Scotch Plains-Fanwood Defeats Cranford in Boys Tennis

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The SPFHS Boys Varsity Tennis team kicked off their 2015 campaign with a resounding 5-0 sweep vs. Cranford on Wednesday. Senior Jeff Rodgers, back for another season at #1 singles before he heads to Fairfield to play tennis in the college ranks, won his match 6-0, 6-1. Fellow seniors Matthew Haas and Cobi Bernstein each won their singles matches as well. Haas dominated his opponent 6-0, 6-2, while Bernstein made quick work winning 6-3, 6-1. At 1st doubles, sophomore Ewan Jones and senior Matthew Boczon triumphed 6-3, 6-2. The final match in 2nd doubles saw freshmen Brandon Glickstein and Adam Mayerson team together in a successful high school debut as they completed the sweep 6-3, 6-3. The team is coached by Gary Wasserman, recognized in 2009 and 2013, as the Union County Coach of the Year for Boys Varsity Tennis. Wasserman noted, "For the first match of the season I thought the boys rose to the occasion. It was a very good starting point for the doubles team, with better things to come." The team, now 1-0, faces Governor Livingston HS Thursday.

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