Greenwich High

Excelling in singles and doubles play, Greenwich’s boys tennis team defeats FCIAC foe New Canaan, 6-1; Cardinals baseball team falls to Fairfield Warde

Greenwich’s Dylan Atkinson continued his successful season with a victory at first singles against New Canaan.

Greenwich High School’s boys tennis team began a busy week against FCIAC rivals by registering a decisive 6-1 victory over visiting New Canaan on Monday.

The Cardinals upped their record to 6-0 with the win, which saw them win three of the four singles matches and all three doubles matchups. Senior Dylan Atkinson was victorious at No. 1 singles for Greenwich, topping New Canaan junior William Sweet, 6-1, 6-0.

David Karetsky, a senior, gave Greenwich a 7-6, 6-3 win at second singles, defeating junior Nathan Smock. Sophomore Alexander Salib (No. 4) of the Cardinals posted a 6-2, 6-2 triumph against Alexander Powers.

The Rams’ win in singles competition came from junior Nicholas Brillo, who edged GHS junior Tristan Sowter at the No. 3 spot, 2-6, 6-4, 11-9. In doubles action, Cardinals seniors Cai Jain and Nick O’Brien were 6-4, 6-2 winners at No. 1 against Kevin Zuo/Avery Cotton.

At second doubles, sophomore Rohan Mittal and junior Harrison Wolfe recorded a 6-1, 6-1 win versus New Canaan’s Julian Doshi/Jack McDonough. Matthew Hunt, a sophomore and Zachary Toback, a senior, won their match at third doubles for the Cards, who host another FCIAC rival, Darien Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

Greenwich High School baseball

Host Fairfield Warde scored three runs in the second inning and five runs in the third on its way to upending Greenwich, 10-1, in an FCIAC game held on Monday in Fairfield.

Junior John McHugh’s solo home run in the fourth inning accounted for the Cardinals’ lone run. Senior Alex Palmer, senior TJ Messina and junior Cody Baker had one hit apiece for the Cardinals (1-8).

Senior right-hander Tyler Senft got the start on the mound for Greenwich and pitched 3 2/3 innings. Warde was led by Kieran Shea at the plate. Shea, a junior, went 2 for 3, including a double and had three RBIs in the win.

Junior Carson Swaim drove in two runs and sophomore Austin Howard pitched five innings to earn the win for the Mustangs. Greenwich hosts Trumbull on Wednesday.

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