Staples boys and girls tennis teams advance to the state semifinals

Staples tennis players Noah Wolff, left, and Amelia Berkowitz helped their teams advance to the state tournament semifinals on Tuesday.

WESTPORT – Both Staples High tennis teams advanced to the semifinal playoffs with victories Tuesday.

Guys drop Trumbull

The Wreckers boys, seeded fifth in the Class LL State Tournament round, defeated No. 13 Trumbull 6-1 in the quarterfinals at home on Tuesday.

Staples visits top seed Fairfield Prep in the semifinals on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m.

Trumbull Results

Singles: Noah Wolff (S) def. Justin Ilie (T), 6-3, 6-0

Dean Jackson (T) def. Brett Lampert (S), 6-3, 6-0

Lucas Ceballos-Cala (S) def. Peter Bahr (T), 6-3, 6-0

Robert Jacob (S) def. Neel Jakka (T), 6-0, 6-1

Doubles: Mattie Guadarrama/Hayden Frey (S) def. Josh Jacob/Andre Espiritu (T), 6-1, 7-5

Jared Even/Clint Graham (S) def. Jackson Sanderson/Johnnie Iacciac (T), 6-3, 6-1

Aleko Vergakis/Shreyas Gorre (S) def. Rithik Gunda/Jash Desai (T), 6-0, 6-1

Girls beat Maloney

The No. 11 girls tennis team posted a 7-0 victory over No. 3 Maloney on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Class LL State Tournament.

With the win, the Wreckers will travel to No. 2 South Windsor for a semifinal matchup on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

“The girls played really well today and are looking forward to tomorrow against South Windsor. Semi-finals here we come,” said coach Jena Wider.

Maloney Results

Singles: Amelia Berkowitz vs. Morgan Marcuss, 6-0, 6-2

Aanya Gandhi vs. Noelle Henderson, 6-0, 6-0

Sarah Marron vs. Samantha Park 6-7, 6-3, 6-2

Sadie Yanks vs. Ava Matias, 6-0, 6-0

Doubles: Lola Lamensdorf/Rhiya Anand vs. Ava Martinez/Talia Viger, 6-1, 6-1

Isabel Alfageme/Maddie Hendley vs. Reese Cassidy/Kylie Cyphers, 6-0, 6-1

Bridget Menninger/Dylan Lehrer vs. Horan, Meghan/Howard, Alyssa, 6-4, 6-0

–Andy Hutchison

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