Category Archives: Tennis

Bockman, McHale opt to play in USTA Junior tournaments

Two of the area’s top girls tennis players have decided to train and compete in United States Tennis Association junior tournaments over high school this fall. The departure of two-time defending Section 9 champion Jane Bockman, a Goshen sophomore, and Valley Central junior Kortney McHalle, a 2016 state qualifier, makes Washingtonville freshman Jalynn Balleste one [...]

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2017 state boys tennis first-round draw

Section 9 champion Lucas Arora will face fourth-seeded Ryan Fishback in the opening round of the state singles championship at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Thursday morning. Arora, a Cornwall junior, takes a 21-0 record into the match. Newburgh Free Academy’s David Salazar and Troy Steiner, the Section 9 doubles champions, meet Olean’s [...]

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2017 Section 9 boys tennis round of 16, quarterfinal results

Cornwall junior Lucas Arora, the top seed, rolled to the semifinals without losing a game in two matches on the first day of the Section 9 championships. Arora defeated Roosevelt’s Cory Gallinger 6-0, 6-0 in the round of 16 and topped Millbrook eighth-grader Sophia Feigelson 6-0, 6-0. Feigelson beat James I. O’Neill’s Ted Northup 4-6, [...]

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Leach to play in Section 9 tennis tournament

Cornwall sophomore Dan Leach has received a medical waiver from Section 9 to compete in its tennis tournament after he was cleared to compete by a doctor Friday afternoon. Leach defaulted and missed the qualifying Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association championship this week after becoming ill during a practice session Wednesday. The waiver was granted [...]

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2017 OCIAA boys tennis: Arora, Warwick’s Algiere, Redmond champions (VIDEO)

The third time was a charm for Cornwall junior Lucas Arora. Arora won his first Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association singles title in his third straight finals appearance, defeating Goshen’s Lucas Irace 6-0, 6-2. Warwick’s Pearse Algiere and Dean Redmond claimed the school’s first OCIAA doubles title since 1990, ousting Newburgh Free Academy’s David Salazar [...]

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2017 OCIAA singles early round results: Leach defaults from tourney

Cornwall sophomore Dan Leach defaulted out of the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament after coming down with an illness. Leach, a three-time OCIAA and Section 9 doubles champion, was the third seed. Cornwall junior Lucas Arora, the top seed, advanced to the semifinals with a 6-0, 6-0 win over James I. O’Neill’s Ted Northup. [...]

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2017 OCIAA boys tennis early round doubles results

Top-seeded David Salazar and Troy Steiner of Newburgh Free Academy advanced to the OCIAA semifinals with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win over Cornwall’s Emil Vyskocil and Reilly Chin Wednesday at Match Point Tennis in Goshen. Read here for more on Salazar and Steiner win. Salazar and Steiner will meet their teammates Jack Clayton and Matt [...]

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2017 MHAL boys tennis: Cheruiyot, Kalus doubles champions

New Paltz has won the Mid-Hudson Athletic League doubles title for the second straight year. And for the second straight year, sophomore Issac Cheruiyot is a member of the championship team. Cheruiyot teamed with Noah Kalus to defeat Rhinebeck’s Alec Gautier and Mitch Hutchins 6-1, 6-3 in the MHAL final. Onteora’s Tomas Pesko-West claimed the [...]

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2017 MHAL boys tennis first day results

New Paltz sophomore Issac Cheruiyot’s quest to win his second straight MHAL doubles title remains alive. Cheruiyot and Noah Kalus advanced to the MHAL semifinals with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Spackenkill’s Colin Smith and Eric Choi (Spackenkill) 6-1, 6-2. Cheruiyot won the doubles championship and placed third in Section 9 with Alessandro Mauceri last [...]

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Defending champion Tyler Reede leaves NFA tennis team

The upcoming OCIAA and Section 9 boys tennis tournaments will crown a new singles champion. Newburgh Free Academy senior Tyler Reede, who captured titles in both tournaments last spring, has left the team per coach Dennis Maher. Reede wasn’t in Newburgh Free Academy’s lineup against Cornwall Monday in a matchup of unbeaten teams. The 2016 [...]

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