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Spotswood Varsity Tennis Loses to South Plainfield

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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.

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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.

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