Girls tennis: Wilton comes up just short against Darien, Greenwich

The Wilton High girls tennis team suffered its first defeats of the season this week, both by tough 4-3 losses — to Darien on Tuesday and Greenwich on Thursday.

Against Darien, the Warriors (4-2) got wins at first singles from Maddi Stow, who rallied to beat Kateri Martin in three sets, 6-7 (7-3), 7-6 (7-3), 6-0; and from Maya Seshan at fourth singles, who swept Katie Lashendock, 7-5, 6-4.

At second doubles, Kaitlyn Zheng and Allie Shay won in straight sets over Anna Barsanti and Catherine Hatfield, 7-5, 6-4.

The pivotal match was at third singles, where Darien’s Pia Teschner won a three-set decision over Taylor Ingerman, 2-6, 7-5, 6-0.

Against Greenwich, Wilton wins again came at first singles, where Stow swept Anna Daccache, and fourth singles, where Seshan again won in straight sets, this time over Hannah Kratky. In the doubles, Wilton got a win at third doubles from the team of Emma Stow and Allie Shay.

Full results for the two matches were:

Darien 4, Wilton 3


Maddi Stow (W) def. Kateri Martin, 6-7 (7-3), 7-6 (7-3), 6-0;

Mia Durst (D) def. Brooke Connolly, 6-0, 6-2;

Pia Teschner (D) def. Taylor Ingerman, 2-6, 7-5, 6-0;

Maya Seshan (W) def. Katie Lashendock, 7-5, 6-4;


Erica Gill-Libby Feingold (D) def. Bridget Cott-Leigh Culnane, 6-1, 6-3;

Kaitlyn Zheng-Allie Shay (W) def. Anna Barsanti-Catherine Hatfield, 7-5, 6-4;

Allegra Molkenthin-Susie Alpetkin (D) def. Emma Stow-Sara Steinberg, 6-1, 6-1.

Greenwich 4, Wilton 3


Maddi Stow (W) def. Anna Daccache, 6-1, 6-0;

Maddie Arnold (G) def. Kaitlyn Zheng, 6-1, 6-4;

Maggie Glynn (G) def. Alex Babkowski, 6-1, 6-1;

Maya Seshan (W) def. Hannah Kratky, 6-4, 6-4;


Julia Akerman-Lizzie Griffin (G) def. Bridget Cott-Leigh Culnane, 6-3, 6-4;

Lena Schipper-Reilly Sheets (G) def. Sara Steinberg-Taylor Ingerman, 6-3, 6-3;

Emma Stow-Allie Shay (W) def. Camilla Akerman-Julia Bunte-Mein, 6-1, 6-3.