WESTERLY — Westerly High secured a spot in the Division III boys tennis tournament by defeating Johnston, 6-1, Wednesday.

Singles winners for the Bulldogs were No. 1 Blake Busch, 6-0, 6-2, No. 2 Ryan Teixeira, 6-2, 6-0, No. 3. J.D. Dauphinais, 6-2, 6-0, and No. 4 Brandon Larossa, 6-1, 6-2.

Joel Henry and Kyle Cioffi combined for a 6-4, 6-4 win at No. 1 doubles. Brandon McAteer and Chris Celico were 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (10-8) winners at third doubles.

Westerly has won 10 matches in a row to move to 10-2, 10-2 Division III.

Johnston dropped to 3-8, 3-8. Westerly next travels to Burrillville on Monday at 4 p.m. to close the regular season.

— Keith Kimberlin

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