Becahi gets by Blue Eagles
Despite a shift in Bethlehem Catholic's girls' tennis lineup, the Hawks defeated Nazareth last Thursday by a score of 4-3.
Becahi senior,Julia Atiyeh, is currently undefeated at number two doubles, along with partner Taylor Treadwell, presently on the sidelines until this week or next. Last week, Atiyeh partnered with Ally Setcavage, defeating Megan Parsons and Mikayla Stefanik, 6-1, 6-3.
"It was different, but we're good friends, and we adjusted. We only had one practice [together], but Ally stepped it up really well. She had good ground strokes today," said Atiyeh.
Setcavage had been playing at number three doubles with Emily Hozza.
Regarding her move to number two, Setcavage said. "It's really exciting. I was nervous at first, but once [Julia] got some points, and I got some points, everything just started working out. Julia probably has one of the strongest serves on our team, and her overheads are the best. It's one of her specialties."
Also winning for the Hawks were Mara Blanchard at number one singles, 7-5, 6-2, Nina Kopy at number two singles, 6-4, 6-3, and Allison Barczynski at number three singles, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Last Friday, Becahi completed a match with Central Catholic that had been called prior to its completion.
Although the Hawks lost, 4-3, Becahi players who won their matches were Blanchard, 6-4, 6-4, Blanchard and Kopy at number one doubles, 7-6, 6-1, and Atiyeh and Treadwell, 6-2, 6-2.