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Friday, November 17, 2017
PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZJohn Yurconic has not surrendered a game in four matches this season, all at the No. 1 singles position. PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZJohn Yurconic has not surrendered a game in four matches this season, all at the No. 1 singles position.
PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZMason Groff is 4-0 through four matches this season and has dropped just one game in his first four contests. PRESS PHOTO BY NANCY SCHOLZMason Groff is 4-0 through four matches this season and has dropped just one game in his first four contests.

Tennis team starts 3-0 in CL

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in Sports

Monday, March 27

Salisbury-Wilson

The Falcons beat the Warriors 5-0 to improve to 3-0 in Colonial League play and 3-1 overall this season.

John Yurconic, Mason Groff and Ethan Heydt won singles matches against Wilson, while the doubles team of Ryan Slutsky and Daniel Bonge, along with Aaron Kahn and AJ Oliver, picked up wins.

Salisbury 5, Wilson 0

SINGLES

John Yurconic (S) def. Michael Glovas (W) 8-0; Mason Groff (S) def. John Boerchers 8-0; Ethan Heydt (S) def. Anthony DeArmas 8-1.

DOUBLES

Ryan Slutsky/Daniel Bonge (S) def. Chris Fernandes/ Erik Stianson 8-0; Aaron Kahn/A J Oliver (S) def. Sanchez Vargas Augusto/Robert Stianson 8-6.

Friday, March 24

Central Catholic-

Salisbury

The Falcons lost to the Vikings, 3-2 in a nonleague match.

John Yurconic and Mason Groff won matches for Salisbury.

Cent. Cath. 3, Salisbury 2

SINGLES

John Yurconic (S) def. Chris Alverez 6-0, 6-0; Mason Groff (S) def. Johnson Zhou 6-0, 6-1; Adam Werner (A) def. Aaron Kahn 6-1, 6-1.

DOUBLES

Dario Sorrentino/Nick Patruno (A) def. Ryan Slutsky/Daniel Bonge 6-3, 6-2; Peter Rittenhouse/Charlie Carbonello (A) def. Bryce Erdman/Brad Hnatow 6-1, 6-1.

Tuesday, March 21

Palmerton-Salisbury

Salisbury swept Palmerton in Colonial League action. 5-0.

John Yurconic, Mason Groff and Ethan Heydt swept the singles matches, while the doubles team of Ryan Slutsky and Daniel Bonge, along with Brad Hnatow and Aaron Kahn picked up wins.

Salisbury 5, Palmerton 0

SINGLES

Singles: 1 John Yurconic (S) def. Nate Andress 6-0, 6-0; Mason Groff (S) def. Marc Roselli 6-0, 6-0; Ethan Heydt (S) def. Mercy Melo 6-1, 6-0.

DOUBLES

Ryan Slutsky/Daniel Bonge (S) def. Ericca Messics/Nicole Andress 6-0, 6-1; Brad Hnatow/Aaron Kahn (S) def. Taylor Hirochek/Jenna Blynn 8-1

Friday, March 17

Palisades-Salisbury

The Falcons opened the 2017 boys tennis season with a 5-0 shutout win over Palisades.

John Yurconic, Mason Groff and Ethan Heydt swept the singles matches with 6-0, 6-0 wins, while the doubles team of Ryan Slutsky and Nick Fortunato, along with Brad Hnatow and Bryce Edrman picked up wins.

Salisbury 5, Palisades 0

SINGLES

John Yurconic (S) def. Neil Guarino 6-0, 6-0; Mason Groff (S) def. Mike Swope 6-0, 6-0; Ethan Heydt (S) def. Gavin Kelly (P) 6-0, 6-0.

DOUBLES

Ryan Slutsky/Nick Fortunato (S) def. Jack Stuckey/Alex Rodriguez 6-2, 6-1; Brad Hnatow/Bryce Erdman (S) def. Ryan Kelly/Tim Gehman 6-2, 6-3.