Girls tennis roundup: Maine West freshman Dockal a sectional champ
Maine West freshman Lilliam Dockal won the singles championship and Glenbrook South captured the team title Saturday at the Class 2A Glenbrook South girls tennis sectional.
GBS scored 30 points to win the title. Glenbrook North was second with 20 and Prospect third with 18.
Dockal beat another freshman, Glenbrook North's Rina Matsunaga, to win the singles title. Glenbrook South's Elizabeth Hoo downed teammate Julia Park for third place.
In doubles, GBS' Jenna Horne/Elle Stewart defeated Prospect's Katherine Doyle/Natalie Katsaros for the championship, while the third-place match was won by South's Leah Desserich/Annie Rogula over Maine West's Raya Prichisky/Domenica Bondi.
In the Class 1A Antioch sectional, defending state champion Megan Heuser of Lakes won the championship, defeating Richmond-Burton's Savannah Webb in the title match 6-0, 6-2.
The first and third place matches in doubles were postponed to Wednesday due to weather delays. Those matches pit Wauconda's Megan Hackman/Sophia Esquivel vs. Grayslake Central's Grace Caldwell/Aviva Krill for the title and GC's Sraavya Yellaprayada/Mackena Luger vs. Antioch's Joey Cabuyadao/Natalie Labicki for third place.
Wauconda and Grayslake Central are tied for first place in the team standings, and the winner will likely be determined in the championship match.
•At Vernon Hills, Justine Baladad/Reilly McGinn won the doubles championship over Vernon Hills' Shriya Avula/Claudia Bilkey to lead Carmel to the team title with 22 points. The Corairs' Sofie Coury was second to Regina's Laura Strenk in singles and Carmel's Alex Monroe took fourth. In doubles, Vernon Hills' Anjali Parande/Ritika Dashaputra took third place over Carmel's Emily Fix/Mary Titterton.
•At Timothy Christian, the host Trojans ran away with the team title, scoring 32 points. Nazareth was second with 19. TC senior Cassandra Lee won the singles title, while the Trojans' doubles team of Crystina Lee/Clarissa Chen beat teammates Alexa Yelenosky/Sarah Carstensen for the crown.