Montrose and Elk Lake both sent two representatives to the District II Class AA girls’ tennis championships held at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre Thursday morning.
Montrose’s Anna Ruseski started the day for the Lady Meteors against Wyoming Area’s Anna Thomas in the first round, and won both sets, 7-6 (5) and 6-4.
Ruseski advanced to the second round to face Wyoming Seminary’s Madison Nardone where she would be eliminated from competition after losing both sets 6-3.
Montrose’s Jen Reed advanced the farthest out of the six players, and started the day in the second round against Western Wayne’s Sarah Gardner, who she defeated in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0.
Reed would fall in the third round against Joanlenne, who won in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0.
Elk Lake’s Darci Walker faced Holy Cross’s Kella Pacifico in her first round match and won both sets, 6-2, 6-3.
Walker advanced to play Wyoming Seminary’s Nathalie Joanlanne but was swept 6-0 in both sets and was bumped from the tournament.
Elk Lake’s Sonya Griffiths started play in the second round against Honesdale’s Jeneen Galik and cruised to 6-2 wins in both sets.
Griffiths advanced to face Grace Reilly from Scranton Prep in the third round, but was eliminated after losing both sets 6-1.
Each school will also be represented in the first three rounds of the District II Class AA doubles championships at Kirby Park starting Oct. 8, but results were not available at press time.
Elk Lake’s Danielle Callas-Kalie Murray will face MMI Prep’s Claire Sheen-Gaby Becker, while Montrose’s Anna Ruseski-Victoria Hinds will play Riverside’s Dionna DeFazio-Ashley Fuentes.