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LI Dominates N.Y.S. Girls High School Championships

November 14, 2009 01:18 PM

Long Island High School girls tennis players dominate N.Y.S. high school championships

This past weekend (11/7-11/9) the best high school girls tennis players represented Nassau and Suffolk Counties at the New York State High School Championships up in Syracuse. In the singles tournament, Blair Seideman (Jericho) defeated Jamie Loeb (Ossining) by the scores of 7-6 (7), 4-6, 6-3 to become NYS Champion. Hannah Camhi (Syosset), who lost to Seideman in the semi-finals, defeated Sharissa Ryan (Fox Lane) 6-3, 6-1 to capture 3rd place.

In the doubles tournament, the team of Brooke Pottish & Lindsay Kantor (Westhampton Beach) was second, losing in the finals to Shiho Sato & Kaho Sato (Keio Academy) 6-1, 6-1. Taking 3rd place was the team of Diana Vamvakitis & Jaimie Hann (Westhampton Beach).

In the consolation tournaments, the team of Melissa Edelblum & Paige Mintz (Roslyn) captured the doubles title, while Samantha Elgort (Half Hollow Hills East) was the singles runner-up.

Michael Pavlides, Scholastic Representative.