Kirtland improved to 4-3 overall with a 3-2 win over visiting Lakeside at Lakeland Community College on Monday.
Nisha Makkar won at first singles while Anthony Mancini and Alex Loncar teamed up to win at first doubles. Bella Shultz and Angelina Giacomazza settled the match with a win at second doubles.
“Angelina got the late call up to replace T.J. Green in second doubles and did an awesome job with Bella in a come from behind win,” said Kirtland coach Bob Lasecki. “Nisha, after losing the first set, comes back for the win. It was really nice to see the team come together as we all watched the second doubles tiebreaker. I’m so happy for Angelina and Bella. It was a big win for them.”
Makkar won her match 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 to improve to 5-2 at first singles.
Mancini and Loncar won 6-2, 6-2.
Shultz and Giacomazza needed a tie-breaker to finish off their win. They won the match 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (TB 7-2).
Aaron Shultz fell at second doubles, 3-6, 4-6, and Liz Aranavage dropped her bout at third singles, 4-6, 4-6.