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Naugatuck junior Hannah Kim led the Greyhounds as the team’s No. 1 singles player. Naugatuck did not have a senior on the roster and exceeded expectations with a 10-7 mark in the NVL. –FILE PHOTO

Greyhounds exceed expectations

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls tennis team brushed aside its inexperience and put together a solid 2013 season — and next year should be even better. Without a senior on…

Woodland’s Hope Gavigan, pictured, with doubles partner Liz Martin won NVL gold this year and qualified for the state open along with No. 2 singles player Rachel Mariano and the doubles team of Emily Rioux-Ayah Galal. –FILE PHOTO

Satisfying season for Hawks

BEACON FALLS — In a moment that was one of only a few lows in the Woodland girls tennis season, Hawks coach Jess DeGennaro found solace and satisfaction. When Woodland…

Naugatuck’s No. 1 singles player Hannah Kim made the best showing of any Greyhound in the individual NVL girls tennis tournament. Kim made a run to the quarterfinals before falling to Seymour’s Elli Emmanouil. –FILE PHOTO

Woodland duo nets gold

Last year, Woodland’s Liz Martin and Hope Gavigan fought through an all-day, five-match, 63-game marathon to finish as the runners-up in the Naugatuck Valley League doubles tournament. This spring, the…

Woodland’s Lauren Tompkins warms up before her match with Seymour’s Gabby Zawadzki Tuesday afternoon in Beacon Falls. –LUKE MARSHALL

Hawks earn No. 1 seed in NVL tournament

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls tennis team will be the No. 1 seed entering the Naugatuck Valley League tournament. The Hawks clinched the top spot with a 4-3 win…

Naugatuck’s No. 2 singles player Kayla Gallant. –FILE PHOTO

A season of learning for surprising ‘Hounds

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls tennis team got out to a surprising 7-1 start on the season but slowed down a little by dropping matches against Naugatuck Valley League leaders…

Woodland’s Julia Lawton returns a shot Monday afternoon during her match with Naugatuck’s Hannah Kim in Beacon Falls. Lawton came away with an 8-5 win and the Hawks won the match, 6-1. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Hawks, ‘Hounds clash in hard-fought match

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls tennis team came away with a 6-1 win over Naugatuck on Monday but the match was a lot closer than the final margin would…

Naugatuck junior Kayla Rotatori serves April 11 versus Wilby in Naugatuck. The Greyhounds have started the season 7-1. –LUKE MARSHALL

Easy going for Greyhounds early on

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls tennis team is in the thick of the Naugatuck Valley League race after jumping out to a 6-1 start to this season. But head coach…

Woodland doubles partner Liz Martin and Hope Gavigan play a match against Wolcott Monday afternoon in Beacon Falls. The duo won the match, 8-1. –LUKE MARSHALL

Hawks pick up where they left off

BEACON FALLS — Not even a lost bus driver on opening day could stop Woodland from a fast start to the girls tennis season. The Hawks arrived late at St….

Woodland girls tennis captain Elizabeth Martin, left, along with fellow seniors Jesse Erickson and Emily Rioux, not pictured, will lead a deep Hawks squad. –LUKE MARSHALL

Hawks seek to carry momentum into new season

BEACON FALLS — Familiar faces can be seen all around the net for the Woodland girls tennis team. With not a single senior graduating from last year’s squad, the Hawks…

Naugatuck girls top singles players, from left, freshman Sarah Cook and juniors Martina Niebryzdowski, Kayla Rotatori, Kayla Gallant, Mikaela Santo and Hannah Kim will lead the Greyhounds. –KEN MORSE

Youth, potential fill roster for ‘Hounds

NAUGATUCK — Winning is drawing interest for the Naugatuck girls tennis team. After a 14-4 finish to the last Naugatuck Valley League season, the Greyhounds lost six seniors from last…