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Canton girls earn fourth win by beating Granby

Canton’s Manuela Montoya returns a volley in her No. 2 singles match in Granby Monday. She lost in three sets. (Photo courtesy Bill Brewster)

GRANBY, April 24 – The Canton High girls tennis team won three of four singles matches and two of three in doubles to earn a 5-2 victory over Granby in NCCC action Monday.

Canton’s Katherine Hynes remained undefeated on the year at 5-0 with a straight set victory at No. 1 singles. Lauren Almeida won at No. 3 singles while teammate Brina Donovan won in three sets at No. 4 singles.

Canton’s Lauren Almeida returns a shot in Monday’s NCCC No. 3 singles match in Granby. (Photo courtesy Bill Brewster)

In doubles, Belle Magna and Lindsay Vacca won two sets by a 7-5 margin to prevail at No. 1 doubles. Morgan Vacca and Samantha Dionne remained undefeated on the season (5-0) with a victory at No. 2 doubles.

The Warriors return to the court on Wednesday with a match on the road at Ellington at 3:45 p.m. Canton (4-1, 4-1 NCCC) returns home at Mills Pond Park on Friday when they host East Granby at 3:45 p.m.

Canton 5, Granby 2
At Granby
Singles: Katherine Hynes (C) def. Kelly Anne Moffa, 6-3, 6-3; Heather Salter (G) def. Manuela Montoya, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1; Lauren Almeida (C) def. Dwaritha Ramesh, 6-3, 6-4; Brina Donovan (C) def. Shannon McCord, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Doubles: Belle Magna/Lindsay Vacca (C) def. Julianna Pescatto/Viarly Fisher 4-6, 7-5, 7-5; Morgan Vacca/Samantha Dionne (C) def. Serra Tickey/Jordan Weber, 6-2, 6-2; Emma Fetridge/Cheryl Latona (G) def. Elizabeth Walburger/Lindsay LaClair, 6-2, 6-2
Records: Granby 3-3, Canton 4-1

Canton’s Belle Magna leaps for a shot in the No. 1 doubles match Monday in Granby. (Photo courtesy Bill Brewster)


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