TENNIS: Dallas Advances To District 2 Semifinal

May 5, 2019

At Dallas, the singles trio of John Toussaint, Alex DeRome and Dom Rizzo never dropped a set Saturday as the second-seeded Mountaineers defeated No. 7 Scranton Prep, 3-1, to advance to the District 2 Class 2A semifinals.

The Dallas doubles team of Caleb Waslick and Robbie Lauer had split the first two sets before the match was halted because the Mounts clinched the win. The Cavaliers’ No. 1 doubles team of Nick Genco and Matt Tatulli got Prep’s only victory.

Defending D2 champ Dallas faces Valley View on Tuesday at Kirby Park. Top-seeded Wyoming Seminary faces Holy Cross in Tuesday’s other semifinal, with the final later that day.

SINGLES: 1. John Toussaint (Dal) over Harrison Oven (SP) 6-4, 6-1; 2. Alex DeRome (Dal) over Dan Zych (SP) 6-0, 6-2; 3. Dom Rizzo (Dal) over Matt Mauter (SP) 6-0, 6-0.

DOUBLES: 1. Nick Genco/Matt Tatulli (SP) over Dan Flynn/Danny Dudick 6-4, 6-4; 2. Caleb Waslick/Robbie Lauer (Dal); Adam Kenny/James Cawley (SP) 6-3, 3-6, halted.