Chatham Girls Tennis Advances to State Sectional Semifinals

Chatham's Abby Morgan follows through on shot  Credits: Glenn Clark
Lana DePasquale makes a backhand return for Chatham Credits: Glenn Clark
Chatham's No. 3 singles Laurel Hickey Credits: Glenn Clark
Laurel Hickey concentrates on her backhand at third singles Credits: Glenn Clark
Laurel Hickey serves for Chatham at third singles Credits: Glenn Clark
Chatham's Jen McCann reaches to make a return Credits: Glenn Clark

CHATHAM, NJ - The Lady Cougars won every match in straight sets to defeat Hopewell Valley, 5-0, in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state girls tennis tournament on Tuesday at Colony Courts.

At first singles, Scarlett Blydenburgh defeated Ana Herning, 6-0, 6-1 for Chatham (8-1). Hopewell Valley dropped to 9-2.

Freshman Seden Agar won her second-singles match for Chatham over Marissa Liu, 6-1, 6-1, and No. 3 singles Laurel Hickey earned a 6-2, 6-3 decision over Lucy Tian.

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Chatham's first-doubles tandem of Lana DePasquale and Julia Gallop defeated Emily Ahmad and Paige Baxter, 6-1, 6-4.

Jen McCann and Abby Morgan won at second doubles for the Lady Cougars over Sarah Bunsa and Haley Schoenberger, 6-3, 7-5.

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