Nighthawk Tennis Teams Compete With Tough SWC Opponents On The Courts
Newtown High School's tennis teams took on Pomperaug of Southbury and Weston, two of the top teams in the South-West Conference, this past week.
The girls fell 5-2 to visiting Pomperaug on April 4. Top singles player Marie Ann Tomaj won her match 6-3, 4-6, 6-0, and 7-6. Coach Maureen Maher's girls' squad lost 6-1 to Weston on April 8, with the top doubles team of Julia Klein and Julia Dolan prevailing 4-6, 6-4, 10-7.
On the boys' court, the only match of the week for Coach Anna Malkin's Nighthawks was a 7-0 setback to Weston on April 8. The individual matches were close with No. 2 singles player Stephen Dooley (3-6, 3-6) and No. 4 player Ben Futterman (4-6, 3-6), and the third doubles tandem of Chris Lindsay and Milan Charid (4-6, 3-6) giving their opponents battles.
Tough competition was slated to continue Thursday, with the teams taking on the Pomperaug Panthers.
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