Tennis bounces back from Farmington loss with 2 lopsided wins

Tennis 1The Blue Knight tennis team bounced back from their second loss of the season with two home victories.

Falling at Farmington

Southington’s five-game winning streak came to an end at Farmington (6-2) on Monday when the Knights suffered a 6-1 loss to the Indians.

Ben Chasse came away with Southington’s only individual win after prevailing in a third-set super-tie breaker. Jake Chasse also entered into a super-tie break after dropping the first set, but couldn’t complete the comeback.

Whomping the Warriors

A couple days later, Southington got back on track by triumphing with a 6-1 victory at home against Windsor (1-6).

Matt Balaoing, Ben Chasse, and Jake Chasse all won in straight sets without dropping a game. Mike Balaoing fell in straight sets, losing both sets by two games.

In team play, Ian Lawrence-Erik Kryzanski, Kevin Chudy-Jon Kryzanski, and Kays Cetin-Nate Zmarlicki all won in straight sets, each dropping just two games in the process.

Chance for the bench

Southington wrapped up the week with their sixth shutout of the season, 7-0, over Bulkeley-HMTCA Co-op on Friday.

Southington coach Tony Mauro benched all four of his starting singles players to test the bench. The Knights surrendered a total of just three games in the match.

Erik Kryzanski, Jon Kryzanski, Chudy, and Cetin won at singles. Lawrence-Zmarlicki, Mike Listro-Sam Johnson, and Jason Soltys-Mike Loose won at doubles.

Next, the Knights will face Hall (6-1), Simsbury (5-1), and Glastonbury (4-1).

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