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Towanda's Rodenhizer, CV's Mastin just short of District IV singles semi-finals.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | May 6, 2012 | Photo courtesy The Review


2012 Boys Tennis District 4 SinglesWILLIAMSPORT - Towanda's David Rodenhizer and CV's Chandler Mastin both came up just short of the District IV singles semi-finals Saturday.

Rodenhizer won his first round match-up over Milton's Ryan Pace 6-0, 6-2, then he beat South Williamsport's Bryce Jones 6-1, 6-2 in the second round.

In third round Rodenhizer ran up against top seeded Peter Csernica of Lewisburg and fell 7-6, 6-4.

In Mastin's first match he beat Mifflinburg's Logan Weaver 6-0, 6-1, followed by a 6-2, 6-4 win over Danville's Kyle Gruss.

Mastin then fell to Lewisburg's Ben Koch 6-0, 6-2 in the quarters.

Also earning first round wins were Towanda's Nolyn Chaffee, Wellsboro's Aaron Dillman, Athens' Sam Gill and Galeton's Logan Smith.

Chaffee defeated Milton's Drew Pace 7-6, 6-2 in the opening round, then lost to second seeded Maria Cioffi of South Williamsport 6-0, 6-0.

Dillman beat Galeton's Dan Hatch 6-3, 6-0 in the opening round but lost to Koch 6-0, 6-0 in the second round.

Gill beat Bloomsburg's Brandon McCaffrey 6-1, 6-0 in the opening round before losing to Loyalsock's Caleb Vuocolo 6-4, 6-3 in the second round.

Smith defeated CV's Seth Brown 6-3, 6-2 in the opening round then lost to Csernica 6-2, 6-2.

Neither Liberty player was able to pick up a first round win.

Ryan Martin fell to Jones 6-1, 6-2 in the opening round while Andrew Nadas lost to Bloomsburg's Dylan Everhart 6-1, 6-0.

Wellsboro's Garrett Carr also lost in the opening round. He fell 6-1, 6-0 to Muncy's Evan Artley.

In the semi-finals Csernica will face Vuocolo while Koch will take on Cioffi Monday back at Williamsport High School.