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PHOTOS: Shorthanded Conant boys’ tennis loses squeaker to Kearsarge

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • The Conant boys' tennis team hosted Kearsarge on Friday Staff photo by Ben Conant—


Monday, April 15, 2019 9:47AM

The Conant boys’ tennis team only had five players in attendance against Kearsarge on Friday, and it cost them, as the Orioles had to forfeit at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles and ended up losing to the Cougars by one, 5-4.

No. 1 Evan Bennett beat Tucker Valovic, 8-3; No. 2 Chris Newton beat Jake Long, 8-0; No. 3 Dameion Greco lost to Toby McLeod, 8-2; No. 4 Steve Jones lost in a tiebreak to Steve Williams and No. 5 Kenny Kickingbear beat Xavier Blaningame, 8-5.

Bennett and Greco lost 8-3 at No. 1 doubles and Newton and Jones won their doubles match, 8-2.

The Orioles (2-3) were scheduled to host Bishop Brady Monday at 4 p.m. and travel to Sanborn on Wednesday.