NA Drops Opener To Upper St. Clair

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The North Allegheny girls’ tennis team opened the 2021 season on Tuesday afternoon and fell to the host Upper St. Clair Panthers, 5-0.

Upper St. Clair, the WPIAL runners-up in Class AAA a season ago, received singles victories from Maggie Stief, Claire Loomis and Evie Ellenberger to jump start the Panthers efforts toward victory.

Following the season-opening defeat, the Tigers have another tough test on Wednesday against the reigning WPIAL Class AAA champions and state runners-up, the Latrobe Wildcats.

Girls Tennis Summary vs. Upper St. Clair, 8-24-21

Match Summary
UPPER ST. CLAIR - 5
NORTH ALLEGHENY - 0
 
SINGLES
#1Maggie Stief (USC) def. Emily Wincko (NA)6-1, 6-0
#2Claire Loomis (USC) def. Abbey Swirsding (NA)6-0, 6-1
#3Evie Ellenberger (USC) def. Claire Zheng (NA)6-1, 6-0
DOUBLES
#1Leah Lund/Hope Krwczyk (USC) def. Siya Jain/Rebecca Kolano (NA)6-4, 6-2
#2Izzy Yoos/Victoria Semenov (USC) def. Tia Soussou/Rebecca Murphy (NA)6-3, 6-3