FARMINGTON — The Farmington High tennis squads put together a good weekend as both the girls and boys came up with tournament victories.

The Lady Scorps won the 14-team Los Alamos Invite on Saturday, claiming the No. 2 singles, No. 3 singles, No. 1 doubles and No. 2 doubles titles in the process.

"This is a one day tournament that requires the girls to play four matches, so endurance plays a big part," said FHS head coach Pat McGrath.

Sydney Schumacher emerged victorious for FHS in the No. 2 singles bracket, defeating Hope Christian's Melissa Rosenthal 6-4, 6-4 in the final.

Caroline Moss joined Schumacher as an individual champion for the Lady Scorps, beating Victoria Spenziani of Hope Christian in what McGrath described as a "marathon final," 5-7, 6-3, 10-8.

Molly Merrion and Danielle Nguyen won the No. 1 doubles title, defeating a team from Los Alamos 7-6, 6-2 in the final.

Liza Briody-Pavlik and Riley Coleman picked up a fourth title for the Lady Scorps, defeating a team from Roswell 7-5, 6-1 to win the No. 2 doubles title.

Allie Linville finished in second place at No. 1 singles for FHS, dropping the final 6-0, 6-2 to defending 3A state champion Juliana Garcia of Robertson.

The boys also won a tournament title, coming in first at the Espanola Valley Invitational, finishing ahead of second place Robertson and third place Roswell.

Ned Merrion won the No. 3 singles title, while the Scorps swept the doubles titles with Curtis Hunt and Nathaniel Pavlik winning No. 1 doubles and Eli Briody-Pavlik and Will Hall claiming the No. 2 doubles bracket.


Matt With finished in 4th place at No. 1 singles for FHS.

Scorps' No. 2 singles player Malcolm McGrath won the consolation bracket after suffering a lose early in the tournament.

Brandon Adair finished in third place at the event for Piedra Vista in No. 3 singles.

On Friday, the Scorps beat Santa Fe Prep 7-2 with the FHS No. 2-No. 6 singles players all emerging with a win as well as the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles squads.

The tennis teams will continue their seasons next weekend at the Albuquerque Invitational.

Joshua Perry can be reached at; 505-564-4577. Follow him on Twitter @jperrysuu.