Ferry, Tran earn silver in doubles tourney

PHOTO PROVIDED Williamsport’s Amani Tran, left, and Liam Ferry won silver in the District 2-4 Class AAA doubles championships Thursday.

Williamsport senior Liam Ferry and junior Amani Tran ended their season with silver medals after losing in the finals of the District 2-4 Class AAA tennis doubles championships at the Wyoming Valley Indoor Tennis Club on Thursday.

The Millionaires’ duo lost 6-3, 6-2 to the second-seeded team of Harsh Patel and Mit Patel of Scranton. Ferry and Tran, the number one seed, had quick victories on their journey to the finals, defeating Wallenpaupack, 6-3, 6-4, in the first round and defeating Wyoming Valley West, 6-0, 6-0, in the quarterfinals Wednesday at Kirby Park.

In the semifinals Thursday afternoon, the Millionaires’ pair — who both played singles in the regular season — rolled right over Delaware Valley with a 6-3, 6-1 win. Williamsport teammates Simon Wallace and Ty Baker were knocked out in their first round by Abington Heights on Wednesday.

Thursday’s competition ends the 2019 boys’ tennis season for Williamsport.

District 2-4 Class AAA

Doubles Championship

FINALS

Harsh Patel/Mit Patel (Scranton) def. Liam Ferry/Amani Tran (Williamsport), 6-3, 6-2

SEMIFINALS

Liam Ferry/Amani Tran (Williamsport) def. Pete Wilson/Matt Lombardo (Delaware Valley), 6-3, 6-1.

QUARTERFINALS

Liam Ferry/Amani Tran (Williamsport) def. Aiden Temple/Brendan Woods (Wyoming Valley West), 6-0, 6-0.

ROUND OF 16

Liam Ferry/Amani Tran (Williamsport) def. John Squatrito/Peter Macdonough(Wallenpaupack), 6-3, 6-4

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