Law hosts Barlow in girls tennis state semifinal today

The second-seeded Law girls’ tennis team defeated No. 10 Rocky Hill 4-1 in the quarterfinal round of the Class M state tournament.

Law topped No. 15 Valley Regional 4-2 in the first round.

Law (17-1) will host No. 3 Joel Barlow (16-1) in today’s semifinal at 3.

No. 4 Weston (16-1) will host No. 16 Lauralton Hall (13-6) in the other semifinal.

The title match will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Wesleyan University.

Quarterfinals

Law 4, Rocky Hill 1

Singles: Lucia Pino (L) def. Suhani Sheth 6-2, 6-1; Jen Kimball (RH) def. Samantha Burns 6-0, 6-0; Jenna Bagdasarian (L) def. Hanna Connelly 6-2, 6-1; Diya Daruka (L) def. Jasmine Ly 6-4, 6-3

Doubles: Sabrina Lawless/Caroline Doyle (L) def. Kira Ravat/Palak Jain 6-1, 6-0. Records: Law 19-1, Rocky Hill 16-3.

Notes: The second doubles match between Sophie Maselli/Nihitha Kothapalli (L) and Caitlyn Kownacki/Sophia Pawlak (RH) and the third doubles match between Olivia Hudak/Isabella Gecaj (L) and Katie Oostendorf/Alyssa Gau (RH) were not played to completion.

First round

Law 4, Valley Regional 2

Singles: Lucia Pino (L) def. Ada Ramos 6-0, 6-0; Samantha Burns (L) def. Alex Halsey 6-2, 6-2; Jenna Bagdasarian (L) def. Olivia Baldwin 6-3, 6-3; Joanna Petrone (VR) def. Diya Daruka 6-2, 6-2

Doubles: Hannah Schwartzman/Nataie Novak (VR) def. Sabrina Lawless/Caroline Doyle 6-2, 6-2; Olivia Hudak/Isabella Gecak (L) def. Ashley Cap/Maddy McCuin 6-1, 6-3.

Notes: The second doubles match between Sophie Maselli/Nihitha Kothapalli (L) and Clara Shea/Samara Shankar (VR) was not played to completion.