Tennis (Boys): Junior Varsity vs. Andover (4/23/22 2:00 PM)

Event Details

The Deerfield boys JV tennis team (0-3) hosted Andover on a beautiful Saturday afternoon for the first home match of the season on Family Weekend. Despite the setting, the cheering section, and a more complete roster, the team dropped the match, 9-0.

There was a full complement of matches this time, with 3 doubles teams competing and 6 singles matches. Deerfield were in an immediate hole after the doubles matches, dropping all 3 and needed a much better result in the singles matches to have a chance at winning the overall match.

#1 doubles Jack Willett ‘23/Matias Cushman ’25 – 1-8

#2 doubles Ashish Sharma ‘24/Gabe Zaccheo ’22 – 2-8

#3 doubles Andy Chen ‘25/Preyas Sinha ’24 – 1-8

The singles matches were more competitive, with Finn Knight ’25 winning a second set before losing a close, third set tie breaker.

#1 singles Willett 0-6, 1-6

#2 singles Cushman 1-6, 3-6

#3 singles Sharma 0-6, 0-6

#4 singles Theo Lewis ’24 – 4-6, 0-6

#5 singles Nikhil Lebaka ’24 0-6, 0-6

#6 singles Knight 2-6, 6-4, 6-10

The boys JV tennis team will be back in action on April 27th, with a home match against Northfield Mount Hermon at 3 pm, followed by another home match on April 30th, at 1:30 pm against Suffield Academy.