The Warren girls tennis team dropped a pair of matches over the last four days to two tough Erie County opponents.
(File photo by Brian Hagberg. Warren’s first doubles team of Amanda Gray (front) and Kamryn Moore get set for action.)
The Dragons lost a 4-1 decision to Mercyhurst Prep Saturday, Sept. 19, then were blanked, 5-0, by Fairview Tuesday.
The first doubles team of Kamryn Moore and Amanda Gray picked up the lone win between the two matches, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5) over Mercyhurst Prep’s Sophia Potalico and Olivia Jarmolowicz.
The remainder of Saturday’s contests went in the Lakers’ favor. Alie Dinicola topped Maddie Rogers, 6-1, 6-0 at first singles. Angela Chardeen beat Sydnie Cochran 6-2, 6-2 at second singles and Lauren Richmond was a 6-1, 6-0 winner over Meg McGuinness at third singles.
Ava Catrabone and Julia Eagley were 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (1) winners over Jackie Peterson and Maddy Perry.
Fairview simply overwhelmed Warren Tuesday.
Trinity Fox and Allie Mahoney were 6-0, 6-0 winners over Sydnie Cochran and Sophie Olson at first and third singles, respecitvely.
Sydney Govoni nearly picked up a win for the Dragons at second singles, but fell 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7) to Lydia Soltis.
Emma Schuette and Halle Myers topped Moore and Gray, 6-3, 7-5 at first doubles, while Julia Bleicher and Grace Platz were 6-1, 6-3 winners over Peterson and Perry at second doubles.
“Overall, improvements are being made,” Warren associate head coach Travis Myler said. “We’re playing tough competition coming out of Erie.”
Warren is now 2-5 on the season.