Borowicz

Hickory's Daphne Borowicz poses with assistant coach Frank Gingras and head coach Ed Newmeyer on Saturday.

Hickory's Daphne Borowicz has advanced to Tuesday's District 10 Class 2A singles championship match.

Borowicz upset 2nd-seeded Alie DiNicola of Mercyhurst Prep, 6-4, 6-3, on Saturday in the D-10 semifinals at Villa Maria Academy's outdoor courts in Erie.

Borowicz will face No. 1 seed Tara Thomas of Villa Maria for the championship at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Villa. Thomas is a 3-time state doubles champ.

Thomas beat Grove City's Mary Coulter, 6-0, 6-0, in the other semifinal match on Saturday.

Coulter beat Wilmington's Mary Matyasovsky, 8-4, in the quarterfinals while Borowicz ousted Villa Maria's Ryleigh Valone, 8-4, in the quarters.

Also in Saturday's quarterfinals, DiNicola beat Hickory's Isabelle Frangakis, 8-1, and Thomas defeated Greenville's Anna Cooper, 8-0.

“I would like to congratulate both Daphne and Isabelle on an outstanding tennis season,” said Hickory head coach Ed Newmeyer. “Not only did Daphne have a perfect 14-0 record at No. 1 singles during Region 1 play, but

she also defeated some outstanding Double-A Region 2 singles players from both Villa Maria and Mercyhurst Prep during Saturday’s tournament. I wish her all the best in Tuesday’s D-10 singles championship match.”