The top-seeded Mainland Regional High School boys tennis team has reached the South Jersey Group III final.

The Mustangs beat fifth-seeded Central Regional 5-0 in the semifinals Thursday.

Nik Kilibarda, Nick Filardo and Anthony Pangilinan all won their singles matches.

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Brandon Savitch and Anand Thakkar won first doubles, and Jonas Mueller and Robert Fuggi took second doubles.

Mainland (13-1) is ranked No. 6 in The Press Elite 11 this week.

The Mustangs will host Shawnee for the sectional championship no later than Monday.

At Mainland

Singles—Nik Kilibarda d. Steven Leicht 6-1, 6-0; Nick Filardo d. O Aung 6-1, 6-2; Anthony Pangilinan d. J.T. Murray 6-4, 6-4.

Doubles—Brandon Savitch-Anand Thakkar d. Jonas Mueller-Robert Fuggi 6-1. 6-2; Peter Liu-Chrispher Rha d. Dmitriy Weidenbush-Melvin Acadamia 6-2, 6-1.

Records—Central 13-6, Mainland 13-1.


Millville 4, Egg Harbor Township 1

At Millville

Singles—Manuel Melendez M d. Andrew Yuen 6-3, 6-2; Kevin Smith M d. Neil Pagay 6-0, 6-1; Dustin Chiarello M d. Sam Liang 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles—Lance Guzman-Shiwei Song EHT d. David Crain-Ralph Martin 6-4, 6-2; Gavin Smith-Aiden Simpkins M d. Jaron Wille-Vincent Leo 6-4, 6-1.

Records—Millville 8-10, EHT 1-15.

Gloucester Catholic 3, Wildwood 2

At Fox Park, Wildwood

Singles—Mike Hiester GC d. N/A 6-2, 6-2; Luis Acevedo W d. Joseph Polidoro 6-4, 6-4; Pete Gawason GC d. Kaleb Joelle 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles—Connor Milliken-Chris Liscio GC d. Mateo Perez-Zyair Stull 6-0, 6-4; Joshuamel Osoria-Cody Koelle W by forfeit.

Records—G.C. 3-10, Wildwood 2-11.


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