MVRHS girls tennis beats Foxboro in regular-season finale

Kat Roberts makes a forehand return of serve. —Ralph Stewart

The Vineyard girls bounced back from their first defeat in nearly three years by beating Foxboro 4-1, on Wednesday afternoon at the Ned Fennessy Courts in Oak Bluffs.

With the win, the Division 3 Vineyarders completed a season sweep of the defending Division 2 champs, and closed out the regular season at 15-1. Seedings for the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association state team tournament will be announced on May 30.

Kat Roberts won a tough first singles match with Sophia Prinos, 7-5, 7-5. Lexi Nelson scored the only point for the Warriors, defeating Kelly Klaren at second singles in a third-set tiebreaker after losing the first set 6-2 and taking the second 6-4. Hannah Rabasca rolled to a 6-0, 6-3, third singles win over Julia Muise.

Both Vineyard doubles teams scored impressive wins. Lizzie Williamson and Victoria Scott topped Kayla Prag and Olivia Dantona at first doubles, 6-2, 6-1, while Paige and Molly Pogue took the second doubles contest over Morgan Krockta and Jacey Nicklas, 6-0, 6-1.