Canfield doubles teams eliminated

AKRON — Canfield’s two doubles teams were eliminated in close decisions in their first matches Thursday at the Division I district girls tennis tournament at Springside Racquet & Fitness Club.

Sydney Cianciola and Cece Economus, who finished third in the sectional at Canton, lost 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 to Demetia Jhaveri and Ashley Michelich of Westlake, who had finished second in the Oberlin sectional.

Anya Kan and Kate Ross, fourth in the Canton sectional, lost 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 to the Oberlin sectional champions, Alexandra Vesikallio and Olivia Rondini of Magnificat.

Both the Westlake pair and the Magnificat duo reached the district semifinals and will qualify for the state tournament next week.