Championships Decided In NCHSAA Women's Tennis

1-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS



FRESHMAN MCGEE WINS NCHSAA STATE 1-A WOMEN’S SINGLES CROWN



RALEIGH -- Freshman Danielle McGee of Hampstead Topsail captured the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A women’s singles championship on Saturday with a straight-set victory over Mount Airy’s Maggie McKee.



McGee beat McKee 6-2 and 7-5 in the morning championship at N.C. State University.



Last year’s state doubles runners-up earned the top spot this time, as Jessie Elmore and Brianna Fulp of East Wilkes took the championship over Caitlen Corbett and Molly Peele of Misenheimer Gray Stone Day, 6-3, 6-2.



Both the singles and the doubles finalists had won a pair of matches on Friday to advance to the championship.





NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

STATE 1-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday’s Results



Singles—Championship

Danielle McGee (Hampstead Topsail) def. Maggie McKee (Mount Airy) 6-2, 7-5.



Doubles—Championship

Jessie Elmore-Brianna Fulp (East Wilkes) def. Caitlen Corbett-Molly Peele (Gray Stone Day) 6-3, 6-2.





2-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS



SALISBURY DUOS MEET FOR DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP



RALEIGH – It was a battle of Salisbury High School teammates for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s doubles championship on Saturday at N.C. State University.



Hannah Lebowitz and Kirstin Meyerhoeffer of Salisbury downed teammates Shea Comadoll and Joy Loeblein 6-0, 6-1 in the finals. Lebowitz and Meyerhoeffer had also beaten their Salisbury counterparts in the Midwest Regional championship last week, although both qualified for the state event.



Lauren Brooker of Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons earned the singles crown, downing Amie Cloer of West Henderson 6-1, 6-3.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

STATE 2-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday’s Results



Singles—Championship

Lauren Brooker (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) def. Amie Cloer (West Henderson) 6-1, 6-3.



Doubles—Championship

Hannah Lebowitz-Kirstin Meyerhoeffer (Salisbury) def. Shea Comadoll-Joy Loeblein (Salisbury) 6-0, 6-1.



NCHSAA 3-A WOMEN’S TENNIS



LAKE NORMAN’S TALBERT WINS SINGLES,

T.C. ROBERSON PAIR TAKES DOUBLES



HIGH POINT – Lake Norman’s Kathryn Talbert won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A women’s singles tennis championship on Saturday at Oak Hollow Tennis Center.



Talbert defeated Neena Wanko of Cameron Union Pines in the championship match by a conafter ousting Southeast Guilford freshman standout Brooke McAmis in the morning semifinals.



The T.C. Roberson pair of Lauren Vaughn and Shannon Melrose defeated Jamestown Ragsdale’s Catherine Wood and Sruthi Cherkur for the state doubles crown by a 6-2, 6-3 count.



Wood and Cherkur had advanced with a morning semifinal victory over another T.C. Roberson team, Erin Williams and Elle Klein, 6-4, 7-6 (6). The Williams-Klein duo had won the West Regional last week while the eventual state champions actually placed third in their regional.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

STATE 3-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday’s Results

Singles—Semifinals

Neena Wanko (Cameron Union Pines) def. Julia Paulson (Charlotte Catholic) 6-1, 6-2;

Kathryn Talbert (Lake Norman) def. Brooke McAmis (Southeast Guilford) 6-1, 6-2.



Singles—Championship

Talbert (Lake Norman) def. Wanko (Union Pines) 6-0, 6-2.



Doubles—Semifinals

Lauren Vaughn-Shannon Melrose (Asheville T.C. Roberson) def. Cameron Grist-Mary Kathryn Ferebee (Charlotte Catholic) 6-3, 6-1.

Catherine Wood-Sruthi Cherkur (Jamestown Ragsdale) def. Erin Williams-Elle Klein (Asheville T.C. Roberson) 6-4, 7-6(6).



Doubles—Championship

Vaughn-Melrose (T.C. Roberson) def. Wood-Cherkur (Ragsdale) 6-2, 6-3.















NCHSAA 4-A WOMEN’S TENNIS



MYERS PARK’S BAKER WINS NCHSAA 4-A SINGLES TITLE;

HOGGARD PAIR TAKES DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP



RALEIGH – Charlotte Myers Park’s Grace Baker completed her march through the field by winning the singles championship on Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A women’s tennis championships at N.C. State.



Baker, who won the West Regional championship last week, defeated Mideast champ Jennifer Huang of East Chapel Hill for the state crown, 6-2, 6-2.



Baker had won all three of her Friday matches in straight sets and lost only five games in six sets.



The Wilmington Hoggard doubles pair of Kaitlin Burns and Maggie Dickens earned the state championship with a 6-1, 7-6(5) victory over Katie Kane and Asha Iyengar of Raleigh Broughton.



Burns and Dickens were down 2-5 in the second set but rallied to tie and then won the tiebreaker 7-5 to clinch the crown.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

STATE 4-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday’s Results



Singles—Championship

Grace Baker (Charlotte Myers Park) def. Jennifer Huang (East Chapel Hill) 6-2, 6-2.



Doubles—Championship

Kaitlin Burns-Maggie Dickens (Wlimington Hoggard) def. Katie Kane-Asha Iyengar (Raleigh Broughton) 6-1, 7-6 (5).