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Jonathan Dayton Boys Tennis Sweeps Johnson 5-0

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The three singles players (l-r): Colin McCormack, Jared Horowitz, Josh Damast Credits: Chip Dickson
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Thumbs Up from Adam Gelo Credits: Chip Dickson
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Colin McCormack Serving Credits: Chip Dickson
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Ryan Salmon and Brandon Wohl - Court One Doubles and Josh Damast Singles Two Credits: Chip Dickson
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Coach Salmon Credits: Chip Dickson
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs boys tennis team bounced back after losing to Summit last week and swept Johnson 5-0 at home.  The Bulldogs are now 2-1 on the season.

Singles one player junior Colin McCormack won his match 6-4, 6-3.  Afterwards he said, “I thought it was a good win and a really important match for the conference and something to build off of for the rest of the season.  I am really proud of the team.”

Senior Josh Damast played the singles two match and won 6-2, 6-1.  Singles three player Jared Horowitz won his match 6-3, 7-5.

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The closest match of the day was the doubles one match.  Dayton’s team of Ryan Salmon and Brando Wohl won the first set 6-4 and lost the second set 4-6.  The prevailed in the tie breaker, winning it 10-6

Adam Gelo and Matthew Mlawski played second doubles for the Bulldogs and won their match 6-2, 6-1.

Because of weather and other issues, Dayton has only played three matches this season, while most other teams in North Jersey, Section 2 – Group 1 played at least five matches.

Dayton’s next game is Thursday at Group 4 Westfield and then Friday at Group 2 Governor Livingston in Berkeley Heights.  The Bulldogs return home for a 10:00 a.m. match Saturday against Oratory Prep.  

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