State tennis results (day two): Two Section 9 teams in consolation semifinals

Cornwall’s Matt Anastasi and Sam Lawyer and Monroe-Woodbury’s Andy Hu and Dan Stevenson advanced to state consolation semifinals Friday at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows.

Anastasi and Lawyer defeated Baldwinsville’s Dan Kott and Grady Schmidt 7-5, 6-4 in the consolation quarterfinals. The Cornwall seniors beat Bryce Recer and Nick Spoor of Ballston Spa 6-3, 6-1 in the consolation first round.

Monroe-Woodbury’s Andy Hu and Dan Stevenson defeated Logan Toops and Josh Kowalczyk of Webster Thomas 6-1, 6-0 in the first round. The Monroe-Woodbury seniors beat Orchard Park’s August Bruno and Tommy Baldinger 6-4, 6-4.

Cornwall junior Ernesto Dillon was defeated by Cold Spring Harbor’s Conor Dauer 6-4, 6-4 in the round of 16 Friday in the state tournament at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows.

Newburgh Free Academy’s Jacques Laine and Danny Parris lost to Jeff Cherkin and Kyle Alper of Half Hollow Hills East 6-1, 6-3 in the round of 16.

James I. O’Neill’s Davis Fleming defeated Saranac’s Shawn Bissonette 6-0, 6-4 in a first-round consolation match but lost a three-setter to Websterville North’s Mike Rusk 4-6, 6-0, 10-5.

Newburgh Free Academy eighth-grader Tyler Reede lost to Williamsville North’s Harry Wang 6-1, 6-1 in a first-round consolation.

State tournament
(at National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows)
Round of 16: Conor Dauer (Cold Spring Harbor) d. Ernesto Dillon (Cornwall) 6-4, 6-4.
Second-round consolation: Mike Rusk (Websterville North) d. Davis Fleming (James I. O’Neill) 4-6, 6-0, 10-5.
First-round consolation: Davis Fleming (James I. O’Neill) d. Shawn Bissonette (Saranac) 6-0, 6-4; Harry Wang (Williamsville North) d. Tyjer Reede (Newburgh Free Academy) 6-1, 6-4.
Round of 16: Jeff Cherkin-Kyle Alper (Half Hollow Hills East) d. Jacques Laine-Danny Parris (Newburgh Free Academy) 6-1, 6-3.
Consolation quarterfinal: Andy Hu-Dan Stevenson (Monroe-Woodbury) d. August Bruno-Tommy Baldinger (Orchard Park) 6-4, 6-0; Matt Anastasi-Sam Lawyer (Cornwall) d. Dan Kott-Grady Schmidt (Baldwinsville) 7-5, 6-4.
First-round consolation:
Andy Hu-Dan Stevenson (Monroe-Woodbury) d. Logan Toops-Josh Kowalczyk (Webster Thomas) 6-1, 6-0; Matt Anastasi-Sam Lawyer (Cornwall) d.Bryce Recer-Nick Spoor (Ballston Spa) 6-3,


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