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AHS girls tennis tops Queensbury

October 17, 2012
By The Leader-Herald ( , The Leader Herald

AMSTERDAM - After winning its 17th straight Big 10 championship this season, the Amsterdam girls tennis team began its bid for a Section II Class A title Tuesday.

The Lady Rams opened the postseason with a 6-1 win over Queensbury at Amsterdam High School.

Amsterdam won four of five singles matches and both doubles contests on its way to the win.

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Amsterdam’s Brittany Durose hits a return during her No. 4 singles match with Queensbury’s Mandi Rawson during a Section II Class A semifinal contest at Amsterdam High School on Tuesday. (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Cristiana Johnson, Veronica Marsh, Brittany Durose and Ella Dybas won singles matches for the Lady Rams.

In doubles play, Caitlyn Gannon and Tessa Filiberto won at the No. 1 spot for Amsterdam, while Gabby Disalvi and Audrey Flint won at the No. 2 spot.

Johnson posted a 6-4, 6-1 win over Queensbury's Rebecca Sung at No.1 singles, while Marsh posted a 6-4, 6-2 win over Amanda Ling at third singles.

Durose outlasted Queensbury's Mandi Rawson 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 at No. 4 singles, while Dybas posted a 6-0, 6-3 win over the Spartans' Clare Severance at fifth singles.

Sydney Scheid posted the lone win for Queensbury, defeating Kristie Kaczmarek 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.

Amsterdam (14-1 overall) will travel to Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake today for a semifinal match at 3 p.m. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake advanced with a 7-0 win over Glens Falls on Tuesday. Holy Names and Albany Academy will meet in today's other semifinal contest. Holy Names topped Scotia-Glenville, 5-2, on Tuesday, while Albany Academy earned a 7-0 win over Averill Park.

Amsterdam 6, Queensbury 1


No. 1: Cristiana Johnson (A) def. Rebecca Sung, 6-4, 6-1.

No. 2: Sydney Scheid (Q) def. Kristie Kaczmarek, 6-4, 6-2.

No. 3: Veronica Marsh (A) def. Amanda Ling, 6-4, 6-2.

No. 4: Brittany Durose (A) def. Mandi Rawson, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5.

No. 5: Ella Dybas (A) def. Clare Severance, 6-0, 6-3.


No. 1: Caitlyn Gannon/Tessa Filiberto (A) def. Megan Roop/Lindsey White, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.

No. 2: Gabby Disalvi/Audrey Flint (A) def. Lauren Bolz/Berlyn Barboza, 6-2, 6-1.



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