2019-2020 Game Summaries
The North Allegheny girls’ tennis team bounced back from its season-opening loss with a whitewash of the Thomas Jefferson Jaguars on Tuesday, 5-0.
The Tigers rolled through singles play, including a pair of 6-0, 6-0, victories by freshman Nora Catanzarite and senior Ella Sinciline. Junior Jenny Zhu collected a 6-2, 6-2, triumph over Cathryn Rossi at No. 3 singles.
It was an equally successful day for the NA doubles pairings. Junior Claire Shao and sophomore Claire Zheng posted a 6-1, 6-0, win over Katie Sonnett and Cassidy Como at No. 1 doubles. The No. 2 freshman duo of Emily Wincko and Abbey Swirsding also achieved a 6-1, 6-0, decision by besting Sidney O’Connell and Abby Dominick.
North Allegheny improves to 1-1 on the season following the non-section win. The Tigers visit Latrobe on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.
Girls Tennis Summary vs. Thomas Jefferson, 8-20-19
|Match Summary||NORTH ALLEGHENY - 5|
THOMAS JEFFERSON - 0
|#1||Nora Catanzarite (NA) def. Christine Rossi (TJ)||6-0, 6-0|
|#2||Ella Sinciline (NA) def. Shannon Day (TJ)||6-0, 6-0|
|#3||Jenny Zhu (NA) def. Cathryn Rossi (TJ)||6-2, 6-2|
|#1||Claire Shao/Claire Zheng (NA) def. Katie Sonnett/Cassidy Como (TJ)||6-1, 6-0|
|#2||Abbey Swirsding/Emily Wincko (NA) def. Sidney O'Connell/Abby Dominick (TJ)||6-1, 6-0|
The reigning WPIAL Class AAA champions opened the 2019 season on Monday afternoon with a 3-2 loss at home to the Upper St. Clair Panthers. The contest was a rematch of last year’s WPIAL quarterfinals.
North Allegheny received a pair of wins in singles play, one from senior captain Ella Sinciline and the other courtesy of junior Jenny Zhu. At No. 2 singles, Sinciline defeated Anna Rush by a 6-4, 6-4, decision. Zhu topped Shannon Zhov by a score of 6-4, 6-1.
The Tigers looked to bounce back on Tuesday with a home non-section match against Thomas Jefferson at 10:00 a.m.
Girls Tennis Summary vs. Upper St. Clair, 8-19-19
|Match Summary||UPPER ST. CLAIR - 3|
NORTH ALLEGHENY - 2
|#1||Maggie Stief (USC) def. Nora Catanzarite (NA)||6-2, 6-0|
|#2||Ella Sinciline (NA) def. Anna Rush (USC)||6-4, 6-4|
|#3||Jenny Zhu (NA) def. Shannon Zhov (USC)||6-4, 6-1|
|#1||Danni Gibbons/Gia Winseck (USC) def. Claire Shao/Claire Zheng (NA)||6-1, 6-2|
|#2||Hope Krawczyk/Laura Lund (USC) def. Abbey Swirsding/Emily Wincko (NA)||7-6 (7-2), 6-4|