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.
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.