Girls tennis takes 8-1 win over Generals

Published 10:24 am Thursday, April 7, 2016

On March 22, the Lady Statesmen girls tennis team, in another strong performance, posted an 8-1 win ​over the Generals of William Campbell High School.

Meredith Feinman defeated A​shley Thornton​ 8-0.

Couper Webb defeated ​Hannah Shrock 8-​0​.

Alena Latysheva​ ​defeated ​Taniya Roberts 8-​4.

Emily Toombs defeated ​Bri Williams 8-2.

Helen Lin defeated ​Abby Elder 8-2 and ​Emily DeCamp, junior, No. 6 seed defeated ​Nina Paeschke ​9-8 in a tiebreak.​

​In doubles play Feinman/Webb defeated ​Thorton/Schrock 8-0, Toombs/Lin defeated R​oberts/Williams 8-​4​ and​ Tyler Whirley/Mackenzie Sharpe lost a close match 6-8 to Elder/Jesenia Sanchez. 

The Lady Statesmen suffered a tough 6-3  loss on March 24 to Liberty Christian Academy in Lynchburg. 

Bright spots were wins by No. 2 seed Webb, No. 3 seed Latysheva and No. 3 seed doubles Latysheva/Sharpe.

The team returns to action on Thursday when it hosts Fuqua at 4 p.m.