Tennis

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Peru's Johnny McAuliffe returns a shot during last season's Section VII singles tournament. The Indians captured the CVAC title a year ago and McAuliffe returns to help retain the title. (File Photo)

Peru boys, Lake Placid girls in line for title repeats

The Indians and Blue Bombers took home the CVAC titles a season ago in boys' and girls' tennis, and in 2014 will look to retain their titles.

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Bissonette, O'Leary lead CVAC tennis All-Stars

Saranac's Shawn Bissonette and Lake Placid's Georgia O'Leary were each named the All-Star Team at No. 1 singles; Taylor Higgins/Anna Mitchell from Peru and McKenna Hunter/Adam Khater of Northeastern Clinton were named No. 1 in doubles.

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Northeastern Clinton's Jenna LaValley (left) and Abbie Miller defeated Seton Catholic's Lauren Richter and Alyse Clark in Tuesday's Section VII girls' tennis doubles championship match at the Mcdonough Courts at Plattsburgh State. (P-R Photo/Gabe Dickens)

Saranac's Bissonette goes back-to-back in boys' singles

By: RICKY ST. CLAIR

PLATTSBURGH — PHS's Curle wins girls' singles after battle with Lake Placid's O'Leary; NCCS wins both doubles - Miller/LaValley in girls, Khater/Hunter in boys.

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Saranac's Shawn Bissonette sends a shot back during play of the Section VII state qualifier Monday. Returning singles champion Bissonette captured two wins on the day and will meet Peru's Johnny McAuliffe in today's semifinal. (Staff Photo/Kelli Catana)

Semifinals set in Section VII tennis

PLATTSBURGH — Top four seeds advance in both boys' and girls' singles; top seeds eliminated in boys' and girls' doubles. Semifinals and finals today.

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Peru's Margaret Mitchell returns the ball against Beekmantown opponent Anna Stitt during Tuesday's girls' varsity tennis match at Peru. Peru defeated Beekmantown 5-0. (P-R Photo/Gabe Dickens)

Peru closes CVAC tennis with 5-0 defeat of Beekmantown

PERU — The Peru Indians wrapped up a 6-2 season Tuesday with a 5-0 win over Beekmantown in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls' tennis.

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PHS girls keep title hopes alive

SARANAC — Hornets edge Saranac in CVAC tennis; Lake Placid, Seton Catholic teams sweep; Saranac boys, B'town girls also win.

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