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Dayton Girls Tennis beats Plainfield High School 4-1 and is 7-6 for the Season

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Melanie Schickler Credits: Chip Dickson
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Zoe Frei Credits: Chip Dickson
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Jordyn Engel Credits: Chip Dickson
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Jonathan Dayton girls tennis team won their second match in two days Friday by beating Plainfield High School 4-1.

The win puts Dayton’s record for the season at 7-6 and 6-5 in the division.

Plainfield’s court one Anastasia Ellington beat the Bulldogs court one Fabiana Suarez 6-1, 6-3.

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The rest of the matches were won by Dayton.  Melanie Schickler continued her strong play on court two and won 6-0, 6-0.  Jordan Engel also turned in a strong match by also winning 6-1, 6-1.

First doubles senior Zoe Frei and junior Sheila Flood won in two sets – 6-0, 6-3.  The second doubles team of junior Elisa Neri and senior Jessica Steir won in two sets 6-2, 6-2. 

Next week the Bulldogs have home and home matches Monday and Tuesday against Cranford High School.  Monday is a 4:00 p.m. match at Cranford and Tuesday is a 4:00 p.m. home match.

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