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BOYS TENNIS 2019

​​​Westies blank Cross
WH improves to 7-5
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 2, 2019)
  - The West Haven boys tennis team won its second match in its last three decisions with a 7-0 victory over Wilbur Cross Thursday afternoon in New Haven. With the victory, the Westies improved to 7-5 on the year. 

In singles play, top-seeded Joe Delgado defeated Thea Ranelli 6-1, 6-1, second-seeded Zach Kerzner defeated Sonny Phouadara 6-0, 6-1, third-seeded Anthony Sihaphong defeated Jayden Rivera 6-0, 6-0, and fourth-seeded Punarvasan Gurani topped Valentina Rodriguez 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles play, top-seeded Nash Noble and Lucien Zheng topped Sofie Wilson and Nile Lee 6-3, 6-0, second-seeded Jason Ramirez and Ron Wood defeated Yerenis Lopez and Trey James 6-0, 6-0, while third-seeded Awaab Osman and Benjamin Sager defeated Genayra Castro and Skyla Thomas 6-0, 6-0.


Indians defeat Westies
WH falls to 7-6
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 6, 2019)  -
The West Haven boys tennis team fell to North Haven 6-1 Monday afternoon in North Haven. With its second loss in three matches, the Westies fell to 7-6 on the year. 

West Haven's lone victory came in singles play as top-seeded Joe Delgado defeated Nick Cristante 8-6.

North Haven's Max Petruzziello defeated John Saier 8-6, Matt McCarthy defeated Anthony Sihaphong 8-2, and Matteo Franco defeated Punarvasan Gurani 8-4.

In doubles action, North Haven's Tanner Powell and Quinn Dallai topped Nash Noble and Riyad Al-Bakri 8-2, Matt Labanara and Ben Rudikoff topped Lucien Zheng and Ben Sager 8-2, and Laekhram Singh and Chase DiCarlo defeated Abdul Mohamednoor and Ahmed Mohamednour 8-0. 


Westies fall to Gaels
Shelton posts 4-2 win
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 7, 2019)
  - The West Haven boys tennis team fell to 7-7 on the year with a 4-2 loss to Shelton in Shelton Tuesday afternoon. The loss was West Haven's third in four matches. 

West Haven's two victories came in single splay as top-seeded Joe Delgado defeated Christian Ripke 7-6 (8-6), 6-4, and second-seeded Zach Kerzner defeated Adam Rossetti 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-1.

Shelton's Josh Hunter topped Anthony Sihaphong 6-0, 6-3, and fourth-seeded Hritish Bhargava defeated Jon Saier 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles play, Suhaas Nadella and Archit Bhargava defeated Riyad Al-Bakri and Punarvasan Gurani 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (10-7), Spencer Hatfield and Owen Corbett topped Jason Ramirez and Lucien Zheng 6-3, 6-1, and the third match was not completed due to weather.


Hand blanks Westies
Shelton posts 4-2 win
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 8, 2019) 
 - The West Haven boys tennis team fell to 7-8 with a 7-0 loss to undefeated Hand Wednesday afternoon in West Haven. The loss was West Haven's third in a row.

















West Haven against Hand, May 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske. 
In singles play, top-seeded Josh Israel defeated Joseph Delgado 6-0, 6-0, second-seeded Sebastian Lowry topped Zach Kerzner 6-0, 6-1, third-seeded David Levchenco defeated Anthony Sihaphong 6-1, 6-0, and fourth-seeded Will Famex topped Jon Saier 6-0, 6-0.

















West Haven against Hand, May 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske. 
In doubles action, top-seeded Darby Rogers and Reilly Vejar defeated Riyad Al-Bakri and Nash Noble 6-0, 6-0, second-seeded Nick Chippo and Will deChobert topped Jason Ramirez & Ben Sager 6-0, 6-0, and third-seeded John VanOstenbridge and Christian Northrop defeated Abdul Mohamednoor & Yousseff Ossama 6-1, 6-0. 


Branford blanks Westies
Hornets win 7-0
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 9, 2019)
  - The West Haven boys tennis team dropped its fourth straight match and fell to 7-9 with a 7-0 road loss to Branford Thursday afternoon. 

In singles action, Praneeth Ganedi defeated Anthony Sihaphong 6-0,6-2, second-seeded Eli Hanlon defeated Jon Saier 6-2,6-0, third-seeded Dan McGuire topped Abdul Mohamednoor 6-0,6-0, and fourth-seeded Max Thomas topped Paulo Machado 6-1,6-2. 

In doubles play, Jaden Andresen and Paul Riccio topped Riyad Al-Bakari and Lucien Zheng 6-2,6-3, second-seeded Dan Pagliaro and Jason Hackett topped Ben Sager and Ahmed Mohamednour 6-1,6-1, while Wes Raymond and Kurt Schalper defeated Hayatt Khan and Yousseff Ossama 6-0,6-1.


Back on Top
WH defeats Platt Tech 6-1
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 15, 2019)
  - The West Haven boys tennis team got back to its winning ways with a 6-1 victory over Platt Tech in West Haven Wednesday afternoon. The victory snapped a four-match losing streak and helped the Westies improve to 8-9 on the year. 

In singles play, top-seeded Joe Delgado defeated Justin Brunetti 6-0, 6-1, second-seeded Zach Kerzner defeated Jake Lopez 6-0, 6-2, while third-seeded Anthony Sihaphong fell to Tyler Bernard 6-0, 4-6, 6-0. Fourth-seeded Jon Saier topped Renzo Adaro 7-6, 6-2.

In doubles play, top-seeded Riyad Al-Bakri and Nash Noble defeated Jake Lopez & Justin Brouetti 4-6, 7-6, 14-12, second-seeded Jason Ramirez and Lucien Zheng topped Lucas Innis & Ian Valeta 6-2, 6-0, and third-seeded Awaab Osman & Ron Wood defeated Michael Croplex & Leaton Jalbert 6-0, 6-0. 

​​​Westies top Shelton in opener
WH posts 4-3 win
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 1, 2019)
  - The West Haven boys tennis team opened the 2019 campaign with a 4-3 victory over Shelton at Painter Park in West Haven Monday afternoon. 

















West Haven boys tennis against Shelton, April 1, 2019. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske. 

In singles action, top-seeded Joseph Delgado defeated Christian Ripke 6-1, 7-5, and second-seeded Zach Kerzner topped Josh Hunter 6-4, 6-3. Shelton's Adam Rossetti defeated Punavasan Gurani 6-1, 6-0 in the third slot, and Hritish Bhargava topped West Haven's Anthony Sihaphong 6-3, 6-3 in the fourth slot.

In doubles action, West Haven's top seed of Riyad Al-Bakri and Nash Noble defeated Spencer Hatfield and Owen Corbett 6-3, 6-4, while Shelton's Suhaas Nadella and Archit Bhargava topped West Haven's Jason Ramirez and Lucien Zheng 6-1, 6-1. Third-seeded Awaab Osman and Ron Wood topped Carson Rhodes and Jeff Lim 6-7, 6-1, 7-6. 


Hornets top Westies
WH falls to Branford 6-1
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 2, 2019)
  - The West Haven boys tennis team fell to 1-1 on the 2019 season with a 6-1 loss to Branford in Branford Tuesday afternoon. 

West Haven's only victory came in singles play as top-seeded Joe Delgado defeated Praneeth Ganedi 6-3, 3-6, 10-4;

Branford took home the rest of the matches on the day as Eli Hanlon topped Zach Kerzner 6-0, 6-2 in the second slot, Dan Mcguire defeated Punavasan Gurani 6-0, 6-1 as the third seed, and fourth-seeded Paul Riccio topped Anthony Sihaphong 5-7, 6-3, 6-4.

In doubles action, top-seeded Dan Pagliaro and Kurt Schalper defeated Riyad Al-Bakri and Nash Noble 6-3, 6-4, second-seeded Jaden Andresen and Josh Berdon topped Jason Ramirez and Lucien Zheng 6-1, 6-4, and third-seeded Wes Raymond and Jason Hackett defeated Awaab Osman & Ron Wood 7-5, 6-2.


North beats West
WH falls to North Haven 5-2
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 9, 2019) 
 - The West Haven boys tennis team fell to 1-2 on the season with a 5-2 loss against North Haven Tuesday afternoon in West Haven. 

In singles play, top-seeded Joseph Delgado defeated Nick Christante 8-6, and second-seeded  Zach Kerzner topped Max Petruzziello 8-2.

North Haven took home the rest of the matches as Matt McCarthy defeated  Anthony Sihaphong 8-5 in the third slot, and Matteo Franco beat Abdul Mohamednoor 8-1. 

In doubles play, North Haven's top seed of Quinn Dallai and Tanner Powell topped Riyad Al-Bakri and Nash Noble (WH) 8-0, second-seeded. Ben Rudikoff and James Barra defeated West Haven's Jason Ramirez and Lucien Zheng 8-3, and third-seeded Chase DiCarlo and Matt Labanara topped Awaab Osman and Ron Wood 8-4. 


Best of the West
WH top Notre Dame 4-3
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 10, 2019)  -
The West Haven boys tennis team improved to 2-2 with a 4-3 victory over Notre Dame Wednesday afternoon at the University of New Haven. 

West Haven took home all the victories in singles play, while Notre Dame controlled doubles action. 

Top-seeded Joe Delgado defeated Oliver Shannon 6-2, 6-3, second-seeded  Zach Kerzner topped Matt Wyckliffe 6-4, 6-0, third-seeded Anthony Sihaphong beat Ethan Wicko 6-1, 6-4 and fourth-seeded Jon Saier topped Miles Ligon 6-1, 6-1.

In doubles play Notre Dame's top seed of Brendan Canning and Pranaov Kuraganti defeated Jason Ramirez and Lucien Zheng 6-1, 6-4. Jack Jannitto and Justin Pollio topped Awaab Osman and Ron Wood 6-0, 6-2, while Alex Cruz and Sai Vippara defeated Brian Garzon and Ben Sager 6-3, 6-2 in the third slot. 


Westies blank Platt Tech
WH tops Panthers 7-0
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 16, 2019)
  - The West Haven boys tennis team won its third straight match and improved to 4-2 with a 7-0 victory over Platt Tech in Milford Tuesday morning. 

In singles play, top-seeded Joe Delgado defeated Tyler Bernard 8-0, second-seeded Zach Karzner defeated Jake Lopez 8-2; third-seeded Anthony Sihaphong topped Keaton Jalbert 8-1, and fourth-seeded Jon Saier defeated Michael Cropley 8-0. Fifth-seeded Abdul Mohamednour topped Lucas Innis 8-1. 
In doubles play, top-seeded Nash Noble and Lucien Zheng defeated Spencer Imartino and Joston Lecleres 8-3, while second-seeded Jason Ramirez and Ron Wood topped Josiah Cartagena and Ian Valeta 8-0. 


Amity blanks Westies
WH falls to Spartans
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 23, 2019)
  - The West Haven boys tennis team fell to Amity 7-0 Tuesday afternoon in Woodbridge. With the loss, the Westies fell to 5-3 on the season. 

In singles play, Amity's top seed of Brett Gloria defeated Joe Delgado 6-1,6-1, second seed Ira Einbinder topped Zach Kerzner 6-0,6-2, third seed Chris Bullers defeated Anthony Sihaphong 6-0,6-0, and fourth-seeded Ben Schiff topped. Jon Saier 6-0,6-0.

In doubles play, Max Dragon and Evan Arovas defeated Nash Noble and Riyad Al-Bakri 6-1,6-2, Jon Schachter and Akil Rajendran topped Jason Ramirez and Lucien Zheng 6-0,6-7,10-6, and Dominick Harris and Liam Tassiello defeated Awaab Osman and Ron Wood 7-5,6-2.


Law nips Westies
WH falls 4-3
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 24, 2019)
  - The West Haven boys tennis team dropped to 5-4 with a 4-3 loss against Jonathan Law in Milford Wednesday afternoon. 

In singles play, top-seeded Joe Delgado defeated Sanskar Shah 6-0, 6-1, second-seeded Adarsh Sentilnathan of Law defeated Zach Kerzner 6-4, 6-2, Law's third seed Dan Folloni (L) defeated Anthony Slhaphong 6-1, 6-2, and Law's fourth seed of Anish Sikhinam defeated Abdul Mohamednour 6-0, 6-2.

In doubles action, top-seeded Riyad Al-Bakri and Nash Noble defeated Law's Brian Zirkel and Julien Roy 7-5, 6-3, while second-seeded Jason Ramirez and Lucien Zheng topped Law's. Marcello Silva and Pardhip Nair 7-5, 6-4. Law's Berat Genc and Angel Santiago defeated Awaab Osman and Ron Wood 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 in the third slot.


Westies top Green Knights
WH posts 4-3 victory
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 29, 2019)  -
 The West Haven boys tennis team snapped a two-match losing streak and improved to 6-4 with a 4-3 victory over cross-town rival Notre Dame Monday afternoon at Painter Park in West Haven. With the victory, the Westies swept the regular season series from the Green Knights. 

















West Haven against Notre Dame-WH, April 29, 2019. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.

In singles play, top-seeded Joseph Delgado defeated Oliver Shannon 6-3, 6-2, second-seeded Zach Kerzner topped Hunter Stenquest 6-3, 6-0, and third-seeded Anthony Sihaphong fell to Notre Dame's Matt Wickliffe 6-2, 6-1. Fourth-seeded Punar Gurani defeated Ethan Wicko 6-4, 6-4.

















West Haven against Notre Dame-WH, April 29, 2019. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.
In doubles action, Notre Dame's Brenden Canning and Pranav Kuraganti defeated Riyad Al-Bakri and Nash Noble 6-4, 6-3, while Jack Jannitto and Justin Polio defeated West Haven's Jason Ramirez and Lucien Zheng 7-5, 6-1 in the second slot. Third-seeded Awaab Osman and Ronald Wood of West Haven topped Sai Vipparla and Eric Hardy 6-3, 7-5. 

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