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Plattsburgh's Alexine Racine returns the ball during a boys' tennis match against Northern Adirondack's Justin Kellett Wednesday at Plattsburgh High School. The Hornets defeated the Bobcats, 5-0. (P-R PHOTO/GABE DICKENS)

Peru holds off Seton Catholic in CVAC tennis

PERU — Peru and Seton Catholic had two hard fought matches during girls’ singles Wednesday as the Indians captured a 5-0 victory in a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference match.

Margaret Mitchell outlasted Kelli Ryan, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1, in No. 1 singles for Peru. At No. 2 singles, Kari Kusalonis held off Shannon Ryan, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1, to capture the win.

Taylor Higgins and Anna Mitchell won at No. 1 doubles for the Indians.

On the boys’ side, Peter Daly, Johnny McAuliffe and Connor Bond captured straight-set wins in singles.

Patrick Demarais and Kyle Kemp, and Camden Brockbank and Matthew Rine were winners in doubles for Peru.

Boys

Peru 5, Seton Catholic 0

Singles

No. 1- Daly (P) def. Pham, 6-3, 6-1. No. 2- McAuliffe (P) def. Kato, 6-0, 6-0. No. 3- Bond (P) def. Briggs, 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles

No. 1- Demarais/Kemp (P) def. Mulligan/Racette, 6-0, 6-3. No. 2- Brockbank/Rine (P) def. Tang/Ali, 6-1, 6-2.

Girls

Peru 5, Seton Catholic 0

Singles

No. 1- M. Mitchell (P) def. Ryan, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. No. 2- Kusalonis (P) def. Egan, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1. No. 3- Goddeau-Stefaniak (P) won by forfeit.

Doubles

No. 1- Higgins/A. Mitchell (P) def. Clark/Richter, 7-5, 7-6(7-4). No. 2- Clemons/Mooney (P) won by forfeit.

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PHS 5, NAC 0

PLATTSBURGH — The Hornets’ Chris Gray and the Bobcats’ Nolan Fergusson had the match of the day at No. 2 singles.

Gray took the first set 6-4, before Fergusson roared back in set two, 6-4. It was Gray, though, that took the win with a 6-2 final set as Plattsburgh grabbed the victory.

“It was the biggest battle of the day,” Hornets coach Cathy Whalen said. “These were two consistent players that both played well and competed for over two hours.”

Alex Racine and Brendan Whalen tallied wins in singles, while Anthony Girard and Adam Dodge, and Matt Bracey and Guillermo Saguar were winners in doubles for Plattsburgh.

For the girls, Marle Curle, Kelsey Senecal and Olivia Carlsson were two-set winners in singles for the Hornets.

Emilie Kneifel and Kelly Cantwell, and Ashley Marlow and Hannah LeClair each captured wins in doubles.

Boys

Plattsburgh 5, NAC 0

Singles

No. 1- Racine (PHS) def. J. Kellett, 6-0, 6-3. No. 2- Gray (PHS) def. Fergusson, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. No. 3- Whalen (PHS) def. S. Kellett, 6-4, 6-0.

Doubles

No. 1- Giarad/Dodge (PHS) def. Brunelle/Warwick, 6-1, 7-6. No. 2- Bracey/Saguar (PHS) def. Viars/Gagner, 6-4, 6-4.

Girls

Plattsburgh 5, NAC 0

Singles

No. 1- Curle (PHS) def. Charland, 6-4, 6-3. No. 2- Senecal (PHS) def. 6-0, 6-4. No. 3- Carlsson (PHS) def. Velasquez, 6-2, 6-0.

Doubles

No. 1- Kneifel/Cantwell (PHS) def. St. Andrew/Jiguere, 6-1, 6-0. No. 2- Marlow/LeClair (PHS) def. Lafountain/Pitts, 6-3, 6-2.

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NCCS 5, AUSABLE 0

CLINTONVILLE — Jordan Brilotti and Brendan Boutin didn’t drop a game on their way to wins in their singles matches to help the Cougars over the Patriots.

Ryan Marks picked up a win at No. 1 singles for Northeastern Clinton.

Abbie Miller helped the Cougars to victory with a 6-2, 7-5 win over Michalea Courson at No. 1 singles.

Jenna LaValley and Aurora Slater added wins at singles. Aryana Kellison and Andrea Mossey, and Morgan Rabideau and Sarah Babbie picked up wins in doubles.

Boys

NCCS 5, AuSable Valley 0

Singles

No. 1- Marks (NCCS) def. Casey, 6-1, 6-0. No. 2- Brilotti (NCCS) def. Ford, 6-0, 6-0. No. 3- Boutin (NCCS) def. Lawrence, 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles

No. 1- Khater/Hunter (NCCS) won by forfeit. No. 2- Tetreault/McManus (NCCS) won by forfeit.

Girls

NCCS 5, AuSable Valley 0

Singles

No. 1- Miller (NCCS) def. Courson, 6-2, 7-5. No. 2- LaValley (NCCS) def. Guynup, 6-0, 6-4. No. 3- Slater (NCCS) def. Kilburn, 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles

No. 1- Kellison/Mossey (NCCS) def. Hall/Willett, 6-0, 6-4. No. 2- Rabideau/Babbie (NCCS) def. McDonald/Lawrence, 6-0, 6-3.

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Lake Placid 5, Beekmantown 0

BEEKMANTOWN — The O’Learys rolled in their singles matches to lead the Blue Bombers over the Eagles.

Georgia O’Leary and Victoria O’Leary won in straight sets, while Joan O’Leary need tiebreaks in her two-set victory over Anna Stitt.

Brenna Garret and Kayla Hudson, and Sophie Morelli and Liza Marinis were doubles winners for Lake Placid.

Girls

Lake Placid 5, Beekmantown 0

Singles

No. 1- G. O’Leary (LP) def. Wyand, 6-2, 6-2. No. 2- J. O’Leary (LP) def. Stitt, 7-6(8-6), 7-6(8-6). No. 3- V. O’Leary (LP) def. Belrose, 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles

No. 1- Garret/Hudson (LP) def. Solberg/Tallada, 6-0, 6-1. No. 2- Morelli/Marinis (LP) def. Gricoski/Minardi, 6-3, 6-1.

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