Vike Girls Stay Undefeated in Tennis
The Union Pines girls' tennis team just keeps on trucking. Thursday, the Vikings swept Harnett Central 9-0 in a Cape Fear Valley Conference match in Cameron.
The victory improved the Vikes' league record to 4-0. Union Pines has won 33 of its 37 individual singles and doubles matches on the season and is the eighth-ranked 3-A team in the North Carolina Tennis Coaches Association's weekly poll.
With two wins Thursday, Viking senior Anna Maness improved to 54-9 in her scholastic tennis career, and moved to 48th on Union Pines' all-time wins list.
The Vikings are next in action, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, when they tangle with Triton in a conference tennis match in Erwin.
Union Pines 9, Harnett Central 0
Singles -- Neena Wanko (UP) defeated Heather Meeker 10-0; Lydia Stalls (UP) def. Melissa Wetherington 10-2; Anna Maness (UP) def. Amanda Wall 10-2; Jordan Smith (UP) def. Kalyn Parker 10-1; Nichole Galbicsek (UP) def. Virginia Chriscoe 10-1; Sammantha Marsh (UP) def. Megan Roberts 10-1.
Doubles -- Wanko-Stalls (UP) def. Meeker-Wetherington 8-0; Maness-Smith (UP) def. Wall-Parker 8-1; Galbicsek-Marsh (UP) def. Chriscoe-Laura Nipper 8-0.
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