Pleasant Vy. wins opener
Pleasant Valley and Jim Thorpe both opened their scholastic tennis seasons on Thursday.
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Pleasant Valley kicked off its season with a 4-3 Mountain Valley Conference vicotry over East Stroudsburg North.
The Bears held a singles advantage as Jon White and Jon Walmach rolled to straight set victories at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions respectively.
Pleasant Valley clinched the victory when the doubles teams of Eric Ammerman/Eric Galante and Kevin Bantel/Eric Schmidt posted straight set wins.
Jon White (PV) def. Will Kyaw, 6-3, 6-3; Jon Walmack (PV) def. Adam Haelsig, 6-0, 6-3; Isaac Schefer (ESN) def. Stevie Berry 6-4, 6-3.
Joe Betro/Joel Crespe (ESN) def. Davis Reiss/Stan Long, 8-4; Eric Ammerman/Eric Galante (PV) def. Jake Rosalky/Alex Karangis, 6-4, 6-3; Kevin Bantel/Eric Schmidt (PV) def. Collin Graver/Jeremy Perdomo, 6-2, 6-2; Tom Gonzalez/Aaron Aquiles (ESN) def. Anthony Taldone/Steven Vale, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-4), 10-7.
Pottsville took care of Jim Thorpe 4-1 in an early season Schuylkill League tennis match-up.
Matt Miller was the lone victor for the Olympians. Miller defeated Niek Mason in two sets (6-4, 6-3).
Andres Enriguez (P) def. John Lowin (JT) 1-6, 1-6.
Matt Miller (JT) def. Niek Mason (P) 6-4, 6-3.
Pat Boyle (P) def. Brett Luicana (JT) 6-2, 6-4.
Austin Warner/Austin Stump (P) def. Luke Eggert/Austin Taylor (JT) 7-5, 6-3.
Brandon Kessock/Cody Gemmell (P) def. Roman Raytsis/Shane Varano (JT) 6-3, 6-1.