BROCKWAY — After a subpar outing on Monday against St. Marys, the Brockway girls tennis team had a quick turnaround on Tuesday and ended up being a vast improvement from 24 hours earlier.
After being blanked on Monday, the Lady Rovers came right back and shut out Johnsonburg, 7-0, on Tuesday afternoon at Brockway High School.
All singles matches were decided in straight sets for Brockway, while the Lady Rovers also only dropped three games in the three doubles matches.
“Our scores were good. Our girls looked great tonight,” said Brockway coach John Hawkins. “It was a good night for us, for sure. We’ve had our goods, we’ve had our bads. Hopefully we’re going to have more goods than bads.”
Gabby Sabatose, the only singles player for Brockway that is not a senior, started things off with a quick 6-0, 6-2 win over the Ramettes’ Cassie Cook at No. 1 singles.
Seniors Savannah Buttery, Taylor Raybuck and Haley Rummel also all picked up wins in two sets.
Buttery defeated Johnsonburg’s Anna Cristini, 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2, while Raybuck outsted Madison Amacher, 6-0, 6-1. Rummel rounded out the singles action with a 6-1, 6-2 win over the Ramettes’ Chloe Trumbull.
Sabatose and Buttery, and Raybuck and Rummel all teamed up in doubles, as well. Sabatose and Buttery beat Cook and Cristini, 8-2, at No. 1. Raybuck and Rummel shut out Amacher and Alexandra Hodgdon, 8-0.
In No. 3 doubles, Kira Fry and Morgan Pirow beat Amber Erich and Rachel Buhite, 8-1.
Hawkins said the rest of the season he is looking to see improvement from the seven girls on the roster.
“Each girl, every practice, just try to get one or two things they really need to work on,” said Hawkins. “We’re starting to get things figured out. Once they figure out what their weaknesses are, that’s the biggest thing. If we figure that out, we’ll progress and we have been (progressing).”
Brockway is back in action on Thursday as they host DuBois. Johnsonburg is off until Tuesday when they travel to Elk County Catholic.