Dallastown, Delone fall short in bid for states
One day after dropping their Class 3A semifinal in the District 3 team tennis tournament, Dallastown fell in its attempt to reach the PIAA tournament, dropping a 3-2 consolation match to Exeter Township on Thursday at Hershey Racquet Club.
The Eagles swept singles in straight sets led by District 3 Class 3A singles champion Sammi Snyder, who downed Christie Friedrich 6-1, 6-1.
The Wildcats received their two wins with identical 6-0, 6-4 sweeps in doubles. The duo of Meghan Salaga and Taylor Jones won at No. 1 doubles while Lindsey Shaeffer and Bri Smith won at No. 2 doubles.
Manheim Township won the Class 3A title with a 5-0 win over Hershey.
In Class 2A, Delone Catholic dropped a 4-1 decision to Berks Catholic in its bid to reach the PIAA tournament.
The Squirettes received their only win in the third-place match at No. 2 singles as District 3 singles semifinalist Ellie Neudecker knocked off Laura Covely, 6-1, 6-3.
The Saints received straight set wins at No. 1 singles as well as each doubles match. At No. 3 singles, Berks Catholic's Haley Williams beat Delone's Emily Ritter 4-6, 6-2, 10-8.
Berks County's Wyomissing took home the Class 2A title, defeating Lancaster Catholic 3-0.
Berks Catholic 4, Delone Catholic 1
#1 Singles: Catherine Maher BC def. Alyssa Neudecker 6-0, 6-4
#2 Singles: Ellie Neudecker DC def. Laura Covely 6-1, 6-3
#3 Singles: Haley Williams BC def. Emily Ritter 4-6, 6-2, 10-8
#1 Doubles: Meredith Finneran/Olivia Vagone BC def. Bridget Kilkelly/Maria Waminal 6-1, 6-1
#2 Doubles: Mary Banco/Erin Maloney BC def. Megan Jones/Rebecca Dolce 7-6(3), 6-2
Wyomissing 3, Lancaster Catholic 0
#1 Singles: Alexandra Jadic W vs Isabel Midcap 6-3, 6-5
#2 Singles: Anna Kate Schreck W def. Riley Smith 6-1, 6-3
#3 Singles: Mackenzie Reese W vs Emily Baker 6-2, 4-4
#1 Doubles: Leah McAvoy/Julia Herb W def. Elizabeth Baker/Meredith DeBord 6-3, 6-3
#2 Doubles: Claire Ziolkowski/Vittoria D’Addesi W def. Meg Grasberger/Angelle San Jose 6-3, 6-3
Exeter 3, Dallastown 2
#1 Singles: Sammi Snyder E def. Christie Friedrich 6-1, 6-1
#2 Singles: Alexis Cramer E def. Madi Reed 6-3, 6-1
#3 Singles: Corinne Grohoski E def. Morgan Kistler 6-0, 6-1
#1 Doubles: Meghan Salaga/Taylor Jone DT def. Sai Kurapati/Neha Adda 6-0, 6-4
#2 Doubles: Lindsey Shaeffer/Bri Smith DT def. Yashica Kasithapu/Ryan Breton 6-0,6-4
Manheim Township 5, Hershey 0
#1 Singles: Taylor Kopan MT def. Heidi Luise Wingert 6-0, 6-0
#2 Singles: Kate Moore MT def. Megan Lewis 6-3, 6-0
#3 Singles: Julia Darkey MT def. Ashlynn Searer 6-2, 6-2
#1 Doubles: Emily Garvin/Lizzie McBride MT def. Chandni Desai/Kathryn Kinney 6-2, 6-0
#2 Doubles: Lizzie Musser/Nicole Honrade MT def. Manisha Kodavatiganti/Smitha Ramesh 6-0, 6-1