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Durfee boys tennis stuns Weymouth in very first round matchup


Jun 1, 2023
Durfee boys tennis stuns Weymouth in first round matchup

The spring high college season playoff season is underway for Fall River location teams.

Here’s a appear at scores and highlights from Wednesday’s action:

Boys Tennis: Durfee three, Weymouth two

Place: Weymouth

DATE: May well 31

RECORD: Durfee, ten-9

Members of the Durfee boys tennis team poses for a photo after upsetting Weymouth in Wednesday's Division I preliminary match at Weymouth High School

Members of the Durfee boys tennis group poses for a photo right after upsetting Weymouth in Wednesday’s Division I preliminary match at Weymouth Higher College

HIGHLIGHTS: In a back-and-forth slugfest amongst the 34th seed Durfee boys tennis group and the host 31st seed Weymouth, it was sophomore third singles player Colin Fleet who would determine the Division I preliminary match. With the match tied at two-two, Fleet discovered himself down to Kyle Crowley, 1-four, in the very first set, only to rally to win 5 straight games to steal the set, six-four. Then in a close to deja vu of the very first set, Fleet trailed trailing when once again in the second set, -three, only to win six out of the final seven games to nail down the second set, which sealed the victory for the Hilltoppers. It was the second straight season, Durfee has won its opening round of the tournament due to the fact not winning for two decades. Also major the charge for the Hilltoppers had been each doubles squads. At very first doubles, sophomores Xavier Inacio and Chrispin Sokol effortlessly took care of small business, winning in straight sets, six-1, six-two. The veteran tandem of Tim Archambault and Jesse Tamba, also won in dominant style, 6-three, six-. “I was seriously proud of the way our young guys stepped up right now,” Durfee head coach Jared Polisher stated. “4 out of our beginning seven guys are sophomores, so right now I feel they just graduated into getting upperclassmen. The future of Durfee boys tennis is seeking vibrant the subsequent couple of years.”

Subsequent UP: The Hilltoppers travel to Danvers to face No. two seed St. John’s Prep Thursday at three p.m.

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Boys Tennis: Walpole three, Somerset Berkley 1

Place: Walpole

DATE: May well 31

RECORD: Somerset Berkley, 13-four

Somerset Berkley's first singles player Joseph Ramos returns a shot over the net in Thursday's match against Seekonk at Chapman Courts in Somerset.

Somerset Berkley’s very first singles player Joseph Ramos returns a shot more than the net in Thursday’s match against Seekonk at Chapman Courts in Somerset.

HIGHLIGHTS: The 19th seeded Raiders had been eliminated from the state tournament right after falling to 14th seed Walpole in the Division II Round of 32 match. Joseph Ramos won the lone match for SBR at very first singles, six-1, six-four. Jackson Souza and Matt Carlesi split sets, 7-six (7-four), five-7 at very first doubles. They did not finish. Ian Jepson and Ian Sullivan lost, three-six, six-three, four-six, at second doubles to determine the match. It was just their third loss all year.

Subsequent UP: Season ends

Softball: Narragansett five, Atlantis Charter

Place: Narragansett Regional

DATE: May well 31

RECORD: Atlantis Charter, 7-six

HIGHLIGHTS: The 44th seeded Tritons had been blanked on the road against 21st seed Narragansett Regional in the Division V preliminary round.

Subsequent UP: Season more than

Herald News and Taunton Every day Gazette sports editor Steven Sanchez can be reached at ssanchez@heraldnews.com. You can stick to him on Twitter @Chezsports. Assistance nearby journalism by buying a digital or print subscription to The Herald News right now.

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