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Burnt Hills wins Section II Girls' Tennis Class A title

Burnt Hills wins Section II Girls' Tennis Class A title

Shaker takes 'AA" championship
Burnt Hills wins Section II Girls' Tennis Class A title
Burnt Hills' Rebecca Dudley hits a forehand shot during the Section II Class A title match against Queensbury at Central Park.
Photographer: Erica Miller/Gazette Photographer

SCHENECTADY — Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake got singles victories from Rebecca Dudley, Alizabeth Zarnofsky, Emma Nuzzi, Julia Paolino and Mary Hayden en route to a 7-0 sweep of Queensbury in the Section II Class A girls’ tennis championship Friday.

Maddy Boussa teamed up with Kaitlin Hopper for one doubles victory, while Gianna Leggieri and Meghan Poirier recorded the other doubles win for BH-BL.

BH-BL finished 10-4 overall in the regular season. Queensbury was unbeaten in the Foothills Council (10-0) and was 13-3 overall.


After losing the first two singles matches, Shaker won three of the next singles matches and all three doubles matches to rally past Saratoga Springs 6-3 for the Class AA championship.

Ellie Siebeneck and Katya Kelly won singles matches for Saratoga Springs before May Le, Faith Malo and Abigail Poole chalked up singles wins for Shaker. Emily Pecora won the final singles match for the Blue Streaks, but then got the Blue Bison swept the doubles with the teams of Justine Hulbert with Roya Lewis, Yolanda Mendaca with Mikayla Brunell and Harini Karnati with Jessica Andrews posting victories.

Shaker was 14-1 in the regular season, and Saratoga Springs was 11-4.


Singles: Rebecca Dudley (BH-BL) def. Meghan Chase 4-6, 6-0, 6-1; Alizabeth Zarnofsky (BH-BL) def. Alexandra Murray 7-6 (7), 6-1;  Emma Nuzzi (BH-BL) def. Olivia Przybysz 2-6, 7-5, 6-1;  Julia Paolino (BH-BL) def. Annabelle Troubridge 6-0, 6-0;  Mary Hayden (BH-BL) def. Julia Demboski 6-0, 6-1. Doubles: Maddy Boussa-Kaitlin Hopper (BH-BL) def. Natalie DeJohn-Molly Gannon 6-3, 6-2; Gianna Leggieri-Meghan Poirier (BH-BL) def. Evanna Cerrone-Katie MacEachron 6-3, 6-2.

Singles: Ellie Siebeneck (SS) def. Haejin Lee 6-3, 2-6, 6-1; Katya Kelly (SS) def. Taylor Crain 6-4, 7-5; May Le (Sh) def. Maddie Siebeneck 6-2, 6-1; Faith Malo (Sh) def. Lindsey Goguen 7-5, 7-5;  Abigail Poole (Sh) def. Izzie Pecora 6-4, 6-7 (7), 10-6; Emily Pecora (SS) def. Ashritha Annam 6-2, 6-2. Doubles: Justine Hulbert-Roya Lewis (Sh) def. Kate Lindley-Eliana Kelly 6-4, 6-4; Yolanda Mendonca-Mikayla Brunell (Sh) def. Ava Herzog-Karina Morey 6-2, 6-1; Harini Karnati-Jessica Andrews (Sh) def. Eve Crosett-Sarah Decker 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

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