Durfee Tennis Teams Sweep New Bedford

Both the boys and girls Durfee High tennis teams took care of business against Southeast Conference rival New Bedford High. The Hilltopper boys cruised to a 5-0 victory, whie the Durfee girls slipped past the Whalers, 3-2. With the win, the Durfee boys improved to 5-1 overall. It was the conference opener for both. The Hilltopper girls meanwhile, evened their season mark at 3-3 overall.

In the boys’ action, Durfee won all of the matches in straight sets. Jorge Beltran, Chris Panchley and Will Rumsey won at first through third singles respectively. In doubles, Jack Fitzgerald and Crispin Sokol took the first doubles match, 6-0, 6-0. At second doubles, the team of Jesse Tamba and Colin Fleet were victorious by scores of 6-2, 6-1.

In the girls’ match, Durfee won at third singles and took both doubles matches to prevail. Morgan Ledo won at third singles in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1. Hilltoppers Brooke Tabicas and Sydnie Duong won at first doubles, 6-3, 6-7(8), 6-3. Madison Tabicas and Gabby Farias won in straight sets in their second doubles match, 6-1, 6-3.