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Snyder advances to District 5 finals

October 9, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

BEDFORD - Northern Bedford's Maria Snyder and Windber's Catie McClain advanced to the District 5 Class AA girls singles tennis final after their performances in the tournament Monday afternoon at Bedford Area High School.

Snyder defeated Windber's Cassie Wentz, 10-4, and Chestnut Ridge's Taylor Frazier, 10-6, in the quarterfinals and semifinals, respectively.

McClain knocked off Bedford's Amber Lafferty, 10-6, in the quarterfinals before eliminating Somerset's Sydney Geary, 10-6, in the semifinals.

The championship match will be played today at 12:30 p.m. at Bedford.



Cassie Wentz, Windber, def. Hope Brock, Somerset, 10-4; Jen Carthew, Chestnut Ridge, def. Kennedy Haines, Shanksville-Stonycreek, 10-2; Amber Lafferty, Bedford, def. Kelsey Foor, Shanksville-Stonycreek, 10-8.


Maria Snyder, Northern Bedford, def. Wentz, 10-4; Taylor Frazier, Chestnut Ridge, def. Erica Klavuhn, Bedford, 10-6; Sydney Geary, Somerset, def. Carthew, 10-4; Catie McClain, Windber, def. Lafferty, 10-6.


Snyder def. Frazier, 10-3; McClain def. Geary, 10-6.



Snyder vs. McClain, at Bedford Area HS, 12:30 p.m.

Tyrone tops Wildcats

TYRONE - Anastasia Hollen and Keturah Weaver both picked up singles wins as Tyrone defeated Central Mountain, 3-2.

Marly Wagner and Abby Crider won their doubles match for Tyrone.

SINGLES: 1, Hollen, T, def. Bennett, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Weaver, T, def. Bower, 6-1, 6-2; 3, Probst, CM, def. McCormick 6-2, 6-2.

DOUBLES: 1, Blackwell-Haagen, CM, def. Gailey-Shannon, 6-4, 4-6, 10-6; 2, Wagner-Crider, T, def. Mackey-Miller, 4-6, 7-5, 10-3.

Records: Tyrone (5-7).

Grier bounces 'Cats

TYRONE - Grier used singles victories from Stephanie Roslansky, Cathy (Zhi) Wang, and Clara (Huan) Liu as a springboard to a 5-2 victory over visiting Huntingdon.

Grier (3-1) also got doubles victories from the team of Wang and Grace Porterfield, and the tam of Roslansky and Rie Masayama. Huntingdon (2-10) got singles wins from Abby Snare and Kate Gipe.

SINGLES: 1, Roslansky, G, def. Hunter-Kysor, 8-3. 2, Snare, H, def. Porterfield, 9-8. 3, Gipe, H, def. Masayam, 8-6. 4, Wang, G, def. Mitchell, 8-3. 5, Liu, G, def. Hoover, 8-3.

DOUBLES: 1, Roslansky-Masayama, G, def. Hunter-Kysor-Gipe, 8-2. 2, Porterfield-Wang, G, def. Snare-Mitchell, 8-5.

Records: Huntingdon (2-10), Grier (3-1).

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