Boys Varsity Tennis

Andover Boys Overcome a Spirited Brooks Team to bring record to 7-2

At home on May 11, 2018 at 4:15 PM

Andover Boys Tennis beat Brooks, 6-1 Friday, May 11, 2018 at home Doubles 1. Gura/Burt (A) beat Barry/O’Reilly (B), 8-2 2. Johnson/Kralik (A) vs. beat Kemper/Aly Abou El Einin, 8-3 3. Mofid/Katkavich (A) leading Pandya/Delancey McFadden, 7-4 Singles 1.. Hayden Gura (A ‘20) lost to Will Barry, 7-6, 1-6 (12). 2. Aidan Burt (A ’21) beat Sean O’Reilly, 6-4, 6-2. 3. Nash Johnson (A ’20) beat Max Kemper, 6-2, 6-1. 4. Sean Kralik (A ’19) beat Reet Pandya, 6-0, 6-1. 5. Adam Mofid (A ’20) beat David Tan, 6-0, 6-3. 6. Hudson Elegant (A ’21) beat Nick Crary, 6-0, 6-2. [7. Jeff McDonnell (A ’19) beat Ricky Waterfall, 6-0, 6-0] Coaches: Greg Wilkin (A); Alex Skinner (B) Managers: Claudia Leopold, Tookie Wilson Phillips Academy, Andover is now 7-2; Brooks is now 2-7.

Aidan Burt followed his doubles win with Hayden Gura by beating Sean O'Reilly, 6-4, 6-2, in a gutsy performance against a hard-hitting, athletic player. Nash Johnson fought hard against a chest cold and prevailed at three, while Sean used his big serve to win at both doubles with Nash and singles, 6-0, 6-1. Adam and Hudson kept fine control of their matches and finished early. The final match was a highlight: Hayden coming back to dominate the second set against Will Barry before succumbing in a thrilling see-saw match tiebreaker, 14-12. Great crowd=pleasing tennis at the end of the day and great crowd support! Kudos to Coach Skinner and his boys for their spirited play.