Prep tennis -- Hawks sweep doubles matches
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on September 9, 2004 1:57 PM
KINSTON -- North Lenoir swept all three doubles matches against SouthWest Edgecombe and came away with a 6-3 win on Wednesday.
The win improves the Hawks (5-4 overall) to 4-3 in the Classes 2-A/1-A Eastern Plains/Carolina Conference.
North Lenoir got singles wins from Morgan Worthington, Ruthanne Hardy and Rachel Sasser. In doubles, the combinations of Worthington-Hardy, Mary Linton Smith-Sasser and Ashley Fillipeli and Madison Gray secured the win.
The Hawks travel to Greene Central today.
North Lenoir 6, SouthWest Edgecombe 3
Singles -- No. 1 Morgan Worthington (NL) d. Brittany Laws 6-3, 6-3; No. 2 Meghan Rhodes (SWE) d. Mary Linton Smith 6-1, 6-3; No. 3 Nikki Taylor (SWE) d. Debbie Vandiford 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Ruthanne Hardy (NL) d. Erin Perry 6-2, 6-3; No. 5 Rachel Sasser (NL) d. Johanna Alvarez 6-0 6-1; No. 6 Megan Brown (SWE) d. Heather Phillips 7-6, 1-6, (10-8).
Doubles -- No. 1 Worthington-Hardy (NL) d. Rhodes-Taylor 8-3; No. 2 Smith-Sasser (NL) d. Laws-Perry 8-6; No. 3 Ashley Fillipeli-Madison Gray (NL) d. Alvarez-Brown 9-8 (7-4).
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