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.
Kourtney Cavalier-Central Cambria.
Beth Carney-Westmont Hilltop
Emily Goldyn-Forest Hills
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).