Tonawanda News

April 24, 2014

NT tennis keeps NFL pace with win

The Tonawanda News

Tonawanda News — Mount St. Mary suffered its first loss of the season in Monsignor Martin Athletic Association play, losing 11-10 in overtime to Sacred Heart Academy on Wednesday.

Marielle Buffamonte led with three goals and one assist, while Catherine Meegan scored twice. Margaret Lorenc made 10 saves. 

Mount St. Mary (3-1 overall, 1-1 MMAA) hosts Buffalo Seminary on Friday at 4:30 p.m.


North Tonawanda 4, Lockport 1

North Tonawanda boys tennis is keeping pace in the grind-it-out Niagara Frontier League.

On Wednesday, the Lumberjacks improved to 2-2 so far this season with a 4-1 victory over league opponent Lockport (2-2). Andrew LeMar and Greg Hastings led the way with straight-set wins in first and second singles, respectively. NT’s Nathan Proefrock dropped a close two-set match to Chris Pawlinski, 6-3, 7-6 in third singles.

In doubles play, it took Joe Piotrowski and Nick Clay three sets, but they eventually battled back from an 3-6 first-set loss to outlast Evan Dick and Najee Hillnanin first doubles while John Grove and Ethan Farkas made quick work of their opponents in second doubles.

Hastings picked up his first win of the season in the match.


Nia.-Wheatfield 6, Ken West 3

Winning pitcher Dillon Cobernus went the distance, striking out four over seven innings with no walks and no earned runs to lead the Falcons to their first NFL win of the season (1-2, 1-1 NFL). Matt Anderson and Casey Gruarin each had a pair of doubles in the win and Jack Travers added two hits and three stolen bases. Angelo Vilardo also had two RBI. Ken Stoerr, Adam Fron and Ben Serrano had two hits apiece for the Blue Devils.