Jonathan Dayton Boys Tennis: Starts Season with a Win over Cranford, 4-1

The Tennis Team Credits: Chip Dickson

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – There were no weather or travel problems Tuesday.  So, the Jonathan Dayton boys tennis team was finally able to play the first match of the season against Cranford High School at home and they won it, 4-1.

Dayton won two of the three singles matches and both doubles matches.  Dayton is 1-0 on the season and Cranford is 1-2.

Senior Josh Damast of Dayton played the second court and beat Adam Czyrszinc of Cranford in consecutive sets, 6-3 and 6-2.  Senior Jared Horowitz of Dayton played the third court and beat Pierre LoDorze in consecutive sets as well, 6-2 and 6-0.  Senior Nate Halek of Cranford played singles one and beat Junior Colin McCormick of Dayton on 6-4 and 6-2.

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Junior Adam Gelo and freshman Matthew Mlawski of Dayton beat sophomore Rohan Atraya and Jeremy Slivinski 6-3 and 6-3.

Dayton’s next match is at home 4:00 p.m. Thursday against Elizabeth High School.  A day later, they play 4 p.m. Friday at Summit High School.

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