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WWW.QNS.COM RIDGEWOOD TIMES OCTOBER 13 – 19, 2016 47 Maspeth High School girls varsity tennis improves to 11-0 on the season BY JOSEPH SWIFT INFO@JSWIFTSPORTS.COM @JSWIFTSPORTS The Maspeth High School (MHS) Argonauts girls varsity tennis team remains undefeated as they beat Newtown High School by a fi nal score of 4-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The girls and head coach of MHS, Sarah Jabbar, knew that this was going to be a tough match, especially since Newtown High School put up a close fi ght in their last meeting. “This was an important match for us because last match that we played against Newtown we won, but we won 3-2,” Jabbar said. Katelin Ildefonso of MHS came into Tuesday’s match with a chip on her shoulder because the last time she played in her singles match against Newtown, she lost 10-0. Jabbar said Ildefonso had been practicing and working hard to improve her singles game. Ildefonso’s hard work payed off , as she won her match in this contest. The Argonauts fi rst doubles also won their match. Coach Jabbar felt that overall it was a great match as her team commutated much better than their last match against Newtown, and Yzzovel Al Manalo hit some amazing volleys. “Newtown has been doing pretty well this season as well,” Jabbar said. “They have been our biggest computation this season so we’re very happy to win the second match during the regular season.” One of the highlights for Newtown came in their second singles match, with Claire Dulzura playing her forth match on the day and winning 10-7. Yasmine Elabd, who is normally the team’s first doubles player, was bumped up to third singles, and scored five. “I am beyond proud of the teamwork, tenacity and enthusiasm of the team and each player, as they placed second best in the league, and are now headed to the City Championships,” said Gretchen Maier, head coach of Newtown High School. “The team is like a family and their dedication to each other, the sport and themselves is what makes me an extremely lucky and proud coach.” ORTHODONTICS WWW.GLENRIDGEORTHODONTIST.COM Est. 1976 FREE* Consultation and Exam WWW.GLENRIDGEORTHODONTIST.COM Medicaid Approved Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics Vincent J. Bilello, D.D.S., ABO Diplomate, Specialists in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 65-34 Myrtle Ave., Glendale, NY 11385 Most Insurance Accepted As Partial or Full Payment 1-718-381-2965


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