Sports Briefs: Vike Girls Get Another Tennis Win
Union Pines continues to roll through the girls’ tennis season. The latest victim of the undefeated Vikings was Southern Lee.
The Vikings defeated the Cavs 9-0 Monday in Cape Fear Valley Conference action at Southern Lee. The Vikings are now 10-0 in the conference and 13-0 overall.
Laura Cameron became the 49th girl at the school to win 65 matches. She is now 66-13 overall, and 19-0 this season. Union Pines plays at Western Harnett Wednesday in another conference match.
Union Pines 9, Southern Lee 0
Singles — Melissa Tally (UP) defeated Paige Highberger 8-0; Madi Kramer (UP) def. Madeline Lutz 8-0; Brittany Jones (UP) def. Whitney Schultz 8-0; Laura Cameron (UP) def. Daisy Chang 8-0; Virginia Priest (UP) def. Dazym Rodriguez 8-0; Eleana D’Argenio (UP) def. Ana Mitchell 8-0.
Doubles — Tally-Kramer (UP) def. Highberger-Lutz 8-0; Jones-Cameron (UP) def. Schultz-Chang 8-0; Priest-D’Argenio, (UP) def. Rodriguez-Mitchell 8-0.
Flyers Split in Volleyball
Sandhills Community College split a volleyball doubleheader Saturday in Virginia against Wytheville Community College.
The Flyers lost the first match in five sets before winning the second, also in five sets.
The score of the first match was 16-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-21 and 15-10 in favor of WCC. In the second match, the Flyers won 25-20, 25-20, 18-25, 18-25 and 15-11.
The Flyers were led in the first match by Chelcey Parker, who had 11 kills, 13 digs and four blocks. Michelle Brown pitched in with 26 assists.
Leaders for the Flyers in the second match win were Parker with 15 kills and 18 digs, Jessica Marion with 15 kills, Brown with 39 assists and Janie Bounds with three blocks.
The Flyers were scheduled to play Tuesday in a home doubleheader against Rockingham Community College.
Patriots Win Fourth in Golf
Savannah Thompson was the medalist with a round of 77 as Pinecrest won its fourth Southeastern Conference girls’ golf match in a row at Pine Crest Country Club in Lumberton Monday afternoon.
The other individual scores included in the Patriot team total of 342 were an 85 by Hailey Crider, an 89 by Catherine Cirigliano and a 91 by Becky Anderson. Scotland County was second with a 372 total, followed by Purnell Swett, 399, Richmond Senior, 424, and Hoke County, 441.
Next week’s conference match will be at National Golf Club on Tuesday.
Patriot Netters Beat Smith
The Pinecrest volleyball team improved to 14-4 overall with a 25-10, 25-16 and 25-13 sweep at E.E. Smith Monday evening.
Felicia Painter had 10 kills and four blocks for the Patriots. Amber Goodwin contributed seven kills, while Megan Thomas was credited with 17 assists and seven service points. Also for the Pats, Keegan Lynch had 14 points and six digs, and Rae Nunez had 12 service points.
Middle Creek will provide the opposition in a nonconference match at home on Wednesday. The Patriots are scheduled to entertain Lumberton in conference play on Thursday.
Both varsity matches are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., while the junior varsity matches get under way at 5 p.m.
Vikes Place Second in Golf
The Union Pines girls’ golf team placed second in a Cape Fear Valley Conference match Monday at the Sanford Municipal Golf Course.
Vike sophomore Lindsay Dakin carded a nine-hole score of 45 to tie for medalist honors.
Because of problems with finishing rounds due to darkness the previous two weeks, the CFVC opted to make the remaining league matches on this season’s schedule nine-hole competitions.
Western Harnett won the match with a total of 152, while Union Pines shot a 156 to place second. Southern Lee rounded out the top-three with a 159 tally.
The other two players to post top-three team scores for Union Pines Monday were Shannon Burns with a 54 and Riley Whalen, who shot 57.
Through three CFVC matches this season, Western Harnett is in first place. Union Pines is currently in second place in the conference standings.
On the year, the Vikings have one victory, one runner-up finish and a third-place showing — last week at Anderson Creek Golf Club — that saw Western capture its first win league of the season.
Union Pines played a makeup CFVC match Tuesday at Carolina Lakes Golf Club in Sanford. Next week the Vikings travel to Fayetteville for league action at King’s Grant Golf and Country Club.
Mustangs Fall in Tennis
East Montgomery defeated North Moore 9-0 Monday in girls’ tennis.
East Montgomery 9, North Moore 0
Singles — Delana Hinson (EM) defeated Shannon Marley 6-0, 6-0; Samantha Kellis (EM) def. Julie Williams 6-0, 6-0; Lindsay Dunn (EM) def. Ciera McDonald 6-0, 6-0; Courtney Sheffield (EM) def. April Warren 6-0, 6-0; Madison Chappel (EM) def. Clarisa Gomez 6-0, 6-0; Monica Kellis (EM) def. Sara Comer 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles — Hinson-S. Kellis (EM) def. Williams-Warren 8-0; Dunn-Sheffield (EM) def. Marley-McDonald 8-0; Chappel-Mallory Blake (EM) def. Gomez-Leslie Avila 8-0.
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