Falcons Win 4-3
Alton took to the court as the Falcons’ #1 singles player and played against one of his strongest opponents of the season. Despite playing well he ended up losing by a score of 8-3. John (#2 singles) defeated his opponent by a score of 8-5. Alejandro outplayed his opponent at #3 singles and came away with an 8-3 victory. At #4 singles, Jack, played one of his best matches of the season and came away victorious with an 8-4 win. Orson, playing #5 singles, battled strong throughout all of his matches but narrowly lost to his opponent by a score of 8-6. Michael continued to improve his all-around play while taking on a very athletic opponent at #6 singles but came away with an 8-5 loss. In singles competition, the teams split evenly and went into doubles competition at 3-3.
In doubles competition, the Falcons stepped up to the challenge and swept through all three doubles matches to come away with the final point for a 4-3 victory on the day. The Falcons mixed up the doubles partners for the day and that paired Lee and Zach up at #1 doubles. Lee and Zach cruised to an 8-0 (Love) victory. Maria partnered with Luke at #2 doubles and came away with an 8-0 (Love) victory. The #3 doubles team, consisting of Filippo and Jason, also came away with an 8-0 (Love) victory. All three doubles teams showed good chemistry and communication with each other throughout their matches.
In exhibition play, Derek won his singles match by a score of 8-1.
The Falcons record now stands at 4 wins and 1 loss. The team looks to continue their winning ways when they host a talented Millbrook team on Friday.