Litchfield girls off to a good start on tennis court
Top Litchfield singles player Lexi Honigmann returns a shot during the season-opening match against Northwestern on Thursday. John McKenna photos
Litchfield High's girls tennis team, expected to be a team to beat in the Berkshire League and in Class S with its talented roster, started strong on Thursday by netting a 5-2 win over Northwestern.
Winning their singles matches in 39-degree cold for the Cowgirls were Lexi Honigmann, Francesca Luzzi and Caroline Donovan. Doubles victories were posted by the teams of Claire Vailionis and Sydney Donohue and Aaliyah Vescera and Randi Brandt.
Caroline Donovan steps into a forehand for the Cowgirls.
Francesca Luzzi hits a backhand return.
Samantha Barnes played in the number four singles match for Litchfield.