NA Cruises To WPIAL Opening Round Win Over Baldwin

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The North Allegheny girls’ tennis team opened the 2023 WPIAL playoffs on Monday afternoon with a 5-0 sweep of the Baldwin Highlanders.

The second-seeded Tigers cruised past the 15th-seeded Fighting Highlanders with dominant performances across the board. In singles play, Sara Fernandez, Laeticia Wessel and Peyton Mauser all coasted to victories. The No. 1 doubles tandem of Tia Soussou and Audrey Zheng tallied a 6-1, 6-0, win over Kameron Lucy and Alayna Kircher. The No. 2 pairing of Siya Jain and Rebecca Murphy notched a 6-1, 6-0, triumph over Emily Nowicki and Julia Johnson.

North Allegheny improves to 16-1 overall and advances to the WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Girls Tennis Summary vs. Baldwin 10-9-23

Match Summary
#1Sara Fernandez (NA) def. Gabi Moder (B)6-0, 6-0
#2Laeticia Wessel (NA) def. Olivia Garofalo (B)6-0, 6-1
#3Audrey Zheng (NA) def. Chelsea Luxemberger (B)6-0, 6-0
#1Tia Soussou/Siya Jain (NA) def. Kamerob Lucy/Alayna Kircher (B)6-1, 6-0
#2Rebecca Murphy/Kaitlyn Zeman (NA) def. Emily Nowicki/Julia Johnson (B)6-1, 6-0