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Monday’s high school tennis: Northampton, Amherst, Holyoke Catholic hit 10-win mark

Three local girls tennis teams reached double digits in victories on Monday afternoon.

Northampton swept Cathedral 5-0 to improve to 10-4, while Amherst Regional earned a decisive 4-1 win against Minnechaug to go to 10-1.

Holyoke Catholic needed a pair of three-set singles victories to defeat Pioneer Christian 3-2.

At No. 1 singles, Nathan Drewniak beat Shanghomg Jiang 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-4. After dropping a first-set tiebreaker, Pallavi George defeated Rachel LeClair 10-7 in a final set super-tiebreak to claim the match for the Gaels (10-2).

Girls tennis

Northampton 5, Cathedral 0

At JFK Middle School

First singles: Phoebe Gelbard (N) def. Lauren Malinski 6-0, 6-0; Second singles: Adele Fantasia (N) def. Katelyn Rose 6-0, 6-0; Third singles: Phoebe Jones (N) def. Rachel Laflamme 6-0, 6-0; First doubles: Katherine Lesko & Olivia Bernstein (N) def. Tara Bateman & Jen Callahan 6-0, 6-0; Second doubles: Joy Jennings & Eva Cilman (N) def. Denise Anderson & Jen Ninh 6-1, 6-0

Records: Northampton (10-4, 3-1)

Amherst 4, Minnechaug 1

At Minnechaug

First singles: Nicole McCann (A) def. Eve Sullivan 6-1, 6-1; Second singles: Allison McCann (A) def. Eve Falk, 6-0, 6-2; Third singles: Jaclyn Mercadante (M) def. Maddie Auerbach 6-2, 6-0; First doubles: Samantha Doctor & Amutha Muthukumar (A) def. Anna Manzi & Katherine Weyant 6-3, 7-6 (5); Second doubles: Sarah Knapp & Hannah Lang (A) def. Jane McWilliams & Sheila O’Brien 6-4, 6-1

Records: Amherst (10-1); Minnechaug (9-2)

Belchertown 5, Chicopee Comp 0

At Chicopee Comp

First singles: Rachel Gustafson (B) def. Brianna Gardiner, 6-4, 6-3; Second singles: Vicki Law (B) def. Jane Stebbins, 6-2, 7-5; Third singles: Julia Tan (B) def. Brooke Gardiner, 6-1, 6-1; First doubles: Morgan O’Connor & Angela Grabazs (B) def. Kristen Hubert & Morgan Hiersche, 6-2, 6-2; Second doubles: Kiana Shakeraneh & Maddie Hamparian (B) def. Chloe Gerhardson & Ludmilla Katelin, 6-3, 6-2

Records: Belchertown (4-5); Comp (0-12)

Holyoke Catholic 3, Pioneer Christian 2

At Jones Point, Holyoke

First singles: Nathan Drewniak (HC) def. Shanghomg Jiang, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-4; Second singles: Aaron Taft (PVCS) def. Dan Fiebig, 6-2, 6-4; Third singles: Pallavi George (HC) def. Rachel LeClair, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 10-7; First doubles: Kim Reid & Rebecca Chumsley (PV) def. Ari Adamski & Serena Hayden, 0-6, 7-5, 6-2; Second doubles: Katy McClaflin & Melissa Iczkowski (HC) def. Junhemg Dong & Anguelina Borissenko, 7-5, 6-2

Records: Holyoke Catholic (10-2); Pioneer Christian (6-3)

Frontier Regional 3, Greenfield 2

At South Deerfield

First singles: Ricky Fields (F) def. Manisha Malik, 6-1, 6-3; Second singles: Alexis Silk (G) def. Eleni Balis, 6-0, 6-1; Third singles: Lily Schumann (F) def. Cheyenne Woodard, 6-0, 6-1; First doubles: Emily Franklin & Courntey Kimball (G) def. A.J. Mensah & Alli Zera 6-2, 6-0; Second doubles: Christina Betances-Orrell & Crystal Niedbala (F) def. Annika Zimmerman & Olivia Graves, 7-6 (3), 6-0

Records: Frontier (6-5)

Agawam 5, South Hadley 0

At Mount Holyoke

First singles: Joeanna Glantz (A) def. Ally Craven, 6-0, 6-0; Second singles: Alexis Mirski (A) def. Katie Robitaille, 6-4, 6-0; Third singles: Erica Gallerani (A) def. Katie Meon, 6-0, 6-3; First doubles: Emily Fernandes & Lauren Blanchard (A) def. Allie Steinbock & Miranda Stapley, 6-4, 6-0; Second doubles: Alycia Rackliffe & Emma Armfield (A) def. Maya Ray & Brenna Fogarty, 6-1, 7-6 (4)

Records: Agawam (9-3, 2-1 Valley Wheel); South Hadley (6-7, 1-2)

Boys tennis

Amherst 3, South Hadley 2

At UMass

First singles: Mikey Miele (SH) def. James Kirwan, 7-6 (5), 6-1; Second singles: Aidan Leith (A) def. James Stawarz, 6-0, 7-5; Third singles: Andy Zyskowski (A) def. Dante Pio, 6-3, 6-0; First doubles: Bobby Loughrey & Chris Larrow (SH) def. Calvin Lin & Sasha Harvey, 6-2, 7-6 (5); Second doubles: Amherst won by forfeit

Records: South Hadley (3-9); Amherst (9-3)

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