Selinsgrove bounces back to beat Shikellamy

Selinsgrove bounces back to beat Shikellamy

By: Selinsgrove Athletics | Selinsgrove Athletics | September 13, 2021

SELINSGROVE — Selinsgrove dropped its first girls tennis match of the season Saturday when Danville rallied at No. 1 doubles.

In danger of losing their second straight match against rival Shikellamy on Monday, the Seals top doubles team of Norah Witkop and Eden Miller returned the favor.

Witkop and Miller trailed 3-2 in the deciding set before winning the final four games to clinch Selinsgrove's 3-2 victory over Shikellamy.

Melanie Minnier won in straight sets at No. 1 singles for Shikellamy, and Avery DeFazio won at close battle at No. 2 singles for the Seals (5-1), 7-5 and 10-8 in a second-set tiebreak.

Olivia Weaver won in straight sets for the Braves at No. 3 singles, while the doubles team of Murphy O'Brien and Alaina Liesenfeld won in straight sets at No. 2 doubles.

Selinsgrove 3, Shikellamy 2


Melanie Minner (Shik) def. Fiona Finnerty, 7-5, 6-3

Avery DeFazio (Sel) def. Kirsten Strohecker, 7-5, 7-6 (10-8)
Olivia Weaver (Shik) def. Maddie Rowan, 6-1, 6-2.


Nora Witkop-Eden Miller (Sel) def. Allie Minnier-Lily Wiest, 5-7, 7-5, 6-3.

Murphy O'Brien-Alaina Liesenfeld (Sel) won.  6-4, 6-4.