WG, Marcellus tennis teams earn wins

Moving to 2-0 on the young season, the West Genesee boys tennis team had little trouble in Thursday's home match against Rome Free Academy, sweeping the Black Knights 7-0.

Garrett Boleslav shut out Zach Warren 6-0, 6-0 in singles play. Around them, Brent Boleslav topped William Monahan 6-1, 6-0 and Tyler Arnold put together a 6-2, 6-1 win over Accele Rando.

In the closest doubles match, Andrew Albert and Brett Smith got past Michael Mellace and Collen Roller 6-2, 6-4. Otherwise, the teams of Erik Breault-Mike Plunkett, Shane Heyn-Tanner McGuire and James Buttner-Mike LaValle lost just six total games in six sets.

Marcellus, who lost to West Genesee a week earlier, started its work in the OHSL Liberty division with a 5-0 victory over Hannibal.

Every singles match ended the same way - with a 6-1, 6-2 win. James Garzia, Bryan Swierczek and Sean Dunn won by those margins over, respectively, Darryl Rupert, Joe Griffin and Greg Verwey.

By contrast, the doubles matches both went to three sets. Allan Donahue and Mike Raymond trailed early, but came back to beat Jared Downing and Trent Lamb 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, while Shane Barner and Kyle McVey had a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over Zane Pointon and Ronnie Tyler.

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