Tennis advances in playoffs to semifinals

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Ponaganset 4
Mt. Hope 1

Thursday October 25, 2018 3:30pm
Team Score
Ponaganset High School 4
Mt. Hope High School 1


Meaghan Dolan, Mt. Hope, defeated Amelia Campanella, Ponaganset,6-4,7-5;Andolina Cipriano, Ponaganset, defeated Jillian Parker, Mt. Hope,6-3,6-0;Samantha Harkness, Ponaganset, defeated Ellee Kopecky, Mt. Hope,
Julia Robertson-Emily Harris, Ponaganset, defeatedAnnie Krzywicki-Eva White, Mt. Hope,6-4,6-4.Kate Mooney-Emaly Akkaoui, Ponaganset, defeatedOlivia Vezina-Ally Picard, Mt. Hope,4-6,7-6 (3),6-1.


Two singles wins and two doubles wins was the recipe for success for No. 3 seed Ponaganset in a 4-1 win over Mt. Hope in the Division II quarterfinals.
Andolina Cipriano and Samantha Harkness won at Nos. 2 and 3 for the Chieftains, who also had wins at No. 1 doubles by Julia Robertson and Emily Harris and at No. 2 doubles by Kate Mooney and Emaly Akkaoui, who came from behind to claim a three-setter.
Mt. Hope earned its lone point at No. 1 singles where Meaghan Dolan was a straight-sets winner.
Ponaganset moves on to the Friday’s Division II semifinals where it meets Portsmouth at Barrington High School at 5 p.m. The Chieftains beat the Patriots Tuesday in the regular-season finale to earn the No. 3 seed.