Kenny Hernandez

TUCSON, Ari. – Seward County Community College advances to the finals in No. 1 singles, No. 3 singles, and No. 3 doubles for a chance at sole possession of 3rd place. The Saints finished the fourth day with 36 points which places them in third with one day left. The Saints are two points ahead of St. Petersburg College which has 34 points and they have two matches left tomorrow. Seward County will claim third tomorrow with a St. Petersburg loss or a match win for the Saints will clinch third place.

Justine Lespes went on to defeat Anastasiia Khrustaleva from Weatherford 6-0, 6-3. Lespes took control with a 6-0 first set victory and did not let up. Justine Lespes advances to the No. 1 singles final against Tyler Junior College’s Lauren Anzalotta tomorrow at 9:30 AM CT.

Carol Mora faced off against Destinee Martins from Tyler Junior College who is ranked second in the nation in singles. Mora fell to Martins 1-6, 2-6 in the No. 2 singles semifinals.

Camille Belberka won the first set 6-4 over Viktoryia Zhadzinskaya from Hillsborough but fell in the second set 2-6. In the third set Belberka fell behind 2-5 and came back to tie it at six all to force a tiebreaker in the third set. Zhadzinskaya won the tiebreaker 7-0 over Belberka to end her run in the No. 3 singles draw.

Jimena Llorens Ramirez battles back from a one-set deficit to defeat Camilla Mitolo from Hillsborough 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Ramirez advances to the championship match in the No. 6 singles draw and will face Yeva Kramarova from TJC at 9:30 AM.

Lucia Popluharova and Carol Mora fell to Gamretkaia and Pezo from Hillsborough 4-6, 3-6 in the No. 2 doubles semifinals. They battled all week but fell short in the semifinals of the No. 2 doubles draw.

Jimena Ramirez and Alejandra Sandoval defeated Kramarova & Kononovych from TJC 7-5, 7-6 (7-5). They advance to the No. 3 doubles finals tomorrow at 11:30 AM.

Seward County will have three finals matches on Wednesday morning in Tucson, Arizona starting at 9:30 AM CT.

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NJCAA National Tournament Bracket