Tennis roundup: Marlboro's Messengers capture MHAL doubles title

Emma Messenger and Grace Messenger of Marlboro High School won the Mid-Hudson Athletic League girls tennis doubles title on Friday at Bard College in Annandale. Rachel Li of Spackenkill lost to Emily Savage of Wallkill in the singles final, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3.

The Messengers defeated Sarah McCall and Cynthia Ma of Spackenkill 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-2 to claim the doubles title. In the semifinals, the Messengers beat Katrina Ackerman and Ashley Dolan, of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0.

McCall and Ma defeated teammates Leona Lau and Emily Ma in the semifinals, 6-4, 7-6 (6-4).

In the singles semifinals, Li defeated Mehal Mitra of Saugerties, 6-2, 6-1. Savage beat New Paltz’s Natalie Meyer 6-4, 6-2 in her semifinal.

Ketcham duo reaches semifinals — With a 6-0, 6-0 win in the opening round and a 6-0, 6-1 victory in the quarterfinals, Laura Koob and Eileen Liang of Roy C. Ketcham reached the Section 1 Conference 1 tournament semifinals at White Plains High School.