Boys Tennis Roundup: York Cruises Past New Kent is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties.

Josh McFadden and York rolled past New Kent. (file photo)
Josh McFadden and York rolled past New Kent. (file photo)

York’s tennis team opened its season with a clean sweep of New Kent on the road Wednesday.

Led by Josh McFadden at No. 1, the Falcons dropped just six games during singles play.

The Falcons continued rolling in doubles, winning all three matches to secure the easy victory over the Trojans.

York (1-0) will try to move to 2-0 on the season during a home match against Warhill on April 12.

York 9, New Kent 0

Josh McFadden d. Ethan Ashford 6-0 6-0
Erik Moulton d. Cameron Frizzell 6-0 6-1
Rishit Patel d. Ian Edmonds 6-1 6-1
Alex Arnette d. Zach Simmons 6-1 6-1
James Mollenkamp d. Josh Squares 6-1 6-0
Joe Spino d. Brenden Homan 6-0 6-0

McFadden/Walter Buck d. Edmonds/Frizzell 8-0
Denis Liu/Sohail Syed d. Ashford/Squares 8-6
Spino/Cameron Wainwright d. Aaron Sharpe/Michael Sorenson 8-1


Jamestown Suffers First Loss of 2016

Jamestown proved no match for Norfolk Academy during an 8-1 loss at home on Wednesday.

The Eagles secured just one victory on the day, as Brad Mahaffey earned a 6-4, 6-4 win against Max Benkovitz at No. 3 singles.

Jamestown (1-1) will try to rebound on the road Monday against Collegiate School.

Norfolk Academy 8, Jamestown 1

Dillon Jacob (NA) d. Grayson DeBerry 6-1, 3-0
Romesh Kahatapitiya (NA) d. Albon Yowell 6-3, 6-0
Brad Mahaffey (J) d. Max Benkovitz 6-4, 6-4
Connor Jacob (NA) d. Daniel Kruger 6-2, 6-4
Clark Cummings (NA) d. Lehman Montgomery 6-2, 6-2
Jack Kalfus (NA) d. Phillip Song 6-3, 1-6, 1-0

D. Jacob/Kahatapitiya (NA) d. Sean Hubbard/Mahaffey 8-0
C. Jacob/Cummings (NA) d. Yowell/Montgomery 9-7
M. Benkovitz/N. Benkovitz (NA) d. Kruger/Alex Raphael 8-1


Clover Hill Edges Grafton

Grafton lost its season opener Wednesday, dropping a close 5-4 match on the road at Clover Hill.

Grafton (0-1) will try to rebound at home against Denbigh on Monday.

Individual statistics were not reported for this match.

Clover Hill 5, Grafton 4