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Scotch Plains-Fanwood Boys Tennis Dominates Cranford for 13th Win

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Matthew Haas in action. Credits: Michael Bruchert
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Jeffrey Rodgers is closing in on the 100th singles victory of his high school career. Credits: Michael Bruchert
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FANWOOD, NJ -- The SPFHS Boys Tennis team kept the train rolling along, pitching a 5-0 shutout to sweep the season home and away matches from Cranford. 

The Raiders came off a two-day weekend respite, allowing them the opportunity to recover from a grueling 11-day stretch that saw some members play a whopping 14 matches. 

At first singles, senior Jeffrey Rodgers is now only 4 wins from the century mark for his career, after making short work of his opponent 6-2, 6-0.

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Fellow senior Matthew Haas was equally dominant, winning 6-1, 6-0 in his 2nd singles match. Another senior, Cobi Silverstein, won his 3rd singles match 6-1, 6-1.

The 1st doubles team of sophomore Ewan Jones and freshman Brandon Glickstein steamrolled Cranford's pairing 6-1, 6-2.

Junior Andrew Ray and freshman Adam Mayerson completed the victory with a  6-1, 7-5 decision at 2nd doubles.

Coach Gary Wasserman's squad returns to the home court at La Grande Park on Tuesday, May 5th at 4:00 p.m. vs. New Providence.

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