Girls tennis: Wilton plays in state finals on Friday
The Wilton High girls tennis team will play for the Class M state championship tomorrow at Yale University, after defeating Guilford 7-0 on Thursday at home in the state semifinals.
Friday’s title match will be at 3 against either RHAM or Waterford.
Wilton (17-4) got come-from-behind wins at second, third and fouth singles to complete the sweep.
At second singles, Brooke Connolly trailed in both sets, 2-5, before storming back for a 7-6, 7-5 win. At third singles, senior captain Allie Schaefer lost the second set but came on in the third set to win in a tiebreaker, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (10-6). At fourth singles, Sammy Augenbraun rallied from a 1-4 deficit in the second set for a 6-3, 6-4 win.
Results for the match were:
Wilton 7, Guilford 0
Maddi Stow (W) def. Kristen Forscher, 6-3, 6-1;
Brooke Connolly (W) def. Anna Babbin, 7-6, 7-5;
Allie Schaefer (W) def. Emily Etter, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (10-6);
Sammy Augenbraun (W) def. Molly Louis, 6-3, 6-4;
Maya Srivastava-Javiera Fiol (W) def. Lucy Haskell-Madeline Montenegro; 6-2, 6-3;
Maddy Murphy-Bridget Cott (W) def. Amanda Lynn-Genevieve Wilson , 6-2, 6-0;
Kaitlyn Zheng-Ally Shay (W) def. Nicole Bondos-Rebecca Eige, 6-1, 6-1.