EBENSBURG - Doubles victories by the teams of Ally Stephens and Danielle Rudolph, and Emily Stevens and Katie Altiero, led Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic to a 3-2 win over Central Cambria in high school girls tennis on Wednesday.
Adrian Finochio notched a singles win for BG, which improved to 1-1. Central Cambria (0-1) got singles wins from Kourtney Cavalier and Hannah Devan.
SINGLES: 1, Cavalier, CC, def. Lewis, 6-0, 6-0. 2, Finochio, BG, def. Bianucci, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6. 3, Devan, CC, def. Truby, 1-6, 6-2, 6-4.
Mirror photo by J.D. Cavrich
Central Cambria’s Kourtney Cavalier returns a shot to Bishop Guilfoyle’s Brayley Lewis is their No.1 singles match Wednesday.
DOUBLES: 1, A. Stevens-Rudolph, BG, def. E. Stevens-Anna, 6-1, 6-0. 2, E. Stevens-Altiero, BG, def. Segear-Brady, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.
Records: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic (1-1), Central Cambria (0-1).
Lucas, Greene in playoffs
UNIVERSITY PARK - Former Penn State Lady Lions Maggie Lucas and Nikki Greene open up action in the WNBA Playoffs with first round play this week.
Lucas and the Indiana Fever earned the second seed in the Eastern Conference and face the third-seeded Washington Mystics, while Greene and the No. 4 seed Los Angeles meet the top-seeded Phoenix Mercury.
Lucas and the Fever will host the Mystics to open the best-of-three series tonight at 7 on ESPN2, before going to Washington on Saturday at 5 p.m. on ESPN2. Game three, if necessary, will be in Indianapolis on Monday, Aug. 25. The winner of the series will go on to face the winner of the Chicago-Atlanta series.
In her first season in the WNBA, Lucas saw time in 30 games and collected 110 points, 26 rebounds and 20 assists. She was 22-for-23 from the free throw line for a .957 free throw percentage. She ranked 10th in the WNBA in 3-point field goals per 40 minutes with a 2.6 mark. Lucas closed the regular season with her best performance of the season with 17 points and four assists at New York.
Greene and the Sparks open in Phoenix on Friday at 10 p.m. on NBA TV, before heading back to LA for game 2 on Sunday at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. Game three, if necessary, will be back in Phoenix on Tuesday.