PLAINFIELD, NJ - New Providence Tennis Team placed third at the Union County Tournament held on Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28 in Plainfield.
Senior David Sann advanced to the finals by defeating Summit's Zoubek Oliver, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3. He finished second losing to Westfield's Damien Rupare in the finals, 6-0, 6-0.
Cristiano Hocken, in third singles position, lost to Summit's Alexander McDonald, 6-2, 7-5 in the semifinals.
The first doubles team of Brett Caminiti and John Sauer lost to Matthew Bartok and Owen Bartok of Westfield, 6-1, 6-0, in the semifinals.
The second doubles team of Brian Kelly and Eric Schneider lost to Daniel Macgill and Felix Massenet of Summit, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) in the semifinals.
Ewan Jones of Scotch Plains-Fanwood defeated New Providence's number one singles player Chris Kang in three sets in the first round, 2-6,6-2,6-2.
TEAMS: 1-Westfield 100. 2-Summit 64. 3-New Providence 48. 4-Oratory 35. 5-Scotch Plains-Fanwood 29. 6. Linden 21. 7-Gov. Livingston 18. 8-Elizabeth 12. 9-Plainfield 10. 10-Cranford-7. 11-Johnson 6.
The 4-3 Pioneers will host Columbia on Monday, May 2, travels to Cranford, Tuesday, May 3 and will host Gov. Livingston, Thursday, May 5.