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Greenwich High girls tennis team sweeps Bridgeport Central for Senior Day victory

Contributed photo: From left to right: Mei McGuinness, Ivanna Diez de Bonilla, Julia Tamis, Sydney Floch and Valentina Rivano were celebrated by their Greenwich High School teammates on Senior Day.

It was a successful Senior Day for the Greenwich High School girls tennis team, which remained undefeated with a 7-0 sweep of visiting Bridgeport Central on Monday.

The soaring Cardinals now have an 11-0 record overall and are 10-0 in FCIAC competition. In singles play against Central, junior Kyra Dybas was victorious for Greenwich, 6-0, 6-0, over Emily Alfonso Olmos.

At second singles, senior Ivanna Diez de Bonilla was a 6-0, 6-0 winner against Central’s Emily Chiroy. Shining Sun, a freshman, posted a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3, while senior Mei McGuinness produced the same results at fourth singles for the Cardinals.

Doubles play saw junior Emily Weinstein and senior Julia Tamis notch a 6-0, 6-0 win at the No. 1 spot. Sophomore Yume Inagawa and freshman Caitlin Mahoney swept to a 6-0, 6-0 win at second doubles, as did seniors Valentina Rivano and Sydney Floch at the third doubles spot.

Contributed photo: The Greenwich High School girls tennis team gathers after its Senior Day win against Bridgeport Central. Kneeling in the front are seniors, left to right, Ivanna Diez de Bonilla, Mei McGuinness, Julia Tamis, Valentina Rivano and Sydney Floch. The Cardinals sport an 11-0 record.

The Cardinals also defeated Ridgefield recently in a home match. Dybas won at first singles against Tigers junior Ava Treat, 6-0, 6-1. Diez de Bonilla was perfect at second singles, topping sophomore Cecilia O’Malley, 6-0, 6-0. At third singles, GHS junior Malena Schraa posted a 6-0, 6-0 victory against Ridgefield’s Owen Dulecki.

Lilly Foley, a junior, also won her match at fourth singles, 6-0, 6-0, for the Cards. In the No. 1 doubles matchup, Weinstein/Tamis were 6-0, 6-0 winners against Charlotte Bowler/Skylar Kleinman of the Tigers.

Inagawa/Mahoney (No. 2) and won at second doubles, 6-1, 6-0, while sophomore Izzy Everett and freshman Madison Wilber were victorious at No. 3, 6-0, 6-0.

Greenwich honored its five seniors on Senior Day: Diez de Bonilla, Floch, McGuinness, Rivano and Tamis.

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