Friday’s high school tennis: Belchertown edges Ludlow
Ethan Smith’s three-set victory was the difference as the Belchertown boys tennis team defeated Ludlow 3-2 at home Friday.
Smith, the Orioles’ No. 2 singles player, beat Zach Hall, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
No. 1 singles player Kevin Lindhult and No. 2 doubles pair Jack Stinson and Mike Sugrue each won in straight sets for Belchertown (12-2).
Belchertown 3, Ludlow 2
First singles: Kevin Lindhult (B) def. Ian Dansereau 6-4, 6-1; Second singles: Ethan Smith (B) def. Zach Hall 6-3, 3-6, 6-4; Third singles: Joe Burns (L) def. Robbie Lewis 6-4, 7-5; First doubles: Cam Labelle & Brandon Nowakowski (L) def. Sam Stroman & Zach Kuhn 6-3, 6-1; Second doubles: Jack Stinson & Mike Sugrue (B) def. Nick Goncalves & Bill Eagan 6-0, 6-1
Records: Belchertown (12-2)
Amherst Regional 5, Brattleboro 0
At Hampshire College
First singles: Allison McCan (A) def. Halie Lange 6-0, 6-0; Second singles: Sarah Knapp (A) def. Libby Annis 6-0, 6-1; Third singles: Julia O’Connell (A) def. Katie Tsukamofo 6-0, 6-0; First doubles: Amutha Muthukumar & Samantha Doctor (A) def. Aidan Early & Jen Hutton 6-3, 6-3; Second doubles: Hannah Lang & Meagan Raker (A) def. Kara Piergentili & Linnea Jahn 6-0, 6-1
Records: Amherst (12-1)
Frontier 3. Holyoke 2
First singles: Ricky Fields (F) def. Alexa Belmonte, 6-1, 6-1; Second singles: Eleni Balis (F) def. Kate Kraisin, 6-1, 6-1; Third singles: Meg Ryan (H) def. A.J. Mensa, 6-4, 6-3; First doubles: Nikki Cicerchia & Kelsey Brunelle (H) def. Christina Betances-Orrell & Crystal Niedbala, 7-5, 6-2; Second doubles: Alli Zera & Lily Schumann (F) def. Kayla Pinkney & Kendra LaFlamme, 6-4, 6-2
Records: Frontier (7-5); Holyoke (3-8)