Beidle, Bonn top teammates to capture D5
BEDFORD — Caleb Beidle and Willie Bonn defeated Bedford teammates Luke Dague and Zach Kachman, 6-1, 6-3, in the finals of the District 5 doubles tennis championships.
Beidle and Bonn topped Windber’s Nathan Bailey and Andrew Walsh in the semifinals and Somerset’s Logan Peters and Adam Lorence in the quarterfinals.
Dague and Kachman topped Somerset’s Matt Reilly and Nate Olsavsky in the semifinals and HOPE for Hyndman in the Timothy Donaldson and Cody Fitzwater in the quarterfinals.
Tussey Mountain’s Devon Reed and Travis Lemin won a first round match before losing to Reilly and Olsavsky.
Tigers sweep Altoona
HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg boys tennis team advanced to the finals of the District 6 3A Team Tournament on Monday, thanks to a 5-0 win over Altoona in high school action.
The Golden Tigers (17-0) will play at State College on Wednesday in the finals at 3:45 p.m. State College defeated Mifflin County, 5-0, in Monday’s other 3A semifinal.
Against Altoona (14-3), Hollidaysburg got singles wins from Rami Alkhafaji, Rohan Gupta and Anthony Menard. The doubles teams of Nick Viduya and Sammy Obeid, along with David Auerbeck and Will Tyndall.
SINGLES: 1, Alkhafaji, H, def. Good, 6-1, 6-2; 2, Gupta, H, def. Brandt, 6-2, 6-0; 3, Menard, H, def. T. Rispoli, 6-4, 6-0.
DOUBLES: 1, Viduya-Obeid, H, def. C. Rispoli-Marasco, 6-3, 6-0p 2, Auerbeck-Tyndall, H, def. Keating-Schmidhammer, 6-2, 6-4.
Records: Hollidaysburg (17-0), Altoona (14-3).
Ryne Talko, Vincent D’Andrea and Cole Rinker swept closely-contested singles matches, and the team of Matt Unpingco and Nick Schmid won at No. 1 doubles to help Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic top Richland, 4-1, in the District 6 Class 2A semifinals.
The Marauders have advanced to the district championship, to be played against Juniata on Wednesday, for the second year in a row.
SINGLES: 1, Talko, BG, def. Kazmierczyk, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-1; 2, D’Andrea, BG, def. Murtha, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2; 3, Rinker, BG, def. Kocsis, 6-1, 6-3.
DOUBLES: 1, Unpingco-Schmid, BG, def. Rozich-White, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3; 2, Thomas-Bodenshatz, R, def. Rasmussen-Nale, 6-4, 6-0.
Records: Bishop Guilfoyle (14-2); Richland (11-5).
TYRONE — Central Mountain defeated Tyrone, 4-1, in a regular-season match that dropped the Golden Eagles to 3-11.
Ethan Vipond won at No. 1 singles for Tyrone.
SINGLES: 1, Vipond, T, def. Schubauch, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3; 2, Marasco, CM, def. Lewis, 6-4, 6-4; 3, Chapla, CM, def. Meredith, 6-1, 6-0.
DOUBLES: 1, Briker-Cygan, CM, def. Irvin-Grassi, 6-2, 6-0; 2, Talbot-Adroja, CM, def. Fink-Orr, 6-1, 6-0.
Records: Tyrone (3-11). Central Mountain (9-6).