Norwich tennis wins home finale

Girls’ Tennis

Norwich 4, Owego 3

NORWICH – Norwich assured itself a winning record this season finishing out its home campaign with a win over Owego Wednesday.

With five matches already completed and Norwich leading 3-2 overall, the third doubles team of Reva Seager and Katie Orioli wrapped up the victory with a straight sets win.

It was a season sweep for Norwich over Owego, and although this match had a closer final than the first meeting (a 5-2 NHS win), the Tornado won more convincingly, said head coach John Stewart. “We really improved upon our scores over last time,” he said. “We won three super tiebreakers last time (out of our five points), and tonight all of our wins came in straight sets.”



Jen Zieno and Sophie Stewart were winners at singles, and first doubles partners Krissie Collier and Christina Decker added a win. Norwich improved to 7-4 with a season-ending date at Maine-Endwell Friday. “It looks like we’re going to replicate what we did last year,” Stewart said. “As young as we are in some spots, I would not have predicted that. I thought a .500 season would be a huge success, so a winning season is reaching beyond what I thought we were capable of.”

Results

Singles: Julia Hutchinson (O) d. Haley Runyon, 6-1, 6-0. Laura Dragon (O) d. Larysa Bernstein, 6-3, 6-2; Jen Zieno (N) d. Katie Malia, 7-5, 6-4; Sophie Stewart (N) d. Abby Wunder, 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles: Krissie Collier-Christina Decker (N) d. Catherine Meade-Lindsay Knaul, 6-4. 6-4; Elsie Thornlay-Elizabeth Skovira (O) d. Bryn Loomis-Katie Hagen, 6-4, 5-7 (10-2). Reva Seager-Katie Orioli (N) d. Carmina Georgescu-Danielle Dupuis, 6-1, 6-4.

Sidney 5, Unadilla Valley 0

NEW BERLIN – An experienced Sidney lineup handled the Storm in a sweep of the five matchups Wednesday.

Sierra Houck, Marissa Morton, and Samantha Dobbins set the tone for the Warriors at singles with victories in straight sets.

UV (3-5) hosts Delhi Friday.

Results

Singles: Sierra Houck (S) d. Melissa Campbell, 6-4, 7-5; Marissa Morton (S) d. Ciera Izard, 6-0, 6-0; Samantha Dobbins (D) d. Krysten Gould, 7-5, 6-2.

Doubles: Marleigh Meno-Arielle Zimmer (S) d. Kristen Elliott-Amber Potter, 6-6 (7-1), 7-5. Annie Pysnik-Cassie Hoblitz (S) d. Lindsay Avolio-Abby Grace, 7-5, 6-1.

Field Hockey

Greene 2, Maine-Endwell 0

ENDWELL – Greene ended a four-game losing streak to Maine-Endwell and won on the Spartans’ home turf for the first time in several years, Wednesday afternoon.

“It’s been a long time since we’ve won over there,” said Greene coach Sue Carlin. “Our defense played extremely well, and Andrea Myers (center back) probably played the best game of her career.”


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