Sports Brief: O'Neal Loses in Girls' Tennis
The O’Neal School varsity girls’ tennis team dropped its first home match on Thursday to Carolina Friends by the score of 7-2.
Falcon coach Don Woodfield noted freshmen Greyson Keel’s performance in singles. She rallied after trailing in the first set to claim a 7-6 (4), 6-3 win over Clara Hazlett-Norman. Ally Hoehn-Saric picked up the other point for O’Neal, winning in straight sets at No. 3 singles.
O’Neal fell to 1-1 with the loss. It was the first match of the season for Carolina Friends.
Carolina Friends 7, O’Neal 2
Singles — Ellie McDonald (CF) defeated Maggie Hakas 6-0, 6-0; Greyson Keel (ON) def. Clara Hazlett-Norman 7-6 (4), 6-3; Ally Hoehn-Saric (ON) def. Anna Kasibhatla 6-3, 6-2; Audrey Dinyari (CF) def. Dana Averbook 6-0, 6-4; Lidia Youngblood (CF) def. Lacia Core 6-1, 6-2; Kyle Gouchoe-Hanes (CF) def. Madison McGuirt 6-3 2-3 (ret.).
Doubles — McDonald-Erin Hazlett-Norman (CF) def. Hakas-Keel 8-3; Dinyari-Youngblood (CF) def. Hoehn-Saric 8-2; Gouchoe-Hanes-Coleman Ikenberry (CF) def. Averbook-Katie Salloum 9-7.
Exhibitions — Hazlett-Norman (CF) def. Salloum 8-3; Nicole Basile (ON) def. Ikenberry 8-5.
N.M. Girls’ Tennis Records 9-0 Loss
East Montgomery defeated North Moore 9-0 Thursday in girls’ tennis.
The Mustangs are now 1-4 for the season.
East Montgomery 9, North Moore 0
Singles — Delana Hinson (EM) defeated Julie Williams 6-0, 6-0; Samantha Kellis (EM) def. Ciera McDonald 6-0, 6-0; Lindsay Dunn (EM) def. April Waren 6-0, 6-1; Courtney Sheffield (EM) def. Leslie Avila 6-0, 6-0; Madison Chappel (EM) def. Clarisa Gomez 6-0, 6-0; Monica Kellis (EM) def. Melanie Stewart 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles — Hinson-S. Kellis (EM) def. Warren-Williams 8-1; Dunn-Mallory Blake (EM) def. Sara Comer-McDonald 8-1; Sheffield-Chappel def. Avila-Gomez 8-0.
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