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updated: 10/6/2012 9:38 PM

Lake Forest nets NSC title

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Top-seeded in four of the five flights, Lake Forest's girls tennis team did not disappoint in reclaiming the North Suburban Conference championship Saturday.

The Scouts finished with 38 points to comfortably defeat runner-up and 2011 NSC champ Stevenson (29). Libertyville (22.5), Warren (18) and Lake Zurich (17.5) rounded out the top five.

Lake Forest received titles from top seeds Elizabeth Zordani (No. 1 singles), Catherine Orfanos (No. 2 singles), Victoria Falk/Colleen Morris (No. 2 doubles) and Emily Kuchman/Margaux Miller (No. 3 doubles).

Stevenson's team of Alexxis Kiven/Kaylin Dong topped Lake Forest's Christina Zordani/Taya Zoubareva 6-2, 7-5 in the No. 1 singles final.

At first singles, Zordani captured a 6-1, 6-2 decision over Mundelein's Ari Dechter. Warren's Karyna Bibel took third. Orfanos was a 6-0, 6-0 winner over Warren's Max Mella in the No. 2 singles final, while Stevenson's Vinaya Rao took third.

The second-doubles final saw Falk/Morris outlast Stevenson's Michelle Tulchinskaya/Caroline Kelmis 6-3, 6-2. Stevenson's duo of Elizabeth Ettleson/Gwendolyn Heidkamp fell to Kuchman/Miller 6-2, 6-3 with the No. 3 doubles title at stake.

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