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Ferrante Wins State Championship in Tennis

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Yorktown sophomore Caitlin Ferrante won the state singles championship in girls tennis. Credits: Vic McGee
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PORT CHESTER, N.Y.— It’s been a dream season on the tennis courts for Yorktown sophomore Caitlin Ferrante.

Ferrante defeated Julia Andreach 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the state final on Monday, Oct. 31, at Sound Shore Indoor Tennis in Port Chester.

The sophomore reached the state final by defeating Cold Spring Harbor’s Merri-Kelly Hannity 6-4, 10-8, on Oct. 29-30.

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In the second set, she trailed 6-4 and forced a tiebreaker to win 10-8.

On Saturday in the quarterfinals, Ferrante faced Briarcliff’s Rebecca Lim, to whom she lost in the sectional final.

This time Ferrante got the better of Lim, winning 6-3, 6-3.

Check out the Nov. 10 edition of the Yorktown News for a full story on Ferrante and the girls’ tennis team’s success this season.

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