The Cypress Lake boys and Bishop Verot girls tennis teams clinched the District 2A-12 championship on Wednesday and will advance to the Region 2A-3 tournament that begins on Tuesday April 5. After a second-place finish in both the boys and girls tournaments, Cape Coral also clinched a Regional berth.
Boys District 2A-12 Championship
•1. Cypress Lake 27, 2. Cape Coral 21, 3. Gateway Charter 12, 4. Oasis 7, 5. Mariner 6, 6. Dunbar 5, 6. Lely 5, 8. LaBelle 2, 9. Bishop Verot 1, 9. Island Coast 1, 11. Immokalee 0
Individual Championship Results
•No. 1 singles: Zach Blythe (CL) d. Cape Coral 6-3, 6-2.
•No. 2 singles: Cason Hiers (CL) d. Cape Coral 6-0, 6-0
•No. 3 singles: Jose Camacho (CL) d. Joseph Manibo (GC) 6-3, 6-4
•No. 4 singles: Logan Glock (CL) d. Cape Coral 6-1, 6-4
•No. 5 singles: Cypress Lake d. Tristan D’Agostino
•No. 1 doubles: Cape Coral d. Blythe-Hiers (CL) 6-1, 6-1
•No. 2 doubles: Glock-Camacho (CL) d. Cape Coral 6-2, 6-4
Girls District 2A-12 Championship
1. Bishop Verot 21, 2. Cape Coral 19, 3. Cypress Lake 16, 4. Gateway Charter 9, 5. Lely 6, 6. LaBelle 5, 7. Mariner 4, 7. Oasis 4, 9. Dunbar 2, 10. Immokalee 0, 10. Island Coast 0
Individual Championship Results
•No. 1 singles: Lely d. Dusty Catala (La) 6-1, 6-2
•No. 2 singles: Bishop Verot d. Laura Moreno (CC) 6-4, 6-3
•No. 3 singles: Bishop Verot d. MacKenzie Housler (GC) 6-1, 6-1
•No. 4 singles: Bishop Verot d. Yevheniya Krasynska (CC) 6-3, 6-3
•No. 5 singles: Jessica Vu (CC) d. Bishop Verot 6-0, 6-4
•No. 1 doubles: Cypress Lake d. Melia Coughlin-Alyssa Grabner 6-1, 6-0
•No. 2 doubles: Laura Moreno-Samantha Smart (CC) d. Bishop Verot 6-2, 6-1
•Canterbury 19, Riverdale 5: Krista Thompson led all scorers with eight goals and also picked up four assists for the Cougars (14-0). Peyton Hornung also stood out with seven goals and three assists.
•Estero 13, Bishop Verot 7: Lauren Lockard had three goals and Olivia Horton picked up two for the Vikings.
•Mariner 16, Port Charlotte 0: Madison James and Abby Love both picked up two RBI apiece to lead the way for the Tritons (19-5). Hannah Holloway (14-5) struck out 10 from the mound, only allowing two hits and one walk.
•Riverdale 2, Estero 0: Pitcher Meghan Reno only allowed one hit and went 2-for-3 from the plate with an RBI for the Raiders (15-6). Terri Ware and Kassidy Topliff each added a hit apiece to also contribute.
•Ida Baker 14, Cypress Lake 4: Denia Bent went 3-for-4 with three doubles and three RBI to lead the way for the Bulldogs. Kristabella Harris went 3-for-3 to also contribute.
•North Fort Myers 6, Bishop Verot 4: Melinda Thirion hit a double into the centerfield gap in the top of the third to score the game’s final two runs for the Red Knights (16-1). Emma Johnson wemt 2-for-2 with a walk to also stand out.
•Ida Baker 11, Cypress Lake 3: Chris Menendez blasted a two-run home run and Chris Schrowe (5-0) picked up six strikeouts in six innings pitched to lead the way for the Bulldogs (14-2).
•ECS 9, Marco Island Academy 5: Ben Specht led the way with three hits and three RBI for the Sentinels (15-4).
•Riverdale 2, Estero 0: Hunter Tinsley (2-0) picked up the win for the Raiders (8-9) with nine strikeouts in six innings pitched. Estero falls to 10-6 on the year.
•Mariner 3, Port Charlotte 2: Daniel Varner (3-3) notched his third win of the year for the Tritons (10-8) after only allowing three hits in six innings pitched. Mason Eicher and Andrew Arsenault went 2-for-4 offensively.
•Bishop Verot 12, Estero 4: Brothers Zack and Cody Liberto scored three goals and picked up three assists respectively to lead the way for the Vikings (12-3). Miles Duca recorded nine saves from the net.
Canterbury 16, Riverdale 3: Butch Bolger had seven goals and Alek Kirschner dished out seven assists for the Cougars (10-4). Kirschner also had four goals on the night.