Boys’ V Tennis Wins Local Rivalry

Friday, May 6, 2022
Jamie Talley ’23

Mercersburg’s boys’ varsity tennis team swept all six singles matches and won two of the three doubles matches in an 8-1 win over visiting St. James School May 5 at the Smoyer Tennis Center.

It was the second win for the Blue Storm in as many days; Mercersburg defeated McDonogh School 5-4 on May 4.

Results
Doubles

#1 Arnav Pallapothu ’23/Jamie Talley ’23 (M’burg) def. Asa Hammer/CJ Cao (SJ), 8-3
#2 Piyush Sethy/Andrew French (SJ) def. Goshi Kamiya ’22/Oscar Su ’25 (M’burg), 8-5
#3 Declan Butts ’22/Logan Butts ’23 (M’burg) def. Adam Hand/Peter Yang (SJ), 8-3

Singles
#1 Pallapothu (M’burg) def. Cao (SJ), 6-1, 6-4
#2 Kamiya (M’burg) def. Hammer (SJ), 6-0, 6-4
#3 Talley (M’burg) def. French (SJ), 6-2, 6-1
#4 L. Butts (M’burg) def. Sethy (SJ), 6-3, 6-2
#5 Su (M’burg) def. Yang (SJ), 6-3, 6-1
#6 D. Butts (M’burg) def. Hang (SJ), 7-5, 6-1

The Blue Storm (5-6) hosts Georgetown Prep School Saturday, May 7.

JV result: Mercersburg 9, St. James 0


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