William Floyd Varsity Tennis Doubles Wins Division Championship, Team Seeded No. 5 Heading in Playoffs
Sports & Recreation, School & Education, Local News
By Long Island News & PR
Published: October 17 2017
Two-time United States Tennis Association Coach of the Year, Dave Pia, will lead the team in their quest for a second county title in the past four years.
William Floyd High School varsity tennis players Brooke Fernandez and Hailey Loughlin holding up the “Draw Sheet” after their Division Doubles Title.
Photo by: William Floyd School District
Mastic Beach, NY - October 17, 2017 - The William Floyd Colonials varsity tennis team is set to begin their 15th consecutive year in the playoffs after taking their sixth straight League and Division titles with a 13-3 regular season record (9-1 League) as they will host the winner of No. 21 Miller Place and No. 12 East Islip matchup on Thursday, October 19 at 3 pm. Two-time United States Tennis Association Coach of the Year, Dave Pia, will lead the team in their quest for a second county title in the past four years.
Additionally, the doubles team of Brooke Fernandez and Hailey Loughlin, were crowned Division Champions at the Division IV Doubles Championship held last week at Shoreham-Wading River High School. They, along with Chloe DeGrauw and Katie Senetto (fourth place in Doubles), earned All-County honors for their performance in this tournament.
Brooke and Hailey have also advanced to the semifinals of the County Doubles Tournament, which has earned them All-State honors in the process. They are currently seeded as the No. 3 team in this tournament. Semifinals and finals will be played on October 17-18.
Additional individual honors include: Jessica Jones and Briana Gonzalez, who won two rounds in the Division Doubles tournament and earned All-Division honors; and Alyssa Drell, Alivia Cagliano, Delaney Kane and Paige Lyons earned All-League honors.