In front of a large crowd of tennis enthusiasts Tuesday, the Union Pines boys’ tennis team defeated Pinecrest 8-1 in a nonconference match played at Pinecrest.
Caroline Decker led a group of six Pinecrest tennis players that qualified for regional competition by winning the 4-A Southeastern Conference singles championship at the Pinehurst Resort Wednesday afternoon.
Three Pinecrest girls posted rounds in the 70s at the Southeastern Conference golf match held at Bayonet at Puppy Creek Golf Club in Raeford Monday afternoon.
The O’Neal girls’ tennis team hung on for a 5-4 win over in-county rival Pinecrest in a four-hour match that was highlighted a battle between the team’s No. 1 singles players.
Two boys’ tennis players from local high schools earned berths Friday in their respective state individual championships.
It was closer than the score indicated in Monday’s intra-county boys’ tennis showdown at Union Pines.
Pinecrest lost 5-1 to Millbrook in the state 4-A duals girls' tennis playoffs Tuesday.
Ally Parziale, in singles, and Chrissy Nurnberg and Caroline Decker, in doubles, won their second Southeastern Conference girls’ tennis titles in a row for Pinecrest at Scotland County Tennis Center last week.
The two-day Southeastern Conference girl’s tennis tournament that was scheduled to begin at Scotland County High School today has been postponed to Wednesday, beginning at 2 p.m.
Union Pines edged the Pinecrest Patriots by a 5-4 margin in a nonconference, cross-county girls’ tennis clash Monday in Cameron.
Union Pines Vikings coach John Frye, Pinecrest Patriots coach Gail Deese, and Vike No.1 player Melissa Tally discuss the October 3, 2011 cross-county tennis match. Union Pines claimed a 5-4 victory in the contest, to notch its first win over the Pinecrest girls' tennis team since 1994. That Patriots claimed each of the previous five meetings between the two squads, including a 5-4 win last season.