Tyrone slips past BG to make Class AA final
Tyrone upset Bishop Guilfoyle, 3-2, in the semifinals of the District 6 Class AA high school girls tennis team championships at Mansion Park on Monday.
The Lady Eagles got a singles win from individual District 6 Class AA runner-up Ema Jullenyoua and swept the doubles competition to earn a championship match at top-seeded Westmont Hilltop today at 4 p.m.
The teams of Shannon Gearhart and Abbey Crider and Hannah Klesius and Natalie Dumin were Tyrone’s triumphant doubles teams.
Afton Dunkle and Brayley Lewis won singles matches for the Lady Marauders.
SINGLES: 1, Jullenyoua, T, def. Nazaruk, 6-2, 6-3; 2, Dunkle, BG, def. Wagner, 6-4, 6-4; 3, Lewis, BG, def. Padula, 6-1, 6-3.
DOUBLES: 1, Gearhart-Crider, T, def. Boslet-Stevens, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2; 2, Klesius-Dumin, T, def. Rudolf-Servello, 2-6, 6-3, 6-0.
Records: Tyrone (8-8). Bishop Guilfoyle (7-7).
Bedford duo falls
Somerset’s Sydney Geary and Hope Brock captured the District 5 doubles championship Monday, thanks to a 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 win over Bedford’s Ericka Klavuhn and Amber Lafferty at The Summit Tennis & Racquet Club in Altoona.
Klavuhn and Lafferty advanced to the finals with a 10-7 win over Chestnut Ridge’s Taylor Frazier and Jen Carthew in the semifinals. The Lady Bisons duo won their opener, 10-3, over Somerset’s Bailey Stinebiser and Jenna Abramowich.
Frazier amd Carthew advanced to the semifinals for the Lady Lions by beating Windber’s Cassie Wentz and Katie Shaffer, 10-8.
In other doubles action, Ridge’s Amanda Kostyk and Angel Miller beat Bedford’s Rachel Swartz and Victoria Williams, 10-7, in a first-round matchup. Miller and Kostyk then lost, 10-4, to Windber’s Cate McClain and Dani Walsh.