Girls Tennis Roundup: Grafton Beats Smithfield in Abbreviated Match

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Annie Cao and Grafton topped Smithfield. (file photo)
Annie Cao and Grafton topped Smithfield. (File Photo)

Grafton earned a 5-1 win at home against Smithfield on Monday.

The match was cut short because of inclement weather in the area.

Singles play was finished before the match was called, with Grafton holding a 5-1 advantage.

The No. 1 doubles match was underway with Smithfield leading 5-0 before the event was canceled. The No. 2 and No. 3 doubles matches were not started.

Grafton (7-3) will face a quick turnaround with a road match against York on Tuesday.

Grafton 5, Smithfield 1

Singles
Zhang (G) d. Tucker 6-0, 6-1
Ogle (S) d. Nelson 6-4, 6-4
Cao (G) d. Mangum 7-5, 6-2
Chu (G) d. Yates 6-0, 6-7 (1-7), 1-0 (11-9)
Ogusu (G) d. Burnette 6-3, 6-4
Christie (G) d. Manson 6-3, 6-0

Doubles
Tucker/Ogle (S) led Zhang/Ogusu 5-0

 

Bruton Rolls Past Heritage

Bruton earned a commanding 8-1 road win against Heritage on Monday.

Heritage, who fields a small roster, had to forfeit at No. 5 and No. 6 singles, as well as No. 6 doubles.

With Bruton holding a 3-0 advantage before the first match was played, the Panthers won three of the remaining four singles matches to secure the victory.

Bruton (6-5) will host Poquoson on Tuesday with the goal of stringing together back-to-back wins for the first time this season.

Bruton 8, Heritage 1

Singles
Fenner (H) d. Troutman 0-6, 2-2, ret.
Garcia (B) d. Wall 6-1, 6-0
Bieri (B) d. Wiggins 6-1, 6-1
Ivanoff (B) d. Allen 6-1, 6-0

Doubles
Cross/Garcia (B) d. Fenner/Wall 8-2
McCarthy/Ivanoff (B) d. Wiggins/Allen 8-1