Altoona duo seeded second for districts
Altoona’s Lauren Lucas and Emilee Hollingsworth are seeded second in Class AAA for the District 6 Doubles Tennis Tournament, to be held at the Leopold Rec Center on the campus of Altoona Area High School starting Thursday.
Central’s Mikaela McGraw and Megan Schon are seeded third in Class AA, and Hollidaysburg’s Sierra Cobler and Alyssa Pheasant are seeded third in Class AAA. Bishop Guilfoyle’s Kathryn Nazaruk and Brayley Lewis are seeded fourth in Class AA.
Class AA play begins on Thursday at 9 a.m. while Class AAA begins play on Friday at 10 a.m. The finals in both divisions will be Saturday starting at 10 a.m.
ROUND OF 16
Marlena Wagner-Paige Padula, Tyrone, vs. Bethany Carney-Ellie Kane, Westmont Hilltop (1); Cailey Andrews-Dana Graham, Richland, vs. Afton Dunkle-Jess Boslet, Bishop Guilfoyle; Mikaela McGraw-Meghan Schon, Central, vs. Nicki McClure-Jasmine Weyant, Huntingdon; Kayla Makin-Emily Shirt, Forest Hills, vs. Kristen Rogers-Megan Stiffler, Johnstown; Abby Snare-Katie Gipe, Huntingdon, vs. Ema Julenyova-Olivia Gailey, Tyrone; Alyssa Klein-Niki Patel, Richland, vs. Kathryn Nazaruk-Brayley Lewis, Bishop Guilfoyle (4); Nicole Myers-Jenna Guyer, Central (3), vs. Lauren Fregly-Corrin Claycomb, Westmont Hilltop; Emily Goldyn-Rachel Blanchetti, Forest Hills (2); vs. Sydney Price-Andrea Seitz, Bishop McCort
ROUND OF 16
Lauren Bennett-Emily Piergallini, Central Mountain, vs. Kate Hugendubler-Jessa Wright, Mifflin County;
Alie Hunt-Natasha Heath, Central Mountain; vs. Alana Felton-Emily Hurlburt, Mifflin County
Bennett-Piergallini/Hugendubler-Wright winner vs. Cathy Badding-Juliette Greer, State College (1); Marina Dixon-Julia Nagle, Altoona, vs. Sierra Cobler-Alyssa Pheasant, Hollidaysburg (3); Caitlin McGlaughlin-Elizabeth Easterling, State College, vs. Maisie Supp-Elyse Smilnak, Hollidaysburg; Hunt-Heath/Felton-Hurlburt winner vs. Lauren Lucas-Emilee Hollingsworth, Altoona (2)
Lady Tigers end 16-0
HUNTINGDON – Hollidaysburg improved to 16-0 thanks to a 6-1 win at Huntingdon in high school action Tuesday.
The Lady Tigers finished the regular season undefeated for a fifth straight season.
The Lady Tigers got singles wins from Sierra Cobler, Alyssa Pheasant, Aly Baum, Helen Rose and Kacie Emeigh. The doubles team of Baum and Annie Ruggles also won.
Huntingdon (4-9) got a doubles win from the team of Mandy Gaugler and Hannah Foust.
SINGLES: 1, Cobler, Ho., def. Snare, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Pheasant, Ho. def. Gipe, 7-6, 6-4; 3, Baum, Ho., def. Gaugler, 6-1, 6-1; 4, Rose, Ho., def. McClure, 6-2, 6-1; 5, Emeigh, Ho., def. Weyant, 6-0, 6-1.
DOUBLES: 1, Baum-Ruggles, Ho., def. Snare-Gipe, 8-5; 2, Gaugler-Foust, Hu., def. Emeigh-Greenland, 8-4.
Records: Hollidaysburg (16-0), Huntingdon (4-9).
Altoona bounces BG
Lauren Lucas and Emilee Hollingsworth collected singles wins to lead Altoona past Bishop Guilfoyle, 4-1.
Maddie Seidel and Kirstin Wills won the No. 1 doubles match for the Lady Lions, while Julia Nagle and Malia Shimminger claimed the No. 2 doubles match.
Bishop Guilfoyle’s Brayley Lewis won the Lady Mauraders’ lone singles match.
SINGLES: 1, Lucas, A, def. Nazaruk, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Hollingsworth, A, def. Dunkel, 6-2, 6-0; 3, Lewis, BG, def. Letscher, 6-2, 6-4.
DOUBLES: 1, Seidel-Wills, A, def. Boslet-Stevens, 6-0, 6-1; 2, Nagle-Shimminger, A, def. Rudolf-Fochler, 6-0, 6-0.
Records: Altoona (11-3). Bishop Guilfoyle (7-6).
Grier edges Central
MARTINSBURG – Grier won four of the five singles matches to defeat Central, 4-3.
Grier’s Maria Gomez, Steph Roslansky, Miranda Munoz and Christina Corona captured singles wins. Jenna Guyer earned Central’s lone singles win. The Lady Dragons swept the doubles, getting wins from Lexi Ritchey and Meggie Stern and Rachel Sutton and Chelsea Johnson.
SINGLES: 1, Gomez, G, def. McGraw, 8-3; 2, Roslansky, G, def. Schon, 8-1; 3, Munoz, G, def. Myers, 8-4; 4, Guyer, C, def. Liu, 8-3; 5, Corona, G, def. Clark, 8-2.
DOUBLES: 1, Ritchey-Stern, C, def. Munoz-Marin, 9-7; 2, Sutton-Johnson, C, def. Onysko-Zhu, 8-1.
Records: Grier (3-3). Central (8-5).
Tyrone pounds CM
TYRONE-Tyrone picked up singles victories from Ema Julenyova, Marlena Wagner and Paige Padula as it swept Central Mountain, 5-0.
Abby Crider teamed up for one Tyrone doubles victory, while Hannah Klesius and Natalie Dumin combined for the second win.
SINGLES: 1, Julenyova, T, def. Bennett, 6-0, 6-3; 2, Wagner, T, def. Hunt, 6-4, 7-6(7-4); 3, Padula, T, def. Heath, 7-6(7-3), 7-5.
DOUBLES: 1, Crider-Gearhart, T, def. Pinergsllini-Lageman, 6-7(7-1), 6-4, 10-7; 2, Klesius-Dumin, T, def. Miller-Wasilko, 8-6.
Records: Central Mountain (7-7); Tyrone (7-7).