Tigers improve to 5-0 after sweeping Cocoa Beach


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Holy Trinity's Francisco Aguilo-Seara returns a shot during his No. 1 singles match against Nick Davidson of Cocoa Beach Thursday. Aguilo-Seara won 8-0 as the Tigers boys and girls teams would sweep the Minutemen to remain unbeaten this season.

VIERA VOICE Carl Kotala

The Holy Trinity boys and girls tennis teams have been dominating opponents all season.

Thursday was no exception.

The boys defeated visiting Cocoa Beach 5-2, while the girls scored a 6-1 victory over the Minutemen as both Holy Trinity teams improved to 5-0.

Eighth grader Morgan McCarthy got things started for the Tigers at the top of the lineup, beating Cocoa Beach’s Anna Bolger 8-0 in the No. 1 singles spot. Not to be outdone, Holy Trinity seventh grader Carly McNatt won her match at No. 2 singles 8-0 over Kennedy Coleman in the pro set scoring format.

The Tigers would also win the final three singles matches as junior Caroline Dixon beat Sami Swaggerty 8-2, senior Sydney Levy topped Nina Minet 8-2 and senior Ellen Armstrong took care of Hanna Luu 9-8 (12) in the day’s closest match.

McNatt and Dixon then teamed to beat Boger and Swaggerty 8-3 at No. 1 doubles.

In the boys match, it was Holy Trinity junior Francisco Aguilo-Seara beating Cocoa Beach’s Nick Davidson 8-0 in the No. 1 singles match.

The Tigers would also get wins in the final three singles spots as Saurav Ghosal beat Kai Widdick 8-6, Matt Ryan blanked Cade Tauer 8-0 and Briggsie Kilborne defeated Daniel Kogan 8-1.

The team of Brandon Voepel and Evan Jacobus won their No. 2 doubles match against Widdick and Tauer 8-4.

“I’m thrilled with the way they’re playing,” Holy Trinity coach Mark Harrison said. “We have great camaraderie, they’ve come together and they’ve trained hard.

 

“We’re expecting a wonderful finish to the season.”