Moturi, Naik Fall in Day One of WPIAL Doubles Tournament
Outdoors on the NASH courts Monday afternoon, the team of senior Soureesh Moturi and junior Ven Naik represented the Tigers at the WPIAL AAA Doubles Championship. Ranked the number five seed overall, the NA duo defeated Advait Kulharni and Vineet Madduru of Franklin Regional (12th seed) 10-3 in the first round. The quarterfinal round saw a different story as the Tigers fell 10-1 to the Allderdice team of Kazuma Parkinson and Sammy Nayhouse, the fourth seeded team. Also representing the Tigers, senior Rohan Cowlagi and freshman Atharva Sumant entered the tourney as the 16th seed and faced the number one duo of Naman Dua and Coklin Gramley of Shady Side Academy, falling 10-1.
Congratulations to all four Tigers for advancing from section competition to play as part of the top 16 WPIAL doubles teams!