5 WPIAL tennis players alive in PIAA semifinals

By:
Friday, November 5, 2021 | 9:31 PM


Five WPIAL tennis players – three singles competitors and a doubles team – remain alive in their quest for the state tennis championship heading into the semifinals Saturday in Hershey.

Bethel Park’s Mia Gorman, Sewickley Academy’s Ashley Close and Knoch’s Ally Bauer and the Knoch doubles team of Emily and Lindsey Greb made it through the first round and quarterfinals Friday.

Gorman defeated Kylie Kochis of West Chester Henderson in three sets in the first round, then rolled Mia Jeftic of Central in the quarterfinals without dropping a set.

Bauer won both her matches in straight sets. In the quarterfinals against Anna Millen of Lancaster Catholic, she pulled out a 7-6 win in the first set before rolling 6-0 in the second.

Close won dropped a total of two games in her two victories, both convincing straight-set efforts.

The Greb sisters didn’t drop a game in their first-round win, then worked for a 7-6, 6-2 win over Isabella and Francesca Bartolacci of Moravian Academy in the quarterfinals.

More High School Sports

High school scores, summaries and schedules for Dec. 4, 2021
Trib HSSN 2021-22 WPIAL Class 6A girls basketball preseason breakdown
Trib HSSN 2021-22 WPIAL Class 6A boys basketball preseason breakdown
Plum’s Kaitlyn Killinger chosen as Valley News Dispatch Girls Soccer Player of the Year
Plum’s Luke Kolankowski selected as Valley News Dispatch Boys Soccer Player of the Year

click me