SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls varsity tennis team lost to South Plainfield yesterday, 4-1. The loss drops the Chargers' overall record to 8-7. South Plainfield's record for the 2015 season is 3-11.
Taylor Latimer lost her first singles match to Emily Sukenik, 6-1, 7-5. Katie Rivera lost her second singles match, 6-4, 6-3, to Venkata Preethi R Dwarasila. Kaylie Writt also lost in straight sets to Kim Lam, 6-4, 6-3.
The doubles teams played an extended first set in place of the usual best of three sets for high school varsity tennis matches.
Jenna Bousellam and Alexandra Tennill dropped their first doubles match, 10-2, to Connie Chen and Katelyn Borsos. The second doubles team of Devin Ryan and Michelle Krzastek earned the only point for Spotswood with their 10-6 victory over Marianna Fahmy and Akachukwa F Uba.
The Chargers have a busy week on the courts. They take on South Plainfield again this afternoon at 4 p.m. Their matches continue on Thursday with South River and Friday against New Brunswick. All the matches take place on the Summerhill Road courts at 4 p.m.