THURSDAY TENNIS: W’s in the books for Platt, Sheehan girls; Lyman Hall boys take third match in as many days

THURSDAY TENNIS: W’s in the books for Platt, Sheehan girls; Lyman Hall boys take third match in as many days



MERIDEN — With rain in the forecast, the Platt and Bloomfield girls tennis teams agreed to play pro-sets to decide their CCC match Thursday afternoon.

The Panthers proceeded to make quick work of the Warhawks with a 7-0 decision.

No. 1 Julia Misner (8-0), No. 2 Rheanna Hastings (8-1), No. 3 Mylashia Armour (8-2) and No. 4 Julia Bessler (8-0) collected singles wins as Platt improved to 3-8.

In doubles, the No. 1 team of Afsana Khanom and Anani Gutierrez as well as the No. 2 tandem of Eda Ahiskalioglu and Giselle Negrete won 8-0. Samantha Bergeron and Emily Perez combined for an 8-2 win at No. 3.

Sheehan 5, Sacred Heart Academy 2: The Titans won two singles matches and swept doubles to collect the SCC win over the Sharks at Hamden Middle School. Grace Waldron scored a 6-3, 6-2 decision at No. 2 singles and Allyssa Cassella collected a 6-4, 6-2 victory at No. 3. While the Titans swept doubles, two of the matches went three sets. Crystal Gallagher and Christina Cappola persevered 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 at No 1. Caroline Dighello and Rishima Patel hung tough 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 at No. 2. Olivia Robles and Daytona Scherb had an easier time of it in the No. 3 match, winning 6-0, 6-1. Sheehan improved to 6-6.

Jonathan Law 5, Lyman Hall 2: The Trojans got doubles wins from No. 1 Nicole Nicefaro and Abbey Pallas (6-1, 6-4) and No. 2 Bianca Vega and Liv Vegliante (6-2, 1-6, 6-3) in the SCC setback to the Eagles at Doolittle Park. Lyman Hall’s No. 3 team of Keertana Chagari and Robyn Honyotski lost in a super-tiebreaker 7-6 (7-5), 0-6, 10-6. The Trojans dipped to 9-6 while Law improved to 7-5.

Daniel Hand 7, Cheshire 0: The Tigers steamrolled to 13-0 and snapped Cheshire’s six-match winning streak with the SCC shutout in Madison. The Rams are now 7-2.

Boys tennis

Lyman Hall 7, Career 0: The Trojans earned their third win in as many days and improved to 8-6 with the SCC sweep of the Panthers at New Haven’s Edgewood Park. Colin DeBaise nailed down a tough first set 7-6 (7-5) and then cruised 6-0 in the second set to get the Trojans on their way. Brian Fernando was a 6-3, 6-1 winner at No. 2 and Griffin Tiezzi-Clark prevailed 6-1, 7-5 at No. 3. Career forfeited No. 4 singles. Lyman Hall didn’t drop a game in doubles. No. 1 Brady Campbell and Jackson Mailhot and No. 2 Jack Vigliante and Ethan Cohen were both spotless in victory. Career forfeited at No. 3. The Trojans take their win streak into today’s rivalry match with Sheehan.

Hamden 5, Sheehan 2: The Titans earned both of their wins in doubles in this SCC contest in Wallingford. Julio Serna and Gabe Wells teamed for a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 1. John Yoder and Noah Becker were 6-3, 6-3 winners at No. 2. The Titans go into today’s rivalry match at 6-7.

Wilcox Tech: The Indians played an abbreviated doubleheader with Coginchaug in Durham, completing a contest suspended by weather last month before playing a full match. The host Blue Devils won both, 5-2 and 6-1. Eli Henry, Wilcox Tech’s No. 1 singles player, had wins in both matches, 8-6 and 8-4. No. 5 James Dobson accounted for the other point for Wilcox in the suspended match. Dobson won 8-3.


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