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H.S. tennis: St. Bernard/Wheeler boys win ECC Division III title

Norwich — St. Bernard/Wheeler defeated Norwich Free Academy 6-1 on Monday, allowing the Saints to win the Eastern Connecticut Conference Division III boys' tennis title.

The Saints and Montville finished in a tie atop the division at 6-1, but the third tiebreaker — winning percentage against the ECC's mandated divisional schedule — went to St. Bernard/Wheeler. The Saints can finish with no worse than a .600 percent winning perentage while Montville finished at .545.

Liam Peters, Evan Whitten and Zach Kobyluck were singles for the Saints (7-3) as were the doubles teams of Wyatt Hayes-Sam Cunningham, Joey Busher-Nathaniel Dobley and Tyler Bustamonte-Andrew Coronodo.

Jack Lacey won at No. 1 singles for the Wildcats (2-11). 

In other matches:

• Stonington didn't lose a set in defeating Montville 7-0. Tucker Callahan, Matthew Turrisi, Jackson Conlon and Owen Grant posted singles wins for the Bears (9-4) as did the doubles teams of Conrad Tobaiassen-Peter Schoenecker, Brett Caron-Ben Mahoney and Peter Previty-Alex Miles.

• Will Albrikes, Andres Sardar and Ian Straub were 6-0, 6-0 singles winners as Fitch defeated Killingly 7-0. Morgan Fisher also won his singles match for the Falcons (8-3) as did the doubles teams of Tim Lynch-Douglas Cardona, Michael McBride-Ryan Mignosa and Calvin Lupo-Nick Sousa.


• Julie Mielguj, Charlotte Beaulieu, Maddie Beaulieu and Fiza Shariff won singles matches as Fitch defeated Windham/Windham Tech. The Falcons (8-4) picked up doubles wins from Kristine Lee-Anna Servidio and Sophie Ash-Katelyn Cervini while winning No. 3 doubles by forfeit.

• Sarah Bailey won her No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-0 as Ledyard defeated Lyman Memorial 5-2. Claire Fenaughty, Tegan Opalenik and Kyle Gill gave the Colonels (8-5) a singles sweep while Katie Rezendes-Sarah Banach won their No. 1 doubles match in three sets. Ameila Wentworth-Aria Nowosad won at No. 2 doubles for the Bulldogs (6-5), who won No. 3 doubles by default.

• Old Lyme moved a step closer to a perfect regular season with a 6-1 victory over Cromwell. The Wildcats (18-0) picked up singles wins from Abby Sicuranza, Sam Tan and Elaina Morosky, along with the doubles teams of Livie Bass-Alexis Fenton, Fiona Hufford-Izzy Reynolds and Alex Tinniswood-Elsie Arafeh Hudson.

• Sarah Hage, Autumn Brothers, Michelle Liu and Joyce Mak swept the singles matches as Waterford rolled to a 7-0 win over St. Bernard. The Lancers (9-5) also had doubles wins by Maple Siu-Hazel Siu, Lillian Steinhouse-Marie Molina and Ella Briggs-Bre Kilcommons. The Saints are 5-6.


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