to an epic three-set victory.
The Nassau runner-up advanced to the state quarterfinal as a singles player one year after being part of a doubles team that made the semis.
J.J. TAUIL AND DAN GRINSHTEYN
Hewlett, Sr. and Jr.
After losing in the first round of the state tourney, the Nassau champions won four matches over the next two days to win the consolation bracket.
CHRIS HUNTER AND ERIC BERTUGLIA
Half Hollow Hills East, Sr. & Jr.
The Suffolk runners-up made their second straight state tournament, where they qualified for the semifinal before being beat by eventual champions Ben Fife and Austin Kaplan of Scarsdale.
FELIPE REIS AND HENRY LEE
Ross, Jr. and Sr.
After winning the Suffolk title by upsetting top-seeded Hunter and Bertuglia, they made the state quarterfinal.
Coach of the Year
Cold Spring Harbor
Led the Seahawks to an undefeated season and their fourth straight Long Island championship.
2011 All-Long Island boys tennis team
Zain Ali, Half Hollow Hills East, Fr. (pictured above)
Richard Sipala, Ross, Sr.
Justin Pagan, St. Mary’s, Sr.
Eric Ambrosio, Cold Spring Harbor, Sr.
Jason Quintana and Dylan Quintana, Seniors, Sachem East
Jensen Reiter and Alex Tropiano, Seniors, Cold Spring Harbor
Jon Paris and Conor Mullins, Freshmen, Cold Spring Harbor