Tigers Advance Two Teams to Section 2 Semifinals
The Section 2 Doubles Tournament commenced play Wednesday afternoon on the NASH courts and the Tigers were able to send two teams to the semi-final round. Playing out of the #12 seed, senior Rohan Cowlagi and freshman Atharva Sumant defeated North Hills’ number one squad of Connor McEwen and Nathan Belack 10-2 in the first round. They then played and beat Butler’s number one team, Trevor and Tyler Bell, 10-5 in the quarterfinal round. Senior Soureesh Moturi and junior Ven Naik secured the #2 seed and used that advantage to beat Seneca Valley’s second squad, Parker Logue and Matt Kraft 10-3 in the first round. The quarterfinals saw the NA duo beat Pine-Richland’s second entry, Jason Minicozzi and A.J. Silipo by a 10-3 margin
Moturi and Naik will take on the Pine-Richland’s number one squad while Cowlagi and Sumant will tangle with Moon’s number one tandem in Wednesday’s semi-finals. Match time is scheduled for 1:30 PM on the NASH courts.