Senior Matthew Wuyan won at second singles as Deerfield fell to Groton 6-1 in their season opener on Saturday. Deerfield is now 0-1 on the season, while Groton moves to 1-0.
Returners Alfi Auersperg, Gideon Yektai, Cosmo Hunt, and Arthur Yao all dropped singles matches, while Adrian Yao fell in his varsity debut. Groton swept the doubles matches; Auersperg and Wuyan logged the most competitive result in an 8-5 decision.
Deerfield is back on the road at Longmeadow this Wednesday at 4 pm.
Groton 6, Deerfield 1
Matt Kandel/Sam Girian (G) d. Alfi Auersperg/Matthew Wuyan 8-5
Andrew Yang/Aaron Jin (G) d. Gideon Yektai/Cosmo Hunt 8-2
Gabe Scholl/Powers Trigg (G) d. Arthur Yao/Adrian Yao 8-3
Kandel (G) d. Auersperg 6-2, 6-2
Wuyan (D) d. Girian 6-2, 6-4
Yang (G) d. Yektai 6-3, 6-2
Jin (G) d. Hunt 6-3, 6-2
Scholl (G) d. Ar. Yao 6-4, 6-3
Trigg (G) d. Ad. Yao 7-5, 6-1