Westlake had a pretty good day #1 at Sectionals. We got 3 positions to the Quarter Finals. The doubles team of Leah/Darin lost in 3 sets to the #1 seed St Ignatius in the Quarterfinals to fall 1 round short of Districts. The team of Avi/Sean and Aris will play their quarterfinal matches on Thursday in hopes to qualify for Districts. Kyle lost second round to #3 seed Sciciliano from St Ignatius. Eddie lost a very tight match first round match to Avon Lake.
Thursday was a great day for Westlake tennis! Aris Jhaveri beat Patel of North Olmsted 6-0, 6-1 to advance to the Sectional Semi-Finals and will face Scicilano from St Ignatius. Avi Kirpekar and Sean Padden beat Thorne/Sumser of Avon 7-5, 2-6, 6-0 to advance to the Semi-finals as well. Both positions will play on Saturday at 9:00 am for seeding into Districts.
Some good tennis was played Saturday. In the semi-final matches Aris Jhaveri defeated Andy Sciciliano 6-2, 6-3 and Kirpekar/Padden lost 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 to the eventual Sectional champs Hofstra/Zhou.
Jhaveri lost to Hsia 6-2, 6-1 in the Sectional finals and will be the #2 seed going into Districts.Kirpekar/Padden rebounded in the 3/4 playoff to defeat Shoop/Gray 6-0, 6-1. They will be #3 seed going into Districts.