For the better part of the last decade, the Hampton Bays boys tennis team has been accustomed to dwelling at the bottom of the League VIII standings.
Not this year.
The Baymen are 6-5 in League VIII, good enough for fourth place out of seven teams, and they are 7-5 overall. Even the matches they've lost have been close for the most part, with three 4-3 defeats on their record. Their 7-5 overall record is the best for the program in nine years, and head coach Rodney Way says that it's a direct result of the offseason commitment of several players.
Hampton Bays shut out Center Moriches 7-0 last week at Red Creek Park. Jack Hilton won 6-0, 6-2 at first singles; Caleb Reed won 6-1, 6-1 at second; Tim Berglin won 6-3,... more