Varsity Girls Tennis
St. Francis 5, Menlo 2
Date of competition: Friday, September 18, 2009
St. Francis flexed its muscles as a viable contender for CCS honors this season with a 5-2 nonleague victory over host Menlo in a key girls' tennis match on a hot Friday afternoon in Atherton. The Lancers swept the singles in impressive fashion with only one match going to three sets. Menlo regrouped in doubles with the tandems of Laura Gradiska-Stephanie Carlisle and Lauren Robinson-Caitlin Peltz both winning with solid efforts.
St. Francis 5, at Menlo 2
Singles -- Chui (SF) d. Shermis, 6-0, 6-0; Closs (SF) d. Ong, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3; Pratt (SF) d. Heaney, 6-1, 6-2; O'Hare (SF) d. Ranadive, 6-2, 6-4.
Doubles -- Motro-Negru (SF) d. Adams-Matteson, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5); Gradiska-Carlisle (M) d. Nose-Stew, 6-0, 6-4; Robinson-Peltz (M) d. Gui-Emerson, 6-2, 6-4.
Records: Menlo 2-5
posted by Palo Alto Online on Sep 19, 2009 at 8:45 am
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