Greenwich High

Greenwich boys tennis team tops Ludlowe to improve to 2-0; Cardinals softball team loses to FCIAC foes McMahon, Westhill

The Greenwich High School boys tennis team sports a record of 2-0 going into Thursday’s match against longtime rival Staples. The Cardinals will host Staples Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

Greenwich moved its record to 2-0 by sweeping visiting Fairfield Ludlowe, 7-0, on Tuesday, in an FCIAC matchup. Dylan Atkinson, a senior, played at No. 1 singles for the Cardinals and posted a 6-0, 6-0 win over Ludlowe’s Pearson Briggs.

At No. 2 singles, GHS senior David Karetsky was a 6-0, 6-2 winner against Ryan Leavay. Sophomore Manuel Galli Specos won his match at third singles against Tommy Melvin, 6-1, 6-1.

Sophomore Matthew Hunt was victorious at fourth singles for the Cardinals, topping Billy Seward, 6-4, 6-2. In doubles play, senior Cai Jain and senior Nicholas O’Brien registered a 6-2, 6-1 win against Ludlowe’s Jackson Cooke/Spencer Dolzani.

Junior Harrison Wolfe and sophomore Rohan Mittal were 6-2, 6-0 victors at second doubles, while GHS teammates Ishan Ambastha, a sophomore and Bruce Lunder, a junior, took their match at No. 3 doubles, 6-2, 6-2.

Greenwich also won their season-opening match against Brien McMahon on Monday by a 7-0 score.


In FCIAC softball action on Tuesday, Greenwich High School dropped a tough 2-0 decision to visiting Brien McMahon.

Sophomore Sophia Blois pitched a strong game for the Cardinals against McMahon. Blois, a right-hander, struck out six batters and only walked one in a complete-game effort. She allowed six hits.

McMahon scored one run in the second inning and added a run in the sixth inning. The Cardinals also finished the game with six hits. Junior Mia Gangi went 3 for 3 for Greenwich. Sophomore catcher Campbell Clark was 2 for 3 at the plate for the Cardinals.

On Wednesday, Greenwich was defeated on the road by Westhill, 8-1.

Blois posted six strikeouts on the mound for the Cardinals, while walking three batters and yielding eight hits. Westhill scored one run in the second inning, then added six more in the third.

The Cardinals scored their run in the sixth inning. Gangi was 2 for 3, while Cameron Clark had one hit for Greenwich. The Cards are in action again Friday against Brien McMahon in Norwalk.

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