Published in the May 25, 2016 edition
By JESSICA VALERIANI
LYNNFIELD — The boys’ tennis team defeated North Reading and fell to Bishop Fenwick last week, bringing the Pioneers’ overall record this season to 5-10.
Defeats North Reading
The Pioneers took home a big 3-2 win in their senior game against North Reading May 18.
Before the match took place, the Pioneers honored senior captains Danny Bronshvayg and Joshua Book and senior Kyle Prouty during a brief Senior Day ceremony. Pioneers head coach Joe Dunn praised the three seniors’ leadership skills and said they played a key role in helping the locals’ younger players develop.
Bronshvayg won his second singles match in two sets, 6-1 and 7-6 (7-5).
The first doubles team featuring sophomores Max Rothermund and Andrew Seelig won their match in two sets, 6-3, 6-2.
The second doubles team consisting of sophomores Sean Murray and Lorenzo Russo won their match in three sets. Murray and Russo won the first set 7-6 (7-5), lost the second set 3-6 and prevailed 6-0 during the third set.
To top it off, the third doubles team consisting of Book and Prouty took home a win as well.
Loss to Bishop Fenwick
The Pioneers lost 3-2 to Bishop Fenwick on May 16.
Sophomore captain Colin Lamusta presented a great effort and won his first singles match in. Lamusta won the match in three sets. Lamusta won the first set 6-4, lost the second set 6-7 (5-7) and prevailed 6-2 in the third set.
In third singles, sophomore Arlex Correa took home a win in two sets, 6-2, 6-3.
Coach praises team
Dunn said he was very proud of the Pioneers’ matches this week.
“This week was a great team effort where we got a win from everybody in the starting lineup with our first and third singles on Monday and on Wednesday’s victory over North Reading with our second singles, first and second doubles and a senior day 6-0 win from our third doubles team of seniors Joshua Book and Kyle Prouty,” said Dunn.
The Pioneers host Maimonides in the locals’ final match of the season on Thursday, May 26, beginning at 4:30 p.m.