High School Sports

State College’s Vanden win District 6 singles championship

State College’s Nick Vanden captured the District 6 Class AAA singles championship Saturday.

Vanden beat Hollidaysburg’s Sam Syke 6-3, 6-4 in the finals.

“Nick played an excellent match today,” State College coach Jane Borden said. “He stayed focused, stuck to the game plan and executed well. There are always a lot of variables and Nick handled everything like a champion today.”

Vanden will compete in the PIAA Class AAA Singles Championships on May 27 in Hershey.