FAIRFIELD – Straight-set shutout wins by state tournament hopeful Govi Punj in singles and doubles helped the Fairfield boys tennis team edge Davis County on Thursday. The Trojans scored a 5-4 win over the Mustangs, getting three singles wins including a 6-0, 6-0 triumph by Punj in the No. 1 singles matchup.
Punj and teammate Bryce Lunsford also scored a 6-0, 6-0 shutout against the Mustangs in the No. 2 doubles match to help the Trojans clinch the dual win. Alex Simpson went the distance twice to earn a pair of wins for Fairfield, winning the No. 2 singles match in an 11-9 third set tiebreaker before joining Landen Greiner for a three-set win in the No. 1 singles match.
Both Fairfield and Davis County will be part of today’s Fairfield Maharishi ‘Pioneer’ Invitational starting at 9 a.m.