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Tennis -- S. Creek defeats SW Edgecombe

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

Junior Stacy Smith had the most difficult test of the afternoon while her Spring Creek teammates cruised in a 7-1 Carolina/Eastern Plains 1-A/2-A victory against SouthWest Edgecombe at Walnut Creek.

Smith outlasted the Cougars' Brittany Laws 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles.

Sarah Warren, Sarah Bragg, Kelly Murphy and Cynthia Breault each claimed a straight-set win in singles. Smith-Warren and Bragg-Katherina Hadler each prevailed in doubles.

Nikki Taylor claimed the Cougars' lone victory at No. 3 singles.

Spring Creek (6-1, 5-1 C/EPC) travels to defending conference champion Greene Central next Tuesday.

Spring Creek 7, SW Edgecombe 1

Singles -- No. 1 Stacy Smith (SC) d. Brittany Laws 6-3, 6-1; No. 2 Sarah Warren (SC) d. Meghan Rhodes 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 Nikki Taylor (SWE) d. Melanie Harlow 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Sarah Bragg (SC) d. Erin Perry 6-0, 6-1; No. 5 Kelly Murphy (SC) d. Johanna Alvarez 6-1, 6-1; No. 6 Cynthia Breault (SC) d. Megan Brown 6-0, 6-2.

Doubles -- No. 1 Smith-Warren (SC) d. Rhodes-Taylor 8-1; No. 2 Bragg-Katherina Hadler (SC) d. Laws-Perry 8-5.

Note: No. 3 doubles not contested.