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Two WA doubles teams win first round matches at districts

PA teams eliminated in first round

District 2 Class 2A Doubles

Wyoming Area had both of its District 2 Class 2A Championship Doubles Teams advance to the second round of action this past week at the Birchwood Racquet Club in South Abington Township.

The teams of Davide Fanelli and Trevor Alder, and Nick Szewczyk and Tyler Manganiello each won first round matchups before falling in the second round to seeded opponents.

Fanelli and Alder defeated Holy Redeemer’s Dan McGraw and Dan Geraghy in a hard-fought three-setter, 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4. They then lost to fifth-seeded Zach Warriner and Mike Roman of Montrose, 6-2, 6-1 in the second round.

Szewczyk and Manganiello beat Irwin Maldonado and Zach Kavulich of Riverside, 7-6 (7-2), 6-4. They were outsted by sixth-seeded Jay Patel and Matt Hanahue of Scranton Prep, 6-2, 6-1.

District 2 Class 3A Doubles

Pittston Area sent two doubles’ teams to the District 2-4 Class 3A Sub Regional Championships this past week at the Birchwood Racquet Club in South Abington Township.

Teammates Jeremy Homschek and Suraj Pursnani and Tyler Woodruff and Justin Coe represented the Patriots in the event. Both teams were eliminated in the first round of action on Thursday.

The Pittston Area tandem of Homschek-Pursnani lost to fifth-seeded team of Joey Hunt and Kevin Quinn from Delaware Valley, 6-0, 6-1. Woodruff and Coe lost by the same score to sixth-seeded Tom Delahanty and Nick Bartal of Hazleton.

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