Three-setters flavor match

St. Joseph and Norwalk High met in a highly-charged FCIAC girls tennis match on Monday, with the Bears winning 4-3.

Samantha Rudini (6-1, 6-2) and Lauren Hensley (6-1, 6-4) won at first and second singles for the Cadets before the match heated up.

St. Joseph’s Nell Condron at third singles lost 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 to Andrea Khattabi and then Kathryn Fitzsimmons went three sets with Alison Mason, falling 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles play was more of the same, as the Cadets’ No. 1 team of Olivia Hensley and Elizabeth Banquer rallied back to win 6-7, 7-5, 7-6.

At second double, St. Joseph’s Claire Condron and Kate Goncalves lost 7-6, 7-5.