Undefeated Tigers hand Mtn. Lions first setback
HOLLIDAYSBURG – Unbeaten Hollidaysburg handed unbeaten Altoona its first loss, 4-1.
Hollidaysburg got singles wins from Amir Alkhafaji and Max Sheetz. The Golden Tigers also got wins from the No. 1 doubles team of Eric Miller and John Johnson and the No. 2 team of Emre Cardakli and Josh Cobler. Ryan Good earned Altoona’s only win.
“For this early in the season, it was a great win for our guys,” Hollidaysburg coach Brian Denis said. “The weather cooperated, and it was a nice team win for us. Altoona is always a tough match, and to come out and win a big match like that shows we worked hard. We’ll see them again during the season. They’re probably the best team we’ll see on our schedule.”
SINGLES: 1, Alkhafaji, H, def. Allender, 6-2, 6-2; 2, Good, A, def. Sky, 6-2, 6-3; 3, Sheetz, H, def. Colledge, 3-6, 6-4, 10-6.
DOUBLES: 1, Miller-Johnson, A, def. Ahmad-Eiman, 6-3, 6-4; 2, Cardakli-Cobler, H, def. Rispoli-Houk, 6-4, 6-1.
Records: Altoona (4-1). Hollidaysburg (3-0).
CC sweeps Rangers
EBENSBURG – Josh Remillard, Christoff Trexler and Zach Gerlach won singles matches as Central Cambria defeated Forest Hills, 5-0.
Jack Terndrup and Chris Nischalke won at No. 1 doubles, and Cameron Hoffman and Gina Bianucci picked up a win at No. 2 doubles to help the Red Devils complete the sweep.
SINGLES: 1, Remillard, CC, def. Goldyn, 6-1, 6-4; 2, Trexler, CC, def. Buchkovich, 6-3, 6-0; 3, Gerlach, CC, def. Sabo, 6-4, 6-0.
DOUBLES: 1, Terndrup-Nischalke, CC, def. Eppley-Naugle, 6-2, 7-6 (8-6); 2, Hoffman-Bianucci, CC, def. Katrancha-Brunner, 6-0, 6-1.
Records: Central Cambria (3-1). Forest Hills (2-7).
HUNTINGDON – Huntingdon handed Clearfield its first loss of the year, and also got its first win in the process, by beating the Bisons, 4-3.
The Bearcats got singles wins from Will Thurston-Griswald, Chalmers Port and Matt Scialabba. The doubles team of Austin Perow and Taylor Mitchell won it for Huntingdon by getting an 8-4 victory.
SINGLES: 1, C. Mains, C, def. Perow, 6-4, 10-7. 2, Maines, C, def. Mitchell, 6-0, 6-0. 3, Scialabba, H, def. Angstadt, 6-4, 6-2. 4, Port, H, def. Wise, 6-2, 6-0. 5, Thurston-Griswald, H, def. Stucke, 6-2, 6-2.
DOUBLES: 1, Perow-Mitchell, H, def. C. Maines-Angstadt, 8-4. K. Maines-Wise, C, def. Scialabba-Port, 8-1.
Records: Huntingdon (1-3), Clearfield (4-1)