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Wyoming Area loses two tough matches

Pittston Area falls to Dallas in Monday Night Tennis

Above, Connor Mangan returns a shot during Wyoming Area’s loss to Coughlin on Monday. Mangan and doubles teammate Tom Rose won against Valley West later in the week. Below left, WA’s Jon Scorbola delivers a forehand winner against Coughlin. Below middle, Tyler Woodruff backhands a shot for PIttston Area. Below right, WA’s Trevor Alder returns a shot.

photos by tony callaio

Wyoming Area was competitive in four of its five matches but could not get over the hump in a 5-0 loss to Coughlin on Monday at Kirby Park.

All threes singles players – Davide Fanelli, Trevor Alder and Jon Scrobola – lost by the same scores. Fanelli and Scrobola last 7-5, 6-3, and Alder lost 6-3, 7-5.

The No. 1 Doubles team of Tyler Manganiello and Nick Szewczyk lost 6-4, 6-4.

WA 2, Valley West 3

Wyoming Area swept both Doubles matches but could not come up with a singles’ point in a 3-2 loss to Wyoming Valley West on Wednesday afternoon in Plymouth.

The team of Nick Szewczyk and Tyler Manganiello defeated James Yozwiak and Andrew Crossin, 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) in a back-and-forth match at No. 1 Doubles.

Connor Mangan and Tom Rose had somewhat of an easier time, winning 6-2, 7-6 (8-6) over Chris loom and Steve Wheaton at No. 2 Doubles.

PA 0, Dallas 5

Pittston Area was swept by Dallas, under the lights on Monday night, 5-0, at Dallas High School.

The Patriots got a solid effort from No. 2 Doubles Team Austin Welch and Terry Briggs who lost 6-3, 6-2. But the rest of the squad struggled, winning just nine games in three singles and another doubles match.

This week’s schedule

Monday

WA at Hazleton

Tuesday

PA at Seminary

WA at Tunkhannock

Thursday

PA at Berwick

WA at Redeemer

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