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Wednesday girls' tennis

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 10:46 PM
Washington’s Mari Samadashvili had no problem playing in up to 40 m.p.h. gusts, taking the Public League Class AAA individual tennis title with straight-set wins in both her semifinal and final matches yesterday at the Awbury Recreation Center. Samadashvili topped Central’s Alex Lawall... Read more

Group 1 Tennis: Burlington ousts Penns Grove

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 12:12 AM
Seventh-seeded Burlington City breezed past No. 10 Penns Grove, 5-0, with Gabby Benson taking the second singles, 7-5, 6-3, over Amber Martin in the South Jersey Group 1 tennis tournament. Read more

Group 4 Tennis: Millville, Atlantic City, Cherry Hill East win

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 12:08 AM
Courtney Gifford set the tone with a straight-sets win at first singles, as top-seeded Millville improved to 15-2 by dispatching No. 16 seed Williamstown, 5-0, in the opening round of the South Jersey Group 4 tennis tournament. In other first-round action, third-seeded Atlantic City eliminated 14th-seeded... Read more

Group 3 Tennis: Kingsway advances

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 12:06 AM
Alexia Cavazof of Kingsway pulled out a 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory at first singles, and the sixth-seeded Dragons went on to oust No. 11 seed Point Pleasant Boro, 5-0, in the opening round of the South Jersey Group 3 tournament. Kingsway advances to tomorrow’s quarterfinals, with a trip to third-seeded... Read more

Tennis: Washington is perfect

Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 9:56 PM
Washington completed a remarkable turnaround in one year by finishing its regular-season Public League schedule 10-0 with a 5-0 win at Bartram. The Eagles of first-year coach Adam Bachman were 1-9 a year ago. Washington got a dominating performance at first singles from Maria Samashdivli, who coasted... Read more

Pa.: Saturday Girls' Tennis

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 9:16 PM
The bracket ran true to form at the Central League Singles Championships as top-seeded Tessa Lyons of Strath Haven defeated Lower Merion’s Devi Jadeja, 6-2, 6-1, for the title at the Heathplex in Springfield (Delaware County). Third place went to Radnor’s third-seeded Lauren Bridges, who... Read more

Friday's tennis roundup

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 12:15 AM
Top-seeded Tessa Lyons of Strath Haven and second-seeded Devi Jadeja of Lower Merion cruised through their early rounds at the Central League Singles Championships. Lyons and Jadeja received first-round byes before Lyons knocked off Upper Darby’s Tiffany Shamberger in the second round and Harriton’s... Read more

Pittman girls top Schalick for tennis crown

Friday, October 2, 2009, 11:43 PM
Pitman clinched the Tri-County Conference Classic Division crown by blanking visiting Schalick, 5-0. Melissa Hudock battled past Victoria Bagden, 6-4, 6-3, at first singles to set the tone for the Panthers (13-2 overall, 8-0 conference), who shared the 2008 title with Schalick. Read more

Phil Anastasia: Super Seven Power Rankings

Friday, October 2, 2009, 2:22 PM
The best teams in South Jersey, regardless of sport: 1. Eastern field hockey (6-1): Like Moorestown girls' lacrosse, Eastern field hockey is a powerhouse in part because of its willingness to challenge itself. The Vikings will play anybody. So while Saturday night's 3-2 loss to Wyoming (Pa.) Seminary... Read more

Conestoga clinches share of tennis title

Friday, October 2, 2009, 12:41 AM
Conestoga clinched at least a share of the Central League girls' tennis title with a 4-3 win over visiting Harriton. The Pioneers jumped out to a 4-0 lead and clinched the victory at No. 2 doubles, where Laura Walzer and Renee Simms won, 7-6 (9-7), 6-1. Read more
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