Girls Tennis: Fox Chapel pair takes silver

Published on Thursday, 06 November 2014 8:30 am

Last season, Laurel Shymansky took gold in Hershey, as she and Lacey Cohen defeated North Allegheny’s Maddy Adams and Tina Li in three hard-fought sets in the PIAA Class AAA doubles title match. On ...

Girls Tennis: Peters Township pair takes third

Published on Thursday, 06 November 2014 8:15 am

Peters Township junior Megan Hixon and senior Jenn Holcombe made it a clean sweep for the WPIAL teams in Hershey. The Indians pair defeated Kaylee Yann and Amy Zhang of Conestoga, 6-2, 6-1, in the ...

Girls Tennis: Phillips state trip ends quickly

Published on Thursday, 06 November 2014 8:00 am

Carlynton's Hannah Phillips was the only West player to qualify for the PIAA Class AA singles tournament last weekend at the Hershey Racquet Club.  Her trip was short-lived, though, as she lost ...

Girls Tennis: Panthers’ Madson takes third

Published on Thursday, 06 November 2014 8:00 am

Upper St. Clair’s Charlotte Madson capped a great junior season with a third-place finish at the PIAA Class AAA singles tournament last weekend. Madson, the WPIAL Class AAA runner-up, won her first ...

Girls Tennis: District prevails at PIAA tournament

Published on Thursday, 06 November 2014 6:00 am

Ryan Riordan profiles the North area players who excelled at the PIAA girls tennis tournament. "Shady Side Academy junior Ananya Dua and the North Allegheny team have been the stars of the girls tennis ...

Girls Tennis: Beaver sisters state runners-up in doubles

Published on Thursday, 06 November 2014 6:00 am

Justin Criado profiles Beaver tennis standouts Mattie and Anne Taylor. "For the Taylor sisters, Mattie and Anne, reaching the PIAA Class AA doubles tournament was a lifetime in the making. The Beaver ...

Girls Tennis: Dua, Li looking for singles success

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:30 am

WPIAL players have won nine of the past 11 PIAA Class AAA singles titles, and Shady Side Academy’s Ananya Dua or North Allegheny’s Anna Li will try to make it 10 of 12. Dua was the WPIAL champion, ...

Girls Tennis: North teams looking for state doubles titles

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:30 am

Laurel Shymansky already has one PIAA Class AAA title. This weekend, she’ll try for No. 2. Shymansky, a junior at Fox Chapel, won the 2013 state doubles title with Lacey Cohen and enters this season’s ...

Girls Tennis: South players looking for individual glory

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:15 am

Charlotte Madson got the silver at the WPIAL Class AAA singles championships, but she’ll be looking for gold this weekend in Hershey. Madson, a junior at Upper St. Clair, will take on two-time City ...

Girls Tennis: Sewickley falls in state quarters

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:15 am

Sewickley Academy, searching for its second state title, fell in the quarterfinals to Scranton Prep, 5-0. The Panthers, who won the 2011 PIAA Class AA title, won their first WPIAL title since 2011 ...

Girls Tennis: Hannah Phillips carries the West wand

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:00 am

Carlynton's Hannah Phillips is the only West player to qualify for the PIAA Class AA singles tournament this Friday at the Hershey Racquet Club.  The pairings were announced Tuesday, ...

Girls Tennis: Kluska sisters start PIAA quest

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:00 am

  The PIAA announced the official singles pairings for the PIAA Class AA singles tournament Tuesday, which means the sisters Alyvia and Michaela Kluska of Greensburg Central Catholic now know ...

Girls Tennis: Blue Devils a PIAA semifinalist

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:00 am

The last time Mt. Lebanon participated in the PIAA Class AAA team tournament, the Blue Devils finished second. Mt. Lebanon didn’t quite get that far this time, but it got close. The Blue Devils, ...