HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -The Hasbrouck Heights boys tennis team tuned up for their showdown with Secaucus on Thursday with a 5-0 in over Rutherford. The Aviators need to defeat Secaucus Thursday afternoon at home to capture a share of the NJIC Meadowlands title with Leonia.
Rutherford, 11-4 on the season, pushed the Aviators during the match, despite the sweep. First singles Tenzin Shakya was pushed to a 7-5 second set to win his match, while third singles Tsering Gangshar needed to go to the tie-breaker, which he won 7-4, in the second set to capture his match.
Second doubles Kyle Pfister and Nick Lorenzo needed three sets to win their match, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0.
Thursday’s match against Secuacus is at 4 pm at the Neal McCarthy Courts at Hasbrouck Heights High School.
1st Singles: Tenzin Shakya, Hasbrouck Heights, def. Rishabh Mehrotra 6-4, 7-5,
2nd Singles: Mario Kaldas, Hasbrouck Heights, def. Riley Gajewski 6-0, 6-0,
3rd Singles: Tsering Gangshar, Hasbrouck Heights, def. Tim Chang 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
1st Doubles: Kareem Abdelwahab and Daniel Behrens, Hasbrouck Heights, def. Andrew Kinzler and Josh Kim 6-4, 6-4,
2nd Doubles: Kyle Pfister and Nick Lorenzo, Hasbrouck Heights, def. Adrian Law and Manav Shah 6-2, 3-6, 6-0
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