The Eagles beat the Crusaders 7-2 in the NVL Tournament team final and collected their third straight championship.
Wolcott claimed singles victories at No. 1, No. 2, No. 4 and No. 6. A sweep of the three doubles matches cinched it for the Eagles.
Wolcott has won 58 straight in the NVL, with the last loss coming in 2013.
|Wolcott's Matt Mastropietro won over Holy Cross' Chris Frappier at No. 2 singles.|
|Holy Cross' Liam Palilla claimed victory over Wolcott's Jay Caggiano at No. 3 singles.|
|Wolcott's Matt Spina picked up a big win over Holy Cross' Andrew Dzinski at No. 1 singles.|
On Friday, Spina got Dzinski for the second time. The No. 1's went back and forth with each other in a strong matchup. It was a test of wills and strong volleys, and Dzinski closed to within 7-6. Dzinski threatened to even it up, but Spina was able to pull out the victory and put Wolcott ahead 2-1 overall.
Alex Hale won 8-1 for the Eagles over Haydon Frisbie at No. 4 singles. At No. 5 singles, Holy Cross' Dan Huang defeated Wolcott's Ryan Collins by an 8-5 margin. No. 6 singles went Jackson Yost, 8-2 over Dillon Collins.
According to Joe Palladino of the Waterbury Republican-American, Wolcott clinched the team title when the the No. 3 doubles team of Hale and Yost posted an 8-1 victory over the combination of Frisbie and Huang.
At No. 1 doubles, Spina and Mastropietro knocked off Dzinski and Frappier, 8-1. Caggino and Ryan Collins beat Palilla and Dillon Collins 9-8 (7-2).
The individual and doubles state tournaments are up next. Wolcott plays in Class M while Holy Cross heads to Class S.