Boys’ V Tennis Earns Centennial Cup Point

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
photo by Charli McInturff ’23

Mercersburg’s boys’ varsity tennis team won all six singles matches and three doubles matches to grab a victory over visiting Kiski (and the Centennial Cup point that comes with it), 9-0, on April 12 at the Smoyer Tennis Center.

The Blue Storm did not drop a single game in doubles action, and only surrendered one set in the six singles’ matches. Zane Arky ’23 won his match tiebreaker at #6 singles to keep the Storm perfect on the day.

Singles
#1 Jamie Talley ’23 (M) def. Dimitri Dumbadze (K), 6-1, 6-0
#2 Goshi Kamiya ’22 (M) def. Luke Waltrip (K), 6-2, 6-1
#3 Arnav Pallapothu ’22 (M) def. Jackson Sandor (K), 6-1, 6-0
#4 Logan Butts ’23 (M) def. Carter Johnson (K), 6-1, 6-1
#5 Oscar Su ’25 (M) def. Jack Zhou (K), 6-1, 6-1
#6 Zane Arky ’23 (M) def. Jack Boyle (K), 5-7, 7-5 (10-8)

Doubles
#1 Talley/Pallapothu (M) def. Dumbadze/Waltrip (K), 8-0
#2 Kamiya/Su (M) def. Sandor/Johnson (K), 8-0
#3 L. Butts/Declan Butts ’22 (M) def. Zhou/Boyle (K), 8-0

Mercersburg now leads the yearlong multisport Centennial Cup series with Kiski, 7-6.

The Storm (3-2) hosts State College Area High School Thursday, April 21, at the Smoyer Tennis Center (4:30 p.m.).


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