Hazleton’s Stephanie Mazurek, Wyoming Area’s Brianna Pizzano repeat at tennis districts

WILKES-BARRE — Hazleton Area’s Stephanie Mazurek and Wyoming Area’s Brianna Pizzano repeated District 2 girls tennis championships Friday at Kirby Park, but Mazurek was able to find a way to add to that accomplishment. Mazurek beat teammate Lily Nowak in the District 2 Class 3A final for the second straight year, but unlike 2016, she […]

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Long day ends in success for Royals sophomore in D2 tennis tourney

KINGSTON — Camryn Cassetori did not mind switching venues and playing well into Thursday evening. The Holy Redeemer sophomore was just happy to have avoided an early morning match. “It was a very long day,” Cassetori said after rallying in the second set to finish off Hannah Bonk from Dallas, 7-5, 6-3, in the District […]

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Marathon singles match win lifts Hazleton Area tennis to district finals

WILKES-BARRE — Lily Nowak is not the type of athlete to hide her emotions on the tennis court. When the Hazleton Area junior was down, the frustration wore on her face like the sweat dripping down her cheeks. When her shots were finding their mark, she joked and smiled along with her teammates on the […]

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WVC girls tennis season features plenty of competition

The 2017 Wyoming Valley Conference high school girls tennis season is underway, and it looks to be a highly competitive race to the top. The Hazleton Area Cougars look to be the team to beat, as they are coming off of winning their second straight WVC title in singles and doubles in District 2 Class […]

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Wyoming Seminary’s Eamon Gibbons, Times Leader’s Boys Tennis POY

KINGSTON – Allison Joanlanne won’t forget Eamon Gibbons as a freshman. A quiet young man, the Wyoming Seminary head coach was impressed by his knowledge of the game, and how hard he was willing to work each and every day. Yet, one thing stood out. “He was so polite and respectful,” Joanlanne said. “He always […]

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Wyoming Seminary’s Eamon Gibbons, Andrew Schukraft win District 2 doubles title

WILKES-BARRE — Wyoming Seminary’s annual senior dinner was held on Thursday night. The Blue Knights’ doubles team of Eamon Gibbons and Andrew Schukraft weren’t really worried about being late for the event, but they sure left the Kirby Park Tennis Courts with plenty of time before the festivities, and with gold medals. Gibbons and Schukraft […]

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Wyoming Seminary’s Gibbons finishes as runner-up in D2 tennis tourney

WILKES-BARRE – Just a few days after facing Wyoming Seminary’s Eamon Gibbons and winning, Scranton Prep’s Tarquin McGurrin was optimistic heading into Friday’s District 2 Class 2A boys tennis final. McGurrin overmatched Gibbons once again in the matchup, winning in straight sets 6-0, 6-2 to claim his first District 2 Class 2A singles title. McGurrin […]

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H.S. Tennis: Wyoming Seminary wins D2-2A boys title

WILKES-BARRE – Over the last decade, the best rivalry in boys tennis in District 2 has been Wyoming Seminary and Scranton Prep whether being in team, singles or doubles competition. On Tuesday, the two squads met for the ninth straight time in the finals of the District 2 Class 2A Team Championship. So when Sem’s […]

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2016 Times Leaders Girls Tennis All-Stars

Stephanie Mazurek Junior, Hazleton Area Mazurek had herself quite a season at No. 1 singles for the Cougars. Seeded No. 2 in the District 2-4 Class 3A singles tournament, she dropped only five games en route to the championship match where she lost a heartbreaker in three sets to Williamsport’s Amanda Southard. A few days […]

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Brianna Pizzano puts her name in Wyoming Area history with District 2 Class 2A girls tennis singles title

KINGSTON — All season long, Wyoming Area freshman Brianna Pizzano was playing the team’s No. 1 singles matches. Now, she’s the No. 1 player in the district. Pizzano, who just turned 15 several weeks back, won two matches to capture the PIAA District 2 Class 2A girls tennis championship Friday at Kirby Park. The win […]

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