BACK ON TOP: Members of the Princeton Day School boys’ tennis team show off the trophies and medals they earned for winning the state Prep B title last week. PDS totaled 10 points in the competition to edge runner-up Rutgers Prep by one point in the team standings. It was the fifth Prep B crown for the Panthers in the last six years.
By Bill Alden
In the first day of the state Prep B boys’ tennis tournament last week, things went smoothly for Princeton Day School as it won nine of 10 matches and advanced players to the finals in four of the five flights of the competition.
But in the final round, PDS struggled as it won only one match but that victory by freshman Aaron Phogat at third singles was enough to give the Panthers the outright title, its fifth Prep B crown in the last six years. PDS totaled 10 points in the competition to edge runner-up Rutgers Prep by one point. more