Mt. Hope boys’ tennis team off to a good start

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On the heels of a nearly undefeated season by the Mt. Hope girls’ tennis team, the Mt. Hope boys’ tennis team netted its first two wins of its 12 regular season matches.

On April 2, the Huskies beat Warwick Vets High School, 7-0, then, on April 4 they eked out a win over St. Raphael Academy 4-3. Both games were played at home.

Mt. Hope vs. St. Raphael Academy

Singles

1st Singles: Matthew McGee, Mt. Hope, defeated Hyungi Lee, St. Raphael, 6-4, 6-2

2nd Singles: Daniel Simonds, Mt. Hope, defeated Brandon Hollinghurst, St. Raphael, 6-0, 6-3

3rd Singles: Paras Madan, St. Raphael, defeated Thomas Amaral, Mt. Hope, 7-5 , 6-7 (7-4), 6-2

4th Singles: John Ferias, Mt. Hope, defeated Ethan Mendes, St. Raphael,6-4,6-3;

Doubles

1st Doubles: Joshua Laurila-Myles Finch, St. Raphael, defeated Zac Minior-Mike Contente, Mt. Hope, 6-3, 6-3

2nd Doubles: Duane Adkins-Chris Kern, Mt. Hope, defeated Daniel Hennigan-Alexandria Wall, St. Raphael, 6-1, 6-2

3rd Doubles: Rox Wu-Kevin O'Neill, St. Raphael, defeated Ryan Franco-Zac Minior, Mt. Hope, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2.

FINAL SCORE: Mt. Hope 4, St. Ray's 3

With the win, Mt. Hope goes to 2-0 on the season while St. Ray's falls to 0-1. Next match for Mt. Hope is home on Tuesday, 4/9 vs. North Providence at 3:45 p.m..

In their first match of the season, the Mt. Hope boys’ tennis team began their season strong, defeating Warwick Veterans High School 7-0 at Mt. Hope. The team’s early record is 1-0, with their next match scheduled for Thursday, April 4 at home against St. Raphael Academy.

Mt. Hope vs. Warwick Vets

Singles

1st Singles: Matthew McGee, Mt. Hope, defeated Andrew Falaguerra, Warwick Veterans, 6-0,6-1

2nd Singles: Daniel Simonds, Mt. Hope, defeated Chris Smith, Warwick Veterans, 6-1,6-1

3rd Singles: Thomas Amaral, Mt. Hope, defeated Matt Smith, Warwick Veterans, 6-2,6-0

4th Singles: Zac Minior, Mt. Hope, defeated Kyle Morrissette, Warwick Veterans, 6-4,6-3

Doubles

1st Doubles: John Ferias-Mike Contente, Mt. Hope, defeated Trent Mochel-Joe Basker, Warwick Veterans, 6-0,6-0

2nd Doubles: Duane Adkins-Chris Kern, Mt. Hope, won by forfeit

3rd Doubles: Ryan Franco-Cody Perry, Mt. Hope, won by forfeit

FINAL SCORE: Mt. Hope 7, Warwick Veterans 0

Mt. Hope will host North Providence High School on Tuesday, April 9. The matches begin at 3:45 p.m.

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