Tennis teams still unbeaten (4/30/09)

April 30, 2009

With three wins in their first three encounters, the Champlain Valley Union High boys and girls tennis teams will go up against an old rival Thursday when they take on South Burlington High.

The boys will meet their 2-1 counterparts at South Burlington, while the girls will host the 1-2 Rebels at Davis Park in Shelburne. Both sets of matches start at 3:30 p.m.

On Monday, both teams had little trouble in dispatching Bellows Free Academy of St. Albans, sweeping to 7-0 triumphs.

Playing at home, the boys got singles wins from Marc Vecchio, Tabor deGroot, Corey Dawson, Liam Kelley and Lucas Auger.

The doubles teams of Brad Barth-Tim Averill and Trevor Ogden-Asa Cloutier also scored wins.

On the road in St. Albans, the girls singles winners were Anna Clare Smith, Abby Stoner, Colleen McCarthy, Kate Farley and Jessica Novak. Victorious doubles tandems were Megan Henson-Wells Griffin and Laura Andrews-Samone Schneider.

— Mal Boright, Observer correspondent