Tennis Tops Mount, Boys Soccer Wins

By on September 12, 2014

Tennis team seniors (l-r): Sam Tusi, Chloe Goulard,  Yaryna Borsuk, Brianna Semeraro, Alysia Vega, Allie Vaccaro, Gabby Brehne and Caroline Chivily

Tennis team seniors (l-r): Sam Tusi, Chloe Goulard, Yaryna Borsuk, Brianna Semeraro, Alysia Vega, Allie Vaccaro, Gabby Brehne and Caroline Chivily

The Verona High School girls tennis team improved its record to 3-0 with a 3-2 win over Mount Saint Dominic Academy on Thursday.

Playing at home, first singles player Dasha Yakhnis won 6-1, 6-2 and Caroline Chivily at third singles won 6-4, 6-1. The first doubles team of Allie Vaccaro/Gabby Brehne won 6-1, 6-3. Second singles Nell Karpinski lost 5-7, 3-6 and the second doubles team of Michelle Lima/Lexi Duhaney also lost, 6-8.

The girls next outing will be the Essex County Tournament, which takes place on Tuesday, September 16 at the Althea Gibson Tennis Center in Newark. Verona faces West Orange at 10 a.m.

Gabby Brehne teamed with Allie Vaccaro at first doubles and won 6-1, 6-3

Gabby Brehne teamed with Allie Vaccaro at first doubles and won 6-1, 6-3

Meanwhile, in boys soccer, it was another 2-1 win for Verona and this time, Paul Chanley did the honors. The senior’s winning shot over Irvington came with just 40 seconds to go in regulation play on an assist from Anders Kolind. Verona’s first goal was once again from Jack Farrell. Christian Alfano was in goal and had eight saves.

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