Tigers Roll Over Rams, 5-0
The North Allegheny girls’ tennis team extended its winning streak to nine straight with a 5-0 sweep of Pine-Richland on Monday afternoon.
The Tigers rolled to victories in singles action, with freshman Nora Catanzarite leading the way with a 6-0, 6-0 sweep over Ellie Stokes at No. 1 singles. Senior Ella Sinciline picked up a win over Meghan Wilson, 6-4, 6-2. At No. 3 singles, Jenny Zhu defeated Katelyn Terchek, 6-1, 6-2.
The Rams provided greater resistance in doubles play, but the Tigers remained triumphant in both matches. At No. 1 doubles, Claire Shao and Emily Wincko overcame a 6-2 loss in set one to Gabriella Pasqualveci and Catherine Lee by winning the next two sets by decisions of 6-0, 6-1, respectively. Abby Swirsding and Ashley Chung rounded out the sweep with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) victory at No. 2 doubles over Rebecca Peng and Lilly Stokes.
North Allegheny improves to 10-2 overall and 5-0 in the section. The Tigers host Butler on Tuesday in another section contest.
Girls Tennis Summary vs. Pine-Richland, 9-16-19
|Match Summary||NORTH ALLEGHENY - 5|
PINE-RICHLAND - 0
|#1||Nora Catanzarite (NA) def. Ellie Stokes (PR)||6-0, 6-0|
|#2||Ella Sinciline (NA) def. Meghan Wilson (PR)||6-4, 6-2|
|#3||Jenny Zhu (NA) def. Katelyn Terchik (PR)||6-1, 6-2|
|#1||Claire Shao/Emily Wincko (NA) def. Gabriella Pasqualveci/Catherine Lee||2-6, 6-0, 6-1|
|#2||Abbey Swirsding/AshleyChung (NA) def. Rebecca Peng/Lilly Stokes (PR)||6-3, 7-6 (7-3)|