New Castle News


October 2, 2012

Photo Gallery, Video Highlights: Neshannock tennis teams in Pink-Out event


Neshannock came up a bit short yesterday.

The Lady Lancers dropped all three singles matches in a 3-2 WPIAL Section 2-AA match at Pearson Park in the Coaches vs. Cancer Pink-Out event.

“It was just a tough match,” Lady Lancers coach Chuck Dess said. “I thought we competed really hard; they’re a veteran team.

“The score doesn’t indicate how well we played. I thought the girls competed really hard. We still have an outside shot at the playoffs and we’re going to put this one behind us.”

The doubles tandems of Maria Acosta/Cecelia Weingart (No. 1) and Arti Anna Ribarevski/Erin Warvell (No. 2) posted victories for Neshannock (6-4, 7-4).

Blackhawk won the first meeting, 3-2, also sweeping all three singles matches.

Following are the results:

Blackhawk 3, Neshannock 2


1. Juliana Lapek (B) def. Gabby Giangiuli 6-0, 6-0.

2. Analise Zapadka (B) def. Meg Johntony 6-0, 6-2.

3. Kate Fierens (B) def. Brittany Moses (N) def. 6-1, 6-1.


1. Maria Acosta/Cecelia Weingart (N) def. Hope Berkenbile/Gracyn Gabouer 6-0, 6-3.

2. Arti Anna Ribarevski/Erin Warvell (N) def. Alayna Turconi/Kara Kaniecki 6-4, 2-6, 7-6.


1. Madison Jones/Jenna Richardson (N) won 6-0.


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