08/26/04 — Prep tennis -- Saints fall at the coast

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Prep tennis -- Saints fall at the coast

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on August 26, 2004 1:58 PM

MOREHEAD CITY -- Southern Wayne swept the three doubles matches at West Carteret, but were swept in all six singles contests as the Patriots won 6-3 at home on Wednesday.

Southern Wayne got wins from the doubles tandems of Beth Brown and Emily Taylor, Kasey Powell and Christy Westbrook and Katie Savage and Leslie Barrow.

In singles, West Carteret won all six matches in straight sets.

The Saints (0-4, 0-3 Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference) look to rebound today at home against Washington at the Mount Olive College tennis courts.

West Carteret 6, Southern Wayne 3

Singles -- No. 1 Corrine Langston (WC) d. Beth Brown 6-0, 6-3; No. 2 Courtney Whistler (WC) d. Tara Tillman 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 Karen Boelling (WC) d. Emily Taylor 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Hillary Vallance (WC) d. Kasey Powell 6-1, 6-0; No. 5 Joanna Dodge (WC) d. Whitli Thornton 6-1, 6-0; No. 6 Kelly Rigester (WC) d. Lauren Harrell 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles -- No. 1 Brown-Taylor (SW) d. Gigi Hamdan-Katy bell 8-5; No. 2 Powell-Christy Westbrook (SW) d. Anne Bowman-Register; No. 3 Katie Savage-Leslie Barrow (SW) d. Kate Robertson-Sara Mellimar.