Girls Tennis Roundup: York Claims Second Consecutive Conference 25 Title is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties.

Kristin Dantzler (file photo)
Kristin Dantzler (file photo)

For the second consecutive year, the York girls tennis team claimed the Conference 25 team championship after defeating Lafayette 5-0 at home Friday afternoon.

York (11-1) finished the team match by sweeping Lafayette and not dropping a set.

The most competitive match came in the No. 1 singles, where Gaby Tersigni and Tawni Hatcher battled in a competitive 7-5 second set that Tersigni eventually won to claim a straight-set match win.

Both teams will travel to play in the 3A East region tournament, which will begin May 25. Lafayette (9-5) will play the No. 1 seed from Conference 26, while York will host the runner-up from Conference 26.

York 5, Lafayette 0

Tersigni (Y) d. Hatcher 6-1, 7-5
Dantzler (Y) won via forfeit
Jenkins (Y) d. Rosewelsh 6-2, 6-2
Kochan (Y) d. Wood 6-2, 6-2
Zhou (Y) d. Gareis 6-1, 6-3


Jamestown Advances to Conference 19 Finals

The Jamestown girls tennis team defeated Tabb 5-0 in the semifinals of the Conference 19 tournament on Friday.

The Eagles controlled the top-five singles matches, dropping six total games to Tabb (7-5) in the finished matches.

Jamestown (12-1) will now prepare to host Grafton in the Conference 19 finals Monday.

Jamestown 5, Tabb 0

Walter (J) d. Giu 6-0, 6-0
Hunt (J) d. Galoozis 6-1, 6-2
Kohli (J) d. Hwang 6-2, 6-0
Herard (J) d. Nicolleta 6-0, 6-0
Peeters (J) d. Adcox 6-1, 6-0
Tisdale (J) vs. Piron 6-3, 4-3 DNF


Grafton Defeats Smithfield to Advance to Conference 19 Finals

Grafton defeated Smithfield 5-2 on the road Friday during the Conference 19 semifinals.

The Clippers took advantage of two defaults by the Packers, in which a player could not finish the match.

Grafton (8-4) will take on Jamestown in the Conference 19 finals Monday.

Grafton 5, Smithfield 2

Zhang (G) d. Ervin 6-2, 6-1
Tucker (S) d. Dixon 6-3, 6-3
Mangum (S) d. DeShayes 6-2, 6-3
Ogusu (G) d. Yates 6-2, 6-3
Nelson (G) d. Mahek 2-1 (default)
Cao (G) d. Burnette 6-2, 6-3

Zhang/Dixon (G) d. Ervin/Tucker 1-2 (default)
DeShayes/Ogusu (G) and Mangum/Yates 2-2 (match called)
Nelson/Cao (G) and Burnette/Ford 2-1 (match called)