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Suffolk boys tennis finals/state qualifier

From left, Half Hollow Hills East's Travis Leaf,

From left, Half Hollow Hills East's Travis Leaf, Ross Reiffman, Kyle Alper and Jeff Cherkin doubles players pose for a photo after their match. The team of Alper/Cherkin won the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013) Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East dominated the Suffolk boys tennis individual championships Tuesday at Smithtown East as it qualified seven of the county's nine representatives for the state championships.

Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone returns to Half Hollow
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone returns to Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali in the Suffolk boys tennis individual singles final at Smithtown East high school. Zain Ali won 6-3, 6-2. (May 14, 2013)

From left, Half Hollow Hills East's Travis Leaf,
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

From left, Half Hollow Hills East's Travis Leaf, Ross Reiffman, Kyle Alper and Jeff Cherkin doubles players pose for a photo after their match. The team of Alper/Cherkin won the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Islip's Connor Jeran serves during the consolation doubles
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Islip's Connor Jeran serves during the consolation doubles match in the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's Jeff Cherkin returns the
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's Jeff Cherkin returns the ball during the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone returns to Half Hollow
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone returns to Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali in the Suffolk boys tennis individual singles final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali reacts during
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali reacts during his match against Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone in the Suffolk boys tennis individual singles final. (May 14, 2013)

Islip's Connor Jeran returns the ball during the
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Islip's Connor Jeran returns the ball during the consolation doubles match in the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's doubles partners Kyle Alper,
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's doubles partners Kyle Alper, left, and Jeff Cherkin compete in the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali returns to
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali returns to Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone in the Suffolk boys tennis individual singles final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's Michael Leffler returns the
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's Michael Leffler returns the ball during the consolation doubles in the Suffolk boys tennis individual final. (May 14, 2013)

Islip's Dan Sliwowski, left, and Connor Jeran compete
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Islip's Dan Sliwowski, left, and Connor Jeran compete in the consolation doubles in the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone returns to Half Hollow
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone returns to Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali in the Suffolk boys tennis individual singles final. (May 14, 2013)

Islip's Connor Jeran, left, and Dan Sliwowski, compete
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Islip's Connor Jeran, left, and Dan Sliwowski, compete in the consolation doubles in the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone returns to Half Hollow
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone returns to Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali in the Suffolk boys tennis individual singles final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's Roger Cheng, left, and
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's Roger Cheng, left, and Michael Leffler celebrate a point during the consolation doubles in the Suffolk boys tennis individual final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's Jeff Cherkin serves during
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's Jeff Cherkin serves during the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Islip's Dan Sliwowski returns the ball during the
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Islip's Dan Sliwowski returns the ball during the consolation doubles in the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali returns to
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's Zain Ali returns to Walt Whitman's Brandon Stone in the Suffolk boys tennis individual singles final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's double partners Ross Reiffman,
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's double partners Ross Reiffman, left, and Travis Leaf compete in the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

Half Hollow Hills East's doubles partners Kyle Alper,
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Half Hollow Hills East's doubles partners Kyle Alper, left, and Jeff Cherkin celebrate a point during the Suffolk boys tennis individual doubles final. (May 14, 2013)

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