Brunswick Squash Wins Early Test Against Avon Old Farms


Brunswick squash standout Tyler Carney tracks down the ball during a recent match. (photo courtesy of the Brunswick athletic department)

Brunswick squash standout Tyler Carney tracks down the ball during a recent match. (photo courtesy of the Brunswick athletic department)

In a highly anticipated match of two of the top squash teams in the country, the Brunswick School squash team topped Avon Old Farms on Saturday, 5-2 at the Stephens Squash Center.

The Bruins move to 4-0 on the season, while Avon Old Farms (1-1) suffered its first setback on the season.

Only two matches were three-game sweeps, as Brunswick’s Max Finkelstein won his match at No. 2 (9, 3, 12) and Brian Leonard earned a quick victory at No. 7 (3, 5, 4).

Tyler Carney needed five games to win at the No. 1 spot(4,14, [6], [5], 7), while Will Holey at No. 4 also battled through five games, but fell in the deciding fifth.

Tate Huffman at No. 5 and Nick Spizzirri at No. 6 both needed four games to win their matches. Huffman came away with the win(9, [7], 9,8), as did Spizzirri (9, [6], 3, 9). Patrick Feeley lost in four games at No. 3.

The Bruins return to action on Monday, Dec. 12, hosting Darien High School at 3 p.m.

 

Results:

1.     Tyler Carney        W, 3-2 (4,14, [6], [5], 7)

2.     Max Finkelstein  W, 3-0 (9,3,12)

3.     Patrick Feeley      L, 3-2 ([7], [8], 5, [6])

4.     Will Holey            L, 3-2 (8,4, [7], [10], [9])

5.     Tate Huffman       W, 3-1 (9, [7], 9,8)

6.     Nick Spizzirri      W, 3-2 (9, [6], 3, 9)

7.     Brian Leonard    W, 3-0 (3,5,4)

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