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GIRLS TENNIS ROUNDUP: AH over ‘Paupack among shutouts

All four Saturday Lackawanna League girls tennis matches ended in 5-0 shutouts, including a meeting between ranked teams.

Abington Heights remained unbeaten with a victory over visiting Wallenpaupack.

The Comets, ranked first among Big Schools in the Riverfront Sports Super Six Girls Tennis Power Rankings of District 2 teams, improved to 6-0.

No. 4 Wallenpaupack fell to 2-2 in the league and 3-2 overall.

Abington Heights dominated singles with Bella Peters winning, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 1, Rina Hanumali losing just one game at No. 2 and Susan Arp losing just three at No. 3.

The doubles matches were tighter. Faith Bennett-Hanna Adonizio won the first set, 6-0, at first doubles, but the second went to 7-5 before they could close out Abby Schroeder-Sara Katz. Bernie Mullin-Elina Joshi needed three sets to defeat Lili Elgayer-Sarah Niemiec, 6-3, 1-6, 11-9.

In other matches: West Scranton defeated Honesdale, Scranton beat Dunmore and Valley View downed Montrose.

West Scranton lost just nine games in 12 sets.

Gabrielle Chantiloupe, Madison Maloney and Mia Butka won in singles while Camilla Sphabmixay-Gianna Tallo and Molly Donovan-Isabella Gigliotti won in doubles.

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