Warriors shut out Stoneham in finale, finish with 7-9 record
Published in the May 31, 2017 edition
STONEHAM — As it turned out, the Wakefield Memorial High boys’ tennis team came within a win of clinching a state tournament berth.
The Warriors closed out the 2017 season with a 5-0 triumph over Stoneham on Saturday afternoon at Stoneham High School to finish with a 7-9 record.
At first singles, senior captain James Hanron defeated Tim Russell, 6-4, 7-5.
Noah Greif, a freshman, played at second singles and he posted a double bagel shutout, 6-0, 6-0 over Kevin Sengaphiy.
At third singles, senior captain Zack Covelle defeated Seth Russell by a 6-0, 6-1 tally.
Seniors Noah Sellers, a captain, and John Stanfield were teamed at first doubles and they faced the Spartan duo of Luke Maff and Aronis Marport. Sellers and Stanfield won, 6-2, 6-2.
At second doubles, Zach Price and Tyler Moore, both seniors, squared off against the Stoneham tandem of Kevin Sarkas and Izag Quinn. Price and Moore posted a 6-1, 6-2 triumph.
The seniors that wrapped up their careers included Covelle, Andy DeCarlo, Hanron, Moore, Sellers, Stanfield, William Holman, Price, and Mike Raso.