GIRLS TENNIS: Mercersburg Academy win IPSL title
MERCERSBURG WIN IPSL TOURNAMENT >> The Mercersburg Academy girls tennis team dusted off its racquets for its lone competition of the spring, the IPSL Championship, on Saturday.
The Blue Storm down a short-handed St. John's Catholic Prep, 4-1, and handed St. James a 6-1 defeat in the final to win the title. Mercersburg swept all of the singles matches against St. James and took two of the three doubles matches.
Allyson Chae (No. 2 singles, No. 1 doubles), Eliza Smith (No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles) and Quirina Keller (No. 4 singles, No. 2 doubles) went undefeated throughout the day, and after dropping her first-round singles match, Molly Widdoes (No. 1 singles) rebounded to dominate both her singles and doubles matches in the championship.
Mercersburg 4, St. John's 1 First round
Singles (no names for St. John's)
1.Molly Widdoes (MA) lost 8-1
2.Allyson Chae won 9-7 (7-2)
3.Eliza Smith won 8-1
4.Quirina Keller won 8-0
3.Mira Schlueter-Camille Gotera won by forfeit
Mercersburg 6, St. James 1 Final
1.Molly Widdoes (M) d Evie Hammer, 8-2
2.Allyson Chae (M) d Katheryn McEvoy, 8-6
3.Eliza Smith (M) d Melissa Carter, 8-4
4.Quirina Keller (M) d Carter Pennington, 8-4
1.Widdoes-Chae (M) d Hammer-McEvoy, 9-7
2.Smith-Keller (M) d Carter-Pennington, 8-4
3.Ahmed-Teale (SJ) d Mira Schlueter-Camille Gotera, 8-5