Roundup: Loyalsock, Hughesville, Bucktail teams in D4 AA girls tennis doubles semis
The District 4 Class AA girls tennis doubles semifinals are set as the second round and quarterfinals were completed Monday at the West Branch Tennis Club.
The semifinals will begin at 2 Wednesday at the West Branch Tennis Club, with the finals to follow. Bucktail’s Maria Morgan and Abby Ransom will play Bloomsburg’s Ivy-Rose Kramer and Emily Wawroski in one semifinal, and Loyalsock’s Kim Levy and Sarah Malone will play Hughesville’s Courtney McGowan and Kierra Croucher in the other.
The Bucktail duo won one match Monday, while the Hughesville pair won two. The champion and runner-up teams advance to the PIAA championships Nov. 1-2 at the Hershey Racquet Club.
Levy and Malone will also play for District 4 champion Loyalsock today in the PIAA Class AA team first round vs. District 11 champion Moravian Academy at 2 today at the West Branch Tennis Club.
In women’s volleyball, a double-double by senior Katelyn McKillop helped Lycoming win 20th match, 25-19, 25-18, 25-22 at Arcadia. It’s Lyco’s first consecutive 20-win seasons since 1998-99. The team also clinched its third straight winning conference record and will play as the No. 5 seed in the Commonwealth tournament beginning Nov. 4.
District 4 AA doubles
Monday at the West Branch Tennis Club
Second round: Ivy-Rose Kramer/Emily Wawroski, Bloomsburg, def. Autumn Hall/Mikala Shaffer, Montoursville 6-4, 6-3; Courtney McGowan/Kierra Croucher, Hughesville, def. Vanessa Michael/Molly Williams 6-2, 4-6, 6-0
Quarterfinals: Kramer/Wawroski def. Oliva Gorg/Allison Mattucci, Hughesville 6-4, 6-3; Maria Morgan/Abby Ransom, Bucktail, def. Maggie Rymsza/Emily Shnyder, Muncy 6-2, 6-2; Kim Levy/Sarah Malone, Loyalsock def. Lindsay Sweeley/Lexie Holmes 6-0, 6-4; McGowan/Croucher def. Kaylie Harer/Francesca Schreck 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
Lycoming 3, Arcadia 0
Scores: Lycoming def. Arcadia 25-19,25-18,25-22
Lycoming (20-9/5-4 MAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Lauren Fink 8-2-0; Bethany Richardson 7-0-1; Maggie Slawson 5-0-0; Kristine Jahn 4-0-1; Kylee Sutton 4-0-4; Katelyn McKillop 0-2-0; Shelby Gear 0-0-1; Totals 28-4-6.0. (Assists) – Katelyn McKillop 26. (Dig leaders) – Amber Seibel 15; Katelyn McKillop 11; Kristin Whitehead 9; Lauren Fink 9
Arcadia (6-12, 1-7 MAC) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Natalie Cadmus 8-1-1; Taylor Hoover 6-1-0; Makenna Micklus 4-1-0; Melissa D’Arcangelo 3-0-0; C. Flora-Karnavas 3-0-2; Kathryn Ahern 2-0-0; Nicolette Bonagura 1-0-0; Alexia Bell 1-2-0; Veronika Bailey 1-0-0; Totals 29-5-3.0. (Assists) – Alexia Bell 10. (Dig leaders) – Natalie Cadmus 9; Veronika Bailey 9