The Greenwich High School boys tennis team dropped a hard-fought 4-3 decision to host Wilton in an FCIAC match played on Friday. Wilton won three of the four singles matches and Greenwich took two of the three doubles matchups.
In singles play, Dylan Koziol of Wilton posted a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Matthew Luzzi at the No. 1 spot. At No. 2, Greenwich’s Dylan Atkinson topped Rahul Vallabhajosula, 6-2, 6-0. Will Jarvie from Wilton was victorious against Yuta Kawamura, 6-1, 7-5 at the No. 3 singles spot.
At fourth singles, Wilton’s Jackson Carbonier of Wilton was a 6-4, 6-0 winner against Matthew Hunt.
“All in that was our best played, best thought out, best mid-match day we’ve had all year,” Greenwich coach Ray Marschall said. “I’m very proud of the way the guys played and if they keep going like that it’ll be a successful year.”
In doubles competition, Greenwich’s Colin Speaker and Christian Fikre posted a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 comeback win over Sam Gioffre/Hal Becraft at the No. 1 spot. At second doubles, Nick O’Brien and Cai Jain gave the Cardinals a 6-1, 6-3 victory. In the No. 3 doubles match, Seth Bier and Connor Sobieri of the Cardinals were edged in three sets. Wilton won the match, 6-2, 2-6, 5-7. Greenwich (8-5) hosts St. Joseph on Monday and Stamford on Tuesday, before the FCIAC Tournament begins on Thursday.
Greenwich was defeated by visiting New Canaan, 8-5, in an FCIAC game held on Friday.
The Rams scored five runs in the second inning, one run in the third inning and two runs in the seventh. Greenwich scored one run in the first inning and two runs apiece in the third and fifth innings.
Kate Friedman went 2 for 4 with two singles, Olivia McClammy had two hits and two RBI and Kate D’Andrea delivered two hits and one RBI for the Cardinals. Greenwich visits Trumbull on Monday.