The 2014 All-Courant high school girls tennis team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:
Riya Abraham, Newington, Sr.
Meredith Aird, Old Lyme, Jr.
Alexandra Barmore, Southington, Jr.
Casey Burns, Westbrook, Fr.
Anna Case, Northwest Catholic-West Hartford, Jr.
Hannah Dahlem, Avon, Sr.
Katherine DeNucci, Glastonbury, Sr.
Alexandra DeNucci, Glastonbury, Fr.
Melanie Frank, Coginchaug-Durham, Sr.
Emily Lindsley, St. Paul-Bristol, Sr.
Courtney Binkowski, Sr., and Ashley Thomas, So., Ellington
Stephanie Boisvert, Sr., and Sabrina Skenyon, Sr., South Windsor
Julia Meehan, So., and Kathryn Quirk, So., Farmington
Mia Neas, Sr., and Myeerah Zhang, Sr., Old Saybrook
Caitlin Pierpoint, Sr., and Jillian Ramsay, Sr., Glastonbury
Singles: Sakinah Abdulsalam, Bristol Eastern, Jr.; Ashley Bakes, East Granby, Sr.; Nicole Cohen, East Catholic-Manchester, Jr.; Ana Dobrita, Farmington, Sr.; Mackenzie Early, Haddam-Killingworth, Sr.; Ana Engelhardt, Rocky Hill, Jr.; Pam Fetzer, Avon, Sr.; Reilly Fitzgibbons, Haddam-Killingworth, Jr.; Melissa Gino, Simsbury, Jr.; Kristine Gouin, Ellington, Jr.; Reeya Khurana, South Windsor, So.; Cecilia Parla, East Catholic, Jr.; Karolina Pilip, New Britain, Jr.; Abby Wolff, Valley Regional-Deep River, Jr.
Doubles: Samantha Berger, Sr., and Carolyn Mollica, Jr., East Granby; Morgan Bikowski, Jr., and Katarina Rizzuto, Jr., Suffield; Marissa Bowen, Jr., and Amanda Bowen, Jr., Middletown.; Amy Cao, Sr., and Diana Cao, So., Northwest Catholic; Heather Ciarletto, Sr., and Nakeish Deodat, Sr., Wethersfield; Hannah Clark, Sr., and Maddie Clark, Sr., Avon; Madison Dixon, Sr., and Alanna Bergmann, Sr., Granby.; Margretta Hartman, Fr., and Kimberly Lao, Fr., Glastonbury; Brooke Johnson, Sr., and Savanna Johnson, Sr., Bristol Eastern; Julie Keppel, Sr., and Sophia Sloan, Jr., Simsbury; Michelle Lopes, Jr., and Lianne Miller, Jr., Conard-West Hartford; Riley Mayne, Sr., and Nicole Petit, Jr., Sheehan-Wallingford; Susan Murphy, Sr., and Rianna Susco, Jr., Southington; Hannah O'Brien, Jr., and Emily Brault, So., Old Lyme; Lauren Planas, Sr., and Natalia Rozio, Jr., Newington; Anna Schneider, So. and Lydia Murphy, Jr., Westbrook; Wendy Weston, Sr., and Petra Martinelli, Jr., Rockville.
STORY LINES OF THE SEASON
Northwest Catholic-West Hartford became the first CCC school to win a class title since Glastonbury won Class L in 1992. The Indians came back from a 3-0 deficit to beat Westbrook, 4-3, to win Class S. Amy and Diana Cao's 6-4 doubles win clinched the first girls tennis state championship in school history.
Avon's Hannah Dahlem and Glastonbury's Katherine DeNucci were seeded No. 1 and No. 2 in the State Open. Both Dahlem and DeNucci reached the semifinals before losing..
No. 22 Sheehan-Wallingford made a run to the semifinals in the Class M tournament. The Titans beat Bethel in the first round, 5-2, and then upset third-seeded Avon, 4-3, in the quarterfinals. Sheehan lost to Class M runner-up Weston, 7-0, in the semifinals.
Bristol Eastern coach Tom Chauvin retired after the season. Chauvin spent 38 years at the helm of the Lancers' program. Bristol Eastern claimed the CCC South title, going 7-0 in the division and 13-3 overall in the regular season.
Glastonbury won the CCC North with a 14-1 regular season. RHAM-Hebron took the CCC East at 11-4 and state champion Northwest Catholic went 15-1 to win the CCC West.
State Open: Singles, Kateri Martin, Darien; Doubles, Kaitlyn Zheng/Taylor Ingerman, Wilton
Class L: Fairfield Ludlowe
Class M: Wilton
Class S: Northwest Catholic-West Hartford
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