Wilton tennis teams fall in FCIAC quarterfinals (updated)
The Wilton boys and girls tennis teams were both knocked out of the FCIAC tournament with quarterfinal losses on Thursday.
The fifth-seeded Wilton girls came up short at fourth-seeded New Canaan, 4-3. As in the two team’s regular-season match, also a 4-3 New Canaan win, the outcome hinged on a pair of three-set decisions, both won by the Rams.
At second doubles, Gerri Fox and Grace Cahill lost a three-set battle to Chloe Sigg and Jordyn Lee , 6-3, 3-6, 6-4; while at fourth singles, Jelena Sypher fell in three sets to Sophie Gardner.
Wilton got straight-set wins from Izzy Koziol at first singles and Emma Caldwell at second singles.
The Warriors also got a win at first doubles from Amber Li and Arden Lee, who swept Jenny Loomis and Cassidy Little, 7-5, 6-1.
The Warriors dropped to 13-5 with the loss.
The Wilton boys, seeded eighth, lost at top-seeded Staples, 5-0. The unbeaten Wreckers won all five matches in straight sets, winning 60 of 65 games.
The Warriors are now 9-9, while Staples improved to 19-0.
Complete results were:
New Canaan 4, Wilton 3
Izzy Koziol (W) def. Ashley Walker, 6-1, 6-3;
Emma Caldwell (W) def. Maddy Wilson, 6-2, 6-2;
Caroline Mayock (NC) def. Cara Kilmartin, 7-6, 6-1;
Sophie Gardner (NC) def. Jelena Sypher, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1;
Amber Li and Arden Lee (W) def. Jenny Loomis and Cassidy Little, 7-5, 6-1;
Chloe Sigg and Jordyn Lee (NC) def. Gerri Fox and Grace Cahill, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4;
Liz Gehnrich and Imogen Smith (NC) def. Kate Seelert and Mackenzie McCormick, 6-0, 7-5.
Staples 5, Wilton 0
Evan Felcher (S) def. Clay Adams, 6-0, 6-0;
Kion Bruno (S) def. Conrad Emerson, 6-0, 6-1;
Ben Stein (S) def. Tor Aronson, 6-0, 6-0;
Bradley Sheppard (S) def. Ian Kolupaev, 6-0, 6-1;
Jack Tooker and Eric Greenberg (S) def. Henry Murphy and Owen McKessy, 6-0, 6-3.