WILLIAMSVILLE - Representatives from the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association turned in fine efforts at the Section 6 tennis championships on Friday at the Village Glen Tennis Club.
Georgie Gens of Fredonia, seeded 15th, pulled off the upset of the day by knocking off top-seeded Gillian White of Depew, 6-1, 6-1.
Later, Gens beat Heidi Mueller of Southwestern, 6-1, 6-3, to set up a battle for third place against No. 3 Nicole Kozenski of Clarence. That match is scheduled for 3 p.m., today.
Photo by Scott Reagle
These are the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association representatives for the Section 6 girls tennis championships. For singles, in front from left are, Georgianna Gens of Fredonia, Morgan Johnson of Southwestern, Heidi Mueller of Southwestern; and Chloe Knapp of Jamestown. In the back are the doubles teams of Paige Bentham and Corrine Cardinale of Maple Grove, Elizabeth Rowan and Victoria VanEvery of Southwestern, Mikayla Johnson and Leigh Yartz of Southwestern, and Rosemarie Mole and Emily Hair of Frewsburg.
Mueller had advanced by prevailing over Brooke Sczymasiak of Lancaster, 6-1, 0-6, 6-2, before meeting Gens.
In doubles, fifth-seeded Rosemarie Mole and Emily Hair of Frewsburg beat Hannah Kiskar and Kaitlyn Budzich of Lancaster, 6-2, 7-6, but were defeated by fourth-seeded Linna and Oestreicher of Niagara Wheatfield, 7-5, 6-4.
Third-seeded Victoria Van Every and Elizabeth Rowan of Southwestern downed 14th-seeded Julia Daboni and Berkeley Kozach of Depew, 6-7, 6-1, 7-5, and lost to Robbins and Ringler of North Tonawanda, 6-4, 6-3.
Eighth-seeded Morgan Johnson of Southwestern emerged with a 6-1, 6-0 win over ninth-seeded Anne Conron of East Aurora and lost to Brianna Gibbs of Williamsville East, 6-0, 6-0.
Chloe Knapp of Jamestown was eliminated by Kosinski of Depew, 7-6, 6-3.
Sixteenth-seeded Leigh Yartz and Michaela Johnson of Southwestern lost their first match to top-seeded Christian Zablonski and Rachael Johnson of Orchard Park, 6-3, 6-3.
Corrine Cardinale and Paige Bentham of Maple Grove were dealt an opening 6-3, 6-4 defeat by Amy Xiah and Ananya Murthy of Williamsville East.