09/03/04 — Tennis -- Goldsboro doubles up So. Wayne

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Tennis -- Goldsboro doubles up So. Wayne

By Rudy Coggins
Published in Sports on September 3, 2004 1:56 PM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Goldsboro dominated the top four singles spots and cruised past Southern Wayne 6-3 in a Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference match at the John Neal Walker Tennis Complex on Thursday afternoon.

Jessica Faison, Ja'Tericka McClary, Nikki Garner and Quionna Bryant each picked up a straight-set singles win for the Cougars. Faison-McClary and Garner-Bryant also triumphed in doubles.

Kasey Powell and Leslie Barrow each took a singles win for the Saints. The No. 3 doubles of Katie Savage-Lauren Harrell also won.

Southern Wayne (0-7, 0-6 ECC) travels to Rosewood next Tuesday.

Goldsboro 6, Southern Wayne 3

Singles -- No. 1 Jessica Faison (G) d. Beth Brown 6-2, 6-1; No. 2 Ja'Tericka McClary (G) d. Tara Tillman 6-2, 6-2; No. 3 Nikki Garner (G) d. Emily Taylor 6-3, 6-1; No. 4 Quionna Bryant (G) d. Whitli Thornton 6-0, 6-1; No. 5 Kasey Powell (SW) d. Honesty Floyd 6-0, 6-0; No. 6 Leslie Barrow (SW) d. LaDonna Richardson 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles -- No. 1 Faison-McClary (G) d. Brown-Thornton 8-5; No. 2 Garner-Bryant (G) d. Powell-Christy Westbrook 8-6; No. 3 Katie Savage-Lauren Harrell (SW) d. Floyd-Susie Potter 8-2.