High schools: Frontier boys tennis falls to PVCICS in Class C semis (PHOTOS)

Frontier’s Oliver Brown volleys against Derek and Devan Ye of PVCICS while competing in their No. 1 doubles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal match Tuesday at Hampshire College.

Frontier’s Oliver Brown volleys against Derek and Devan Ye of PVCICS while competing in their No. 1 doubles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal match Tuesday at Hampshire College. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

Frontier’s Jacob Han returns a shot against Aidan Cleary of PVCICS while competing in their No. 1 singles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal Tuesday at Hampshire College.

Frontier’s Jacob Han returns a shot against Aidan Cleary of PVCICS while competing in their No. 1 singles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal Tuesday at Hampshire College. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

Frontier’s Jacob Han serves against Aidan Cleary of PVCICS while competing in their No. 1 singles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal Tuesday at Hampshire College.

Frontier’s Jacob Han serves against Aidan Cleary of PVCICS while competing in their No. 1 singles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal Tuesday at Hampshire College. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

Frontier’s Robert Fuqua returns a shot against Lee Ferguson of PVCICS while competing in their No. 2 singles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal Tuesday at Hampshire College.

Frontier’s Robert Fuqua returns a shot against Lee Ferguson of PVCICS while competing in their No. 2 singles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal Tuesday at Hampshire College. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

Frontier’s Jacob Han returns a shot against Aidan Cleary of PVCICS while competing in their No. 1 singles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal Tuesday at Hampshire College.

Frontier’s Jacob Han returns a shot against Aidan Cleary of PVCICS while competing in their No. 1 singles match during the Western Mass. Class C boys tennis semifinal Tuesday at Hampshire College. STAFF PHOTO/DAN LITTLE

Staff Reports

Published: 05-21-2024 8:42 PM

It was a tough trip to Hampshire College for the Frontier boys tennis team on Tuesday. 

Taking on top-seeded PVCICS in the opening round of the Western Mass. Class C tournament, the No. 4 Redhawks suffered a 5-0 defeat. 

Jacob Han fell in No. 1 singles (6-0, 6-1), Robert Fuqua fell in No. 2 singles (6-0, 6-0) while Brayden Reipold suffered a defeat in No. 3 singles (6-0, 6-2). Caiden Manning and Oliver Brown fell in No. 1 doubles (6-3, 6-1) while Donovan Vichi and Noah Nichols were unable to earn a win in No. 2 doubles (6-3, 6-0). 

PVCICS will play No. 3 Lee in the Class C final.

Boys volleyball

Class C semis

No. 2 Ware 3, No. 3 Frontier 0 — There will be a new Class C champion, as the defending champion Redhawks suffered a 25-17, 25-22, 25-20 loss at Ware on Tuesday in the semifinals. 

Aleks Carey put down 14 kills, Jack Carey smashed eight kills, Will Reading tallied two kills while Tavo Vincent-Warner put down three aces and dished 25 assists for Frontier. 

Non-playoff

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Mohawk Trail 3, Frontier 2 — Palmer King won in No. 1 singles (6-0, 6-1) while Hazel Foucault picked up a win in No. 2 singles (6-1, 6-1) in the Warriors’ win over the Redhawks on Tuesday in Buckland. 

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