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Tyrone’s Hollen, Weaver advance to finals

October 12, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Tyrone's Anastasia Hollen and Keturah Weaver will go for district gold Saturday after the pair breezed through the preliminary rounds of the District 6 Class AA girls doubles tennis tournament at the Leopold Rec Center on Thursday.

The top-seeded duo defeated Forest Hills' Emily Goldyn and Rachel Blanchetti, 6-1, 6-3, in the semifinals.

Hollen and Weaver will play Westmont Hilltop's Bethany Carney and Hannah Gleason in Saturday's final at 11 a.m.

Carney and Gleason - the tournament's second seed - eliminated the third-seeded Bishop Guilfoyle team of Shannon Murphy and Kathryn Nazaruk, 6-2, 6-3, in the semifinals.

The Class AAA doubles tournament begins today.

CLASS AA

FIRST ROUND

Summer Hunter-Kysor-Ally Kratzer, Huntingdon, def. Kendra Slis-Megan Stiffler, Johnstown, 7-6, 6-4; Rebecca Zajdel-Kristen Rogers, Johnstown, def. Abigail Augustine-Christie Fang, Richland, 6-3, 6-2.

SECOND ROUND

Anastasia Hollen-Keturah Weaver, Tyrone (1), def. Hunter-Kysor-Kratzer, 6-2, 6-3; Jess Boslet-Juliana Burke, Bishop Guilfoyle, def. Hunter Bomba-Allyson Simunic, Richland, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3; Lisa Wiesmuller-Taryn Kramer, Bishop McCort (4), def. Ashley Kush-Nicole Barnhart, Westmont Hilltop, 6-0, 7-5; Emily Goldyn-Rachel Blanchetti, Forest Hills, def. Becky Stern-Mikaela McGraw, Central, 6-3, 6-3.

Kayla Makin-Maggie Long, Forest Hills, def. Katie Gipe-Abby Snare, Huntingdon, 6-4, 6-3; Shannon Murphy-Kathryn Nazaruk, Bishop Guilfoyle (3), def. Brayley Lewis-Meghan Schon, Central, 6-4, 6-0; Kayleigh Gaborek-Andrea Seitz, Bishop McCort, def. Olivia Gailey-Jordan McCormick, Tyrone, 6-1, 7-5; Bethany Carney-Hannah Gleason, Westmont Hilltop (2), def. Zajdel-Rogers, 6-1, 6-4.

QUARTERFINALS

Hollen-Weaver def. Burke-Boslet, 6-1, 6-1; Goldyn-Blanchetti def. Wiesmuller-Kramer, 5-7, 6-3, 7-5.

Murphy-Nazaruk def. Makin-Long, 6-1, 6-0; Carney-Gleason def. Gaborek-Seitz, 6-0, 6-2.

SEMIFINALS

Hollen-Weaver def. Goldyn-Blanchetti, 6-1, 6-3; Carney-Gleason def. Murphy-Nazaruk, 6-2, 6-3.

FINAL

Anastasia Hollen-Keturah Weaver, Tyrone (1), vs. Bethany Carney-Hannah Gleason, Westmont Hilltop (2), Saturday 11 a.m.

Bedford, Ridge ousted

Bedford's Ericka Klavuhn defeated Somerset's Sydney Geary in three sets, 6-4, 3-6, 12-10, but the fourth-seeded Lady Bisons lost to the top-seeded Lady Eagles, 4-1, in the District 5 Class AA team tournament semifinals on Thursday.

Bedford's Amber Lafferty took Hope Brock to a third set tiebreaker, but eventually fell, 2-6, 6-3, 10-7.

Somerset easily won the other three matches.

In Thursday's other semifinal, No. 2 Windber had no trouble with No. 3 Chestnut Ridge in a 4-1 win.

Amanda Kostryk picked up the Lady Lions' lone point with a 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4) win over Katie Shaffer.

Somerset will host Windber in Wednesday's final at 3:30 p.m.

No. 2 WINDBER 4, No. 3 CHESTNUT RIDGE 1

SINGLES: 1, McClain, W, def. Frazier, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4); 2, Wentz, W, def. Carthew, 6-0, 6-1; 3, Kostryk, CR, def. Shaffer, 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4).

DOUBLES: 1, Walsh-Tantorno, W, def. Jingozian-Miller, 6-2, 6-1; 2, Chappie-Hanley, W, def. Hobson-Mowry, 6-2, 6-2.

No. 1 SOMERSET 4, No. 4 BEDFORD 1

SINGLES: 1, Klavuhn, B, def. Geary, 6-4, 3-6, 12-10; 2, Brock, S, def. Lafferty, 2-6, 6-3, 10-7; 3, Stinebiser, S, def. Swartz, 6-0, 6-1.

DOUBLES: 1, Abramowich-Harris, S, def. Williams-Elyard, 6-0, 6-3; 2, Marker-Pyle, S, def. Wertz-Moorhead, 6-3, 6-2.

 
 

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