Tennis moves to 8-0
Downs WFS and Norfolk Academy in past two matches.
The varsity tennis team moved to 8-0 recently, winning its toughest match of the season 5-4 over Norfolk Academy on the road.
The hostile environment didn't slow the Saints as they went into doubles tied at 3. Alaister Burke '20, Will Thompson '22 and Talman Ramsey '21 came up with singles wins for StC.
In doubles, Burke and Thompson won 8-6, and Ramsey and Eli Bemiss '20 won 8-4 to secure the match.
Singles: Burke (STC) d. Shekarriz 10-4; Thompson (STC) d. Vacahhani 10-7; Ramsey (STC) d. Kalfus 10-8; Akkina (NA) d. Bemiss 10-5; Steingold (NA) d. Parker 10-6; Jordan (NA) d. Engel 10-7.
Doubles: Burke/Thompson (STC) d. Shekarriz/Vacahhani 8-6; Ramsey/Bemiss (STC) d. Steingold/Kalfus 8-4; Jordan/Akkina (NA) d. Parker/Engel 8-3.
Most recently, the Saints dropped Woodberry Forest 9-0 at home.
Singles: Burke d. Griffin 10-3; Thompson d. Nordeck 10-7; Ramsey d. Mills 10-4; Bemiss d. He 10-1; Parker d. Corona 10-6; Engel d. Wytrzes 10-5.
Doubles: Burke/Thompson d. Griffin/Corona 8-1; Ramsey/Bemiss d. Mills/Nordeck 8-6; Parker/Engel d. Gantt/Rowland 8-3.