Nair leads American semifinalists
Top-seeded Adira Nair of Great Valley lost just three games in two matches as she rolled into the ChesMont League American Division girls tennis semifinals at Kennett High School on Friday.
Nair won her first match over Rustin’s Kaitlyn Manis- calco, 6-0, 6-1. She routed Octorara’s Kelly Lomboy, 6-1, 6-1 in the quarterfinals.
She will face Rustin’s Taylor Hutsell, who outlasted Unionville’s Bailey Santiguida in three sets in the quarters.
In the other semifinal, Eliza Wilks of Unionville will face teammate Leah Walter.
The semis are set for this morning at Kennett, with the final to follow.
WEST CHESTER RUSTIN 2, GARNET VALLEY 2 » John Park and Evan Antonucci recorded second-half goals as the Golden Knights earned the nonleague draw.
OWEN J. ROBERTS 3, OXFORD 0» Logan Wolfe had three aces and eight kills for the Hornets in the 25-16, 25-22, 25-19 nonleague loss. Sarah Robinson added nine kills and 16 digs, Danielle Stackhouse recorded 22 digs and Julianna Huggard had three blocks.
WEST CHESTER HENDERSON 3, MARPLE NEWTOWN 0 » The Warriors improved to 10-4 overall with a 25-6, 2512, 25-7 nonleague victory. Randi Desrosiers had four kills and Taylor Dale added six aces and 18 assists.
DOWNINGTOWN WEST 3, PENNCREST 1 » Aly Reardon led the way with 20 kills and Hailey Lewis added 14 kills and five blocks as the Whippets (6-3) collected the 25-22, 20-25, 25-17, 2523 nonleague win. Kenzie Pincura added 10 kills and two aces, Chloe O’Donnell notched 26 assists and 11 digs. Brynn Nanni notched five blocks and Paige Polsin had 15 digts.
WEST CHESTER RUSTIN 3, PERKIOMEN VALLEY 2 » Emma Nelson notched 29 kills and 14 digs as the Golden Knights rallied for the nonleague win by scores of 25-19, 22-25, 23-25, 25-23, 16-14, Kaia Johnson added 11 killa and three blocks, Alessia Matters ammassed 27 kills and 13 digs. Callie McGinnis dished out 37 assists and Emily Supplee had 18 digs. WEST CHESTER EAST 3, UPPER DARBY 0 » Taylor Crawford had 20 digs and Ryleigh Griffin had 19 assists as the Vikings won the nonleague contest, 2518. 25-5. 25-21.
Boys Cross Country
PAUL SHORT INVIATIONAL » Bishop Shanahan’s Josh Hoey finished third overall in the Brown Division race at Lehigh. Hoey finished in 15:16. Tyler Rollins of Downingtown West was 10th and Payton Sewall finished 19th. Josh Lewin from West Chester East was 17th.
Girls Cross Country
PAUL SHORT INVIATIONAL » Conestoga senior Dominique Shultz was sixth in the Brown Division race at Lehigh. Ally Clarke was 17th for West Chester East.
MALVERN PREP 16, LA SALLE 8» Steven Salle had five goals and thre steals to power the Friars (11-1) to the nonleague victory. Issac Salinas chipped in with four goals, while Sean Oates and Jack Cassidy had two goals each. Griff Delaney and Jake Caufield combined for 16 saves.