Dayton Tennis Advances to Semifinals of NJSIAA Section 2, Group 1 Tournament with 5-0 Win over Leonia

Colin McCormack Credits: Chip Dickson
Josh Damast Credits: Chip Dickson
Jared Horowitz Credits: Chip Dickson
Sean Martin Credits: Chip Dickson
Ryan Salmon Credits: Chip Dickson
Adam Melo Credits: Chip Dickson
Matthew Mlawski Credits: Chip Dickson

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Jonathan Dayton boys tennis team is seeded number two in the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 1 Tournament.  They faced seven seeded Leonia High School Tuesday in the quarterfinals and came away with a convincing 5-0 win. 

Court one provided the closest contest with Leonia’s Michael Kang winning a tiebreaker in the first set 7-1.  Dayton’s Colin McCormack stormed back in the second set and won 6-1 and 10-4 in the deciding part.

Josh Damast continued his strong performance on court two with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Leonia’s Veer Sawhney.

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Dayton’s Jared Horowitz also won in two sets 6-1, 6-3.  He beat Leonia’s Sebastian Vlahovic.

Sean Martin and Ryan Salmon are doubles court one for Dayton and they won their match 6-3, 6-0.

Dayton’s second doubles team also won in two sets.  Adam Gelo and Matt Mlawski won their match 6-3, 6-2.

Dayton is 10-6 this season.  

On Thursday, Dayton plays Glen Ridge at Jonathan Dayton High School in the semifinal match.  The winner plays in the finals of the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 1 Tournament Monday at New Providence.

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