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Monday, October 08, 2012Prep tennis: Trojans' Gray wins sectional title
ADA -- Findlay's Meghan Gray captured the Division I girls sectional tennis singles championship Saturday.
Gray, who will be joined at this week's district by Maggie Kelley in singles and Erin Bosse and Corine Hoffman in doubles, won the singles crown by doubling up Madie Smith of Anthony Wayne 6-1, 6-1 in the semifinals, then beating Cassadie Baker of Bowling Green 6-0, 7-5 in the final.
Baker advanced by beating Kelley 6-1, 7-5 (5) in the semifinals. Kelley then topped Smith 6-4, 6-4 in the matchup for third place.
Bosse and Hoffman lost to two Anthony Wayne doubles teams in placing fourth.
Seeded third, Bosse and Hoffman fell 6-7 (1), 6-2, 7-5 in the semifinals to eventual sectional champions Sarah Jankowski and McKenzie Krieg. In the consolation round for third and fourth place, Bosse and Hoffman were beaten 6-2, 6-1 by Anthony Wayne's second doubles team of Rachel McKay and Jordyn Cousino.
The first two rounds of the district tournament will be held Wednesday at Bowling Green State University. The semifinals and finals are scheduled for the University of Northwest Ohio in Lima on Saturday.
SINGLES SEMIFINALS -- Ashley LaFountain (OH) def. Brittany Mayer (Huron) 6-0, 6-0; Alex Kramer (Tif.Col.) def. Kristina Reimer (Clyde) 6-0, 6-3.
SINGLES FINAL -- LaFountain (OH) def. Kramer (Tif.Col.) 6-0, 6-0.
THIRD PLACE -- Mayer (Huron) def. Reimer (Clyde) 7-5, 6-0.
DOUBLES SEMIFINALS -- Amanda Cahill & Lexi Weber (Clyde) def. Keli Daugherty & Taylor Hayes (Perkins) 6-2, 6-1; Allie Elchert & Audrey Vrancken (Tif.Col.) def. Alix Bouvet & Maria Gerber (Clyde) 6-1, 6-23.
DOUBLES FINAL -- Cahill & Weber (Clyde) def. Elchert & Vrancken (Tif.Col.) 6-2, 6-3.
THIRD PLACE -- Daugherty & Hayes (Perkins) def. Bouvet & Gerber (Clyde) 6-3, 6-3.
SINGLES SEMIFINALS -- Emily Ruhe (Lima Bath) def. Claire Oates (Ken.) 6-0, 6-0; Nora Shaheen (Shawnee) def. Katie Etter (VW) 7-5, 7-5.
SINGLES FINAL -- Ruhe (LB) def. Shaheen (Shaw.) 7-6 (3), 6-0.
THIRD PLACE -- Oates (Ken) def. Etter (VW) 6-3, 6-3.
DOUBLES SEMIFINALS -- Kerr & Rose (Cel) def. Janowski & Kidd (LCC) 6-3, 6-3; Beougher & Werling (Cel) def. Baird & Kottapalli (Shaw.) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1.
DOUBLES FINAL -- Beougher & Werling (Cel) def. Kerr & Rose 7-2, 2-6, 6-2.
THIRD PLACE -- Baird & Kottapalli (Shaw.) def. Janowski & Kidd (LCC) 6-1, 6-1.
SINGLES SEMIFINALS -- R. Rana (MVCD) def. N. Jarra (MVCD) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4; Issa (MVCD) def. S. Beck (T.Christ.) 6-1,6-0.
SINGLES FINAL -- Issa (MVCD) def. R. Rana (MVCD) 6-2, 6-0.
THIRD PLACE -- S. Beck (T.Christ.) def. N. Jarra (MVCD) 6-1, 6-0.
DOUBLES SEMIFINALS -- Small & Niermann (Nap) def. Healy & Healy (OH) 6-3, 7-6 (6); Bhatt & Boice (OH) def. King & Ward (Wau) 6-3, 6-2.
DOUBLES FINAL -- Bhatt & Boice (OH) def. Small & Niermann (Nap).
THIRD PLACE -- Healy & Healy (OH) def. King & Ward (Wau) 6-4, 6-0.
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