Norwich netters too tough for Warriors

Girls’ Tennis

Norwich 5, Chenango Valley 2

NORWICH – Norwich swept all four singles matches for the first time this season, and won its second match in as many days to move over the .500 mark.

Sophie Stewart and Bryn Loomis captured straight sets wins at first and second singles, Reva Seager won in straight sets at third singles, and Jessica Lerner improved to 5-0 with a 6-4, 6-4 win at fourth singles. “I thought this would be a closer match,” said Norwich coach John Stewart. “The kids are really playing well and playing with confidence.”

At first doubles, Krissie Collier and Katie Orioli remained perfect on the season as well with a dominant 6-1, 6-1 victory. “This was an impressive win for us,” Stewart added.

Norwich (3-2) is at Johnson City Friday.


Singles: Sophie Stewart (N) d. Lauren Eggleston, 6-2, 6-3; Bryn Loomis (N) d. Catherine Carter, 7-5, 6-3; Reva Seager (N) d. Stephanie LeVane, 6-1, 6-3; Jessica Lerner (N) d. Colleen O’Connor, 6-4, 6-4.

Doubles: Krissie Collier-Katie Orioli (N) d. Julia Bidwell-Ling Chang, 6-1, 6-1; Shea Kelly-Sam Spena (CV) d. Emily Stewart-Kristie Orioli, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1; Ashley Holmes-Kayla Price (CV) d. Gina Meccariello-Shaniqua Yaccarino, 6-0, 6-2.

Unadilla Valley 3, Hancock 2

NEW BERLIN – A sweep of the doubles matches, both in straight sets, pushed UV to its second win in three matches this season.

Amber Potter and Hannah Benson, who won at first doubles, and Alaina Emerson along with Amanda Button at second doubles, did not give up more than two games as each won easily.

Lindsay Avolio grabbed the Storm’s other team point with a victory at third singles.


Singles: Lauren Biello (H) d. Melissa Campbell, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3); Clarissa Buchanan (H) d. Kristyn Gould, 7-5, 6-3; Lindsay Avolio (UV) d. Christina Erickson, 6-0, 6-2.

Doubles: Amber Potter-Hannah Benson (UV) d. Elizabeth Hall- Kate Darder, 6-0, 6-1; Alaina Emerson-Amanda Button (UV) d. Ingrid Richter-Courtney Samson, 6-2, 6-1.

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