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JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg boys tennis lost 6-3 to Brockway in action Thursday at Johnsonburg Area High School.
At No. 1 singles, Jon Carnovale of Johnsonburg lost 6-2, 6-1 to Fabio Fortunato. Mason Martonik won at No. 2 singles for the Rams with a 5-7, 6-2, 10-6 win over Joey Britton.
Jesse Powers of Brockway took the No. 3 singles match 6-1, 6-0 over J.P. Allegretto of Johnsonburg. At No. 4 singles, Shane Bickford of Johnsonburg lost 6-2, 6-1 to Noah Serifini. Jake Parrin of Brockway won 6-0, 6-1 over Nate Fields in the No. 5 singles match.
At No. 1 doubles, Fortunato/Britton won 8-4 over Allegretto/Martonik. The Carnovale/Bickford team won 8-2 over Serifini/Powers at No. 2 doubles. At No. 3 doubles, Fields and Alex Nicklas lost 8-1 to Bauch/Hoover. Brockway won the No. 4 doubles match via forfeit.
â€śOverall we played better than our match against ECC [Elk County Catholic],â€ť Johnsonburg coach Gregg Dauber said. â€śJ.P. Allegretto and Mason Martonik are doing well in singles. We have some new guys that never played before and they are playing well. We need to get some matches in, hopefully the weather will start cooperating. Itâ€™s a work in progress, but the one thing Iâ€™ve been pleased with is that the kids never give up, no matter the score, it will come in time.â€ť
Johnsonburg is scheduled to host DuBois Central Catholic next Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.