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Sept. 10, 2020 Tennis Recaps: Punxsutawney edges Brockway; Villa, Clearfield sweep

(Photo by Brian Hagberg: Warren's Amanda Gray (front) and Kamryn Moore (back) get set in their doubles match today against Erie.) 
Warren's Amanda Gray (front) and Kamryn Moore (back) get set in their doubles match today against Erie

BROCKWAY, Pa. – In a match broadcast on D9and10sports.com, it was Punxsutawney that won all four singles matches to edge Brockway, 4-3.

Relisten to the game:

In No. 1 singles, Chloe Presloid and Selena Buttery squared off, with Presloid earning a 6-2, 6-2 win.

Punxsutawney’s Jayden McMahon, Allie Meko and Kendal Johnston all rolled to victory in their singles matches for the Lady Chucks.

The rolls were reversed in doubles action, as Buttery and Morgan Pirow earned an 8-3 win at No. 1, followed by Hannah Zuccolotto and Taylor Rhed with an 8-0 win.

Maci Dixon and Emily Machalski capped off the doubles trifecta for the Rovers with a hard-fought 8-6 win over Brooke Skarbek and Rachel Porada, 8-6.

Singles Results

Doubles Results

WARREN 4, ERIE 1

WARREN, Pa. – Meg McGuiness (2-6, 7-5, 6-1) and Sydnie Cochran (0-6, 6-3, 6-4) won at No. 2 and No. 3 single to help Warren past Erie High.

“Meg switched up her game plan after the first set and took complete control of the match,” said Warren coach Thomas Pellegrino. “Sydnie’s match was was a marthon that took close to three hours to finish.”

The doubles teams of Amanda Gray-Kamryn Moore (6-4, 6-2) and Madalynn Perry-Jackie Peterson (6-2, 6-0) were also winners.

“Amanda and Kamryn played some great tennis today against a quality team from Erie High,” Pellegrino said. “Madalynn and Jackie played some fantastic doubles today. They were all over the net and didn’t let a ball get by them.”

Erie’s Enisa Siljkovic won at No. 1 singles over Maddie Rodgers, 7-5, 6-1.

VILLA 5, CONNEAUT 0

ERIE, Pa. – Villa singles players Ryleigh Valone and Anna Poranski both won 6-0, 6-0 to lift the Victors to a blanking of Conneaut.

Basil Bannister, who like Poranski is a freshman, earned a 6-1, 6-3 victory.

In doubles action, the teams of Grace Teed-Margaret Mary McGovern and Sara Barrett-Sofia Falvo were 6-0, 6-1 and 6-0, 6-0 winners respectively.

SHARON 3, OIL CITY 2

OIL CITY, Pa. – Sharon’s doubles teams of Ella Connelly-Miranda Metro and Megan Messina-Katie Lapikas rallied the Tigers from a 2-1 deficit to a 3-2 win over Oil City.

Connelly-Metro earned a 6-4, 6-3 win and Messina-Lapikas a 6-0, 6-1 triumph.

Oil City earned a pair of singles victories courtesy of Emily Russell (6-1, 6-1) and Kayla DeShazo (6-3, 6-2). Sharon’s Lily George won the No. 1 singles match, 7-5, 6-1 over Oil City’s Payton Bunk.

View complete results here

CLEARFIELD 7, HUNTINGDON 0

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The Clearfield combination of Kylie VanTassel, Lindsey Kerlin, Ally Gaines, Peyton REese and Lauryn Kitchen all won their singles matches 6-0, 6-0 en route to a sweep of host Huntingdon.

Clearfield’s doubles teams of Kirstie VanTassel-Kendyhl Luzier and Kate Olson-Lily Mercado were also victorious.

View complete results here

GROVE CITY 4, WILIMINGTON 1

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Nos. 1 and 2 singles players Mary Coulter and Macy Mattson earned victories to lead Grove City past Wilmington.

The doubles teams of Cana Severson-Katie Feng and Lillian Conger-Jane Coulter were also victorious for the now 4-0 Lady Eagles.

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