08/24/04 — Prep tennis -- Rosewood cruises past SW

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Prep tennis -- Rosewood cruises past SW

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on August 24, 2004 1:56 PM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Rosewood dropped just eight singles games for the match as the Eagles defeated county, non-conference rival Southern Wayne 8-1 on Monday at the John Neal Walker tennis courts at Mount Olive College.

Kayce Brantham, Leah Smith, Sydney Worrell, Kourtney Humphrey, Missy Bailey and Erica Nichols helped the Eagles (2-1) sweep all six singles matches in straight sets.

In doubles, Southern Wayne (0-3) picked up its only win as Christy Westbrook and Kasey Powell claimed an 8-4 victory at number three.

The combinations of Brantham-Worrell and Smith-Humphrey won at number one and two doubles for Rosewood.

The Saints travel to West Carteret on Wednesday in Eastern Carolina Conference action. Rosewood hosts North Lenoir today.

Rosewood 8, Southern Wayne 1

Singles -- No. 1 Kayce Branthan (RHS) d. Beth Brown 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 Leah Smith (RHS) d. Whitli Thornton 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 Sydney Worrell (RHS) d. Tara Tillman 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Kourtney Humprhey (RHS) d. Emily Taylor 6-0, 6-0; No. 5 Missy Bailey (RHS) d. Katie Savage 6-1, 6-1; No. 6 Erica Nichols (RHS) d. Lauren Harrell 6-2, 6-3.

Doubles -- No. 1 Brantham-Worrell (RHS) d. Brown-Taylor 8-1; No. 2 Smith-Humphrey (RHS) d. Thornton-Leslie Barrow 8-2; No. 3 Christy Westbrook-Kasey Powell (SW) d. Kaitlyn Phelan-Jamie Andrews 8-4.