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GIRLS TENNIS 2019

All - State players  - Adrienne Amato '88, '89

Lyman Hall edges Westies
WH falls 4-3
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 9, 2019)
  - The West Haven girls tennis team fell to 7-9 with a 4-3 loss against Lyman Hall Thursday afternoon on Senior Day at Painter Park. 

In singles action, top-seeded Kiara Walker defeated Jill Barron 6-3, 6-3, second-seeded Skylar Serenson defeated Savannah Farkash 6-0, 6-2, and third-seeded Ariana Nguyen fell to Maddie Kizer 2-6, 6-6 (7-2), 6-4. Fourth-seeded Shea Clarke lost to Kiera Farley 6-0, 6-3.

In doubles play, top-seeded Jennylee Malpica and Jasmine Brown  won by forfeit over Abbey Pallas and Nicole Nicefaro. Second-seeded Bianca Vega and Liv Vegliante of Lyman Hall defeated Megan Mendoza and Kaitlyn Campos 6-0, 6-1, and Lyman Hall's third seed of Robyn Honyotski and Abby Murphy topped Jakeline Ceja and Brandie James 6-3, 6-1.​


Branford tops WH
Hornets nip WH 4-3
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 20, 2019) 
 - The West Haven girls tennis team fell to Branford 4-3 Monday afternoon in Branford. 

In singles play, Sofia Laura topped Sara Giardi 6-2, 6-3, and second-seeded Skylar Serenson defeated Amanda Gage 6-3, 6-0. Branford's third seed of Sam Velardi topped Kiara Walker 8-2, while fourth-seeded Savannah Lopez of West Haven defeated Jess King 6-4, 6-2.

In doubles play, Branford's Alayna Boileau and Shae Lepre defeated Maryn Lovallo and Megan Mendoza 6-1, 6-0. Branford's second seed of  Sarah Berdon and Ellie Bartlett topped Melody McCarthy and Ema Lucas 6-2, 6-3, while Hanna Bloomquist and Kay Lee Lam defeated West Haven's Kaitlyn Campos and Leonarkis Espronseda 6-1, 6-4.

Westies fall to Lyman Hall in opener
WH falls 5-2
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 1, 2019)  -
The West Haven girls tennis team opened the 2019 season with a 5-2 loss to Lyman Hall in Wallingford. 

In singles play, top-seeded Sofia Lora defeated Jill Barron 6-2, 6-4, and second-seeded Skylar Serenson topped Maddie Kizer 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. 

Lyman Hall took home the rest of the matches as third-seeded Kiera Farley beat West Haven's Kiara Walker 6-2, 6-4, and fourth-seeded Olivia Vegliante topped Ariana Nguyen of West Haven 6-3, 6-4.

In doubles play, Lyman Hall's top seed of Abbey Pallas and Nicole Nicefaro defeated Rua Osman and Maryn Lovallo 6-0, 7-5, while second-seeded Robyn Honyotski and Bianca Vega topped West Haven's Megan Mendoza and Kaitlyn Campos 6-0, 6-0. Third-seeded Keertana Chagari and Becca Milewski of Lyman Hall defeated Alyna Nguyen and Melody McCarthy 6-2, 6-2.


North tops West
Indians post 7-0 win
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 16, 2019)
  - The West Haven girls tennis team fell to 2-3 with a 7-0 loss on the road against North Haven. 

In singles play, top-seeded Julia Migliorini of North Haven topped Sofia Lora, 6-0, 6-0, second-seeded Ally Vollero defeated Skylar Serenson 6-3, 6-1, third-seeded Lily Mezzi topped. Kiara Walker, 6-1, 6-1, and fourth-seeded Megan Kell defeated Ariana Nguyen, 6-1, 6-2.

In doubles play, top-seeded Zoe Bowerman and Kara Stevens defeated Rua Osman and Alyna Nguyen, 6-0, 6-0, second-seeded Daniella Bryson and Jess Tran topped Megan Mendoza and Kaitlyn Campos, 6-1, 6-1, and third-seeded Yasmin Mohamed and Claire Looney defeated Melody McCarthy and Jakellne Ceja 8-1. 


WH falls to Shelton
Gaels post 5-2 win
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 23, 2019)  
- The West Haven girls tennis team fell to 2-5 with a 5-2 loss against Shelton Tuesday afternoon in West Haven. The defeat was the fourth in a row for the Westies. 

In singles play, Nell Komorowski of Shelton defeated Sofia Lora 6-2, 6-1; West Haven's Skylar Serenson defeated Nichole Oliver 6-1, 6-1 in the second slot, while third-seeded Kiara Walker of West Haven topped Mariah Mandulak 6-2, 6-7, 7-5. Shelton's Nardin Sayoufi defeated Savannah Walker 6-1, 6-1 in the fourth slot.

In doubles play, Shelton's Zoe Rogers and Eunice Kim won over Ariana Nguyen and Shea Clarke 6-4, 6-4, Jess Jayakar and Carolyn Maher of Shelton defeated Rua Osman and Jenny Lee Malpica 6-0, 6-0, while Meghan Pineau and Mairy Dib topped West Haven's Megan Mendoza and Kaitlyn Campos 6-0, 6-0.


WH tops Platt Tech
Westies post 4-3 win
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(April 23, 2019) 
 - The West Haven girls tennis team won its third consecutive match to improve to 5-5 on the year as the Westies topped Platt Tech 4-3 in Milford Monday afternoon. 

















West Haven against Platt Tech, April 23, 2019. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.
In singles action, Platt Tech's top seed Juliana Pinto defeated Sofia Lora 8-6, West Haven's Skylar Serenson topped Crystal Jacome 8-0 in the second slot, Kiara Walker of West Havben defeated Kim Chiroy 8-3 in the third spot, and fourth-seeded Savannah Lopez topped Te’Ajai Hall 8-4. Fifth-seeded Ariana Nguyen defeated Ayline Irigoyen 8-0. Platt Tech won both doubles matches. Taelor Rose and Jess Goodwin defeated Rua Osman and Jenny Lee Malpica 8-5, and Briana Aguilar and Gabby Williamson topped Megan Mendoza and Kaitlyn Campos 8-5. 


Sheehan ends WH Streak
Titans blank WH 7-0
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 1, 2019)  -
 The West Haven girls tennis team saw its three-match winning streak come to a close and the team fell to 5-6 with a 7-0 loss to Sheehan Tuesday afternoon in Wallingford. 

In singles play, Srivani Agnihotram topped Sofia Lora 6-1, 6-1, Grace Waldron defeated Skylar Serenson 6-0, 4-6, 6-3, Allyssa Cassella defeated Kiara Walker 6-2, 6-1, and Shreya Patel edged Savannah Lopez 6-2, 6-3.

In doubles play, Crystal Gallagher and Caroline Dighello topped Rua Osman and Ariana Nguyen 6-2, 6-2, Olivia Robles and Rishima Patel topped Maryn Lovallo and Melody McCarthy 6-0, 6-1, and Jordyn Allen and Daytona Scherb topped Megan Mendoza and Kaitlyn Campos 6-0, 6-0 . 


Law blanks Westies
WH falls to 6-8
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 6, 2019)
  - The West Haven girls tennis team dropped its second straight match and fell to 6-8 with a 7-0 defeat at the hands of Jonathan Law Monday afternoon at Painter Park in West Haven. 

















West Haven against Jonathan Law, Monday, May 6, 2019. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske. 
In singles play, Law's Lucia Pino defeated Sofia Lora 6-0, 6-1, Monica Pydipati topped Skylar Sorenson 6-1, 6-1, Jenna Bagdasarian defeated Kiara Walker 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 10-8 in the closest match of the day, and Diya Daruka defeated Ariana Nguyen 6-4, 6-1.

















West Haven against Jonathan Law, Monday, May 6, 2019. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske. 
In doubles action, Law's Amelia Mower and Jenna Stash topped Maryn Lovallo and Melody McCarthy 6-1, 6-0, Bridget Sanchez and Sophie Maselli defeated Megan Mendoza and Ema Lucas 6-1, 6-3, and Brynn Costello and Meghan Loftus topped Kaitlyn Campos and Leonarkis Espronceda 8-0.