Drops 4-1 match against M.L. juggernaut Lexington


LEXINGTON — Even though the Warrior girls’ tennis team didn’t earn a victory against Middlesex League Liberty division juggernaut Lexington, it did win one individual match and played competitively in its crossover match on Monday afternoon at Lexington High School.

Wakefield earned a win at first singles as it was on the short of a 4-1 decision. Wakefield fell to 1-1 with the loss.

The lone victory came at first singles where senior captain Meghan Chapman defeated Natalie Remesh in a three-setter. Chapman dropped the first set, 2-6, but rallied to take the second set, 7-5. In a super tie break third set, Chapman prevailed 12-8.

The rest of the matches when in Lexington’s favor.

At second singles, junior Sarah Stumpf lost to Reellhy Saunder by a 2-6, 3-6 tally.

Abby Murphy, a senior captain, faced Lyndsay Chin at third singles and suffered a 3-6, 2-6 setback.

At first doubles, Grace Hurley, a junior, and Abby Chapman, a sophomore, squared off against the Lexington tandem of Eugenia Formilhova and Marie Paul. Hurley and Chapman dropped a 2-6, 2-6 match.

Juniors Mollybeth Whitson and Darcy Drago were teamed at second doubles. They took on the Lexington duo of Laura Case and Leah Choi. Whitson and Drago were defeated, 2-6, 4-6.

The Warriors are scheduled to face Reading tomorrow afternoon (weather permitting) at 3:30 p.m. at Reading High School.