WVC TENNIS ROUNDUP: Holy Redeemer Gives Dallas 1st WVC Loss
At Kirby Park, Holy Redeemer shook up the top of the WVC standings handing Dallas its first conference loss of the season, 4-1.
Neither of the top two Royals singles players, Camryn Cassetori and Tea Amerise, lost a game.
The Royals (9-1 WVC) also swept doubles play with Sonal Garg and Carissa Benderavich, and Jenna Biago and Jordan Stochala getting wins.
Dallas’ (6-1) lone win came from Caroline Stallard at third singles.
SINGLES: 1. Camryn Casssetori (HR) over Rylie Bay 6-0, 6-0; 2. Tea Amerise (HR) over Morgan Landau, 6-0, 6-0; 3. Caroline Stallard (DAL) over Cassie Benderavich (6-3, 6-3).
DOUBLES: 1. Sonal Garg/Carissa Benderavich (HR) over Lizzy Mead/Hailey Sobocinski, 6-2, 6-3; 2. Jenna Biago/Jordan Stochala (HR) over Gabby Aylia/Nicole Jacobs, 6-0, 6-1.
Wyoming Seminary 4, Wyoming Area 1
At Lull Tennis Center, Brianna Pizzano swept the No. 1 match for the Warriors, but the Blue Knights won everything else, dropping only five total games in the process.
Paige Parsons and Becca Hammerman also scored a sweep in the second doubles match.
SINGLES: 1. Brianna Pizzano (WA) over Nicole Joanlanne 6-0, 6-0; 2. Emily Urbanski (SEM) over Bella Scappaticci 6-0, 6-1; 3. Shailee Desai (SEM) over Stephanie Palovchak 6-0, 6-1.
DOUBLES: 1. Christina Cikowski/Dominica Delayo (SEM) over Abagail Drendall/Megan Askew 6-1, 6-2; 2. Paige Parsons/Becca Hammerman (SEM) over Mackenzie Goyne/Cara Yorina 6-0, 6-0.
MMI Prep 3, Crestwood 2
At MMI Prep, the visiting Comets swept doubles, but the Preppers returned the favor taking all three singles matches to earn the win.
Katharine Pinto, Lindsay Braunstein and Dominique Kline won MMI Prep’s singles matches.
Crestwood’s victorious doubles teams were Megan McLaughlin and Shannon Griffiths, and Bethany Newell and Korina Cheng.
SINGLES: 1. Katharine Pinto (MMI) over Breena Kravchick, 6-1, 6-2; 2. Lindsay Braunstein (MMI) over Rachel McFarland, 6-3, 6-3; 3. Dominique Kline (MMI) over Madison Weis, 6-2, 7-5.
DOUBLES: 1. Megan McLaughlin/Shannon Griffiths (CRE) 7-6, 7-5; 2. Bethany Newell/Korina Cheng (CRE) 6-1, 6-2.
Tunkhannock 3, Valley West 2
At Tunkhannock, a pair of three-set singles wins from Jenna Laughinghouse and Morgan Keiser gave the hosts the victory. Keiser’s win seemed to carry the fate of the match as it went to the limit in the third before she prevailed 6-3, 2-6, 7-5.
Tunkhannock’s second doubles team of Jordana Bach and Ashley Kenia also won.
For Valley West, Anabel Gifoli won top singles and Morgan Sheltesky and Julia Rubin won top doubles.
SINGLES: 1. Anabel Gifoli (VW) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4; 2. Jenna Laughinghouse (TUN) over Claire Capin 6-3, 0-6, 6-0; 3. Megan Keiser (TUN) over Sara Hoskins 6-3, 2-6, 7-5.
DOUBLES: 1. Morgan Sheltesky/Julia Rubin (VW) over Naomi Strohl/Emily Martin 7-5, 7-5; 2. Jordana Bach/Ashley Kenia (TUN) over Joann Zambito/Kara Mackiewicz 6-1, 6-0