JAMES BUCHANAN 4, MIDDLETOWN 1 >> James Buchanan came within one set of blanking Middletown, but ended up with a 4-1 Mid Penn Colonial Division win Tuesday.
Rachel Martin and Meredith Sanders won at No. 1 and 2 singles for the Rockets (2-4, 2-3 MPC) to put them ahead, then both doubles teams – Maggie Strawoet and Autumn Schweizer, and Violet Clark and Rachel Poffenberger – earned victories to clinch it.
JB coach Terri Beegle said, "It was good for Meredith and Rachel to have short matches for a change in this heat – they took care of business quickly.
"At No. 1 doubles, Maggie had a great game at the net. The No. 2 doubles team has been pretty steady."
James Buchanan 4, Middletown 1 at Middletown
1. Rachel Martin (JB) d Charity Cooper, 6-0, 6-1
2. Meredith Sanders (JB) d Jenna Abbott, 6-1, 6-1
3. Gabby Carter (M) d Abby Heinbaugh, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3
1. Maggie Strawoet-Autumn Schweizer (JB) d Maddie Sweigert-Fabiola Hernandez, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)
2. Violet Clark-Rachel Poffenberger (JB) d Alex Hernendez-Veronica Miller, 6-0, 6-0