Billies sweep Wolves

WESTFIELD – The Fredonia Hillbillies (2-1, 2-1) swept the Westfield Wolverines (2-1, 2-1), 5-0, Thursday in CCAA Division 1 high school tennis action.

In first singles, Fredonia’s Nick Johnston downed Sophia Rubin, 6-0, 6-2 while in second doubles, Aidan Lang defeated Riley Harris, 6-2, 6-2.

“I was impressed with Nick and Aiden,” Fredonia coach Lisa Johnston said. “They played confident and aggressive. They moved the ball around the court and played well at the net.”

In third singles, Mike Johnson handled Nate Oates, 6-1, 6-2. The first doubles team of Tyler Cassidy and Eric Jabot were victorious over Josh McCord and Alex Michels, 6-3, 6-3. In second doubles, Kyle Leysath and Jin Kim downed Kylan Connolly and Ashley Poletto, 6-4, 6-0.

“These are basketball, hockey, wrestlers and soccer players,” Johnston noted about her team. “They are all just starting out, but their athleticism and drive is carrying over to a new spot.”

Fredonia is scheduled to host Southwestern today, weather permitting.