Dorothy Dalton defeated Reham Perry, 6-2, 7-5, at first singles to lead host Poughkeepsie in a 3-2 win over Ellenville High School on Wednesday as the Pioneers earned their first victory in girls tennis since 2014.
“It was super exciting,” said Meghan Martin, who has been the coach for four seasons. “All the girls played well; even our doubles, which lost, they played tough. The fact that it had been a while and we got a win is great. The girls played their hearts out, so it was nice to be rewarded.”
Adriana Powers beat Cristina Torres, 6-2, 6-2, in second singles, and Jane Weaver topped Elizabeth Mattritios, 6-3, 6-1, at third singles for Poughkeepsie (1-1).
Spackenkill 5, Franklin D. Roosevelt 0 — Cynthia Ma beat Katrina Ackerman, 6-4, 6-0, in first singles to lead visiting Spackenkill. Kourtney Kowalski and Madison Myers won, 6-1, 6-2, at first doubles.
Beacon 3, Brewster 2— Olivia Banks and Emma Henderson won at first and second singles, respectively, and first doubles team Meera Patel and Melina Cicigline also prevailed as the visiting Bulldogs won their opener.
New Paltz 5, Red Hook 0 — Natalie Meyer defeated Emily Appenzeller, 6-4, 6-1, at first singles to lead host New Paltz.
Mikal Kalus beat Dasha Latvis, 6-0, 6-0, in second singles. Alexandra Nicolas and Halley Mastro topped Alice Finta and Julia Bemis, 6-0, 6-0, at first doubles for the Huguenots (3-1).
Roy C. Ketcham 7, Carmel 0 — Laura Koob and Ellen Liang won in straight sets for host Ketcham. Rachael Warren and Sarah Canzonewin in sttraight sets at first doubles for the Indians (1-0).
Marlboro 4, Saugerties 1— Emma Messenger, Grace Messenger and Michaela Kulpinski won singles matches for visiting Marlboro. Julie Truncali and Kaiya Wigton won at first doubles.
Wallkill 3, Highland 2— The Huskies’ doubles teams of Tanmaye Hulgundi and Ally Fuller, and Michaela McClinton and Gisselle Ojeda won, but the host Huskies fell.
North Salem 3, Pawling 1 — Pawling’s Martha Topolnitski defeated Julia Colettes, 6-2, 6-3, at first singles, but the Tigers lost on the road late Tuesday.
Fox Lane 7, Arlington 0 — The Admirals were swept at home late Wednesday.