The Hudson girls tennis team finished second in the National Conference at the Suburban League Tournament Friday at Highland High School in Granger Township.
The Explorers scored 34 points. Brecksville-Broadview Heights won the eight-team competition with 39 points and Twinsburg placed third with 28 points.
Hudson, which finished third with a 5-2 record in conference matches during the regular season, finished in a tie for second place with Twinsburg. Both teams scored 13 points. The Bees, who finished 7-0 in conference matches during the regular season, won the overall title with 16 points.
Sunny Fan won the second singles’ championship for the Explorers. She defeated Brecksville’s Lashmy Arakoni 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the title match.
She also defeated Twinsburg’s Grace Mcilroy 6-0, 6-0 in her semifinal match and Wadsworth’s Emily Guenther 6-1, 6-0 in her first match.
Laura Nijhuis finished second after losing to the Bees’ Cat Iltchev 6-1, 6-2 in the first singles’ title match. Nijhuis defeated the Grizzlies’ Gabriela Heideman 6-0, 6-0 in her semifinal match and Cuyahoga Falls’ Kennedy McBryer 6-0, 6-1 in her first match.
Emma Hall was the runner-up at third singles after losing to Brecksville’s Helen Lee 6-1, 6-0 in the championship match.
Hall defeated Wadsworth’s Ally McCall 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 in her semifinal match and the Black Tigers’ Skyler Webb 7-6, 6-3 in her first match.
Both of Hudson’s doubles teams finished third. Katie Tuttle and Jennifer Grainger earned a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Cuyahoga Falls’ pair of Emma Brustoski and Grace Ohler in the first doubles’ consolation final.
Tuttle and Grainger defeated Nordonia’s Jackie Kopniske and Caroline Orzechowski 6-1, 6-3 in their first match before losing to the Tigers’ pair of Allison Riley and Sahaj Bhambra 6-3, 7-6 in the semifinals.
Samantha Sigler and Emi Uijtewaal earned a 6-1, 6-4 win against Falls’ duo of Hailey Considine and Kale Shaw in the second doubles’ consolation final.
Sigler and Uijtewaal defeated the Knights’ team of Leah McMichael and Sylvia Ghotra 6-0, 6-1 in their first match and then lost to Twinsburg’s pair of Krishna Patel and Hannah Moeliono 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 in the semifinals.