Tigers Tame Wildcats, 5-0
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||NORTH ALLEGHENY - 5|
|#1||Laeticia Wessel (NA) def. Carlin Burkovec (L)||6-0, 6-0|
|#2||Peyton Mauser (NA) Maria Fetter (L)||6-2, 6-3|
|#3||Audrey Zheng (NA) def. Allison Massaro (L)||6-1, 6-0|
|#1||Tia Soussou/Siya Jain (NA) def. Bridget Metugh/Brook Croll (L)||6-1, 6-1|
|#2||Rebecca Murphy/Kaitlyn Zeman (NA) def. Kira Florek/Julia Fetter (L)||6-0, 6-0|