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Friday, May 2

North Pocono 3, Wallenpaupack 1

Pittston Area 4, Wyoming Valley West 1

Monday, May 5

Pittston Area at Delaware Valley (12-2), 3 p.m.

Williamsport vs. North Pocono, site TBA, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, May 6

At Kirby Park

Williamsport/Wallenpaupack/North Pocono winner vs. Abington Heights (14-0), 11 a.m.

Pittston Area/Wyoming Valley West/Delaware Valley winner vs. Hazleton Area (10-1), 11 a.m.

Championship, 2 p.m.


Monday, May 5

Dunmore (8-5) at Valley View (10-4), 4 p.m.

Dallas (7-4) at Berwick (8-2), 4:15 p.m.

Tuesday, May 6

At Kirby Park

Dunmore/Valley View winner vs. Wyoming Seminary (12-0), 12:30 p.m.

Dallas/Berwick winner vs. Scranton Prep (13-1), 12:30 p.m.

Championship, 3 p.m.

Pittston Area will live to see another day.

A match against Wyoming Valley West stood in its way in the opening portion of the District 2 Team Tennis Tournament, which kicked off Friday.

The Patriots, led by three singles wins, came out with a 4-1 win over the Spartans to move on to the first round of the tournament. Pittston Area (7-5) will play at Delaware Valley (12-2) at 3 p.m. Monday.

Trent and Tyler Woodruff made quick work of Wyoming Valley West’s Pat Antall and Dan Miller in the No. 1 and No. 2 singles matches, respectively.

Trent was a 6-2, 6-0 winner, while brother Tyler took down Miller 6-2, 6-2. No. 3 player Terry Briggs garnered a hard fought second set, 7-5 win to pull out a 6-3, 7-5 decision over Spartan Dan Taren.

With the singles, and the match, decided without the need for doubles, Pittston Area’s Michael Antal and Troy Platukus earned an 8-5 win, while the team of Christian Charney and Johnathon Durling took Pittston Area’s only loss.

MMI Prep 3

Wyoming Area 2

Tied at two matches each, the team of Katie McGuire and Evan Spear earned the win in the last doubles match to give MMI Prep a 3-2 WVC boys tennis victory over Wyoming Area Monday.

Nick Vilov and Jonathan Smith earned singles wins for the Preppers.

The Warriors’ effort was led by a singles win from Mike Wrebin, and a doubles win from Aaron Carter and Tom Rose.

District 2

Team Tournament

Six Wyoming Valley Conference teams are among the 14 schools entered in the District 2 Boys Team Tennis Championships, which opend Friday with Class 3A play.

The 3A tournament is a subregional with District 4. Pittston Area took down Valley West (6-6) in opening round action Friday. The winner advances to play No. 3 seed Delaware Valley in Monday’s quarterfinals.

Hazleton Area (10-1) is the No. 2 seed in the tournament. The Cougars await the winner of Monday’s match at Delaware Valley for a semifinal Tuesday at Kirby Park. Abington Heights (14-0) is the No. 1 seed and will face one of Williamsport, Wallenpaupack or North Pocono (all 9-5) in the other semifinal.

The District 2 Individual Tournament is set to begin Thursday at Kirby Park.

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