Lady Statesmen cruise past Halifax, 9-0

Published 3:49 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2016

On Friday, the Lady Statesmen girls tennis team hosted the Comets from Halifax in their first home match of the season. In front of a record crowd and in excellent weather conditions, the Statesmen swept the match 9-0.

Junior Meredith Feinman,  No. 1 seed, defeated Alyssa Conde 8-0. Junior Couper Webb, No. 2 seed, defeated Taylor Watts 8-2. Junior Alena Latysheva, No. 3 seed, defeated Savannah Reaves 8-1. Senior Emily Toombs, No. 4 seed, defeated Jordan Carr 8-3. Junior Helen Lin, No. 5 seed, defeated Kassidy Irby 9-8 in a tiebreaker and freshman Mckenzie Sharpe, No. 6 seed, defeated Heather Giles 8-2.

In doubles play, Feinman/Webb, No. 1 seed, defeated Conde/Watts 8-0, Toombs/Lin, No. 2 seed, defeated Reaves/Irby 8-6 and Latysheva/Sharpe, No. 3 seed, defeated Reaves/Jill Snead 8-1.

R-H returns to play on Thursday when it visits Liberty Christian  at 4:30 p.m.