The girls’ tennis team proved that they belong in the division two playoffs Friday afternoon with a decisive 5-0 sweep of Scituate.

After every point, regional high school seniors and tennis doubles partners Kat Roberts and Lizzie Williamson touch rackets and give each other a high-five.

Girls’ lacrosse, boys’ and girls’ tennis all breezed through their first match-ups in early playoff rounds. Later in the week the lacrosse team lost.

Boys and girls tennis and girls lacrosse head to post-season play this week. Girls tennis aims for a fourth state championship, but faces tough competition.

As the season reaches the midway point, several teams are asserting their dominance while others are recouping from hard-fought losses.

Ryan Sawyer was a tennis champion in high school and excelled in tennis at college. Now as coach, he has high hopes for the Vineyard boys' tennis team.