The Jaguar varsity tennis team clinched the Northeast Ohio Tennis Association (NEOTA) Division B title today with a 4-1 win over Hathaway Brown ‘B’. The team went 6-0 in league play with victories over Walsh, Hawken, Hudson, Western Reserve Academy, Rocky River, and Hathaway Brown ‘B’. Leading the way for SJA today was first singles player Tia Clemens ’23 who rolled to a 6-0, 6-0 victory. Next off the court was Melissa Martin ’20 who picked up a 6-2, 6-2 win at second singles.
The second doubles duo of Grace Kamis ’21 and Catherine Mayer ’21 clinched the team match with a 6-3, 6-3 win. The victory moved Kamis to a team leading 16-3 on the season. Delia Guzic ’23 picked up the Jaguars’ final point with a 6-4, 6-3 win at third singles. The Jaguars are now 9-1 on the season and host state ranked North Canton Hoover (#9 in Division I) tomorrow.
Singles: Tia Clemens (SJA) d. Sinead Li 6-0, 6-0; Melissa Martin (SJA) d. Ella Kazazic 6-2, 6-2; Delia Guzic (SJA) d. Kailey Takaoka 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles: Amanda Sachs/Claire Hofstra (HB) d. Kerrigan Ponsart/Mary Kate Kahl 6-2, 6-4; Grace Kamis/Catherine Mayer (SJA) d. Saakhi Kang/Riley Mixon 6-3, 6-3.