National Power Armstrong Storms Past GSW

AMERICUS - The Georgia Southwestern tennis teams had their hands full with Armstrong Atlantic State University in a pair of 9-0 decisions on Saturday afternoon at the Susan K. Smith Tennis Complex. The Armstrong women are ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division II. The Armstrong men are ranked No. 2 in D-II.

The Lady Hurricanes fall to 1-2 overall, 0-1 in the Peach Belt Conference, and Armstrong improves to 2-0 overall and 2-0 in the PBC.

Juniors Carly Cangelosi and Victoria Ondo took two games off the southeast region's top doubles team of Aleksndra Filipovski and Barbora Krtickova.

Sophomore Sydnee Smith had Southwestern's best showing in singles as she won three games in the second set against the country's 16th-ranked Division II player, Marlen Hacke.

On the men's side, the Hurricanes drop to 0-3 overall and 0-1 in PBC play. It was Armstrong's first match of the spring.

The Pirates' Pedro Scocuglia and Damian Okrutny felt a push from Stephen Moore and Oliver Marshall in an 8-4 decision at No. 2 doubles.

Abel Acuna took Luca Cerin of Armstrong to a tiebreaker in the second set of their match at No. 5 singles. Cerin won 6-2, 7-6 (7-4).

Both GSW teams travel to Shorter University for 1:45 p.m. matches on Sunday.

 

#1 Armstrong 9, GSW Women 0

 Singles competition
1. #3 Aleksndra Filipovski (ARMSTRNG) def. Carly Cangelosi (GSW) 6-0, 6-1
2. #15 Barbora Krtickova (ARMSTRNG) def. Kalie Douberly (GSW) 6-0, 6-1
3. #16 Marlen Hacke (ARMSTRNG) def. Sydnee Smith (GSW) 6-0, 6-3
4. Carolina Prats-Milan (ARMSTRNG) def. Victoria Ondo (GSW) 6-1, 6-1
5. #6 Clara Perez (ARMSTRNG) def. Ginny Jones (GSW) 6-1, 6-0
6. Dora Andrejszki (ARMSTRNG) def. Anna Kate Shaw (GSW) 6-0, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Aleksndra Filipovski/Barbora Krtickova (ARMSTRNG) def. Carly Cangelosi/Victoria Ondo (GSW) 8-2
2. Marlen Hacke/Olga Kalodzitsa (ARMSTRNG) def. Ginny Jones/Sydnee Smith (GSW) 8-0
3. Clara Perez/Carolina Prats-Milan (ARMSTRNG) def. Kalie Douberly/Anna Kate Shaw (GSW) 8-1


#2 Armstrong 9, GSW Men 0

 Singles competition
1. #9 Pedro Scocuglia (ARMSTRNG) def. Valentin Demande (GSW) 6-0, 6-0
2. #10 Pablo Gor (ARMSTRNG) def. Jake Koonce (GSW) 6-0, 6-3
3. #39 Jaan Kononov (ARMSTRNG) def. Stephen Moore (GSW) 6-1, 6-0
4. #20 Ignacio Hernandez (ARMSTRNG) def. Oliver Marshall (GSW) 6-1, 6-2
5. Luca Cerin (ARMSTRNG) def. Abel Acuna (GSW) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)
6. Damian Okrutny (ARMSTRNG) def. Joel Landis (GSW) 6-0, 6-1

 Doubles competition
1. Pablo Gor/Jaan Kononov (ARMSTRNG) def. Valentin Demande/Jake Koonce (GSW) 8-3
2. Pedro Scocuglia/Damian Okrutny (ARMSTRNG) def. Stephen Moore/Oliver Marshall (GSW) 8-4
3. Ignacio Hernandez/Luca Cerin (ARMSTRNG) def. Abel Acuna/Darren Kenny (GSW) 8-1