Kingston rolls to 8th straight OCIAA victory
Kingston’s girls tennis team made it eight victories in a row, sweeping Minisink Valley 7-0 in an OCIAA match.
Kingston High’s girls tennis team made it eight victories in a row, sweeping Minisink Valley 7-0 in an Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association match.
The triumph made the Tigers 10-1 on the year, giving the program its second straight 10-win season.
Singles players Sally Marie Ryan, Lila Shih Freeman and Raquelle DeCicco plus the doubles teams of Katherine Kuster Kyla Rowen and Juliette Rhodes Christina Demosthenes all won in straight sets, each losing only one game.
Vyda Van-Denberg never got on the court, taking a forfeit.
Kingston’s first doubles team of Patricia Kuster and Molly Schatzel had the toughest — and longest time — on the court.
Minisink (0-11) juggled its
lineup and the Tiger duo faced a wildcard team of
top singles players Elizabeth Sirico and Julia Ratinsky. Kuster and Schatzel rallied in both the first and third sets to score a hardearned 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4 triumph.
The Tigers are back in action Tuesday at Pine Bush, a match Kingston needs to win to take the OCIAA Division I title outright. Sally Marie Ryan (K) def. Sarah Cerruti, 6-1, 6-0; Lila Shih Freeman (K) def. Anisha Chawla, 6-0, 6-0; Raquelle DeCicco (K) def. Reyna Kelly, 6-1, 6-0; Vyda VanDenberg (K) won by forfeit Patricia Kuster-Molly Schatzel (K) def. Elizabeth Sirico-Julia Ratinsky, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4; Katherine Kuster-Kyla Rowen (K) def. Isabella Schalzle-Tiana Topstein, 6-1, 6-0; Juliette Rhodes-Christina Demosthenes (K) def. Lovina John-Abby Sullivan, 6-1, 6-0 Team records: Minisink Valley 0-11; Kingston 10-1.