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Main Line girls’ tennis wrap-up: Baldwin improves to 10-1

 The Baldwin School girls’ tennis team improved to 10-1 overall and 3-0 in the InterAc with a 7-0 win at The Hill School Wednesday. Emma Sass won 6-0 at first singles, Lauren Wang won 6-3 at second singles and Francesca Douglas won 6-2 at third singles. Ari Hairston and Torrie Smith won 6-2 at first doubles, Caroline Buchner and Alexa Decidue won 6-3 at second doubles, Alexa Bartels and Alexis Shatzman won 7-6 (5) at third doubles and Dagny Tepper and Teagan Krane won 6-2 at fourth doubles. The match was shortened due to rain and moved indoors.

The Polar Bears earned a 5-2 win against Academy of Notre Dame Tuesday. Baldwin swept the singles with Emma Sass leading the way with a 6-4, 6-2 at first singles. Lauren Wang won 6-4, 6-2 at second singles and Francesca Douglas won 6-0, 6-0 at third singles.Baldwin’s third doubles team of Alexa Bartels and Alexis Shatzman won 6-1, 6-1 and the Polar Bears’ fourth doubles team of Madeleine Marr and Teagan Krane battled through darkness to escape with a 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-5 (tiebreaker) win.

Baldwin earned a 4-3 win at Episcopal Academy Sept. 23, winning all the singles matches. Emma Sass won 6-0, 6-0 at first singles, Lauren Wang won 6-2, 6-1 at second singles and Francesca Douglas won 6-0, 6-3 at third singles. With the match score tied 3-3, Badlwin’s third doubles team of Alexa Bartels and Alexis Shatzman won 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to clinch the win for the Polar Bears.

In other Main Line high school girls’ tennis action:

Academy of Notre Dame (6-1) lost to Baldwin, 5-2, Tuesday. The Irish got wins at first and second doubles. At first doubles, Grace Leasure and Natalie Hughes defeated Ari Hairston and Caroline Buchner 6-1, 2-6, 6-2; and at second doubles, Sarah Crinnion and Mackenzie Irvine defeated Alexa Diecidue and Torrie Smith 6-4, 3-6, 7-6.

The Irish earned a 6-1 win against Springside Chestnut Hill Sept. 23. At first singles, Notre Dame’s McKenna Bramlage defeated Victoria Walters 6-1, 6-0; and at second singles, the Irish’s Caroline Mackay defeated Cindy Pan 6-3, 6-2.

Agnes Irwin lost to Conestoga, 5-2, Monday, winnning second and third doubles. At second doubles, Carlin Sullivan and Rachel Mashek defeated Amy Zhang and Nina Herman 6-3, 7-5; and at third doubles, Sabina Smith and Jordyn Hurly defeated Sarah Aboseada and Anne Burdick, 6-1, 6-1.


Barrack Hebrew Academy defeated Phil Mont Christian, 4-1, Monday (8-Game Pro-Sets played), winning all but third singles. At first singles, Dori Hoffman Filler defeated Rayna Barnard, 8-2; at second singles Janie Hershman defeated Jonelle Caison, 8-2; at first doubles, Jordyn Meltzer and Sabrina Kimmel defeated Symone Delago and Rena Omeliantschuk, 8-5; and at second doubles, Zoe Kline and Rebeca Dubovsky defeated Journey Burroughs and Cho Chen, 8-7.

The Cougars defeated Villa Victoria, 5-0, Sept. 21. Winners were Talia Raikin, Dori Hoffman-Filler and Janie Hershman at singles; the first doubles duo of Jordyn Meltzer and Talia Schley, and the second doubles pair of Debbie Spivak and Zoe Kline.

Episcopal Academy defeated Springside Chestnut Hill, 5-2, Tuesday, winning all of the doubles matches and at first singles, where Bella Calastri defeated Victoria Walters 6-0, 6-1. At first doubles Eloise Nimoityn and Emily Beinkampen won 6-1, 6-0; at second doubles, Nina Stavropolous and Sam Macrides won 6-0, 6-0; at third doubles, Lily Stavropolous and Neha Mukherjee won 6-0, 6-0; and at fourth doubles, Alexa D’Ambrosia and Grace Hennigan won, 6-0, 6-2

EA defeated Friends’ Central, 5-2, Sept. 21. At first singles, EA’s: Bella Calastri defeated Skye Victor 5-7, 6-1, 10-7; at second singles, Friends’ Central’s Zoe Ginsberg defeated Eliza Aldridge 6-1, 6-0; and at third singles, Friends’ Central’s Laura Barr defeated Parisa Afsharian 6-4, 6-4.

EA won all its doubles matches against Friends’ Central. At first doubles, Nina Stavropolous and Sam Macrides defeated Claire Coss and Julia Nierenberg 6-2, 6-0; at second doubles, Eloise Nimoityn and Neha Mukherjee defeated Sophie Berger and Hanna Rossio 6-0, 4-6, 6-0; at third doubles, Sydney Donaldson and Lily Stavropolous defeated Sam Brotman and Anna Volpp 6-2, 6-2; and at fourth doubles, Alexa D’Ambrosia and Grace Hennigan defeated Talia Rosenberg and Sophie Schall 6-1, 6-0.

Friends’ Central defeated Shipley, 3-1, Sept. 23, winning all but first doubles. At first singles, sophomore Skye Victor won in straight sets 6-1,6-0. Senior co-captain Zoe Ginsberg won 6-0, 6-0, and remained undefeated in her matches for the season. Third singles Laura Barr won her match in a close third set tie breaker 6-1, 4-6,11-9. At second doubles, senior co-captain Sophie Berger and freshman Hannah Rossio won, 6-2, 6-1.

Two days earlier, the Phoenix lost to Episcopal Academy, 5-2. With tough losses at first singles and all doubles places, the FCS senior pair of Laura Barr (third singles) and Friends’ Central co-captain Zoe Ginsberg (second singles) saw success with straight set victories. Barr won 6-4, 6-3, and Ginsberg wrested a 6-3, 6-2 victory from her EA opponent.

Lower Merion defeated Ridley, 7-0, Sept. 22. At first singles, Kloe Rosenberg defeated Maddie Carlson 7-6(6), 6-1; at second singles, Chloe Spergel defeated D.J. Johnson 6-3, 6-2; at third singles, Tiffany Neih defeated Alexa. Ashbridge 6-0, 6-0; at first doubles, Sarah Lipson and Haley Kofsky defeated Kayla Durning and Quinnesha Payne 6-1, 6-1; at second doubles, Sarah Beller-Grossman and Holly Yu defeated Karlee Bryan and Marisela Rechner 6-0, 6-3; at third doubles, Jenna Mancuso and Deepika Jonnagaladda defeated Emily La and Hanniyyia Featherstone 6-1, 6-2; and at fourth doubles, Shengi Hu and Victoria Lee defeated Nicole Arcilla and Jen Ropski 6-1, 6-7(4), 1-0 (10-6).

The Aces blanked Springfield, 7-0, Sept. 21. At first singles, Simone Burde defeated Rachel Smith 6-0, 6-0; at second singles, Neve Brennan defeated Jamie Brower 6-0, 6-0; at third singles, Kloe Rosenberg defeated Olivia Yearling 6-3, 6-1; at first doubles, Sarah Lipson and Haley Kofsky defeated Annie Joyce and Haley Galloway 6-0, 6-0; at second doubles, Chloe Spergel and Holly Yu defeated Katie Carr and Lily Clair 6-1, 6-0; at third doubles, Annabel Schain and Barbara Peck defeated Sophia Borgesi and Vicky Xhori 6-3, 6-2; and at fourth doubles, Melissa Dash and Sofia Himmel defeated Emily Barber and Elizabeth Cavaliere 6-0, 6-0.

The Aces defeated Garnet Valley, 4-3, Sept. 20, winning the first two singles and doubles matches. At first singles, Simone Burde defeated Jessica Marinelli 6-0, 6-3; and at second singles, Neve Brennan defeated Chloe Thiveaud 6-1, 6-2. At first doubles, Sarah Lipson and Haley Kofsky defeated Catherine Cai and Izzy Stripling 6-4, 6-2; and at second doubles, Chloe Spergel and Holly Yu defeated Jadan Law and Judith Monzy 6-4, 7-5.

Radnor defeated Lower Merion, 6-1, Tuesday, getting wins at all three singles spots. At first singles, Grace Hederick defeated Simone Burd 6-3, 6-1; at second singles, Kanon Ciarrocchi defeated Neve Brennan 6-0, 6-1; and at third singles, Jessica Lin defeated Kloe Rosenberg 6-0, 6-1.

The Red Raiders defeated Springfield, 7-0, Monday, getting wins at singles from Kanon Ciarrocchi (first), Jessica Lin (second) and Bridget Dougherty (third).

The Red Raiders defeated Marple Newtown, 7-0, Sept. 22. At first singles Grace Hederick defeated Devin DiCampli 6-0,6-0; at second singles  Kanon Ciarrocchi defeated Rachel Hau  6-0,6-0; at third singles  Jessica Lin defeated Eva Fay 6-1, 6-1; at first doubles  Grace Moore and Gillian Carney defeated Grace Thorn and Emily Soe 6-0, 6-1; at second doubles  Quinn Flannery and Claire Burton defeated Orla Appleton and Jessica Ding 6-0, 6-0; at third doubles  Gabby Schwartz and Gabby Shapiro defeated Addie Caldwell and Jigisha Saini  6-0, 6-1; at fourth doubles  Abhinaya Bharath and Grace Frigerio defeated Linsley Thompson and Taylor Berkus 6-1, 6-0.

Shipley defeated Friends Select, 6-0, Tuesday, with Isabella Scardapane (first singles), Jazzy Stone (second singles) and Lilia Becker (third singles) leading the way.




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