Varsity Girls Tennis
Palo Alto 5, Sacred Heart Prep 2
Date of competition: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Palo Alto staked its claim to having the No. 2 girls' tennis team in the local area by defeating host Sacred Heart Prep, 5-2, in a nonleague match on Wednesday. The Gators topped Menlo-Atherton on Monday. Menlo School remains the No. 1 local squad.
Paly junior Aashli Budhiraja posted a big 6-1, 6-1 victory over Caroline Nordman to get the Vikings rolling. Junior Felicia Wang (6-0, 6-1), senior Tiffany Nguyen (6-3, 6-3) and senior Sammy Solomon (4-6, 7-5, 10-5) completed the sweep in singles at SHP fell to 3-3.
Palo Alto 5, at Sacred Heart Prep 2
Singles -- Budhiraja (PA) d. Nordman, 6-1, 6-1; F. Wang (PA) d. Sarwal, 6-0, 6-1; Nguyen (PA) d. Casey, 6-3, 6-3; Solomon (PA) d. K. Ackley, 4-6, 7-5, 10-5.
Doubles -- Westerfield-L. Ackley (SHP) d. Abbott-Nore, 6-4, 6-3; Kool-K. Wang (PA) d. Ritchey-Schumann, 7-6 (9-7), 6-1; Jones-Lynch (SHP) d. Lee-Dewees, 6-4, 6-4
Records: Sacred Heart Prep 3-3
posted by Palo Alto Online on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:16 am
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