Mt. Hope boys’ tennis takes two to make record 4-2.


The Mt. Hope High School boys’ tennis team ended the week of April 27 with a record of 4-2 after two consecutive wins.

Last Wednesday, the Huskies traveled to Coventry where they faced a 0-3 Coventry High School team, beating them handily with a 6-1 win. On Thursday, April 28, the Huskies continued their road trip with a win against Providence Country Day School at East Providence. Going into the match, Providence Country Day held a 1-3 record.

The match was finally determined by a three-set, second doubles victory giving the nod to Christopher Kern and Duane Adkins of Mt. Hope who beat Max Press and Joshua Sholes for the decisive match.

The win put the Huskies at their 4-2 season record, while PCD fell to 1-4

Mt. Hope will play on Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. at Exeter/West Greenwich whose record also stands at 4-2, then on Thursday, May 2 at 3:45 p.m. when they host North Smithfield High School who so far has been undefeated with a record of 6-0.

Mt. Hope vs Coventry - April 24


1st Singles: Matthew McGee, Mt. Hope, defeated Matt Haley, Coventry,6-0,6-2

2nd Singles: Daniel Simonds, Mt. Hope, defeated Sly Gervasio, Coventry,6-0,6-0

3rd Singles: Zach Branchaud, Coventry, defeated Thomas Amaral, Mt. Hope,6-3,7-5

4th Singles: John Ferias, Mt. Hope, defeated Jared Wheeler, Coventry,6-2,6-3


1st Doubles: Zac Minior-Mike Contente, Mt. Hope, defeated Rob Thibeault-Chris Shoesmith, Coventry,6-2,6-4

2nd Doubles: Chris Kern-Duane Adkins, Mt. Hope, defeated Nicole Fochler-Megan Harrington, Coventry,6-0,6-0

3rd Doubles: Cody Perry-Ryan Franco, Mt. Hope, defeated Dylan Chapdelaine-Stephen Brodeur, Coventry,6-0,6-0

FINAL SCORE: Mt. Hope 6 -Coventry 1

Mt. Hope vs PCD - April 25


1st Singles: Joe DiOrio, Providence Country Day, defeated Matthew McGee, Mt. Hope,6-1,6-1

2nd Singles: Daniel Simonds, Mt. Hope, defeated Ozan Cermik, Providence Country Day,6-2,6-4

3rd Singles: Matt Galleshaw, Providence Country Day, defeated Thomas Amaral, Mt. Hope,6-4,6-3

4th Singles: Max Liebhauser, Providence Country Day, defeated John Ferias, Mt. Hope, 6-2,6-1;


1st Doubles: Zac Minior-Mike Contente, Mt. Hope, defeatedTom Wheeler-Nick Pacia, Providence Country Day,7-6 (7-2),6-2

2nd Doubles: Christopher Kern-Duane Adkins, Mt. Hope, defeated Max Press-Joshua Sholes, Providence Country Day,6-1,7-6 (7-4),7-6 (7-5)

3rd Doubles: Cody Perry-Ryan Franco, Mt. Hope, defeated Matt Boghossian-Frank Yau, Providence Country Day,6-4,6-2.

FINAL SCORE: Mt. Hope 4 - Providence Country Day 3


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