Girls Tennis Roundup: Grafton Sweeps Heritage

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Claire Nelson and Grafton cruised past Heritage on Monday. (file photo)
Claire Nelson and Grafton cruised past Heritage on Monday. (File Photo)

Grafton continued its strong string of play on Monday, beating Heritage 9-0 at home.

The Clippers held Heritage in check during singles play, dropping a combined eight games through all six victories.

With the match well in hand after singles play, the Clippers proceeded to drop a single game to Heritage during a sweep of doubles play.

Grafton (4-2) will visit New Kent on Tuesday looking to extend its win streak to three matches.

Grafton 9, Heritage 0

Singles
Zhang (G) d. Fenner 6-0, 6-0
Nelson (G) d. Linzy 6-2, 6-3
Cao (G) d. Walter-Stith 6-0, 6-0
Chu (G) d. Wall 6-1, 6-0
Ogusu (G) d. Wiggins 6-0, 6-1
Christie (G) d. Allen 6-1, 6-0

Doubles
Zhang/Ogusu (G) d. Fenner/Linzy 8-1
Nelson/Cao (G) d. Walter-Stith/Wall 8-0
Chu/Christie (G) d. Wiggins/Allen 8-0

 

Bruton Falls to Smithfield

Bruton was only able to muster one match victory as the Panthers fell 8-1 to Smithfield on the road Monday.

The only player to earn a win for the Panthers was Ashley Ivanoff, who defeated Smithfield’s No. 6 singles player Alexis Manson in three sets.

Bruton (3-3) faces a quick turnaround as the Panthers host Tabb on Tuesday.

Smithfield 8, Bruton 1

Singles
Felicia Tucker (SHS) d. Leanne Troutman 6-2, 6-1
Storm Ogle (SHS) d. Natalie Cross 6-1, 6-1
Ashlyn Mangum (SHS) d. Helen McCarthy 6-0, 6-4
Katelyn Yates (SHS) d. Olivia Garcia 6-2, 6-2
Brook Burnette (SHS) d. Libby Bieri 6-3, 7-5
Ashley Ivanoff (BHS) d. Alexis Manson 7-6 (8-6), 0-6, 1-0 (10-8)

Doubles
Tucker/Ogle (SHS) d. Troutman/Cross 8-2
Mangum/Yates (SHS) d. Bieri/Garcia 8-0
Hill/Tatum (SHS) d. McCarthy/Ivanoff 8-2