Shady Side Academy pair advances to PIAA tennis championships
Shady Side Academy senior Aya Youssef and junior Elle Santora will advance to the PIAA Class 3A girls doubles tennis championship in Hershey.
The pair on Thursday defeated Mars’ Amelia Haley and Emily Ivory, 7-5 and 6-4, to capture the WPIAL Class AAA doubles title.
They will hit the courts on Nov. 2 at the Hershey Racquet Club for a preliminary round.
They earned a ticket to the PIAA competition by defeating Hannah Yan and Nandini Rastogi of Franklin Regional, 10-0, Dani Gibbons and Gia Winseck of Upper St. Clair 10-1 in the quarterfinals, and then Camilla Buch and Lauren Masteller of Mt. Lebanon, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3.
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