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Lady Warriors post first win of season

Lady Patriots also 1-1 on season

Pictured at top right, Wyoming Area’s Valerie Bott returns a serve against Crestwood’s Brittany Stanton Monday afternoon in West Pittston.

photos by BILL TARUTIS

At right, Wyoming Area’s Lisa Chihorek returns the ball against Crestwood’s Kristi Bowman.

Wyoming Area got its first victory of the season as Lisa Chihorek, Valerie Bott, and Emily Lukasavage swept their singles matches to lead the Lady Warriors to a 4-1 win over GAR on Wednesday in a Wyoming Valley Conference Tennis Match in West Pittston.

Chihorek did not give up a game-point in a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 Singles. Bott won at No. 2 Singles, 6-2, 6-0, and Lukasavage won 6-0, 6-4 at No. 3 Singles.

Alex Romano and Alicia Pizano also won in straight sets at No. 1 Doubles, 6-2, 6-2.

WA 0, Crestwood 5

Wyoming Area was shut out by Crestwood in its opening match of the season on Monday, 5-0, at the WA Tennis Courts in West Pittston.

Valerie Bott and Emily Lukasavage both lost tough, 6-3, 6-2 matches playing at No. 2 and No. 3 Singles for the Lady Warriors.

PA 2, Hazleton 3

Pittston Area lost a tough match with Hazleton, falling, 3-2, on Wednesday afternoon in WVC action at the Martin L. Mattei Middle School Courts in Pittston.

Anna Podrasky won a tough three-setter at No. 1 Singles, defeating Amanda Pliska, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3. The Lady Patriots lost the other singles matches.

PA’s other point came from the No. 1 Doubles team of Ali Quinn and Haleigh Zurek. Quinn-Zurek won 6-4, 6-4 over Haley Price and Ashlee Pirarchi.

PA 5, GAR 0

Pittston Area opened its WVC Tennis season with a 5-0 win over GAR on Monday at the Martin L. Mattei Middle School Courts in Pittston.

Anna Podrasky led the Lady Patriots with a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 1 Singles.

Miranda Warunek and Alicia Chopyak followed at No. 2 and No. 3 singles with 6-2, 6-0 and 6-3, 6-0 victories respectively.

The teams of Ali Quinn and Haleigh Zurek, and Tatianna Supinski and Caitlynn Cadwalder, each won doubles matches in straight sets. Quinn-Zurek won 6-3, 6-2, and Supinski-Cadwalder won 6-3, 7-6 (8-6).

Singles Records

1. Podrasky, PA…3-0

2. Bott, WA…1-2

3. Chihorek, WA…1-2

4. Chopyak, PA…1-2

5. Lukasavage, WA…1-2

6. Warunek, PA…1-2

Doubles

1. Quinn-Zurek, PA…2-1

2. Pizano-Romano, WA…1-1

WVC Standings

Crestwood…3-0

Seminary…3-0

Hazleton…1-0

Holy Redeemer…1-0

MMI Prep…2-1

Dallas…1-1

Coughlin…1-1

Tunkhannock…1-1

Pittston Area…1-2

Valley West…1-2

Wyoming Area…1-2

Berwick…0-1

Hanover…0-2

GAR…0-3

This Week’s Schedule

Tuesday

PA v. Valley West

WA at Berwick

Friday

PA v. MMI Prep

WA v. Hazleton

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