WELLSBORO — The Cowanesque Valley girls tennis team was able to come up with a clean-sweep against Wellsboro on Tuesday, Sept. 8 with a 5-0 win in the NTL girls tennis season-opener.

Despite fielding a young team, Cowanesque was able to showcase some dominance in their first match of the season, with all three of the singles players for CV coming up with convincing wins.

Megan Wattles, the only senior on the roster, topped Wellsboro’s Ana Perry by scores of 6-0 and 6-2.

Wattles’ ability to help lead a young group of girls on the court will be imperative to their success in the 2020 season.

Kara Watterson also came up with wins in straight sets, topping Alexis Banks by scores of 6-1 and 6-0.

Shae Schoonover also had a strong performance and shut out Wellsboro’s Brittany Route in consecutive sets by a score of 6-0 in both.

In doubles play, CV continued to show some depth despite their youth. They took wins in both doubles matches with the team of Kari Doran and Paisley Nudd winning over Gillian Hernandez and Kailey Zuchowski in convincing fashion with scores of 6-3 and 6-0.

Janna Quick and Logan Hamilton also picked up a win in a much closer match against Michaela Sectoran Hannah Nuss that pushed the score to 7-5 in both sets, but Wellsboro was unable to come up in a win against a the CV girls.

Wellsboro will get the opportunity to bounce back and claim their first victory of the season when they take on Towanda on the road on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m.

Cowanesque Valley will also take the court on Thursday, Sept. 10 as they host the North Penn-Liberty team at 4 p.m. as well.

Singles Results:

Megan Wattles (CV) def. Ana Perry 6-0, 6-2

Kara Watterson (CV) def. Alexis Banik 6-1, 6-0

Shae Schoonover (CV) def. Brittany Route 6-0, 6-0

Doubles Results:

Kari Doran/Paisley Nudd (CV) def. Gillian Hernandez/Kailey Zuchowski 6-3, 6-0

Janna Quick/Logan Hamilton (CV) def. Hannah Nuss/Michaela Sedor 7-5, 7-5

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