Warriors roll on
Andover’s girls tennis team romped past Masconomet 5-0 in the Division 1 North semifinals to advance to the North finals against Westford. The Warriors, now 20-0, didn’t lose a set against Masco.
Windham nipped Pinkerton in the fifth game, 16-14, to take a five game volleyball barnburner in a battle of state title contenders. Evan Todd led Windham (14-2) with 15 kills while Kyle Heidler had 25 assists for the Astros (12-4).
Lancers bow out
Lawrence ended one of its most successful boys tennis seasons ever, bowing out to Lincoln-Sudbury 5-0 in the Division 1 quarterfinals. Chen Chen lost a three-set clash at first singles for the Lancers (10-8).
Tough semifinal loss
Second-seeded Andover didn’t easily surrender its boys tennis season, dropping a tough 3-2 decision to third-seeded Acton-Boxboro in a grueling four hours of tennis. Varun Penamatsa (7-5, 6-4) and Drew Rooks (6-3, 6-1) each won their matches in straight sets at No. 2 and 3 singles, respectively. No. 1 Andrew Imrie, who held the lead in both the second and third sets, dropped a heartbreaker in a 0-6, 7-6 (11-9), 6-4 marathon.