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Woodland’s Steve Pec won his second straight NVL doubles tennis title this year, this time with teammate Pat Dietz. The Woodland boys had the best season in the team’s history finishing third at the Class S tournament. –RA ARCHIVE

Woodland boys net best year on the court

BEACON FALLS — Woodland boys tennis coach Jim Amato didn’t want to acknowledge a potential peak in his program with this month’s Class S state tournament, but he couldn’t really…

Naugatuck High’s Julian Milek, an exchange student from Germany, returns a shot during the semifinals of the NVL tournament against Woodland's Matt Murphy May 22 at Wolcott High School. Milek won the match but lost in the finals to Woodland’s Kyle Beynor. Milek, the Greyhounds’ top singles player, posted the only win for Naugatuck Tuesday in the opening round of the Class L state tournament. -RA ARCHIVE

Naugy boys face stiff competition at Class Ls

WILTON — The competition was fierce at the Class L opening round of the boys tennis tournament on Tuesday. The Greyhounds finished the day 1-7 with top singles player Julian…

Woodland's Kyle Beynor serves during his win over Wolcott's Alex Gauthier in their semifinal match of the NVL tennis championships May 22 at Wolcott High School. Beynor went on to beat Naugatuck’s Julian Milek in the finals to win gold. –RA ARCHIVE

Woodland boys sweep up NVL gold

Woodland boys tennis coach Jim Amato doesn’t like to call his team dynastic, but at this point it’s tough to label it anything else. For the second year in a…

Julian Milek, a German exchange student attending Naugatuck High School, has emerged as the Greyhounds’ No.1 singles player.  –FILE PHOTO

Milek making the most of his new surroundings

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck boys tennis coach Tony Loomis thought he knew exactly what he had coming back for this season: a young, fresh, energetic team coming off a 14-4 ledger…

Woodland’s Kyle Beynor, the defending NVL singles champion, has helped lead the Hawks to two straight NVL titles. –FILE PHOTO

Woodland’s Beynor serves up wins

BEACON FALLS — Kyle Beynor has been the driving force behind a pair of the most impressive feats in the recent history of Naugatuck Valley League tennis. His Woodland squad…

Naugatuck’s Julian Milek returns a shot during his No. 1 singles match against Woodland’s Kyle Beynor on Monday in Naugatuck. Beynor won the match, 8-3. –LUKE MARSHALL.

Hawks hand ‘Hounds first loss

NAUGATUCK — The streak lives on. The Woodland boys tennis team extended its Naugatuck Valley League winning streak to 45 matches in a row with a 5-4 victory Monday over…

Naugatuck’s Mike Popescu returns a shot during his match against Crosby’s Thaddaeus Vaichus Tuesday in Naugatuck. Popescu won the match, 8-2. –RA ARCHIVE

Naugy boys off to perfect start

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys tennis team continues to gather steam as it swept Crosby, 9-0, Tuesday to start the season 7-0. The ‘Hounds had a tough opening stretch to…

Woodland boys racking up the wins

BEACON FALLS — The 42nd straight Naugatuck Valley League victory for the Woodland boys tennis team very nearly saw the end of an even more impressive streak. The Hawks had…

The Woodland boys tennis team has its sights set on a third consecutive Naugatuck Valley League championship. The team is returning a core group of seniors, kneeling from left, Johan Haile, Matthew Murphy, Nick Rioux and Kyle Beynor, standing from left, Patrick Dietz, Steve Peck, Christopher Zmuda, Michael Ventimiglia and Michael Costa. -LUKE MARSHALL

Woodland boys aiming for NVL 3-peat

BEACON FALLS — There’s no hiding the fact that the Woodland boys tennis team is the hands-down favorite to three-peat as Naugatuck Valley League champion. It’s easy to see why…

Naugatuck High boys tennis captain Jake Morrissey, a junior, left, and Julian Milek, a senior exchange student from Germany, will lead the Greyhounds on the tennis court this season. –KEN MORSE

Greyhounds ready to take next step

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck boys tennis team spent some long, hard hours last summer trying to hone its game. That work looks like it’s about to pay off as second-year…