SPARTA, NJ – With August-like temperatures and blue skies, Sparta High School girls tennis took all five matches against Pope John on Wednesday. The girls had a good crowd watching all six courts, enjoying the afternoon outside.
- Alexa Matkiwsky beat Hailey O’Connor 6-3, 6-4,
- Sarah Dioneda beat Jacki Healy 4-6, 6-3, 6-2,
- Reagan Rech beat Katie Brennan 5-7, 6-3, 6-0
- Jillian Parks and Gabby Canzoniero beat Bridget McNally and Christine Hruby 7-5, 6-0
- Paige Markvicka and Jenna Bargfrede beat Emily Mundt and Alexa Manchek 6-1, 6-1.
Bargfrede said she and Markvicka, newly paired this season, have been “working really well.”
“We play well together,” Bargfrede said. “Our team has played really well as a whole. We’ve been improving without many losses.
The girls have put together a 9-4 record. They will travel to Randolph on Thursday.