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LOCAL ROUNDUP: Hughesville’s doubles lead it to season-opening victory

In girls tennis, Hughesville swept both doubles matches and Lydia Barbour earned a 6-0, 6-3 win at No. 1 singles to lift Hughesville to a 3-2 opening-season win over Montoursville.

Katie Savidge earned Loyalsock’s lone win with a 6-1, injury default decision at No. 1 singles, but Loyalsock fell to Danville, 4-1.

Emilee Stetts and Gabby Bellomo picked up the deciding point with a 6-0, 7-6 (7-5) win at No. 2 doubles to lead Jersey Shore to a 3-2 win over Selinsgrove. Natalie Charnego (No. 1 singles) and Miranda Schneider (No. 3 singles) earned Jersey Shore’s other two wins.

South Williamsport took all three singles matches with wins by Olivia Dorner (No. 1), Lily Summerson (No. 2) and Lauren Peck (No. 3) as it topped Bloomsburg, 4-1.

Lewisburg struggled in its season-opener with a 5-0 defeat to Central Columbia.

Girls Tennis

Hughesville 3, Montoursville 2

SINGLES

1. Lydia Barbour (M) def. Carlee Pepper 6-3, 6-0; 2. Riley Emerick (H) def. Jill Fitzwater 6-0, 1-0 in 2nd set (default); 3. Alex McKenna (M) def. Madison Entz 6-4, 6-1.

DOUBLES

1. Maria Duff/Marley Green (H) def. Libby McNamara/Madison Holland 7-3, 6-3; 2. Molly Forward/Chylee Stroup (H) def. Jesie Hanna/Maddie Adams 6-2, 6-2.

Records: Hughesville (1-0); Montoursville (0-1)

Next: Loyalsock at Hughesville (Wed.)

Danville 4, Loyalsock 1

SINGLES

1. Katie Savidge (L) def. Paige Kupas 6-1, 1-0 (retired due to injury); 2. Cara Bhoner (D) def. Melina Vuocolo 6-1, 5-7, 6-2; 3. Mariana Arnabar (D) def. Abbie Machmer 6-1, 2-6, 6-2

DOUBLES

1. Sarah Bhanushali/Paige Holcombe (D) def. Sarah Hall/Bella Barone 6-4, 7-6 (8-6 tiebreak); 2. Kyra Welliver/ Noelle Stamm (D) def. Maddie Colon//Marina Diggs 6-2, 6-3

Record: Loyalsock (0-1)

Jersey Shore 3, Selinsgrove 2

SINGLES

1. Natalie Charnego (JS) def. Daisy Ettinger 7-5, 6-4; 2. Fiona Finnerty (S) def. Riley Frazier 3-6, 6-3, 6-1; 3. Miranda Schneider (JS) def. Avery DeFazio 6-1, 6-3

DOUBLES

1. Natalie Imhoof/Emeline Snook (S) def. Sam Machmer/Hailey Stetts 7-6 (7-5), 6-4; 2. Emilee Stetts/Gabby Bellomo (JS) def. Taylor Paulhamus/Keria Schall 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)

South Williamsport 4, Bloomsburg 1

SINGLES

1. Olivia Dorner (SW) def. Emily Keyser 6-0, 6-0; 2. Lily Summerson (SW) def. Dana Lee 6-0, 7-5; 3. Lauren Peck (SW) def. Brooke Keister 6-1, 6-1.

DOUBLES

1. Alayna McGovern/Zoe Jackson (SW) def. Alyssa Kruczek/Jamie Nguyen 6-4, 6-3; 2. Sarah Bower/Megan Anderson (B) def. Ella Livorno/Paige Kistner 7-6 (7), 6-2.

Record: South (1-0)

Next: South at Montoursville (Wed.)

Central Columbia 5, Lewisburg 0

SINGLES

1. Tessa Gill (L) def. Hannah Castellan 6-0, 6-2; 2. Emma Kelchner (CC) def. Bekah Vance 6-1, 6-1; 3. Adrianna Rakauskas (CC) def. Becca Brown 6-1, 6-2.

DOUBLES

1. Isabelle McHugh/Megan Minnig (CC) def. Audrey Harer/Sofia Waughen 6-0, 6-0; 2. Abby Paternostro/Grace Roberts (CC) def. Liv Manner/Ayra Tufail 6-0, 6-2.

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