SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls varsity tennis team split matches to end a busy week on the courts. The Chargers beat South River, 5-0, on Thursday and lost a close match to New Brunswick on Friday, 3-2.
On October 22, Spotswood defeated the rival Rams in a singles and doubles sweeep. Taylor Latimer won her first singles match against Sabrina Melo, 6-3, 6-2. Katie Rivera played at second singles again and won her match by defeating Jessica Schmidt, 6-0, 6-1. Michelle Krzastek won her third singles match, 7-5, 6-4, against Hala Ayad.
Jenna Bousellam and Alexandra Tennill didn't lose a game in their straight set, 6-0, 6-0, victory against the South River first doubles team of Brimage/Koslov. Devin Ryan and Isabella Santiago took their second doubles match in straight sets as well, defeating the team of Thiel/Fahmy, 6-1, 7-5.
Yesterday, the Chargers dropped a hard-fought match to New Brunswick. All three singles players lost their matches including a tough three set loss for Latimer at first singles. Bousellam was playing in the third singles slot, but was forced to retire in the second set.
Daneille Jegou played first double with Tennill and the girls won their match in straight sets as did Ryan and Santiago, earning the Chargers two points in the loss.
The loss to New Brunswick dropped Spotswood's overall record on the season to 9-9.