Tonawanda News — Neither Kenmore East’s nor Kenmore West’s boys tennis teams fared well on a day in which many Tonawanda-area high schools didn’t enjoy much success in athletics.
Both the Bulldogs and Blue Devils lost their matches to Niagara Wheatfield and Grand Island, respectively, by a combined score of 7-3.
Nia.-Wheatfield 4, Ken East 1
Jason Bolea, Austin Hayes and Joe Lebold each won in singles play and Joe Corio and Preston Miller took second doubles as the Falcons (6-1) cruised to their sixth win. Justin Gray and Justin Haeick were the lone victors for the Bulldogs (4-5) in first doubles.
Grand Island 3, Ken West 2
Pairs Justin McCarthy and Colin Osborn and Mike Paternostro and McClain Erhard swept doubles play and Tommy Corrao also won in third singles to give the Vikings (5-1) their fifth win this season. Nick Atallah and Niko Mancuso won in first and second singles, respectively, for the Blue Devils, who fell to 0-6.
Lew-Port 3, N. Tonawanda 2
Andre LeMar and Greg Hastings won their singles matches for the Lumberjacks in a losing effort against the Lancers.
Tonawanda at Holland
The game between the Warriors and the Dutchmen was canceled. No make-up date was determined as of Friday evening.
Ken East 5, North Tonawanda 1
Sara Taylor went 3 for 4 at the plate and had two RBIs and Gabby Johns notched two hits of her own in the Bulldogs’ defeat of the Lady Jacks.
Nia.-Wheatfield 18, North Tonawanda 4
Evan Printup scored four goals and Brennan Ferguson added a goal and five assists for the Falcons in their win over the Lumberjacks.
Sweet Home 14 Grand Island 8
Brock Prizel scored five goals and added three assists and Connor Heald chipped in with four goals and two assists of his own to lead the Panthers past the Vikings.
Lockport 13,North Tonawanda 9
Jill Golding scored five goals and Rosarita Dimillo had four goals for the Lions in their win over the Lady Jacks.