Reigning State Champions Sweep Mars In Season Opener
The reigning WPIAL and PIAA champion Lady Tigers Tennis Team leaped into section play in its season opener on Thursday morning with a 5-0 victory over the Mars Planets. The Lady Tigers controlled the match from start to finish and lost only one set the entire day. At #1 singles, sophomore Anna Li breezed past Jordan Sales for a 6-0, 6-0, win. By the same score, freshman Eugenia Lee topped Maddy Brala at #2 singles. Junior Trystyn Maalouf earned a 6-1, 6-0, triumph over Meg McLaughlin at #3 singles.
In doubles competition, the combo of senior Sydney Boyd and senior Catherine Liu collected 6-0, 6-0, victories over Lizzie Austin and Emily Puras. NA’s Catherine Zhang and Jacqueline Cannella sailed by Hope Bermberg and Kandall Angelitti, 6-0, 6-0.
North Allegheny starts the season 1-0 with the victory over Mars and will return to the court on Monday afternoon with a match at Knoch at 3:30 pm.
|Match Summary||NORTH ALLEGHENY - 5|
MARS - 0
|#1||Anna Li (NA) def. Jordan Sales (M)||6-0, 6-0|
|#2||Eugenia Lee (NA) def. Maddy Brala (M)||6-0, 6-0|
|#3||Tristyn Maalouf (NA) def. Meg McLaughlin (M)||6-1, 6-0|
|#1||Sydney Boyd/Catherine Liu (NA) def. Lizzie Austin/Emily Puras (M)||6-0, 6-0|
|#2||Catherine Zhang/Jacqueline Cannella (NA) def. Hope Bermberg/Kandall Angelitti (M)||6-0, 6-0|