Port tennis continues to develop against tough competition

Ozaukee Press staff

The Port Washington High School girls’ tennis team got swept at Homestead last Thursday, but one pair stood out.

The No. 2 doubles team of Jenn Boccio and Alena Schlenvogt “played an incredible match,” coach Melonie Zielinski said.

“They were able to use key placement, work together and play strong net to get it into a third set.”

The pair lost, 6-2, 1-6, 10-6, to Abigail Horwitz and Katherine Wasserman.

No. 2 singles player Madelina Figarino was the only other Pirate to win a game.

At the Sheboygan North Invite last Saturday, No. 4 singles player Lydia Weyker “played a consistent strong match to beat Menomonee Falls and win the consolation bracket,” Zielinski said.

Weyker beat Michelle Wu, 6-3, 6-1.

Port’s No. 1 doubles team of Gaby Ortiz and Grace Neitzke beat Claire Nelson and Alise Mooney of Plymouth, 6-3, 6-3; and Callie Alfonsi and Julia English of Sheboygan North, 6-4, 6-2. They lost to Saide Sieber and Haley Tarcin of Menomonee Falls, 6-4, 6-0.

Port’s No. 3 doubles team was the only other one to win a match. Madelyn Ksiszk and Abby Bley beat Reese Tevsh and Belle Hagameier of Sheboygan North, 2-6, 6-4, 10-8.

Port finished third with five points. Wauwatosa West won with 11, followed by the hosts’ 10.

Port played at North Shore Confernece foes Slinger and Cedarburg on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The Pirates hosted Whitefish Bay and Grafton on Wednesday, Sept. 28. They play in a subsectional at Manitowoc Lincoln on Monday, Oct. 3.



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