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 Ashley 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 Roberts/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.