Gateway beats top seeded North Allegheny in WPIAL FINALS
Posted on: May 11th, 2023
The WPIAL 3A Boys’ Tennis Championships wrapped up Wednesday afternoon at the Swanson Tennis Center, located at Washington & Jefferson College. In the final WPIAL contest of the season, the Gateway Gators tangled with the top seeded NA Tigers for Western PA bragging rights.
North Allegheny dominated doubles competition while Gateway dominated singles play with Adam Memije, Zidaan Hassan and Logan Memijie all winning in straight sets. The final result was a BIG 3-2 Gateway win and WPIAL title at W&J College.
As WPIAL play ends, PIAA competition now begins. Both Gateway and North Allegheny qualified for the state tournament starting Tuesday, May 16. Details of the specific team match-up and location will be provided when available on the Athletic website. Congratulations to the runners-up Tigers and the champion Gators.
Match Summary – 05/10/2023
Gateway 3, North Allegheny 2
#1 Adam Memije (G) def. Shaun Fernando (NA) 6-3, 6-0
#2 Zidaan Hassan (G) def. Manas Kathir (NA) 6-4, 6-4
#3 Logan Memije (G) def. Evan Kaufman (NA) 6-1, 6-2
#1 Amit Bhandari/Sri Thirumala (NA) def. Giovanni Falbelli/Zack Meshanko (G) 6-0, 6-0
#2 Matt Kampi/Adhav Ramadas (NA) def. Blake Marsh/Trey Boden (G) 6-1, 6-0