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Page 14 Thursday, October 8, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION



Meet artist Shirley Wallitsch

at Elm Tree Gallery Thursday, October 8, 7 to 10 pm, 116 Elm Street, 9082336544

Exhibit of Impressionist

Paintings by Alex Maleh de Buenos at NJ Workshop Arts Gallery Mon, Tues & Fri, Oct 429, 10am to 3pm, 150 E. Broad St., 7899696

Free Tastings of Store Prepared Items

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Tent Sale, Friday, October 9, 7 am 6 pm

Tent Sale and Car Show, Saturday, October 10, 7 am 5 pm STS Tire & Auto Center 343 South Avenue East, 9082321300

Mehndi: Henna Painting by Loretta Roome

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International Doll House Month

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Meet Famous Artist Helen Frank

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Devil Girls Sweep to Capture Union County Tennis Title

stopped Jessica Jackson of Plainfield, 61, 60, in the quarterfinals, then swamped Laura Mitterman of A. L. Johnson, 60, 60. In the semis, Matro felled freshman Erin Arnold of Summit, 61, 63.

“I’m very happy with my play,” stated Matro just after her semifinal match. “Erin (Arnold) was definitely the toughest. She is very strong and aggressive.”

When asked about her upcoming title match with topseeded Scotch PlainsFanwood High School Raider Diegi Notoane, Matro responded, “She’s very tough. I may have to play her more patiently. She will come right at you. If you drill it at her, she will drill it back.”

Becky Matro went into the finals set on avenging her earlier loss to Notoane. Using the patience that she had mentioned earlier, Matro pulled out a 36, 63, 62, victory over Notoane.

Notoane sailed through the first round, defeating Lisa Lavikoff of Cranford, 60, 60, then won by default over Caitlin O’Shea of Mother Seton. Notoane met some major resistance in the semis with Highlander (Governor Livingston) Lauren Kobel. Notoane won the first set, 63, but dropped the second, 75. After regaining her form, Notoane took the final set, 61. Kobel defeated Christa Olandra of Roselle, 60, 60, and Gaby Lega of Oak Knoll, 61, 64.

Secondseeded Blue Devil Ilka Netravali, at third singles, made her climb to the finals by topping Gina Hernandez of Union Catholic, 60, 61, in the first round, grounding Kim Racon of A. L. Johnson, 62, 60, in the quarterfinals, then toppling Highlander Alison Kobel, 60, 76 (71). Kobel downed Safdar Huma of Roselle Park, 63, 62, then edged Raider Cara Bristol, 67 (47), 65, where Bristol withdrew because of an injury. Bristol had defeated Anabelle De La Paz of Mother Seton, 60, 62.

Netravali outlasted and toppled firstseeded Summit Hilltopper Tina Kaufmann, 63, 46, 62, in the title match.

Secondseeded Blue Devils Katie Richards and Maggie Wei climbed to their tile match by blanking Lillian Fashman and Donna Luria of Dayton, 60, 60, Courtney Meehan and Vicki Balson of Kent Place, 61, 62, then Lindsay Ott and Erin Moran of Oak Knoll, 63, 61.

Richards and Wei also found a way to topple firstseeded Hilltoppers Jessica Arnold and Emily Gamble, 46, 61, 75, in the championship match.

Blue Devils Lisa Gorbaty and Rebecca Goldberg marched to the finals by dropping Tiernan Applegate and Tami Coangelo of Union Catholic, 60, 61, Lauren Swierc and Jamie Baker of A. L. Johnson, 63, 60, then Lindsay Goward and Suzi Gottdenker of Kent Place, 62, 62.

In the finals, Gorbaty and Goldberg stunned, then flattened firstseeded Hilltoppers Liz Bomgaars and Julie Krell, 60, 62.

Raiders Danielle Kapner and Jan Weiner won their opening first doubles match, 61, 64 over Lisa Ragucci and Alice Alexandrescu of Union but dropped a heart breaker to

Ott and Moran, 46, 75, 76 (74). Kim Koza and Sabina Sabados of Union Catholic fell to Highlanders Jen Calabrese and Rhonda Barkan, 60, 61, in their opening match.

“We have Carolyn (Pilkington) and Diegi (Notoane) in the finals, but Danielle (Kapner) and Jan (Weiner) let down in the semis. They should have played better,” said Raider Head Coach Sue Allen after the semifinal matches.

Raiders Kari Whitley and Gail Hannigan defeated Rena Steinback and Ali Puliti of Dayton, 61, 60, then lost to Goward and Gottdenker, 62, 62, at second doubles.

The Raiders placed fourth with 41 points behind thirdplaced Governor Livingston at 45.

TITLE ROUND: Singles: 1st: – Jen Matro (W) d. Carolyn Pilkington (SPF), 63, 46, 63

2nd: Becky Matro (W) d. Diegi Notoane (SPF), 36, 63, 62

3rd: – Ilka Netravali (W) d. Tina Kaufmann (S), 63, 46, 62

Doubles: 1st: Katie Richards and Maggie Wei (W) d. Jessica Arnold and Emily Gamble, 46, 61, 75.

2nd: Rebecca Goldberg and Lisa Gorbaty (W) d. Liz Bomgaars and Julie Krell (S), 60, 62

then scored a 7.1 on the uneven bars. Senior Allison Checchio made good use of her graceful back walkovers to score a 6.95 on the beam. Senior Sarah Nackson had a 7.05 in the vaulting and sophomore Tamara Yellin scored a 6.05 on the same event.

Freshman Bethany Goldman performed a series of round off maneuvers and back handsprings to gain a score of 6.55. Robyn Ehrlich also had a nice floor routine. Allison Greene

performed well on the balance beam and Sarah Burke did well on the uneven bars.

Senior Laurie Hogan competed only on the balance beam. Her routine was highlighted by her back handspring to a back flip on the very narrow, four inch beam.

Hogan also may shift her routine depending on the competition and how she feels. “I sometimes use a handstand mount, but this time I decided to use a front leap mount and was a little off on my balance,” stated Hogan.

“I am thrilled how well the team did. It was the second time we scored well over 100 points,” mentioned an elated coach Kovac. “I have been trying to rotate the girls and use everyone on the team to give them an opportunity. I plan to use additional girls in some of the upcoming events.”


Versatile Devil Girls Disjoint Union Gymnasts, 102.683.05 Local High School Girls

Varsity Tennis Results SEPTEMBER 28: Westfield 5, Linden 0

The Blue Devils made swift and easy work of the Tigers at Tamaques Park in Westfield and did not yield a single game.

SINGLES: 1st: – Jen Matro (W) d. Jade Trinh, 60, 60

2nd: Becky Matro (W) d. Marta Nowicki, 60, 60

3rd: – Ilka Netravali (W) d. Jana Halecka, 60, 60

DOUBLES: 1st: Katie Richards and Maggie Wei (W) d. Susan Schendleman and Pilar Saladores, 60, 60

2nd: Rebecca Goldberg and Lisa Gorbaty (W) d. Monica Surma and Morzena Kotlewska, 60, 60

Scotch PlainsFanwood 5, Shabazz 0

The Raiders showed no mercy by totally shutting out the Bulldogs.

SINGLES: 1st: – Carolyn Pilkington (SPF) d. Candice Green, 60, 60

2nd: Diegi Notoane (SPF) d. LaSean Green, 60, 60

3rd: – Kara Bristol (SPF) d. Shereta Dennis, 60, 60

DOUBLES: 1st: Sarah Anderson and Caitlin Mahoney (SPF) d. Darnitah Moultrie and Tanzania Richardson, 60, 60

2nd: Anessa Sataur and Karena Quijano (SPF) d. Tiesha Proctor and Shantae Franklin, 60, 60

Summit 5, Parsippany 0

The Hilltoppers continued their reign of terror by winning every set.

SINGLES: 1st: – Allison Johnson (S) d. Kristen Viscardo, 60, 60

2nd: Erin Arnold (S) d. Eve Chen, 60, 60

3rd: – Tina Kaufmann (S) d. Gail Reich, 60, 60

DOUBLES: 1st: Jessica Arnold and Emily Gamble

(S) d. Sona Mehta and Lauren Taylor, 61, 60

2nd: Julie Krell and Katie Allegrini (S) d. Heather Polakowski and Bronwen Glowacki, 60, 62

Rahway 4, Cranford 1 SINGLES: 1st: – Megan Bauer ® d. Stefanie Clay, 75, 63

2nd: Diane Amann ® d. Lisa Lavikoff, 62, 64

3rd: – Christine Polidor (C) d. Christa Olandria, 64, 75

DOUBLES: 1st: Melanie Mallick and Jackie Cornell ® d. Robyn Eisert and Rachel Ramsey, 64, 60

2nd: Melissa Mallick and Kate Surber ® d. Angela Lanzasama and Jackie Pelluccio, 63, 60

Governor Livingston 4, A. L. Johnson 1

The Highlanders extended their un beaten record.

SINGLES: 1st: – Gina Turturiello (GL) d. Michelle Grunder, 60, 60

2nd: Lauren Kobel (GL) d Laura Mitterman, 62, 61

3rd: – Alison Kobel GL) d. Kim Racon, 76 (71), 61

DOUBLES: 1st: Maureen Monagle and Allison Zweiman (ALJ) d. Jen Calabrese and Rhonda Barkan, 61, 26, 75

2nd: Ronnie Filippatos and Ellen Findlas (GL) d. Lauren Swier and Jaime Baker, 60, 61

SEPTEMBER 29: Union Catholic 4, North Plainfield 1

SINGLES: 1st: – Dana Boyer (UC) d. Christina Kuebler, 61, 61

2nd: Elizabeth Lee (UC) d. Megan Cummins, 60, 63

3rd: – Gina Hernandez (UC) d. Christie Agbaosi, 60, 63

DOUBLES: 1st: Melissa Wells and Alyssa Chompson (NP) d. Kim Kosa and Sabina Sasbaeos, 61, 26, 61

2nd: Tierman Applegate and Tammy Colangelo (UC) d. Laura Pepe and Kelsi Russell, 84

Governor Livingston 5, Roselle Catholic 0

The Highlanders have been forcing their opponents to look up to them by remaining undefeated.

SINGLES: 1st: – Gina Turturiello won, 60, 61

2nd: Lauren Kobel won, 60, 60

3rd: – Alison Kobel won, 60, 61

DOUBLES: 1st: Jen Calabrese and Lauren

Writenhauer won, 60, 61

2nd: Ronnie Filippatos and Ellen Findlay won, 60, 60

Roselle Park 3, New Providence 2 SINGLES: 1st: – Tierney Kraft (NP) d. Michelle Brink, 61, 62

2nd: Cynthia Kearns (NP) d. Tracie Kellogg, 46, 60, 75

3rd: – Huma Safdar (RP) d. Jessica Gabriele, 61, 62

DOUBLES: 1st: Jerri Davidson and Christine Guercio (RP) d. Sarah Nurre and Ranjani Krishnan, 60, 46, 64

2nd: Dimple Patel and Amilia Kukwa (RP) d. Missy Mintz and Robin Kinia, 63, 63

Local High School Gymnastics Results:

SEPTEMBER 2: Scotch PlainsFanwood 97.9, Union Catholic 81.85

Freshman Jackie Lavery placed first in every event (tying for first in the vault) to lead the Raiders to an impressive 97.981.85 victory, despite the absence of senior Diana Mendez and freshman Lindsay Church, over the Vikings at Scotch PlainsFanwood High School.

Lavery, who won the all around with a total of 34.3, tied for first with Viking Melanie Mitchell in the vault with a total of 8.55. In addition, Lavery captured firsts on the balance beam at 8.9, the floor exercises with an 8.6 and the uneven bars with an 8.25.

Mitchell placed second in the all around with a mark of 32.45, placed second on the floor with an 8.15, tied for second on the unevens at 7.8 and third on the beam at 8.0.

Raider sophomore Rachel Eannucci placed third in the all around with a score of 31.65, placed second on the beam with an 8.4 and tied for second on the unevens at 7.8.

Raider Diana Filo took a third on the floor exercise with an 8.05 and freshman Lucia Heinz grabbed third in the vault with an 8.1. The Raiders upped their record to 30 while the Vikings slipped to 01.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times A PERFECT SPLIT… Blue Devil junior Tara Clarke shows her splendid flexibility and form while performing a split on the floor prior to a meet with the Union High School Farmers on October 1.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times MANY GREAT RETURNS… Governor Livingston Highlander Lauren Kobel of Mountainside prepares to make one of her many great returns at second singles during the Union County Tournament.

David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times FIRST SINGLES… Raider Carolyn Pilkington placed second at the UCT

David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times CHAMPION… Blue Devil Katie Richards and her partner Maggie Wei won the title at first doubles.

David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times TITLE WINNER… Blue Devil Ilka Netravali won the title at third singles.

David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times SECOND SINGLES… Raider Diegi Notoane placed second at the Union County Tournament.

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