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.
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.