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Wayne Country Day wins pivotal tiebreakers

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on September 10, 2012 1:49 PM

Unbeaten Wayne Country Day claimed three tiebreakers in singles play and captured a tense, non-conference victory over Wayne Christian on the Wayne Community College courts.

Fourth-seeded Meredith Roethling bounced back from a second-set loss to defeat the Eagles' Ally Willman 7-5, 3-6, 1-0. Sixth-seeded Margaux Pope turned back Wayne Christian's Carla Benton 7-6, 7-6.

Gianna Democko, Sarah Best and Abbey Pope also prevailed in singles for the Chargers. Democko-Best and Anna Allen-Eliza Eagles each triumphed in doubles.

Elizabeth Sutton collected Wayne Christian's lone singles point. The No. 2 tandem of Sutton-A. Willman prevailed in doubles.

The Chargers (3-0 overall) face Faith Christian of Rocky Mount today, while Wayne Christian (2-1) is the guest of Crossroads Christian.