The Pioneers (23-1) swept the Lancers (17-4) in a Division 1 state semifinal at Clark University. Chris Ellis, Dyland Fletcher and Lucas Tata posted straight-set singles victories; Tata did not drop a game in his No. 3 singles win. St. John's, which has not dropped a point in four postseason matches, will play BC High in the final at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Clark. St. John's edged the Eagles, 3-2, in a regular-season match last month. St. John's 5, Longmeadow 0: Chris Ellis d. Ross Kamin, 6-0, 6-3; Dylan Fletcher d. Peter Kelley, 6-1, 6-1; Lucas Tata d. David Copeland, 6-0, 6-0; Wes Arnold-David Hennessey d. Steve Freyman-Bo Stoberg, 6-2, 6-0; Nick Ellis-Alden Hosmer d. Tyler Lucey-Adam Pollack, 6-1, 6-2.
St. John’s (Shrewsbury) 5, Longmeadow 0
Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2013, at Shrewsbury
Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 7:38 p.m.