June 25, 2022

Old Lyme Tennis Girls Play Westbrook in Class S State Final This Afternoon, Go Wildcats!

From left to right, Sam Tan, #2 Elaina Morosky, and #4 Callie Bass #3 all won their singles matches against Litchfield.

OLD LYME — 6/4 UPDATE: Westbrook defeated Holy Cross 6-1 yesterday to advance to the CIAC Class S state final where they will face Old Lyme, who are both top seeds and defending champions. The match will be played today, Saturday, at Wesleyan University, starting at 3 p.m.

The top-seeded Lyme-Old Lyme Girls’ tennis team, who are the defending Class S champions, stormed into the CIAC Class S state final after defeating Litchfield 6-1 in convincing fashion on Thursday afternoon. The match was played on Old Lyme courts.

The girls will now meet Holy Cross or Westbrook in the final on Saturday at Wesleyan University. The remaining semifinal will be played Friday.

Lyme-Old Lyme HS Girls’ Tennis Coach Lauren Rahr.

Asked how she felt about the girls’ win, Coach and LOLHS Math teacher Lauren Rahr, said by email, “I am extremely proud of the girls. They go out there and play to win, but most importantly, they deserve to win.”

She added, “It is such a wonderful group of girls that are dedicated to not only their sport, but their team.”

Describing the team in more detail Rahr noted, “They put in the hard work to reach their goals.”

She concluded enthusiastically, “I never thought I would be able to say I reached the finals of the state tournament twice! (I couldn’t even do that once in my time playing high school tennis). These girls are making a name for themselves and creating memories that they will never forget.”

Results from today’s match were as follows:

1st Singles:
Abby Sicuranza vs Ava Atwood 3-6, 6-7 (4)

2nd Singles: 
Sam Tan vs Anna Devaux 6-2, 6-1

3rd Singles: 
Callie Bass vs Leah Sepples 6-2, 6-1

4th Singles: 
Elaina Morosky vs Riley Southard 6-3, 6-3

Alexis Fenton and Livie Bass won their match playing as the #1 doubles team against Litchfield

1st Doubles: 
Livie Bass / Alexis Fenton vs. Emily Migliorisi / Claire Olmstead: 6-0, 6-0

Twins Beatrice Hunt (left) and Aggie Hunt won their match against Litchfield as the 2nd doubles team.

2nd Doubles:  
Aggie Hunt / Beatrice Hunt vs. Peyton Weik / Baylie Pesce: 6-0, 6-0

3rd Doubles:
Izzy Reynolds / Olivia Schaedler vs. Hope Melk / Jillian Saunders: 6-1, 6-1