Thorpe tops Tamaqua in tennis

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Date: March 31st, 2011

Category: Tennis

From the Standard-Speaker:

Jim Thorpe 3, Tamaqua 2 – The Blue Raiders opened with a win in No. 1 singles when Gonzolo Hernandez-Cascante defeated Mitch Franko 6-1 6-4, but lost the next two sets to the Olympians. Jim Thorpe’s Corey Ligenza defeated Evan Stoll 7-6(9-7) and 7-5 and it was James Denny defeating Tamaqua’s Matt Hadesty 2-6 6-0 4-1(retired).

Jim Thorpe then added a third straight set to open No. 1 doubles with Tim Smyth and Kyle Laurence defeating Jerome Betz and Joe Binder 6-4 6-3. Tamaqua rebounded in the final doubles with the team of Eric Fiorilla and Colin Johnson upending Shane Blicher and Otto-Zach Nace, 6-1 6-3

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