ROUNDUP Greenwich girls tennis tops McMahon
Now the much-anticipated postseason begins for the Cardinals. Second-seeded Greenwich (15-1) will host seventh-seeded Wilton in today's 4 p.m. quarterfinal round match of the FCIAC Tournament. Greenwich has claimed the FCIAC championship the last three years.
"This was a nice way to end our regular season before we start getting into tournament play," GHS coach Betsy Underhill said.
Freshman Jenn DeLuca made yet another strong showing at first singles for the Cardinals, defeating Shannon Kieburtz, 6-1, 6-0. Sophomore Danielle Cepelewicz, freshman Samantha Stone and freshman Audrey Villemure each won their matches 6-0, 6-0 at 2-4 singles respectively for Greenwich.
The Cardinals were just as impressive in doubles action, as senior Leah Tagliarino and junior Jordana Cepelewicz, the tandem of Michelle Vogt/Anna Sweeney and Virginia Davis/Julia Hyland also won their matches in straight sets.
If Greenwich beats Wilton today it will host the Staples/Fairfield Ludlowe winner in Tuesday's semifinals at 4 p.m.
Greenwich High School wrapped up the regular season with a 4-1 loss at Ridgefield.
The Cardinals (16-4, 14-4) will host an FCIAC quarterfinal round game on Monday, heading into the postseason having won four of five.
Yuta Okazaki had the only hit for Greenwich, which got an eight-inning no-hitter by Ryan Carr in Wednesday's 1-0 victory over St. Joseph.