Tigers tennis doubles reach quarters
Two Howland doubles teams made it to the quarterfinals of the Division I Solon Sectional Tuesday at Shaker Heights High School — one step away from the Akron District at the Springside Racquet & Fitness Club in Akron.
However, they ran into the top two seeds of the tournament.
University School’s Charlie Joranko and Chas Norman (top seed) beat Howland’s Michael Awadalla and Marc Snitzer, 6-0, 6-0 in the quarterfinals. Mayfield’s Kevin Ng and Yukun Wong (second seed) beat Howland’s Connor Tamarkin and Kevin Moamis in the quarterfinals, 6-0, 6-1.
Here are the other Tigers results from the tournament at Shaker Heights:
Joey Vitali def. Thomas Malacky, Harding, 7-5, 1-6, 6-4; Sam Tamarkin def. Sam Wein, Kenston, 6-3, 6-2.
Hunter Slyk lost to Alex Payiavlas, Harding, 6-2, 6-2; Vitali lost to Vincent Minnillo, Cleveland Heights, 6-4, 6-1; Tamarkin lost to 2nd-seeded Luke Qin, Solon, 6-1, 6-0.
Connor Tamarkin/Kevin Moamis def. Anthony Narducci/Kyle Woleben, Madison, 6-1, 6-0.
Michael Awadalla/Marc Snitzer def. Jack Klaholz/Giovanni Orr, Harding, 6-1, 6-0; Tamarkin/Moamis def. Matt Betz/Luke Gray, Mentor, 6-2, 6-4.
Awadalla/Snitzer def. Nick March/Ryan Doyle, Madison, 6-0, 6-0; Tamarkin/Moamis def. Deckard Manne/Williams Hopkins, Cleveland Heights, 6-0, 6-0.
Charlie Joranko/Chas Norman, University School def. Awadalla/Snitzer, 6-0, 6-0; Kevin Ng/Yukun Wong, Mayfield def. Tamarkin/Moamis, 6-0, 6-1.