SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood girls varsity tennis team suffered a tough loss on the Summerhill Road courts yesterday, losing their match 1.5-3.5 to Edison. The loss evened the Chargers overall record to 2-2.
Taylor Latimer dropped her first singles match 2-6, 2-6 to Vaishnavi Dhulkhed. Katie Rivera battled in her second singles match to Medha Mallampati. Rivera won the first set 6-4, but Mallampati took the second set 6-0. The match went to the decisive third set where Rivera prevailed 6-4 to keep Spotswood in the running for victory.
Third singles player, Kaylie Writt fought hard in her match against Laura Denton. Writt lost the first set 1-6. However, she sent the match into a third set by taking the second 6-3. The third set would go to a tie break with Denton coming out on top. Denton took the final set 7-6, winning 6-3 in the tie break.
With Spotswood down, 1-2 in overall matches, it was up to the doubles teams to try and pull out a win. The first doubles team of Alexandra Tennill and Jenna Bousellam went down in straight sets to Nargis Chogle and Tiffany Chi 1-6, 1-6. Their loss sealed Edison's win in the contest, making their overall record 2-3 on the young season.
Devin Ryan and Isabella Santiago won their second doubles match against Angelica Marquez and Winnie Ng by default.
The Chargers will travel to New Brunswick today for a 4 p.m. match up.