Tigers Tame Wildcats, 5-0

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The North Allegheny girls’ tennis team won their second consecutive match to start the 2023 season with a 5-0 home sweep of Latrobe in non-section action.

Senior Laeticia Wessel, freshman Peyton Mauser and sophomore Audrey Zheng each powered their way to a win in singles play. Wessel cruised to a 6-0, 6-0, victory against Carlin Bukovec at No. 1 singles. Mauser topped Maria Fetter by a score of 6-2, 7-6 (7-0) at No. 2 singles. At No. 3 singles, Zheng dominated Allison Massaro for a 6-1, 6-0, triumph.

The NA doubles teams had similar success as the No. 1 pairing of Tia Soussou and Siya Jain toppled Bridget Metugh and Brook Coll by a 6-1, 6-1, decision. The No. 2 duo of Rebecca Murphy and Kaitlyn Zeman rolled to a 6-0, 6-0, victory against Kira Florek and Julia Fetter.

With the win, North Allegheny improves to 2-0 overall and will begin section play on Monday with a home match against Seneca Valley.

Girls Tennis Summary vs. Latrobe, 8-24-23

Match Summary
#1Laeticia Wessel (NA) def. Carlin Burkovec (L)6-0, 6-0
#2Peyton Mauser (NA) Maria Fetter (L)6-2, 6-3
#3Audrey Zheng (NA) def. Allison Massaro (L)6-1, 6-0
#1Tia Soussou/Siya Jain (NA) def. Bridget Metugh/Brook Croll (L)6-1, 6-1
#2Rebecca Murphy/Kaitlyn Zeman (NA) def. Kira Florek/Julia Fetter (L)6-0, 6-0