Girls tennis: Wilton falls to Staples in FCIAC quarterfinals

Second-seeded Staples knocked the Wilton High girls tennis team out of the FCIAC tournament with a 6-1 win over the Warriors on Wednesday in Westport.

Wilton, the seventh seed, dropped to 11-7 on the season. The Warriors had won four in a row coming into the match. The Wreckers improved to 15-2.

The only win for the Warriors came at first doubles, where Taylor Ingerman and Leigh Culnane rallied for a three-set win over Megan Brown and Kristin Butler, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. Staples won the other six matches in straight sets.

Next up for Wilton is the Class L state team tournament, which opens on Monday, May 30.

Results from Wednesday’s match were:

Staples 6, Wilton 1

Singles :

Tess Rubin (S) def. Jelena Sypher, 6-0, 6-0;

Vanessa Mauricio (S) def. Kinsey Watson, 6-0, 6-0;

Olivia Foster (S) def. Katie Robertson, 6-0, 6-0;

Lindy Sinclair (S) def. Hannah Jung, 6-2, 6-1;


Taylor Ingerman and Leigh Culnane (W) def. Megan Brown and Kristin Butler, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3;

Hannah Bjorkman and Gabriela Vega (S) def. Ally Shay and Rachel Low, 6-2, 6-3;

Olivia Daytz and Mackenzie Wood (S) def. Cara Kilmartin and Amber Li, 6-3, 6-1.