Local roundup: Lebanon boys tennis opens with shutout win at Souhegan

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Published: 04-04-2023 11:13 PM

AMHERST, N.H. — The Lebanon High boys tennis team opened the spring season with a resounding win, 9-0, at Souhegan on Tuesday afternoon.

Nolan Arado got things started with an 8-0 win at No. 1 singles for the Raiders. Will Katz and Finn Ericson each added 8-1 wins. Kyle Hines and Lucas Graham, making his varsity debut, each won 8-3. Baden Schifferdecker added an 8-4 win.

Arado and Katz then added a 8-0 win in their doubles match. Hines/Schifferdecker and Ericson/Graham each won their doubles matches 8-1.

Lebanon (1-0) will host Oyster River on Thursday in a rematch of last year’s NHIAA Division II state final, which was won by the Bobcats.

Girls TennisHanover 5, Alvirne 4

HUDSON, N.H. — The Bears won two of three doubles matches to pick up a narrow win in their season debut Tuesday.

Mackenzie Liu and Campbell White each had 8-1 wins in their singles matches for Hanover. Sophia Costa added an 8-4 win in singles.

Liu and Noura St. Hilaire won perhaps the match of the day in doubles, 9-7 in a tiebreaker. Emilia Torresani and Shayna Rockmore added an 8-4 win in doubles.

Hanover (1-0) will host Bedford on April 14.

Kearsarge 6, Lebanon 3

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NORTH SUTTON, N.H. — After not fielding a team last spring due to low turnout, the Raiders made their return to the court Monday as an NHIAA Division III member and fell to the Cougars.

Lebanon (0-1) is at Berlin on Wednesday.