EBENSBURG - Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic advanced to today's semifinal round in the District 6 Class AA boys team tennis tournament with a 4-1 victory over Central Cambria in Monday's first round.
Jim Burke and Dominic D'Andrea won singles victories for BG, while the doubles teams of Zane Clark and Danny Sullivan, and Nick Fiore and Matt Keefer, also produced victories for the fifth-seeded Marauders.
BG (13-5) earned a berth at top seed Juniata today. Fourth-seeded Central Cambria (12-5) got a singles win from Josh Remillard.
SINGLES: 1, Remillard, CC, def. Centar, 6-0, 6-0. 2, Burke, BG, def. C. Trexler, 6-0, 6-0. 3, D'Andrea, BG, def. Bianucci, 6-0, 6-0.
DOUBLES: 1, Clark-Sullivan, BG, def. Gerlach-Nischalke, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3. 2, Fiore-Keefer, BG, def. Colopy-Terndrup, 6-2, 6-4.
Records: Bishop Guilfoyle (13-5). Central Cambria (12-5).
Clites repeats as singles champ
BEDFORD - Hyndman's Tyler Clites defeated Windber's Jake Hanley in straight sets, 6-2, 7-6, to win his second consecutive District 5 singles title.
Clites knocked off Tussey Mountain's Aaron Duvall, 10-4, in the quarterfinals and Bedford's Jack Bittner, 10-5, in the semifinals.
Bittner and Tussey Mountain's Moritz Ruedinger each earned quarterfinal wins before losing.
Jake Hanley, Windber, def. Jordan Bingman, Hyndman, 10-1; Moritz Ruedinger, Tussey Mountain, def. Jame Jeffries, Bedford, 10-1; Jack Bittner, Bedford, def. Stephen Thomas, Windber, 10-5; Tyler Clites, Hyndman, def. Aaron Duvall, Tussey Mountain, 10-4.
Hanley def. Ruedinger, 10-4; Clites def. Bittner, 10-3.
Clites def. Hanley, 6-2, 7-6.
Bearcats sweep Tyrone
HUNTINGDON - Austin Perow and Taylor Mitchell both won singles matches and then teamed up to win a doubles match for Huntingdon in a 7-0 victory against Tyrone.
Daniel Santos, Chalmers Port and Matt Scialabba also won singles matches for the Bearcats, and Will Thurston-Griswald and Jonathan Hark won a doubles contest.
SINGLES: 1, Perow, H, def. I. Gates, 6-0, 6-1; 2, Santos, H, def. Babe, 6-0, 6-3; 3, Port, H, def. Cox, 6-0, 6-1; 4, Mitchell, H, def. Shirk, 6-1, 6-2; 5, Scialabba, H, def, Fink, 6-0, 6-1.
DOUBLES: 1, Perow-Mitchell, H, def. I. Gates-Cox, 8-0; 2, Thurston-Griswald-Hark, H, def. Z. Gates-Dively, 8-2.
Records: Huntingdon (4-6, 3-0 in Mountain League).