Ashli Livermore, Lauren Lucas and Sarah Seidel all scored singles victories to spark second-seeded Altoona to a 5-0 win over third-seeded State College in the semifinal round of the District 6-AAA girls team tennis tournament Monday.
Altoona (14-2) also got doubles wins from the teams of Marina Dixon and Emilee Hollingsworth, and Kim Letscher and Julia Nagle.
Altoona faces top-seeded Hollidaysburg in Wednesday's championship match.
SINGLES: 1, Livermore, A, def. Bhushan, 6-1, 6-1. 2, Lucas, A, def. Greer, 6-2, 6-2. 3, Seidel, A, def. Glover, 6-2, 6-4.
DOUBLES: 1, Dixon-Hollingsworth, A, def. McGlaughlin-Eastway, 6-3, 6-1. 2, Letscher-Nagle, A, def. Poissant-Cai, 1-6, 6-0, 2-0.
Records: Altoona (14-2)
Tyrone tops BG
TYRONE - Ana Hollen, Keturah Weaver and Jordan McCormick each scored singles wins, and the team of Abby Crider and Marly Wagner logged a doubles win, as Tyrone defeated Bishop Guilfoyle, 4-1 in the quarterfinal round of the District 6-AA team tennis tournament.
Tyrone advances to today's semifinal-round match at Westmont Hilltop. Bishop Guilfoyle's lone victory came from the team of Juliana Burke and Jess Boslet.
SINGLES: 1, Hollen, T, def. Murphy, 6-4, 6-0. 2, Weaver, T, def. Nazaruk, 7-6, (12), 6-2. 3, McCormick, T, def. Sundberg, 6-0, 6-1.
DOUBLES: 1, Burke-Boslet, BG, def. Gailey-Gearhart, 6-1, 7-6 (6). 2, Crider-Wagner, T, def. Dunkle-Truby, 7-5, 6-4.
Records: Tyrone (6-7)
Somerset duo wins title
Somerset's team of Sydney Geary and Hope Brock won the District 5 doubles championship at the Summit Tennis & Racquet Club, defeating Bedford's duo of Ericka Klavuhn and Amber Lafferty in the championship match.
The winning Somerset team earned a berth in the PIAA state doubles tournament, Nov. 2-3 at the Hershey Racquet Club.
Klavuhn and Lafferty reached the championship round by winning matches in the quarterfinals and semifinals.
KEY: BED-Bedford; CR-Chestnut Ridge; SH-Shade; SOM-Somerset; W-Windber
Geary-Brock, SOM, def. Klavuhn-Lafferty, BED, 10-7.
Klavuhn-Lafferty, BED, def. Frazier-Carthrew, CR, 10-7; Geary-Brock, SOM, def. McClain-Walsh, W, 10-6.
McClain-Walsh, W, def. Kostryk-Miller, CR, 10-4; Geary-Brock, SOM, def. Foor-Haines, SH, 10-4; Klavuhn-Lafferty, BED def. Stinebiser-Abramowich, SOM, 10-3; Frazier-Carthew, CR, def. Wentz-Shaffer, W, 10-8.
Kostryk-Miller, CR, def. Swartz-Williams, BED, 10-7; Wentz-Shaffer, W, def. Lewis-Phillips, SH, 10-1.