Led by defending LL Connecticut state singles champion Danny Hirschberg, the Staples High School boys tennis team maintained its undefeated run by topping No. 4 seed New Canaan High, 4-2, in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference semifinals. Staples will face Greenwich in the finals at Wilton High at 4 p.m. Thursday.
Greenwich is a perennial FCIAC powerhouse, winning FCIAC title from 2002-2009. New Canaan won the title last year.
Below are the semifinal results, with the Staples player listed first and winning school in parentheses.
Singles : 1. Danny Hirschberg vs. Chase Urban (Staples), 6-0, 6-1 2. Jake Hirschberg vs. Nick Laub (New Canaan), 7-5, 3-6, 3-6 3. Graham Hyman vs. Will Burger, 7-6 (11-9), 5-7, 1-4 (Did Not Finish) 4. Jesse Heussner vs. Steve Evans (Staples), 6-1, 6-2 5. Luke Foreman vs. Tom Worcester (Staple), 6-1, 6-2 Doubles : 1. Evan Davis and Baxter Stein vs. Patrick Newton and Jacob Reiss (New Canaan), 3-6, 7-6 (4), 3-6 2. Josh Kaseff and Steve Thomson vs. Connor Hedley and Luke McDermott (Staples) 6-1, 7-6 (4)
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