Norwin’s Santilli and OLSH’s Marks Win WPIAL Girls Singles Tennis Crowns
October 14, 2016
Two new champions were crowned Friday afternoon at Moon High School at the 2016 WPIAL Girls Singles Tennis Championships. Maria Santilli of Norwin beat Marlo Schiffman of Upper St. Clair 6-3, 6-2 in a very competitive 3-A title match with many good rallies. Santilli, who was in command in both sets, controlled play from the baseline and showed a lot of emotion in the straight set victory. Schiffman, only a freshman, will be in contention for WPIAL gold the next three years. in the Class 2-A Finals, Katherine Marks of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart knocked off Elle Santora of Knoch 6-3, 6-1. Top-seed Marks trailed 2-1 early in first set, but then won 10 straight games at one point.