District 6 tourney set to begin today

It’s time for the District 6 Class AAA and AA high school tennis championships, with the Class AA field getting under way at Altoona Area High School this morning at 9.

The Class AAA tournament begins Friday at 10 a.m. All matches are at the Leopold Rec Center.

The following are the pairings for the two tournaments.

AA Seeds

Kourtney Cavalier-Central Cambria.

Ema Julenyova-Tyrone.

Beth Carney-Westmont Hilltop

Mikaela McGraw-Central.

Emily Goldyn-Forest Hills

AAA Seeds

Marissa Lanzel-Hollidaysburg.

Lauren Lucas-Altoona.

Cathy Badding-State College

First Round Class AA Pairings

Kristen Rogers (Johnstown) vs Meghan Schon (Central); Christie Tang (Richland) vs Olivia Gailey (Tyrone); Selena Moran (Richland) vs Sydney Price (Bishop McCort)

Second Round Pairings

Cavalier (Central Cambria) vs Rogers/Schon winner; Rachel Blanchetti (Forest Hills) vs Andrea Seitz (Bishop McCort); Carney (Westmont) vs Tang/Gailey winner; Katie Gipe (Huntingdon) vs Afton Dunkle (Bishop Guilfoyle); Goldyn (Forest Hills) vs Ellie Kane (Westmont); Stiffler (Johnstown) vs Mikaela McGraw (Central); Abby Snare (Huntingdon) vs Kathryn Nazaruk (Bishop Guilfoyle); Julenyova (Tyrone) vs winner of Moran/Price

AAA Round of 16

Heath (Central Mountain) vs Emily Hurlburt (Mifflin County); Felton (Mifflin County) vs Sierra Cobler (Hollidaysburg)


Lanzel (Hollidaysburg) vs Heath/Hurlburt winner; Badding (State College) vs Marina Dixon (Altoona); Bennett (Central Mountain) vs Juliette Greer (State College); Lucas (Altoona) vs Felton/Cobler winner

Tigers earn shutout

HOLLIDAYSBURG – Hollidaysburg ran its record to 15-0 by beating Latrobe, 5-0.

Marissa Lanzel, Maisie Supp and Sierra Cobler swept the singles competition. Alyssa Pheasant and Elyse Smilnak won in No. 1 doubles, while Aly Baum and Annie Ruggles rallied from losing the first set to win the next two, including an 11-9 tiebreaker in the third.

SINGLES: 1, Lanzel, H, def. Steeley, 6-3, 6-1; 2, Supp. H, def. Rutigliano, 6-3, 6-4; 3, Cobler, H, def. Kasy, 6-1, 6-3.

DOUBLES: 1, Pheasant-Smilnak, H, def. Lane-Pratt, 6-1, 6-0; 2, Baum-Ruggles, H, def. Naeger-Graziano, 3-6, 6-1, 11-9.

Records: Latrobe (6-8). Hollidaysburg (15-0).