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Seals clinch at least tie for Division I title

Seals clinch at least tie for Division I title

By: Selinsgrove Athletics | PIAA District IV | September 29, 2021

JERSEY SHORE — Selinsgrove and Jersey Shore split two matches, giving the Seals at least a share of the Heartland Athletic Conference-Division I girls tennis title.

Selinsgrove won 3-2 in the matched that finished from September, while the Bulldogs won the regularly scheduled match.

The Seals finishes the regular season at 12-2 overall, 9-1 HAC-I. Jersey Shore is 12-2, 7-1 HAC-I with matches against Shikellamy and Central Mountain remaining.

The best match of the day came at No. 1 singles between Fiona Finnerty and Peyton Dincher. All three sets went to a tiebreak and the match lasted more than three hours. Dincher won the third-set tiebreak, 7-2.

Jersey Shore 3, Selinsgrove 2


Peyton Dincher (JS) def. Fiona Finnerty, 7-6 (7-2), 6-7 (7-2), 7-6 (7-2); Avery DeFazio (Sel) def. Celia Shemory, 6-3, 6-0; Haley Shadle (JS) def. Maddie Rowan, 6-4, 6-3.


Rahel Hartman-Breanna Porter (JS) def. Norah Witkop-Eden Miller, 6-4, 7-5; Murphy O'Brien-Alaina Liesenfeld (Sel) def. Ella Gerst-Madelyn Gerst, 6-2, 6-2.

Selinsgrove 3, Jersey Shore 2

Finished from Sept. 7


Dincher (JS) def. Finnerty, 6-3, 6-1; DeFazio (Sel) def. Shemory, 6-3, 6-1; Shadle (JS) def. Rowan, 6-3, 6-4.


Witkop-Miller (Sel) def. Hartman-Porter, 6-4, 6-2; O'Brien-Liesenfeld (Sel) def. Gerst-Gerst, 7-5, 6-0.