Tennis Serves 8-1 Victory over Elk Grove


SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis tennis team posted an 8-1 victory over Elk Grove on Thursday, improving to 11-1 and 7-0 in league play.

St. Francis won all six singles matches, while losing just two games overall. Freshman Safaa Umar played at No. 4 singles, defeating Audrey Need of Elk Grove in straight sets 6-0, 6-0. Senior Roya Pahlavan posted a straight set win at No. 5 and sophomore Rosmy Alengaden completed the sweep at No. 6.

In doubles, sophomore Siena Vincent and freshman Ella Dichiera paired for a 6-1, 6-2 win over Veronica Wetkins and Gwen Radmacher. At No. 3, sophomores Olivia Hazaghazam and Jenna Fratus were winners.

The Troubadours have now won 36 consecutive Delta League matches dating back to 2015. They return home on Tuesday, Sept. 25 with the final league match of the first half against new member Cosumnes Oaks. First serve is at 3:45 p.m.

St. Francis 8, Elk Grove 0

No. 1 Singles      Myra Anwar, SF, def. Ashley Cresci, EG, 6-1, 6-1

No. 2 Singles      Alisha Anwar, SF, def. Kylie Cresci, EG, 6-0, 6-0

No. 3 Singles      Adithi Benush, SF, def. Evelyn Catenia, EG, 6-0, 6-0

No. 4 Singles      Safaa Umar, SF, def. Aufrey Need, EG, 6-0, 6-0

No. 5 Singles      Roya Pahlavan, SF, def. Kerrina Edwards, 6-0, 6-0

No. 6 Singles      Rosmy Alengaden, SF, def. Alyssa Morris, EG, 6-0, 6-0

No. 1 Doubles   Katy Berg/Siannan Yee, EG, def. Maddie Brown/Lauren Lai, SF, 6-3, 7-5

No. 2 Doubles   Siena Vincent/Ella Dichiera, SF, def. Veronica Wetkins/Gwen Radmacher, DG, 6-1, 6-2

No. 3 Doubles   Oliva Hazaghazam/Jenna Fratus, SF, def. Rachel Seamons/Megan Melis, EG, 6-1, 6-1

St. Francis 8, Elk Grove 1